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West Crete has all one can wait to see in Crete: Deep and wild gorges, steep mountains, green valleys and woods, amazing beaches, very important archaeological sites and historical venues and amazing towns, such as Chania. If you decide to stay in the area of Chania, consider visiting the following must-see attractions around. Of course, spending several hours in the amazing town of Chania is absolutely required. 

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Monastery of Agia Triada Tzagaroli

The monastery of Agia Triada of Tzagarolon is one of the richest and most beautiful monasteries in Crete. It is built near the airport of Chania, in the position Tzobomylos of the Cape Melecha and at the foothills of Stavros Mount. The distance from Chania is only 15km.

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Aradena Gorge

The deepest gorge in Chania is the gorge of Aradaina. The 138 meter deep gorge is ideal not only for sightseeing or hiking but for bunjee jumping as well. The trekking inside the canyon till the exit on the majestic Marmara beach is an unforgettable experience for those who attempt the descent of the canyon.

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Ancient Lissos

Ancient Lissos was the seaport of Elyros and was built in a small valley between Sougia and Paleochora. It flourished from the Hellenistic period up to the 9th century, when it was destroyed by the Saracens. It was famous for the Asclepion, where patients from all over the island arrived to be healed from the thermal baths.

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