Shopping in Hania Province

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    Sifis Stavroulakis

    Beautiful naturalistic jewellery made with semi-precious stones and metals takes on floral and human forms in this small shopfront and jeweller’s workshop.

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    Miden Agan

    Food and wine lovers are spoilt for choice at this excellent shop, which stocks more than 800 Greek wines as well as its own wines and liquors, along with local gourmet deli foods, including its own line of spoon sweets (try the white pumpkin). Wine tastings are also available (by appointment; 15 minutes to one hour from €15 per person).

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    Roka Carpets

    This is one of the few places in Crete where you can buy genuine, hand-woven goods (note, though, that they're not antiques). Amiable Mihalis Manousakis and his wife, Annie, weave wondrous rugs on a 400-year-old loom, using methods that have remained essentially unchanged since Minoan times.

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    Mediterraneo Bookstore

    On the waterfront, this bookshop sells a good range of travel guides, hiking guides to Samaria Gorge and books on Crete, as well as international press and a small selection of English-language novels.

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    Georgina Skalidi

    This local designer, whose work is distributed internationally, creates wonderful contemporary leather bags (from €100), jewellery and accessories.

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    Mikro Karavi

    Stocks travel guides and a range of books on Crete and Greece, along with a great selection of English-language novels and Greek music CDs.

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    Exantas Art Space

    This high-concept store has great postcards with old photos, a small selection of rare books, handmade arts and crafts by local artists, Cretan music, and a good range of travel, art and kids' books.

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    Pelekanakis

    Sells driving and hiking maps, guidebooks in several languages and otherwise hard-to-find books about Crete, along with a few mainstream English-language novels.

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    Handmade Hats

    This small shop is both an atelier and a boutique crammed with unique handmade hats – beribboned, in felt or in canvas – and printed textiles.

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    Memorabilia

    A good spot for gifts and souvenirs by Greek artists and designers, from handmade Lommer bags and olive-oil soaps to handcrafted ceramics.

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    Karistianis

    Small store for outdoor clothing and hiking shoes; its more hard-core army-supply store across the road sells camping and climbing gear.

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    Terra Verde

    Shop for organic local products, from raki, wine and mountain tea to olive oil and honey.