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Chora Sfakion is a harbour village in the southwest of Crete. It has about 475 inhabitants, and is the capital of Sfakia region.

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  • 1 Platanos Tavern and Rooms, Anopolis, Sfakia, +30 28250 91169. Tavern and rooms for rent Platanos are located on the Anopolis main square, a picturesque, traditional village in the Sfakia region. They feature a great view of the Cretan Sea. Platanos is a small family business which started its operation in the early ’80s. There are eight rooms for rent available. The tavern features a variety of traditional Cretan dishes and a spectacular view of The White Mountains and the Libyan Sea.



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  • Buses wait at a large bus station to meet the evening ferry from Ayia Roumeli to take hikers home from the bottom of the Samarian Gorge.
  • There is a direct ferry to Agia Roumeli where you can start the trek through the Samaria Gorge. This trek is known as "The Lazy way" - but most people name it "The Crazy way". People will arrive about noon and start walking in the hot sun up to the entrance of the park.
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