Chania covered market in Crete
Chania is the biggest town in the western part of Crete and it is probably the best place to shop. Famous and very characteristic is the covered market where you can discover the authentic smells and tastes of the island.
Located in an imposing structure with two large access doors, it looks out onto a green square surrounded by benches. Inside, there are shops selling a bit of everything, from classical tourist souvenirs to the typical food stalls, among which stand out the delicious olives, available in different qualities, curious butchers with goat heads hung up, cheeses and baskets of snails.
The covered market of Chania is very popular among tourists and attended diligently and daily by the locals that's why inside there are also cafes where people can get together between one purchase and another.
This covered market is a milestone in the tour of the city and the island, and allows you to get closer to the Greek cuisine and all the ingredients that are necessary to prepare it, in a very lively and festive way.