Paleochora is a small town in the south-west of Kissamos and approximately 45 Km. Paleochora today is a modern town with all the comforts of a modern town. It has crystal clear waters, well-organised beaches, and beautiful isolated small anchorages.
Walking in town you will have the opportunity to see Venetian and Byzantine wall paintings in some of the local churches, as well as discover the local coffee shops to enjoy your coffee in the sun or have a meal in a local tavern and sample the traditional cuisine of the area.
The nearby village of Azogires, has a museum dedicated to the area and the empty Monastery of the 99 Holy Fathers and what is claimed to be the largest Evergreen Plane Tree on the Island.
Ferry boats connect Paleochora with Sougia , Agia Roumeli and other places.
Starting from Kissamos, it will take you roughly 1 hour to get there. The route to Paleochora is very nice although in some parts it has narrow roads.
– Nice for walking and exploring
– Good taverns
– Excellent beaches and smaller coves to explore
– Feel the history and culture in every stone
– E4 walking path connections
– Visit the carnival at the start of Lent.