Polemarchi

Polemarchi is a lowland village located at an altitude of 80 meters and it is 22 km away from Chania. The approximately 170 residents are occupied in various agricultural activities.

The designation of the settlement derives from a Roman centurion named Polemarchos.

Going to Polemarchi from the main road, will be a chance for you to see the oil mill of the region, the location of Kato Vrissi with the spring water and the old tree near the cemetery of the village. The cemetery belongs to the chapel of St. John, which has historical value and dates from the 13th century.

At the traditional café of the village, you can enjoy your coffee, taste appetizers and get to know the locals and the Cretan hospitality. At the top of Polemarchi, there is the Limni hill with the beautiful pine forest and the church of Agia Paraskevi.

From this top, you can admire the Tavronitis River, the airport of Maleme, the deep blue sea and the green of the olive groves. The unique sunset and the sunrise from the bay of Chania will be an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

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