Paleochora (or Paliochora as you might find it) is on the southwest coast of Crete and in a distance 70km from Chania and 200km from Heraklion. It is built on a peninsula between two picturesque bays. It is surrounded by the Libyan Sea and it is rightly regarded as “Bride of the Libyan” and “Land of the sun”.
The village offers ALL THE FACILITIES that a visitor needs in our land. You will find everything you find in a city. Banks, Doctors, Pharmacies, Police, Post Office, OTE, Cinema, Bars, Disco, Car Rental, etc.
There are several hiking trails with the European paths E4 & E1, but also outside of them where all come to one of the most beautiful beaches.
Dolphins: Every evening a small excursion boat sets off from paleochora for a boat ride ad Liviko Pelagos in order to have a close look at the dolphins of the area.
Routes: Paleochora – Lissos – Sougia – Agia Roumeli – Exit of Samaria’s Gorge – Loutro – Chora Sfakion, Paleochora – Elafonisi, Paleochora – Gavdos.
Take notice of the daily sea excursions which are held with the small excursion boats, parallel to the eastern coasts, to Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Loutro and Chora Sfakion.