Akrotiri is the peninsula that extends northeast of Chania where the airport and the largest port of Western Crete are located. Many small gorges are formed in the area, ideal for hiking. Seitan Ports beach is known for its wild beauty and its unique waters where you can enjoy your swim.
The monastery of Agios Ioannis Eleimonas in Pazinos is of architectural interest and that of the Holy Trinity of Tzagarolos is very important for its contribution to the history of the island. The theological school of Crete is housed there. The tombs of Eleftherios and his son Sophocles Venizelos are one of the most famous sights in Akrotiri, from where you can enjoy a wonderful view to Chania and Northwest Crete. The beaches of Kalavas, Tersana and Stavros are among the most famous and the cave of Arkoudiotissa is very interesting.