Komolithi (Sand Dunes)

A great stop on the way to Elafonisi!

Chania Komolithi (Sand Dunes)

Komolithi or Sand Dunes is a geological phenomenon in the west side of Crete, about 35 km away from Chania city. They are located in the area of Potamida in the Kissamos Providence.

The strange-shaped dunes were created due to erosion of underlying soft clay soils over hundreds and hundreds of years.

It is a very unique and impressive phenomenon unlike any other in Crete and it is definitely worth the detour on your way to Elafonisi beach.


Malia Archaeological Site

The town of Malia lies 34 km east of Heraklion and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Crete. The Minoan city of...

Chrissoskalitissa Monastery

Pay a visit on your way to Elafonisi.



Chania Itinerary: Venetian Town & Old Harbour

Municipal Market (Agora) The itinerary will begin at one of the most important monuments of Chania, its Municipal Market or Agora as it is called...

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Hersonissos Harbour The harbour of Hersonissos is definitely one of the most interesting places to visit as most of the restaurants, cafes and bars are...

Amazing Photos of Chania

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Seven Reasons to Visit Crete

Need another reason to visit Crete? We got plenty!