Food & Drinks in Hania

Miden Agan

Food-and-wine lovers are spoiled for choice at this excellent shop, which stocks more than 800 Greek wines, as well as its own wine and liquors. There’s a variety of beautifully packaged local traditional gourmet de…
Crafts in Hania

Exantas Art Space

This high-concept store has great postcards with old photos and engravings, handmade gifts and games, Cretan music as well as a good range of travel, coffee-table and art books.
Market in Hania


Hania’s cross-shaped market hall bustles mostly with souvenir-hunting tourists, though a few authentic produce, meat and cheese stands – along with cafes – are still part of the mix.
Clothing in Hania


This is the place to go for serious outdoor clothing and hiking shoes; its more hard-core army supply store across the road sells camping and climbing gear.
Books in Hania


This classic Hania bookshop sells driving and hiking maps, guidebooks and otherwise hard-to-find books about Crete in 11 languages.
Arts & Crafts in Hania

Roka Carpets

This is one of the few places in Crete where you can buy genuine, hand-woven goods (note, though, they are not antiques). Amiable Mihalis Manousakis and his wife weave wondrous rugs on a 400-year-old loom, using met…
Books in Hania

Mediterraneo Bookstore

On the waterfront, this bookshop sells an extensive range of English-language novels and books on Crete, as well as international press.
Jewellery in Hania

Sifis Stavroulakis

Beautiful naturalistic jewellery made with semi-precious stones and metals create floral and human forms in this small shopfront and jeweller’s workshop.
Fashion & Accessories in Hania

Georgina Skalidi

This internationally distributed local designer creates wonderful contemporary leather bags, jewellery and accessories.
Art in Hania

Omen Art Gallery

Pottery, graphic art and other Crete-made art features at this gallery in the Splantzia quarter.