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CRETE VILLAGES PALEOHORA

PALEOHORA
About 75 Km from Chania on the south part of Crete (Libyan sea) is located Paleochora (or Paliohora) behind a Venetian castle on a small peninsula. Below the castle there is a small fishing harbour and an islet to the Southwest. Daily boat connection exist with Sougia, Agia Roumeli, Hora Sfakion, Loutro and Elafonisi. Finally there is a boat to Gavdos, Europe's southest spot.

The old name of the town was Selino Kastelli because of the Venetian castle which was built in 1279 A.D. on the tip of the peninsula to control the two bays to the east and west. In 1539 the pirate Barbarossa conquered and destroyed it. Today the castle has been renovated and attracts thousands of visitors every year.

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PALEOHORA VIDEOS

Travel to Crete Video Gallery  - PALEOHORA - A trip from Paleohora to Koudouras  -  A video with duration 1:06 and a size of 1.040 KB
 

PALEOHORA PHOTOS

PALEOHORA - The small fishing port of Paleohora PALEOHORA - A pony horse eating in Paleohora PALEOHORA - A typical Cretan landscape with olive oil trees on the way to Paleohora

PALEOHORA - A monument on the way to Paleohora PALEOHORA - A door of a house on the way to Paleohora


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