Outdoor Activities in Chania

Outdoor activities in Chania are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Chania comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Chania and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Chania has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Chania.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Chania:

  1. #1 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 756 itineraries
    Old Venetian Harbor

    Tags: Harbour

    Address: Old Venetian Harbor, Chania Town, Crete, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is practically the only reason people even come to Chania– A gem of natural beauty and history. As if lovely bars, cafes and restaurants in front of a seaside weren’t enough, tourists...Read more

  2. #2 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 748 itineraries
    Botanical Park Of Crete

    Tags: Mountain, Botanical Garden, Educational Site, Lake

    Address: Skordalou Kidonias Chania Crete, Chania 730 05, Greece

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Looking at this 20 hectare park, 18km from Chania, it’s hard to imagine this lush wonderland was ever a victim of fire… which happened in 2003; there’s a centennial olive tree here ...Read more

  3. #3 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 607 itineraries
    Chania Archaeological Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Educational Site, Architecture

    Address: 30 Halidon, Chania, Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    This Venetian Church of St. Francis, which was reportedly once the largest church in Chania, was once also taken over by the Turkish and converted into a mosque. The Archaeological Museum was establis...Read more

  4. #4 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    Firkas Fortress And Maritime Museum Of Crete

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, Historical Site, War Memorial

    Address: Maritime Museum of Crete, Akti Koundourioti, Chania

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The building was used as a barracks to house the Turkish army,to protect Chania from raiders from the sea. This was also the place where Crete’s union with Greece was celebrated. Check out the f...Read more

  5. #5 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 186 itineraries
    Limnoupolis Water Park

    Tags: Water Body, Water Park, Entertainment, Water Sport

    Address: Varipetro, Chania 73100, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Greece can get pretty hot. That’s why people of Chania head out to this fantastic little water park. It’s not got much, only 11 rides, but those 11 are spectacularly fun and addictive. Thi...Read more

  6. #6 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 339 itineraries
    Agii Apostoli

    Tags: Beach, Water Body, Waterfront, Village

    Address: Agii Apostoli, Crete, Greece

    This small waterfront village takes its name from its church, the Agioi Apostoloi ("Saint Apostles"). Only 4 km from Chania, it’s famous for its summer volleyball tournaments, its sardine feast,...Read more

  7. #7 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
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    Folklore Museum Of Chania

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Natural History Museum

    Address: Halidon 46B, Chania Town, Crete 73134,Greece

    Timings: 09:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Curated by Aspasia Bikaki and Irini Koumandraki the Museum is housed within the Firka Fortress, just like the Maritime Museum. It’s an improperly named, because it has little to do with storytel...Read more

  8. #8 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 474 itineraries
    Nautical Museum Of Crete

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Akti Kountourioti, Chania 731 31, Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    This fascinating museum was opened in 1973. It is spread on two different sites in the same city. The main building displays the recent nautical history, as well as from the last century and Second Wo...Read more

  9. #9 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 89 itineraries
    Museum Of Typography

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, History Museum

    Address: Park of small industries - Building 1303,Chania Town, Crete, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 02:30 pm Details

    Yannis Garedakis, founder of the paper Haniotika Nea, was enraptured n his youth by the solemnity of typographers manually setting type. Year later, that led to him beginning a collection of printing ...Read more

  10. #10 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 410 itineraries
    Pistapark

    Tags: Waterfront, Park, Water Park, Entertainment

    Address: Varipetro Chania Kreta, Chania Town, Crete 73100, Greece

    Timings: 09:30 am - 11:00 pm Details

    5 km away from Chania, in an Olive Tree dominated landscape, is a lovely surprise of an attraction – GoKarting in Crete! Situated right next to the popular waterpark, this place has an ultra-mod...Read more

  11. #11 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
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    Tags: Cave, Historical Site

    Address: Vamos 730 08, Greece

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Elephant cave is one of the most spellbinding underwater caves in Greece where the bones of a unique species of elephant were found. The existence of the cave was not known until 1999 when a fisherman...Read more

  12. #12 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 3 itineraries
    Central City Hotel Image
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    Address: Skalidi 27, Chania 73100, Greece

    Google Reviews
    Vyacheslav Zaslavskiy

    Comfortable beds. Nice bathrooms. Friendly service. The rest of the room is nicely finished standard hotel fare. It's a fine hotel and a good value with nothing lacking.

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  13. #13 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
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    Address: Kriari 40, Chania 731 35, Greece

    Timings: 07:30 pm - 11:59 pm Details
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    MINECRAFT Metalizer

    The pizza is ok ,it could improve a bit .the store and atmosphere is nice but there are better places to go. Definitely would go again because of the menu being unique compared to other restaurants an...

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  14. #14 of 14 Outdoors Activities in Chania
    - Used in 8 itineraries