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Ships and Ferries to Chania Crete Greek Islands Greece

Travel information for Ferries.
Ships and Ferries to Chania - Crete Island.

Chania and the Crete island in general are connected
to the port of Piraeus. There are evening departures
to the ports of Chania (Souda), Rethymno, Heraklion
and Agios Nikolaos every day, all year long.

In addition, there are ferry connections from Crete
ferry to the Cycladic islands of Ios, Santorini, Paros, Naxos, Mykonos, Amorgos, Milos and also to the islands of Kythira, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kos, and basically all Dodecanese and East Aegean Islands via a third island.

Your trip to Crete can be with a conventional ferry boat or Highspeed depending on the day, the time and the ferry company you wish to travel with.

Your trip to Crete, Chania will last approximately 7-8 hours and to Heraklion 8-9 hours, travelling during the night, whereas the same daily trip lasts 5 and 6 hours respectively. If you decide to visit Rhodes first, you
can reach Heraklion through Sitia's port (Karpathos,
St Nikolaos) and your trip will last approximately 12
hours. From the island of Santorini the trip to Heraklion with a high speed ferry will last no more than 2.30 hours

Ferries from Piraeus to Crete run all year round on a
daily basis. However, during the summer, Easter and holidays in general there is an additional daily route
for you to choose, according to the increased demand.

1. Piraeus - Crete Chania
2. Piraeus - Crete Heraklion
3. Piraeus - Crete Rethymno
4. Piraeus - Crete Agios Nikolaos
Sitia
5. Piraeus - Paros - Naxos - Santorini
Crete Heraklion
6. Piraeus - Milos - Crete Rethymno
7. Gythion - Kythira - Crete Kissamos
8. Mykonos - Santorini - Crete Heraklion
9. Rhodes - Karpathos - Crete Sitia
Agios Nikolaos

Attention !
The above mentioned information is subject to alteration. To be sure about correct schedules, departure and arrival times of conventional and highspeed ferries check the ONLINE Booking System.

Chania Ferries Crete Island

Ships and Ferries to Chania in the Crete Island
Travel Information for ferries to Chania. Chania - Crete Island

ON LINE Booking System for seats and tickets in real time.

Starting your reservation through the online booking system you can select to have your tickets
sent to you or to collect them from the port office on the day of departure about 2 hours
before departure simply by giving your reservation code and showing your ID card.

We wish you a pleasant trip!

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Α multileg reservation allows you
to combine 2 to 4 domestic routes
(routes within Greece) in one reservation,
even if the selected departures are
operated by different ferry companies.

Travel Guide Chania Crete Island Greece

CHANIA > MUSEUMS

Chania Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum of Chania Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Archaeological Museum of Chania was moved to its present location in 1962 and is housed in a Venetian building that was the Catholic Monastery of St Francis. The building has had many uses and prior to the conversion to a museum it had been an armoury and a cinema.

Its collections range from the Neolithic, Minoan to Roman times. The museum also offers restoration workshops for ceramics, wall paintings, metal objects, coins etc.

The Historical Archive of Crete

The Historical Archive of Crete Chania Greek Islands Greece

The Historical Archive of Crete was founded in Chania in 1920 and is housed in a neoclassical building. The archive is a branch of the country’s main archive. The archive aims to collect reference and promote the history of Crete.

The contents of the archive are considered to be the largest collection of locally based information in quality and quantity. There are over 700,000 documents, 3,000 photographs, newspapers dating back to 1831 and a library of 10,000 books. Within these collections is correspondence written during the Cretan revolutions of 1821-1830, 1866-1869, 1877-1878, 1895-1898 and 1905 as well as material documenting the Turkish domination of Crete, the German occupation 1941-1945 during WWII.

The Nautical Museum

The Nautical Museum Chania Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Nautical Museum was founded on 27th May 1973, the 32nd anniversary of the Battle of Crete and is located at the entrance of the Firka Fort, to preserve Cretan maritime traditions.

Its collections include drawings, models, instruments, utensils, relics and items salvaged from the seabed. One of its activities is the building of a Minoan ship using techniques and materials as were used in those times.

The Chania War Museum

The Chania War Museum Crete Greek Islands Greece

The Chania War Museum is aptly housed in a former barracks built in1870 and designed by the Italian architect, Makouzo. Its collections include relics and photographs of: the Macedonian War 1903 - 1922, Balkan Wars, the Asia Minor uprisings of 1919-1922, WWI & WWII, and the German occupation of Crete 1941-1945.

The Chania Byzantium & late Byzantium Collection

The Chania Byzantium & late Byzantium Collection has been amassed from various sources: archaeological findings and donations. This collection marks the historical and artistic development of the area from early Christian times to the Ottoman occupation and includes examples from the church of San Salvatore.