March: Carnivals in Chania, Souda, Paleochora, Kalives and Vatolakos.

May: During the second half of May is the anniversary of the Battle of Crete is celebrated. The celebration includes memorials for the fallen and several cultural events. Korissia – Canoe and Kayak races at the Kournas Lake

Early Summer: "Venizelia" International track and field event at the National Stadium of Chania.

May – September: Athletic events in the municipality of Nea Kidonia that include Beach Volley, Beach Soccer and Beach Handball.

July, August, Setember: Cultural Summer of the Municipality of Chania. The events include musical and theatrical performances at the theater of the Eastern Trench, the Garden, the Venizelio Conservatory, the Park of Peace and Friendship and other parallel events throughout the city. Cultural summers are also organized by the Municipalities of Nea Kidonia, Kissamos, Pelekanos and Georgioupoli.

June: Karanri Wine Festival

24th of June: Festival of Saint John Klidonas at Fre, Akrotiri, Perivolia, Therissos and Vamvakopoulos.

21-28 of July: Elafonissia – Municipality of Innachorio: Includes a memorial at the monument of Elafonissi, athletic events, a theatrical performance and a celebration in honor of the elders with traditional treats.

26 July: "Promotion of Kissamos" - Club, Gramboussa pilgrimage excursion from the port of Kissamos to Balos and to the island of Gramboussa.

30 July: "Pottery Festival" in Noxia.

30-31 July: Wine festival in Vouves.

First Sunday of August: Blessing of the fruit of the earth at the Monastery of Archangel Michael (Rotonda) Kato Episkopi.

July: Festival of Kalitsouni cheese pie, in Kandanos.

July: Naval week in the old harbour and every second year in Paleochora and Georgioupolis.

8-9 August: Wine festival in Vouves.

1-10 August: Venetian Harbour of Chania photography exhibition for Chania Music Tradition, dance - dancers.

16 August: Honey Festival in Afrata.

1-10 September: Sardine festival in Nea Chora and in Souda.

27 September: World Day of Tourism. Festive events at the old harbour of Chania.

End of October or beginning of November: Chestnut festivity in Prasses and Elos

November: Tsikoudia (raki) festival in Neoria - Chania, Loutraki Kidonias, Kandanos, Lake of Platanias.

31 December - 1 January: Festive welcome of the new year at the Market Square organised by the Municipality of Chania.

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Rea Resort Hotel in
Chania, Crete, Greece

Stavros, Akrotiri, Chania
Tel:  +30 28210 39001-4
Fax: +30 28210 97504

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