The City of Chania is the second largest city of Crete, built over the ruins of the Minoan city Kydonia. The city of Chania constitutes a crossroad of civilizations and continents with a long history, natural beauty, unique architecture and rich tradition.
Chania is famous for its wonderful beaches with golden sand and crystal-clear blue water. The visitor can find high-quality organized beaches, full of services or can discover the pure, unexplored beaches.
Chania Triathlon will take place in Agii Apostoloi Park, which is located 4 km west of Chania, 14 km away from the airport and 9 km away from the port of Souda. This is one of the most popular areas of Chania consisting of three outstanding bays with wonderful sandy beaches that have been awarded the Blue Flag. This area is considered as rare natural beauty and is ideal for swimming and beach games. The beaches of Agii Apostoli include the essential facilities for water sports, beach volley and racket games as well as infrastructure for disabled persons. The visitor can find there many taverns and restaurants, super markets, souvenir shops, car rental agencies and pharmacy.