Information about Paleochora, Crete

Paleochora, Crete Greece

Paleochora in the province of Chania on the island of Crete which lies along the Southern boundary of Greece. It is a small peninsula projecting into the Libyan sea.

Paleochora, also called the 'Libyan Bride' and by some 'Sunland', is located in the province of Chania on the island of Crete, and is a small peninsula projecting into the Libyan sea. On the southern border of Greece, it is on the edge of the European Community, this where the European frontier ends.

Paleochora is inhabited by approximately 2500 people; the climate is warm and the landscape magnificent. The area offers a large variety of hotels, rooms and hostels, all at moderate prices, and there is also a camp site next to the sea with space for 500 guests.

Paleochora, Crete Greece

The climate is ideal, average temp 12-37 C., medium humidity and 90% mean sunshine in the summer - typically Mediterranean. The exquisite emerald sea bordered by sandy or pebble beaches invites you to swim, sunbathe, engage in water- sports or do some fishing.

Paleochora has got a coast line of about 15kms full of beaches. You can choose between pebble or sandy beaches, quiet or busy, beaches with parasols and umbrellas or simply naturally empty ones. Furthermore, on many beaches you can find small bars and tavernas waiting to refresh you.

There are also many secluded tiny coves, spacious beaches and places for nudists.