Beautiful little harbor with a few restaurants but you need to grab a taxi into the little village of Chania for a wonderful market spanning several blocks with every souvenir you could possibly think of and several al fresco tavernas. Great day!
Great harbor restaurants. Take the carriage rides. Would have been better if they docked close enough to Knossis to tour the ruins, but Chania was better than expected.
Visited: Oct 21, 2015
Took a cab to Chania, easy to get around, market area, good shopping, walked to Venetian port.
Visited: Aug 22, 2017
Nice town to walk through with excellent covered market.
Visited: Oct 30, 2015
Beautiful, lovely port with fabulous people.
Visited: Aug 02, 2018
Cheapest port of call a very reliable and regular bus right outside the terminal for less than 4 euro return and drops you in the lovely quaint town of Chania you immediately see a building in front of bus stop and walk up those steps and you will enter the indoor market with the usual souvenirs but also some authentic shops lovely place next make your way down towards the harbour where there is shops and restaurants and a lovely area to relax in and spend a few hours. Only got like 5 hours here with Royal Caribbean wish we had more time.
We were with a group on our cruise so we kind of mostly had to do what they did which wasn't a problem! Went to a cool winery, wish I remembered the name of it, bought two bottles of wonderful wine that was right out of the cellar-no label! Also visited an olive oil factory that was really cool!
This was an ok port... But... You definitely have to take the city bus or taxi to get to either the main town or any beaches. And the town is very busy and dirty. Suggest you give yourself a lot of time to get back to the boat.... Because traffic is kindda rough here
Visited: Aug 09, 2015
Beautiful city, especially at the Venetian Port. Great food and very reasonably priced. Like Bari, I'm glad we ignored the MSC advice to take their shuttle into town. MSC were charging 19 Euros for a child and adult, but the local bus company has a bus stop on the pier, just yards from the MSC bus, costing only 1.70 Euros. They left every 5 minutes or so and ran all day - no issues with getting about.
Visited: Jul 26, 2019
Kind of a joke from a port and excursion standpoint. Not much to see and do. Port was in a commercial/industrial part of the island. I think this port was added to beef up the ports of call on the itinerary. Would have rather had a day at sea!!
Visited: Aug 01, 2019
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