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Venetian Lighthouse

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Perching on the end of the breakwater, the Venetian Lighthouse is the most striking of all the buildings around Chania’s imperious Venetian Harbour, and was constructed around 1570 when the town was under control of the Republic of Venice. It is one of the oldest lighthouses in the world and its spindly, butter-colored stone tower stretches up 69 feet (21 m) high. Last renovated in 2006, the tower was modified several times in the intervening centuries, gaining the mini-minaret above its light in 1839, when Ottoman Turks occupied Crete.

Although it’s no longer operational and closed to the public, the lighthouse is the landmark building in Chania and has an unusual three-part construction; its base has eight sides and its middle section has 16, while its upper reaches are circular. There’s an enjoyable stroll along the walls of the Venetian Harbour to admire its spectacular architecture and this is a romantic spot to linger when it’s illuminated after dark; better still, enjoy the view over an ouzo in one of Chania’s many harbour-side tavernas.

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Eleftherios Venizelos Square, Chania, Crete
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Fish and Wine Dinner on a boat, Chania

Fish and Wine Dinner on a boat, Chania

Do you want to end your day in Chania in an exceptional way that highlights all your senses? SEAze the Day provides an experience that you’ll remember for a lifetime. Sailing the sea just before sunset for around three hours. You’ll have the chance to taste an assortment of two delicious Cretan wines. Along with the wine we will cook fresh fish for you on board of our boat. Enjoy the sunset, take a few photos, relax on board and experience a taste of fine Cretan food. The perfect surprise for your loved one!
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Alpine Air - Chania Aerial Sightseeing Tour

Alpine Air - Chania Aerial Sightseeing Tour

Chania is the second largest city of Crete. A city with rich history depicted in the architecture of buildings and monuments of different cultures. Chania has many beautiful beaches with crystal clear water and pink sand. The view from above is spectacular!
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What are Venetian Lighthouse hours of operation?
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Venetian Lighthouse hours of operation: Closed to public. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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