About Crete

Seeking the real is to experience people, customs and life in all its simplicity even when travelling. Mingle with the locals, taste authentic Cretan flavors and make yourself at home with people you’d be happy to fall into casual conversation with anywhere you go.

The village of Kolymvari and Rodopou Peninsula

Kolymvari village, with its authentic Cretan village feeling, is one of the best places in Chania to stay. And if you combine it with the magnificent Rodopou Peninsula, you have one of the most unique travel destinations in Crete, full of hidden treasures to discover.

Attractions

Wonderful eccentric beaches, impressive monuments from another era, they all lie at your fingertips when visiting the enchanting island of Crete.

Kucuk Hasan Pasha Mosque, or Yiali Tzamisi, in Chania city

Kucuk Hasan Pasha Mosque, or Yiali Tzamisi, is the only surviving mosque from the Ottoman era in Chania city. Also called Mosque of the Janissaries, this building with the striking architecture is located in what is possibly the most central spot in the Old Venetian Harbour.