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Maleme, Chania Crete

Situated 16 kilometers far from Chania, at the West, just off the Old Road to Kastelli, Maleme is a beautiful historic village by the sea, with 700 permanent residents.

It has been one of the fields of the “battle of Crete” during the World War II, as, due to its location it is there that were landed the German parachutists’ division.

Today it is a pretty well developed village with a lot of tourists choosing it for holidays.

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It is worth seeing the German military cemetery, made for the more than 4.500 German soldiers and officers who lost their lives on the island during the World War II.

Close to the village, on a hillside, at “Kaykales” you can a Late Minoan vaulted tomb, with interesting architecture.

Some 16 kilometers far from Maleme, at the South, the village Deres is worth visiting for its magnificent landscape; the village is built at a site full of chestnut, walnut and olive trees, with the river Dekassimiotis crossing the village. The village is a spot of freshness, especially in summer.

A series of cultural activities in the memory of the “Battle of Crete” during the World War II take place in May.

A local feast (“panighyri”) takes place on the 17 th of January in honor of St. Antonios.

Accommodation facilities are plenty in Maleme: a good number of hotels, rooms to let and studios are available. You will also find a lot of taverns, restaurants, cafes and bars for food and drink and for amusement and nightlife.

Access is possible by public bus with very frequent service from early morning to late evening, by taxi from Chania, and of course by private and rented car and motorbikes. 
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