Chóra Sfakíon
in Chania of Crete, Greece

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
35.202 and 24.137 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 35° 12' 6" and E 24° 8' 13"
Currency and Currency Code:
Euro - EUR
Spoken languages:
Modern Greek, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:24 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Athens
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:26 am and 5:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-22.661 and -152.805 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Motu Ura
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Greece in Southern Europe

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Greece.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Greece. Last Update: 2022-01-25 08:34:02

Discover Chóra Sfakíon

Chóra Sfakíon in Chania (Crete) with it's 243 citizens is a city in Greece about 193 mi (or 311 km) south of Athens, the country's capital city.

Local time in Chóra Sfakíon is now 12:24 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Athens with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Chóra Sfakíon, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Greece is Chania International Airport in a distance of 23 mi (or 37 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Vryses, Chania, Kastri, Rethymno and Gerani. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 7°C / 44 °F

Morning Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 42 °F
Chance of rainfall 25%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1023 hPa
Wind Speed Strong breeze with 19 km/h (12 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Wednesday, 26th of January 2022

7°C (45 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 27th of January 2022

9°C (48 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 28th of January 2022

11°C (51 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sifis Hotel

Address
3,3 mi
Loutro Sfakion
Sfakia
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Oasis Hotel

Address
3,2 mi
Loutro Village
73011 Loutro
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Madares Hotel

Address
3,3 mi
Loutro Sfakion
73011 Sfakia
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Lefka Ori

Address
0,1 mi
Chora Sfakion
73100 Sfakia
Greece

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Chora Sfakion

Published: May 24, 2007
Length: 49:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: xaniacrete

http://sfakia.creteisland.gr.


Kreta - droga do Chora Sfakion

Published: June 14, 2013
Length: 10:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Magdalena Lipkowska

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)


F800GS: Crete - Chora Sfakion to Anopoli

Published: June 07, 2011
Length: 05:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: yns73

21/05/2011 Chora Sfakion to Anopoli, Crete Ride report here: http://www.symoska.gr/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=82.


on the raod from Vrysson to Chora Sfakion

Published: September 08, 2009
Length: 59:03 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: esalvotti

Crete - Greece - August 2009 We went from Falasarna to Frangocastelo, this is a small part of the road few KM before Chora Skafion.


2010-10-11 Chora Sfakion - Crete

Published: October 17, 2010
Length: 00:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sheramami

Hochladen auf 2010/10/17.


With boat from Hora Sfakion to Loutro 1 juli 2010

Published: July 20, 2010
Length: 37:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: froskola

Crete by boat, Chora Sfakion-Loutro, Ilingas Beach.


With boat from Hora Sfakion to Loutro 1 juli 2010

Published: July 20, 2010
Length: 20:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: froskola

Crete by boat, Chora Sfakion-Loutro.


Ntourountous Bakery, Sfakia. Spot 3

Published: September 09, 2014
Length: 31:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Φούρνος Ντουρουντούς

Ntourountous Bakery at Chora Sfakion. If you want to take a closer look at our bakery, our history, our products of even see more photos and videos, visit our website at http://www.ntourountous.gr.


Ntourountous Bakery, Sfakia. Spot 2

Published: September 09, 2014
Length: 57:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Φούρνος Ντουρουντούς

Ntourountous Bakery at Chora Sfakion. If you want to take a closer look at our bakery, our history, our products of even see more photos and videos, visit our website at http://www.ntourountous.gr.


Ntourountous Bakery, Sfakia. Spot 5

Published: September 09, 2014
Length: 28:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Φούρνος Ντουρουντούς

Ntourountous Bakery at Chora Sfakion. If you want to take a closer look at our bakery, our history, our products of even see more photos and videos, visit our website at http://www.ntourountous.gr.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Sfakia

Sfakiá is a mountainous area in the southwestern part of the island of Crete, in the Chania regional unit. It is considered one of the few places in Greece to never have been fully occupied by foreign powers. With a 2011 census population of 1,889 inhabitants living on a land area of 467,58 km², Sfakia is one of the largest and least densely populated municipalities on the island of Crete. The etymology of its name is disputed.

Located at 35.2, 24.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Crete, Populated places in Chania (regional unit), Provinces of Greece

Hora Sfakion

Error: Image is invalid or non-existent. Hóra Sfakíon or Sfakia is a town on the south coast of Crete, Greece. It is the capital of the remote and mountainous region of Sfakiá, and is a small town of just 278 inhabitants (2001 census). It lies on the south coast near the end of the Imbros Gorge, 74 km south of Chania. It has two small harbours, where the ferry boats from Agia Roumeli dock, which in the summer bring the hikers from the Samaria Gorge to take buses back to the northern coast.

Located at 35.2008, 24.1372 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mediterranean port cities and towns in Greece, Populated places in Chania (regional unit)

Ammoudi tous Volakous

Ammoudi tous Volakous (Greek: Αμμούδι τους Βολάκους, "sandy beach of the rocks") is an uninhabited islet to the south of the western coast of Crete in the Libyan Sea. Just south of Sfakia it is within Sfakia's administration, in Chania regional unit.

Located at 35.1922, 24.1433 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chania (regional unit), Uninhabited islands of Greece, Mediterranean islands, Islands of Crete

Treis Volakous

Treis Volakous (Greek: Τρεις Βολάκους, "three rocks") are rocks close to the southern coast of Crete in the Libyan Sea. They fall within the administration of the municipality of Sfakia, in Chania regional unit.

Located at 35.2, 24.1328 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Chania (regional unit), Uninhabited islands of Greece, Mediterranean islands, Islands of Crete

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Chóra Sfakíon.

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Χώρα Σφακίων: Beach Webcam − Пляж в Хоре Сфакион − юг о.Крит, Χώρα Σφακίων (source)

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Χώρα Σφακίων: Sfakia, Χώρα Σφακίων (source)

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sfakiá, Khóra Sfakíon, Sphakia, Hora Sfakia, Hora Sfakion, Chóra Sfakíon, Χώρα Σφακίων