Blogs from Palaiochora, Chania, Crete, Greece, Europe


Europe » Greece » Crete » Chania » Palaiochora July 6th 2019

Today we decide to head to Elafonissi Beach which is in the remote and very sparsely inhabited far south west corner of Crete. Google Maps says that it should take us just under an hour and a half to get there. It seems that this estimate assumes that you actually have Google Maps in your car, and that you’re not instead relying on following your nose and Greek road signs. We can’t even find the main highway. We think we’ve found it, but the backroad we’re on then just takes us through a bridge under it and up into some remote mountain villages. We read yesterday about vendettas and lawlessness in some remote parts of the island. We don’t particularly want to experience any of this first hand so we do a U turn and head ... read more
Elafonissi Beach
Elafonissi Beach
Monastery of Panaghia Chrysoskalitissa

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