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Anidri is a very small mountain village with many different nationalities.
The village's many nationals meet at the beautiful situated cafe. The cafe is famous for it's good home cooking and there is free Internet. To walk to the cafe from the bungalow takes about 10 minutes.
Another lovely walk is down a picturesque gorge to Anidri beach, where you can find lovely bays as well as more populated area's with 2 cafés, beaches with sunbeds and umbrellas. The walk will take about 50 minutes.
Anidri is located 5 km from Paleochora, an easy drive or walk which has many restaurants and shops. There are two supermarkets, bakery shops which offer freshly baked bread every day, an open air cinema, two beautiful beaches opposite ends of town and many more beaches and coves a short distance along the coast. During the summer months the main street is closed to traffic in the evenings and the restaurants come out with their tables and chairs which makes a wonderful ambience.

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Walking trips and hiking
There are regular buses several times a day between Paleochora and the airport town of Chania. Other buses connect Paleochora with Azogires, the Omalos mountains and the Samaria Gorge. Also on offer are organised walks to Samaria Gorge and Eirini Gorge. The region is well known for several Byzantine chapels, adorned with wall paintings.
During the summer months a regular ferry including car transport travels between Paleochora and the coastal villages of Sougia, Agia Roumeli (the coastal end point of the Samaria Gorge), Loutro and Chora Sfakion.
Boats are also available to Elafonisi beach, the bay of Lissos and also to Europe's most southern point, the unspoiled island of Gavdos.
Boat trips are also organised locally to watch dolphins and whales.


Traveling by car:

A car is necessary


Leisure activities in the area

  • Sea/Beach
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Restaurants
  • National Historic Sites
  • Galleries / Museum
  • Cinema
  • Shopping
  • Fitness Center
  • Canoeing / Kayaking