Situated 35 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, 4 kilometers before arriving to Kastelli, Drapanias is a small village 1 kilometer far from the sea.
It is a beautiful village with some Ottoman constructions as the tower and the well, and two churches, the one dedicated to Jesus Christ being at the entrance of the cave “Makry Spilio” (“long cave”, in Greek).
At the beach of Drapanias it is worth seeing the ruins of a Minoan settlement and of the settlement of Classic period; according to the scholars’ suggestions this is the place were was built the ancient city of Mythimna.
It is also worth visiting the villa of the Venetian official Trevisan.
Drapanias is touristy developed and offers accommodation in hotels and rooms to let; food and drink are available in the taverns and cafes of the village, but also in the nearby Kissamos (Kastelli) , where you can also find amusement and nightlife.
Access is possible by public bus and taxi from Kastelli, as well as by private and rented car and motorbikes.