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Splantzia and Koum Kapi Small Group Tour on Segway

Splantzia and Koum Kapi Small Group Tour on Segway
1 hour and 15 minutes
USD 53.61
Visit the Splantzia area which was the Turkish district of Chania - the central gathering place for the Turkish population and the exterior of the east Venetian walls Koum Kapi area a village of poor North African slaves used to live there in the old days .This region was called in Turkish Koum Kapisi Gate of the Sand from the Venetian gate which is still preserved in our days. Today "Koum Kapi" i

Samaria Gorge Long Way

Samaria Gorge Long Way
14 hours
USD 77.66
Drive through the mountains and see Europes largest gorge a National Park of unbelievable natural beauty rich with many endemic flowers and herbs with crystal clear spring water from the mountains.

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Chania International Airport

Where is Chania Airport?  

Greece's largest and most populated island, Crete, is known for its unique local culture. Crete has its own music, dance and poetry. Crete was once centre of the Minoan civilization (c. 2700–1420 BC), the oldest recorded civilization in Europe.

Chania International Airport (IATA: CHQ, ICAO: LGSA), officially Chania International Airport, Ioannis Daskalogiannis or Chania Ioannis Daskalogiannis Airport, also referred to as Western Crete Airport, Souda Airport, or simply Chania Airport, is located 14 kilometres (8.7 miles) from the city of Chania, on the island of Crete, in Greece. The airport is situated near Souda Bay, on Crete's Akrotiri Peninsula. The airport is named to honour Ioannis Daskalogiannis, an 18th century Cretan rebel against Ottoman rule. CHQ is a joint civil - military airport.

Chania Airport serves about 1.7 million passengers a year.

CHQ is Crete's secondary airport, and is gateway to the western part of the island. Heraklion International Airport (HER) is Crete's primary airport.

Aegean, Olympic and Sky Express provide year-round service to CHQ. Airlines that fly seasonally to Chania Airport include Austrian Airlines, Condor, EasyJet, Finnair, Jet Time, Jetairfly, Luxair, Monarch Airlines, Niki, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, Scandinavian Airlines, Small Planet Airlines, SmartWings, Thomas Cook Airlines, Thomson Airways, Transavia, Travel Service Airlines and TUIfly Nordic.

There are year-round flights from Chania Airport to Athens, Kythira, Munich and Thessaloniki. Cities with seasonal flights to Chania Airport include Amsterdam, Bologna, Brussels, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Frankfurt, Glasgow, Helsinki, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Marseille, Milan, Oslo, Paris, Pisa, Prague, Rome, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Tel Aviv, Venice, Vienna and Warsaw, to name just a few.

Your best bet for a Chania Airport transfer is a taxi. Details on all options are included in this guide.


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Last Updated: 19 May 2015