In Chania, you’ll want to soak up the sights of the city proper, including the Old Venetian Harbor and Chania Old Town; taste wine and olive oil; and feast on Cretan food. With three days, you’ll also have time to enjoy adventures farther afield, from Samaria Gorge to Elafonisi Beach. Here's how.
Archaeological Museum of Chania
Tue–Fri 8am–7pm; Sat–Sun 8.30am–3pm
28 Halidon Street, Chania, Crete, 731 00
Open Tue–Fri 8am–7pm; Sat–Sun 8.30am–3pm. Admission for adults is €2; seniors, students and children is €1. The museum is best reached on foot in the pedestrianized old town. Chania can be reached by daily ferry from Piraeus in Athens, and by plane via Chania International Airport, which is 9 miles (14 km) from the town center.