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    • Antique furniture

      Rhodes (Island) Oct 1, 2015 at 1:34 PM

      I am looking to furnish a house in Rhodes with antique furniture. What I am looking for is traditional Greek island wooden sofas, rush taverna chairs, and old wooden table, wardrobe etc. Does anyone know if there are markets for this kind of thing, or second hand furniture and antique shops? Thank you.

    • Air Minoan has any body travel with them?

      Crete Island Sep 6, 2015 at 6:46 PM

      Can someone tell about their experience of the flight?


      Mykonos Sep 11, 2015 at 10:00 PM

      We are to travel by ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in end sep 15. The two options are Seajet (Superjet) (0940-1140) and Hellenic Seaways, (Highspeed 4) (1440-1715). So as to spend an additional evening in Santorini, we would prefer the earlier Seajet Ferry. However, the internet is full of negative reviews about this. We are not so much bothered about the sea sickness issue which may have a greater effect on the Superjet being a smaller vessel. However, the issue of dependability and punctuality etc is of major concern to us. Are Superjets really all that bad or are they merely victims of bad publicity launched by competitors. I seek the help of fellow VT members to help solve the dilemma.

    • Greek itinerary

      Greece Sep 21, 2015 at 12:53 PM

      We are 60ish couple and like slow travel. This will be our first time in Greece, 4.5 weeks in spring 2016. We will spend a few days in Athens and then the rest of the time in the Peloponnese. We like to hike and also explore history/art/food/nature. We usually rent an apartment or house for 1-2 weeks and then do day trips from there.

      My question is where to situate ourselves on the Peloponnese and what islands to go to if any? I was looking at Poros, Elafonissos, or????? I thought easier to get to an island closer to the Peloponnese rather than try to get to Santorini? Suggestions would be great! We will rent a car.

    • car rental in Santorini

      Santorini Island Sep 15, 2015 at 1:58 PM

      Is it possible to rent a car at the port in santorini without ordering in advance? Since I don't know the exact day, but it will be 1st week of October. will it be more expensive?

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      Greece Sep 14, 2015 at 11:36 PM

      We've been there twice, driving down the mountain from the west. We saw the beginning of the road going north to Zakros, it wasn't asphalted. Do you know this road? A non asphalted and not well kept road can be broken up, especially when it crosses creeks.


      Of course we'll ask at the place, but we'll get the replies of people experienced in driving this road, and maybe with jeeps.


    • Ferry tickets

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 12:08 AM

      Traveling from Athens to Naxos on 17th and then Naxos to Santorini on 21st.
      Is it possible to buy one ticket with stop over in Naxos or I need to buy two Ticket.
      Ticket with stop over would be a cheaper option, if allowed.

      My son is 10 years and 3 Months. Do I Need to buy child or adult ferry Ticket for him.


      Athens Sep 7, 2015 at 8:07 AM

      Need help in the following please: 1. Is there a Carrefour outlet in the Area the Syntagma Square and thereabouts? If yes kindly provide details.
      2. Which is the best way to get to Avenue Shopping Complex from the Hadrian's Arch area by public transport. Kindly provide details of Suburban trains and buses which connect with details of stations / stop from which to board.
      3 Any other Supermarkets in the vicinity of Plaka and thereabout.

    • What Sun cream factor for Rhodes in July

      Rhodes (Island) Sep 27, 2015 at 10:23 AM

      What factor sun cream should i buy for a july holiday for adults and also for a 3 year old

    • transportation

      Greece Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 PM

      Does any one know if they have uber in Santorini or Mykonos? if so, or if none, how easy or difficult is it to go around these Islands? been there before but the last time I was there I took a tour and the bus took us everywhere, this time, still on a tour, but we have free times most of the times

    • Pre-paid Mobile Phone service and Ferry Info

      Greece Sep 9, 2015 at 9:21 AM

      I would appreciate if someone can recommend pre-paid mobile phone service that would provide high speed internet access with minimal calls in Athens, Santorini and Naxos

      Also, making ferry reservations for travel on the following dates
      Athens to Naxos - 17th Sep
      Naxos to Santorini - 21st Sep

      Would you recommend Economy seats (inside) or Air Seats lounge or Berth Inside
      travel with wife and two kids (10 and 13)

    • Bus vs. Car Rental

      Athens Oct 1, 2015 at 9:32 AM

      We will be traveling to Santorini Greece in July, 2016. I've been doing a lot of reading on using the bus system vs. renting a car and would like some guidance. I hear the buses are at full capacity during this very high tourist season, but I also hear that finding parking can be very difficult. We want to see many of the usual sights in Santorini including the beaches, ancient sights, old churches, etc. What do you suggest for transportation while we're there? If anyone recommends a rental car, do you have any tips for how to find parking at the various destinations? When we traveled to Italy, I found that we could reserve and pay ahead for parking in their parking garages in Rome where available parking is very rare. Thanks for your help!

    • Making a connecting flight

      Athens Sep 30, 2015 at 6:30 PM

      Although I see someone who asked about making a connecting flight within the two hours they have between flights, I am asking if it is possible to make a connection if coming in to Athens on an international flight arriving 9:05 AM and taking the 10:15 AM flight on Aegean Airlines to Santorini. We will be traveling mid July 2016. The next available flight to Santorini is 1:15 pm.

    • Taxi from Port- Piraeus

      Greece Sep 24, 2015 at 5:29 AM

      Searched web but was not able to find the answer.

      Is the taxi fare from Port to city center fixed like it is from airport.

      I arrive at the port via blue star ferry at 11:25 pm.

      If not fixed, any idea on the fare at around mid night.

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      A group transportaion from Piraeus to Athens and back

      Piraeus Sep 16, 2015 at 9:11 AM

      We are a group of 12 people come to Piraeus on October 1 on a cruise. Is there any possibility to get a ride from the pier at port to Athens for the group without reservations.

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      Visiting santorini

      Santorini Island Oct 2, 2015 at 6:18 AM

      We are three friends visiting Crete (3 days)- santorini not ( 2 days) - Mykonos ( one and half day) - Paros ( 2 days)
      Please suggest if this is a good itinerary or should we make any changes. We are somewhat on a budget, so please give us guidance as where all to go and is it possible to have one bike for the three of us ....we are safe drivers and petite.



      Greece Sep 11, 2015 at 9:59 PM

      We are to travel by ferry from Mykonos to Santorini in end sep 15. The two options are Seajet (Superjet) (0940-1140) and Hellenic Seaways, (Highspeed 4) (1440-1715). So as to spend an additional evening in Santorini, we would prefer the earlier Seajet Ferry. However, the internet is full of negative reviews about this. We are not so much bothered about the sea sickness issue which may have a greater effect on the Superjet being a smaller vessel. However, the issue of dependability and punctuality etc is of major concern to us. Are Superjets really all that bad or are they merely victims of bad publicity launched by competitors. I seek the help of fellow VT members to help solve the dilemma.

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      Map of Crete

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      I've got a 1:150,000 Marco Polo map of Crete, I don't find a date on it - but the label of the store is from 2011.Should I look for other or newer maps? We're going to drive at least a week in the west side.

      I remember that there were several roads on the map that hadn't been built yet, only planned (I'm not going to look for them, I just remember that we got to places where we couldn't go on).



    • Taxi Fare from AIrport to Syntagma Square

      Greece Sep 12, 2015 at 7:43 AM

      Any estimate on the taxi fare from airport to Syntagma Square. Also, please suggest if there is a preferred taxi company with good fares.


    • Tourist tickets for 3 0r 5 days in local transport to travel in and around the city Chania.

      by cd12 Online Now Jul 13, 2015 at 8:05 AM

      Is thera any Tourist tickets for 3 0r 5 days in local transport to travel in and around the city. if yes how much is the cost ? Thanks

      1 Answer Jul 14, 2015 at 2:42 AM
    • Cruise Ship visit to Chania

      by lud016 Online Now Jun 8, 2015 at 5:47 AM

      We are on a cruise ship visiting Chania in October. Our ship will be in port 8am - 5pm.

      This will be our first visit and we would like to make the most of our few hours - we are looking for recommendations as to how best to enjoy our time in Greece.

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2015 at 11:35 AM
    • Farmers Saturday market

      by AsyK Online Now Jun 7, 2015 at 2:49 AM

      Coming with a big family for a week on the end of September , and will stay close to Chania.
      On Saturday, what and where can i find in Chania the best farmers market with fresh vegetables, herbs, fruits Etc.


      12 Answers Sep 10, 2015 at 12:40 AM
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      Restaurants with greek music

      by painterdave Online Now May 15, 2015 at 9:47 PM

      I would like to know which restaurants in Chania have live Greek music.

      8 Answers May 16, 2015 at 10:46 AM
    • TAXI from Chania to Elafonisi

      by kasulya Online Now May 6, 2015 at 5:18 AM

      Hi! Could anyone advise on estimate cost of taxi from Chania to Elafonisi?
      Or is anyone interested to drive me and a friend of mine on 6th of June 2015? :)

      7 Answers May 6, 2015 at 11:11 PM
    • car rental

      by 259gingko Online Now Aug 18, 2014 at 7:14 AM

      has anyone dealt with Car Rental Crete?

    • Maleme beach

      by Huntylad Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Hi all
      I'm thinking of booking mikes hotel and apartments but my wife and me like a good sandy beach, how far a walk is it to a good sandy one with a couple a beach bars? Or any alternative suggestions ?
      Thanks all in anticipation

      4 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 12:46 AM
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      Found a puppy with the collar

      by Kovica Online Now Aug 10, 2014 at 12:56 AM

      Hi everyone,

      Two weeks ago a puppy with the collar shoved up in front of my house. He was dehydrated and starved and very very scared. I gave him food and water and took him to the vet. Of course, he doesn't have a chip and the vet told me he is 5 months old. I printed out posters and tried to put them around the town but after just couple days all of them where taken down and thrown in the trash.

      I named the puppy Frank. He is incredibly smart. He asks to go out when he needs to pee or poop, even off the lead he walks just couple meters away and always follows me wherever we go. He understands the word "NO" and is very obedient. He rarely barks and sometimes I event forget he is there because of how quite he is. He loves people and he is full of love. I'm asking you all to give me an advice how to find him a good home. I don't know many people here and it is really hard to find people who are interested in taking a dog. I'm staying here for two more months and I can't take him with me after those two months. Or if anyone knows someone who would take him, please let me know!


      Thank you all!

      -1 Answer Aug 10, 2014 at 1:11 AM
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      Does anyone want to meet for a coffee/beer?

      by Kovica Online Now Jul 20, 2014 at 10:52 AM


      My boyfriend and I moved to Chania and we are staying here for 3 months. We don't know many people here but we would definitely like to meet some. So, if anyone is interested let me know! ;)


    • Accommodation in chania old town

      by vera77 Online Now Jul 2, 2014 at 7:11 AM

      Hi, I cannot decide where to stay in chania... Which part of the city is safe and very convenient to explore chania?

      My choice for accommodations: Ambassadors Residence, Fatma Boutique Hotel, Palazzo Duca, boutique hotel fortino, alcanea boutique hotel, splanzia boutique hotel.

      Please help!

      6 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 7:54 AM
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      Accommodation in Chania, Crete

      by Kovica Online Now Jun 18, 2014 at 3:24 AM


      My boyfriend and I are coming to Chania on the July 1st and need some place to stay for 10 nights. Does anyone has or knows someone who could rent us a room or a small apartment for cheap?

      Thank you all for your time!


      7 Answers Jul 14, 2014 at 12:18 AM
    • Day trip from Elounda to Chania

      by TheGordons Online Now Jun 9, 2014 at 5:37 PM

      Staying at the Blue Palace and would like to take a private day trio to Chania. Any suggestions welcome!

      5 Answers May 15, 2015 at 6:36 AM
    • Six days in Crete

      by Davaron Online Now Jan 7, 2014 at 5:57 PM

      Will be in Chania for 6 nights this summer and will have a car. What day trips should we take that are within an 75 minute drive. We will spend one day walking the gorge.

      8 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 10:50 PM
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      Winter Photowalks In Chania, Crete

      by tim13 Online Now Dec 9, 2013 at 12:46 AM

      I am currently staying on Chalidon Street, Chania Town, would anyone care to join me and my camera on a Winter Photowalk in and around Chania Town as I would like to be part of a group? I have already attended a painting class in Plaka, a Xmas Fayre in Almyrida, a visit to the ancient site of Aptera, a classical concert in Chania, a charity music evening with English bands in Malame. So join me, you know you'll have fun.
      Chalidon Street is a good starting point at the Fountain opposite Starbucks.
      Hope to see you soon!
      Angela Seager (UK)

      7 Answers Dec 11, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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      Villa available to rent

      by tropical459 Online Now Sep 17, 2013 at 12:39 PM

      I want to rent a villa in Chania Greece for the summer of 2014 for 4 weeks. Does anyone know of any available?

      3 Answers Feb 26, 2014 at 6:52 PM
    • chania airport to city center by bus

      by jonybee Online Now Sep 7, 2013 at 10:34 AM

      Hello to all! I will be visiting Chania in a few weeks. Could you please inform me on how to get to city center from the airport? Do i look for a bus with a number or a name on it? Do i get the ticket in advance or from the driver? how much does it cost? and finally, where does it end its route?
      Thank you for your time

      4 Answers Sep 8, 2013 at 2:38 AM
    • Where to stay

      by islandsiren Online Now Jul 15, 2013 at 8:55 AM

      Best place to stay where you have a view of the Harbour?

      1 Answer Jul 16, 2013 at 9:54 AM
    • costs

      by IamKittyP Online Now Jun 19, 2013 at 6:25 AM

      How much is a ticket from Chania to Maleme?

      1 Answer Jun 19, 2013 at 10:26 AM
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      travel from chania to sitia

      by zoekroess Online Now Apr 24, 2013 at 12:18 PM

      I'm looking to go from chania to sitia for a long weekend. what would be the cheapest way of getting there?

      1 Answer Apr 24, 2013 at 12:38 PM
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      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 23, 2013 at 3:56 AM

      Looking at some apartments called "DIAS" apartments in the town of Agia Marina. Has anyone stayed here, and can give me some information on them, also, would like to know what the beach, bus frequency, and the area in general
      is like. Any information would be appreciated. Thank you.

      1 Answer May 3, 2013 at 6:19 AM
    • Hotel in Chania

      by Uttio Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 6:45 PM

      Hi! I wld be going down to Chania for a short break during our Crete vacation in early June. While we wld be spending most of our time in Heraklion, Chania seems to be a good option to check out for a couple of days (specially interested in going to Elliphonisi Beach). I need some help in figuring out a great place to stay in Chania (maybe overlooking the harbour). There'll be 3 of us (12-yr old son, wife & I) and our budget is approx. E150 per night.

      1 Answer Apr 23, 2013 at 3:15 AM
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      Nea Kydonia, Chania, Crete

      by JANNCOX Online Now Apr 22, 2013 at 7:23 AM

      Has anyone stayed at Yakinthos hotel, and can give me any information on the area, and the hotel. Thank you.

      1 Answer Apr 22, 2013 at 8:18 AM
    • Elena Beach Hotel/Elena Apartaments

      by anabell12 Online Now Mar 16, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      Hi - has anyone stayed at Elena hotels (three accomodations close to Nea Chora beach). I booked a room via booking agent, but nobody responds my e-mail query. Is it a trustable accomodation? Thank you.

      4 Answers Mar 20, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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      Tent rental in Chania

      by OliviaY Online Now Feb 8, 2013 at 3:48 AM


      I am going to be volunteering just outside of Chania from August-September 2013 and was wondering if there is a place in or around Chania where you can rent of buy camping equiptment so that I wont have to fly it over with me. Any help would be much appreciated.


      1 Answer Feb 13, 2013 at 11:49 PM
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      Pandora Suites

      by titotherio Online Now Oct 26, 2012 at 8:03 AM

      Hi VT users,

      has anybody ever stayed at Pandora Suites in Chania? we did look on tripadvisor for some reviews and it looks positive for the most part, but simply wondering if anyone over here had ever stayed there and had comments about it?

      1 Answer Oct 26, 2012 at 6:02 PM
    • Baby carriage

      by tfeldskou Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 4:31 AM

      I would like to know if it's possible to rent a baby carriage in Chania

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      Looking for some shopping info to help in some wedding planning.

      by DanWachter Online Now Nov 28, 2008 at 10:09 AM


      I'm looking for a couple of things in Chania. We are having our wedding there next June and I am researching several things for the wedding. Looking for restaurants that do catering, flower shops, and liquor/wine shops. Would love some local insight on places that would fit the bill. Cheers!

    • on Kreta?

      by mtandon Online Now Oct 11, 2008 at 4:25 AM


      I will be arriving in Heraklion at 8am. I will be takign a ferry to Thira next morning. What would be the ebst way to spend time on Crete. And which area should I go to, Chania or stick to Heraklion?


      1 Answer Oct 11, 2008 at 6:36 AM
    • Bus or taxi

      by ina973 Online Now Jul 13, 2008 at 9:23 AM

      Can anyone tell me how much would cost me a taxi from Nea chora to the old venetian harbour, or which bus (number) should i take?
      Also I want to go in clubs with greek and club music , where usually greek people go (no taverns, no restaurants), but i have no clue so anybody ... help :)

      3 Answers Sep 13, 2008 at 1:10 PM
    • genealogy in Chania (La Canée in french )

      by sagonne Online Now Jun 25, 2008 at 10:45 PM

      my grand- grandfather was born has Chania ( La Canée in french ) in 1872.
      its name was Antoine Roubaud .His father (Marius Antoine Roubaud) came to Crete in 1862. His wife had the name of Annunzio .il was still alive in 1896.
      His brother (François Roubaud) was also in Crete. He had several children.
      They were carpenter. is what this name still exists in Chania ?
      thank you

      5 Answers Mar 3, 2009 at 6:50 AM