Chania - Lighthouses

  • The Lighthouse of Drapanos

    The Lighthouse of Drapanos was built in 1864 and still stands in very good condition. The access to the lighthouse is possible from Kokkino Chorio.

  • Lighthouse of Elafonisi

    The stone made lighthouse of Elafonisi officially started to operate after the tragic shipwreck of the ship Imperatrix.

  • The Lighthouse of Gavdos

    The Lighthouse of Gavdos operated from 1880 to 1942, when it was bombed by the Germans. Today, it is restored and operates as a museum.

  • The Egyptian Lighthouse

    The Egyptian lighthouse in the old port of Chania was initially constructed by the Venetians, around 1595 to 1601.

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