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Boat Trip and Snorkelling Day Trip from Chania

Boat Trip and Snorkelling Day Trip from Chania
3 hours
USD 62.48
Discover the beauty that exists just below the surface of the crystal blue waters in Almyrida Chania. Sail out to some of the most interesting snorkeling spots near Chania. Immerse yourself in an underwater world of reefs and caves on this three-hour, guided tour. See the entrance to the famous Elephant Cave of Crete.

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe
12 hours
USD 68.16
The Samariá Gorge is a National Park of Greece since 1962 on the island of Crete – a major tourist attraction of the island – and a World's Biosphere Reserve.

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Crete Chania Airport (CHQ) Information

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Crete Chania International Airport

Where is Crete 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.

Crete 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.

In 2015, Chania Airport served 2,702,283 passengers

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 Crete 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 Crete Chania Airport to Athens, Kythira, Munich and Thessaloniki. Cities with seasonal flights to Crete 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.

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Last Updated: 17 Oct 2016