Chania Cruise

Chania
The Ancient Capital of Crete
The second largest city on the island of Crete, Hania, or Chania, is a jewel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. On an MSC Cruise, you will have the chance to get a close-up view of this picturesque town whose history is lost in Minoan civilization, then passing under Venetian and later Ottoman domination.


 
Its historic center, which can be visited on an excursion, is housed between the imposing walls and the port, both built by the Venetians. Along Kanevarostreet, a display of houses and buildings can be found recognizable for their Italian character ‒ the gates still contain the coats of arms of La Serenissima (Republic of Venice) ‒ to which are added the typical features of Turkish architecture. In the old city, you can visit the Jewish quarter with the synagogue, and Kastelli, where the foundations of the Minoan houses can be found. The Church of San Nicola is also not to be missed. Built in 1320 by the Dominicans, it was later converted into a mosque and in 1918, was transformed into an Orthodox church. Returning to the port, in front of the dock, it is impossible to miss the

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Akrotiri & Chania Town     
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: CHQ01
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Taste of Crete
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: CHQ05
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Knossos Palace & Shopping
  • Category: CITY TOUR
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Code: CHQ11
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PROTECTOURS: DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF CHANIA ON FOOT
  • Category: MSC PROTECTOURS
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: CHQ14
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