Definitely one of the best all year round travel escapes is #monemvasia the medieval castle town on the southeastern coast of the Peloponnese.
This natural fortress, built on a tiny island which is united to the mainland by a small road, is the kind of place that resembles a fairy tale.
Walk through its gate and step into the past.
Monemvasia is an ideal romantic hideaway and honeymoon destination.
🌍Crete island/Greece 💙🇬🇷........ 🚢The old Venetian harbour of Chania⚓😍........
📸photo by @sixtwelve ❤️🔝.........
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. 💡Some information :
. 💠Always the first thing you hear about Chania - the Venetian Harbour, the old port, the narrow shopping streets and waterfront restaurants.
. 💠Chania is also one of the two places you are most likely to see on arriving in Crete. It is beautiful - that is to say much of the Chania you will want to see is clustered close to the harbour - old buildings, museums, churches and crafts shops (some with genuinely interesting and sometimes local, products on offer).
. 💠Food is offered in great variety and sometimes great similarity - there are many restaurants and also cafes, at which to reflect upon the experiences of places you have just explored together with the enjoyment of some tasty food - we have suggestions for restaurants further on.
. 💠The atmosphere has a touch of Florence and Venice (a few years ago when those cities still had some room to walk), combined with the culture and character of Cretan people and traditions.
💠The Chania harbour is wonderful and at any particular time of day the light produces a different result, creating a "different place".
This is the best chance to see some of the old buildings - of Venetian and Turkish design, that Crete once had across the island - many have since been destroyed by the ravages of war and plunder.
. 💠Chania is surrounded by numerous rich options for sightseeing, exploration and discovery. Mountain villages provide a view into the "inner Crete". The Samaria and many other gorges can be hiked, archaeological sites abound.