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Paleochora, on the southwest coast of Crete, occupies a small peninsula 400m wide and  700m long and includes within its boundaries some 11 km of the coastline of the Libyan Sea. It is the capital town of the municipality of Kandanos/Selino and is home to about about 2200 permanent residents.
How to get there
From Athens Airport every half hour a flight leaves to to Chania and Heraklion (35 and 40 min). During summer season (May-September) many Airlines offer dirct flights to either airports.
Paleochora is 77 kms from Chania airport, and 207 kms from Heraklion airport.

By car once you safely landed on Crete, you can rent a car from one of the rentals you find at the airport (or probably booked a car before hand) Rates are around € 40 from Chania and € XX from Heraklion.
By taxi to Paleochora (Chania airport 100-120 €), (Heraklion airport 200-220 €).
By bus during day time there is 6 times a day a bus from Chania airport (20 min. travel time), or you take a taxi (20 min. travel time € 20.-) that will take you to the Chania main bus station, from there are about 5 times a day a bus to Paleochora (1.5 h travel time). Bus from Heraklion will be about 5 times a day to Chania (2.5 h travel time), from there another bus to Paleochora. (bus time table)
Directions from Heraklion by car
Heraklion-Paleochora Route 90   207 km, 3 hours 29 mins
1) Head south on Leoforos Ethnikis Anistaseos - Route 90/E75 torward Margouniou - continue to follow E75
1.1 km
2) Continue onto Leoforos Knosou
8 m
3) Turn left ontoChori Onoma
350 m
4) Sharp left onto Route 90
154 km
5) Take the exit toward Palaiochora/Tavros/Thessaloniki
350 m
6) Turn right onto Tavroniti-Palaiochora
11.7 km
7) Slight left to stay on Tavroniti-Palaiochora
5.1 km
8) Turn right to stay on Tavroniti-Palaiochora
23.9 km
9) Slight right to stay on Tavroniti-Palaiochora
10,1 km
10) Turn left
11) Turn right
180 m
12) Take the first left
90m - Paleochora
Directions from Chania airport
90 km, 1h 40 min. Ioannis Daskalogannis Airport
1) Head west
2.2 km
2) Turn right toward Pros Aerodromio Chanion
150 m
3) Turn left onto Pros Aerodromio Chanion
2.6 km
4) At the round about take the first exit onto Chanion-Aerodromiou
2.7 km
5) Continue onto Agiu Georgiou
1.7 km
6) At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit left onto Soudas-Pithariou
5.3 km
7) Slight right to stay on Soudas-Pithariou
140 m
8) Turn right to stay on Soudas-Pithariou
240 m
9) Turn right onto Ellis
72 m
10) Turn left onto Leoforos Konstantinou / Lykourgou /Soudas /Route 90/E75
54 m
11)Slight right onto Alexandrou Zaimi / Route 90/E75 (Signs for Kissamo/Iraklio/Rethimno) Continue to follow Route 90/E75
700 m
12) Slight right to merge onto Route 90/E65 toward Kissamos
23.7 km
13) Take the next exit toward Paleochora/Tavros/Thessaloniki
350 m
14) Turn right onto Tavroniti-Paleochoras
11.7 km
15) Slight left to stay on Tavroniti-Paleochoras
5.1 km
16) Turn right to stay on Tavroniti-Paleochoras
23.9 km
17 Take the first left
90m - Paleochora

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