The area of Kolimbari

Published: September 10, 2019
Municipal Unit of Kolymvari, Sights

Kolimbari is a picturesque seaside village 24 km west of the city of Chania. The population of the area is 1,000 inhabitants and they are mainly engaged in tourism, fishing and agriculture.

The locals engaged in agriculture produce oil, honey, wine, meat, and cheese products. Large hotel units have been built in the area of ​​Kolimbari, giving the possibility of employment during the summer months.

From a geomorphological point of view, the area is of great interest as the visitor’s gaze is fixed by the alternation of the landscape in the sea, mountains, plains and gorges.

Finally, in the surrounding area, visitors have the opportunity to admire monasteries and temples with post-Byzantine icons and church utensils. You can also admire fishing boats, ancient anchors, harpoons, firecrackers, collections of fish and other marine organisms at the Fisheries Museum.