Old Venetian Harbour Chania, Crete (Credit: dronepicr, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Chania: Mythical history meets legendary hospitality

OVERVIEW Chania, is one of the four regional units of Crete, covers the westernmost quarter of the island and is often informally termed ‘Western Crete’. The regional unit’s capital is the city of Chania, which is built on the area of Minoan Kidonia. Chania was also the former capital of Crete (from 1847 until 1972) and is the second largest…