Currently under progression is a new passenger terminal of 2,000sq mtr, and a pier extension, in order to provide berth accommodation for at least 4 mid and mega vessels at the same time. During 2016, 148,000 cruise passengers visited the area of Chania on 86 calls by 14 different cruise lines. In 2017, more than 127,000 cruise passengers on 84 calls by 17 different cruise lines called at the port.
The old town is an integral settlement with visible boundaries set by the walls surrounding it. It is possible for passengers with all levels of needs to visit Samaria Gorge and catering for those needs is foremost, in order to provide a unique opportunity for all to see Europe’s greatest visible gorge. For beach lovers Elafonisi, Balos and Falasarna are awarded among the best beaches in the world.