The beautiful beach of Falasarna is 60 km west of Chania (Hania or Chania). One of the most famous in Greece, placed among the 10 most beautiful in Europe, which extends over a very large area and consists mainly of 5 consecutive beaches, the main one is called Pachia ammos. The sand is light in color and sometimes pink, giving the water a turquoise color, almost tropical. If you are looking for something romantic, you can wait for the famous sunset. A little happiness!
How to get there
By car, from Chania, take the highway to Kissamos, and continue towards Falasarna. Count 1h30. By bus, five connections per day for a duration of 1H30 from Chania. To be confirmed with KTEL, the bus company.
To know, to visit, to do
A popular site for windsurfers in windy weather, due to its western exposure. To the north of the site, which is also very extensive, there are beaches that are not very frequented and that are suitable for snorkeling on sandy bottoms.
Here, the ancient Falasarna was a city-state, one of the most important ports of Crete and prospered mainly during the Hellenistic period. The area was inhabited from the Middle Minoan to the mid-1st century BC. Finally, a protected site, part of the Natura 2000 network for its fauna and flora.
To visit in the surroundings
Kissamos, about ten kilometers away, a village with local colors and traditions of yesteryear, little affected by mass tourism. Have a coffee in the square of the archaeological museum, after visiting it.
Several restaurants, rooms and small hotels. Why not spend a few days in Falasarna?