Paleochore is located on the south of the county with its scenic beaches.

Paleochora (or Paliochora as you might find it) is located on the southwest coast of Crete at a distance of 70km. from Chania and 200 km. from Heraklion. It is built on a peninsula between two picturesque bays. Washed by the Libyan Sea and justly regarded as the "Libyan Bride" and "Land of the Sun". It has 2,500 inhabitants and a large number of beds in small hotels and tourist accommodation. The village offers ALL FACILITIES it takes a visitor to our region. You'll find all that you find in a city. Banks, Doctors, Pharmacies, Police, Post Office, Telecommunications, Port Authority, Customs, Cinema, Bars, Disco, car rental, etc. It has perhaps the best beaches in Crete spanning 18 km on either side of Paleochora. As an organized area resort it is an ideal base for the surrounding areas. You can visit archaeological and historical sites, Byzantine churches and monasteries, famous gorges like Samaria, Agia Irini etc, archeological cities like Lissos, Elyros, Kandania, caves, beaches, etc. It has daily sea transportation to Sougia, Agia Roumeli , Loutro, Sfakia, Elafonisi and Gavdos. We also have daily afternoon cruises in order to meet the dolphins and whales that exist in our region. There are several hiking trails in the European path E4 & E1 and out, all of them ending up in one of our beautiful beaches. Other water activities include swimming, serfing, water skiing, snorkeling and photos, jet ski, kite, sailing, fishing.

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