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Chania Attractions

Are you a fan of fine cuisine or shopping? Or maybe you just prefer to get acquainted with a new place like a true local. When visiting Chania, it doesn't really matter what your preferences are — this dynamic metropolis has all the experiences and attractions you could ever want.

Discover the best sights in Chania with some unique tours & day trips, or get through our list of 104 fun activities in Chania. We have free cancellation and no added fees, so you can relax and concentrate on planning the ultimate vacation.

Things to Do in Chania with Kids

There's fun for the entire family wherever you go in Chania. Here are some family friendly experiences to try together that will make your getaway memorable:

Free Things to Do in Chania

Touring on a lean budget in Chania? Spend time instead of cash on awesome experiences.

Folklore Museum of Chania - Take the entire family and set out on an intriguing adventure through history together.

Chania Lighthouse - Get to grips with some of the history of the area through this site.

Mitropoleos Square - Mingle with the locals and seek out the hidden character and soul of this delightful place.

Agora - Make room in your to-do list to take a look at this site of local importance.

Mosque of the Janissaries - Get a deeper understanding of local religious beliefs at this sacred place.

Golden Beach - Keep an eye out for colorful shells and other shiny treasures sprinkled along the shoreline here.

Chania Municipal Garden - Prepare a picnic and enjoy a stroll around the gorgeous plant life.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Chania

Chania Town

Chania Town is known for its captivating waterfront views, and you can see some sights in the area like Old Venetian Harbor and Nea Chora Beach.


Nea Chora

Nea Chora is popular for its beaches, and you can check out Nea Chora Beach, a top attraction in the neighborhood.

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Old Town

While visiting Old Town, you might make a stop by sights like Old Venetian Harbor and Nea Chora Beach.


Waterfront views, gardens, and historic sites are some highlights of Halepa. Make a stop by Eleftherios Venizelos' House or Tabakaria while you're exploring.


Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Chania on a sunny day?

Enjoy the clear weather (and get a little exercise at the same time) with these fun activities:

What to do in Chania on a rainy day?

With indoor activities like a Winery-Olive Oil Factory-Brewery Private Tasting Tour and a VIP Knossos Palace & Archaeological Museum with Wine Tasting to keep you amused, you'll barely notice it pouring down outside.

What should I not miss in Chania?

Impress friends and family back at home by taking a selfie at Chania Lighthouse.

Are there cheap things to do in Chania?

If you want to make your travel savings last a while, book a Platanias Village Walk.

What can you do in Chania for free?

You'll hardly have time to grab your wallet out of your bag with so many free attractions:

  • Chania Lighthouse
  • Agia Marina Beach
  • Port of Souda
  • Old Venetian Harbor