Monastiri Tou Karolou
Along Daliani, you will see one of Hania’s two remaining minarets and pass this restored 16th-century structure. In addition to the...
Ahmet Aga Minaret is one of Hania’s two remaining minarets from the Ottoman era, and it rises from pedestrianised Chatzimichali Daliani...
Church of Agios Nikolaos
This church is quite memorably attached to one of Hania’s two remaining minarets, and a bell tower rises over its opposite end. The...
Beautifully set in the courtyard of a 16th-century monastery turned art centre (Monastiri Tou Karolou), this cafe has a vibrant ambience...
This cheery lunch spot gets contemporary designer flair from the cement floor, country-white tables and dangling silver origami boats....
Giorgos Paterakis information
From a tiny shop in Splantzia, Giorgos is the last maker of authentic Cretan leather boots (€200 to €300 a pair) in town. Cretan men don these knee-length creations typically for weddings, traditional dance and other special occasions, though the sturdy, waterproof nature of the boots makes them sought after by shepherds too.