PLATANIAS Transfer Prices from only £10.20 Great prices on Transfers in PLATANIAS with A2B Transfers
Platanias only a few years ago was mainly a rich agricultural area. Today Platanias is a cosmopolitan touristic resort, one of the most famus in Crete. Platanias is 10 Km from Chania, on the highway to Kasteli. The 4 kiometers of the white shining sandy beaches, have given to Platania beach for 7 years in a row, the blue flag, a hallmark of quality of EEC for clear and organized beaches. The area offers all swimming facilities. The pleasant hotels, the evergreens, the orange groves and exotic bamboo along the riverbanks, draw visitors year after year.
According to the tradition, on the rock of Platania, was the ancient city of Pergamos and Agamemnonas tomb. In the Venetian inventories PLATANIAS is mentioned as Platanea and Pirgho Platanea, there were possibly two different settlements. Originally the village was built amphitheatrically on a high, rocky place with picturesque houses. Now it has spread to the sea-side.
One kilometer away from Platanias you will find yourself in a wild refuge with rare flora and fauna, and aged plane trees growing among ivy and wild vines. The scenary gives the visitor a tropical feeling. Across Platania there is a small island, which is a protected area because they live on it wild and free, the famous wild ibexes KRI - KRI.
A2Btransfers offers low cost transfers in Platanias and surrounds.