Crete hides so many great sights to discover! For more information, our front desk will give you all the information you need for a short getaway around Casa de Philippe!
The lagoon of Balos has white sand and exotic white, intense turquoise and turquoise waters. The sea is very shallow and warm, an ideal destination. For the island of Gramvousa and the lagoon of Balos, ferries depart from the port of Kissamos.
Falassarna is one of the most famous beaches in Greece, as it has been awarded in the past as the best beach in Crete and one of the 10 best beaches in Europe. The sand is light colored, giving the water a tropical color.
A walk in it is one of the most beautiful experiences in Chania, as the whole area in combination with the Old Town is a living Venetian monument.
In the picturesque alleys with beautiful shops the traveler can meet samples of all the cultures that passed through Crete. The part of Chania located within the Venetian Walls is considered to be the old city.
The Olive Museum of Vouves is located in the settlement of Ano Vouves of the Municipality of Platanias, next to the Monumental Olive of Vouves. It was founded in 2009, when it was inaugurated by the Ecumenical Patriarch Mr. Bartholomew, during the Municipality of Kolymvari, with Mr. Polychronis Polychronidis as mayor. It is housed in a traditional building of 1800, which preserves all the characteristic elements of a simple, but authentic, intelligent and functional, folk architecture of a predominantly oil-producing area in the interior of the municipality of Platanias.
The idiosyncratic church of Michael the Archangel of the 6th century is one of the most beautiful and ancient Byzantine monuments of Crete and is located in the Lower Diocese of Kissamos, where it functioned as an episcopal see during the Second Byzantine Period.