Chania Prefecture

Chania is city located North-West of the island of Crete. Chania is the second largest city in the island and it is the capital of Chania regional unit. The total extend of prefecture is 2376 km² occupying the 28.5% of the island or 0,018% of Greece. The population of the regional unit is 156,585 (based on records 2011) and the area is subdivided into 7 municipalities:
• Apokoronas
• Chania
• Gavdos
• Kantanos – Selino
• Kissamos
• Platanias
• Sfakia

Old Harbour of Chania area

Pocoloco Hotel is located in a developing part of the old city, and situated on the street Minoos.

The city center and the Chania Venetian Harbour is less than a 5 minute walk from our Hotel.

Chania’s Venetian Harbour was built in the 14th century for commercial purposes and for protection against pirate raids. Today it is a point of reference for the city of Chania, as locals and tourists alike, find the Old Harbour an amazing area to visit day or night!

The city hub is filled with cafes, restaurants and tavernas, serving local delicacies, as well as bars, pastry stores and art shops. Of course, you will also find monuments referring to various historical periods and museums to get better informed about the city and Crete in general.
You will find that there is a balanced mix of Cretan, Ottoman and Venetian elements, beautiful narrow alleys across the old town and amazing architecture. The Old Harbour of Chania area beckons you to enjoy a carefree journey through time as you explore it