Nestled high on Cape Drapano, within the charming Chania regional unit of the beautiful Greek island of Crete, lies the quaint and traditional village of Drapanos This small village is slowly expanding, yet still maintains its authentic atmosphere and way of life Drapanos is part of the municipality of Apokoronas and is a part of the larger community of Kefalas

Despite its size, Drapanos offers all the necessary amenities for a comfortable stay The village boasts two tavernas, where visitors can indulge in delicious local cuisine, and a small grocery store for daily necessities With mail delivery available and a convenient location on the Chania bus route (ΚΤΕL), Drapanos provides easy access to other areas of the island

For additional services and entertainment options, guests can explore the nearby villages of Plaka and Kefalas, both just a short drive away And for those looking to soak up some sun and sea, the nearest beach resort, Almyrida, is only a ten-minute drive from Drapanos

As for its location, Drapanos is situated within the Chania region, just 39 km from the Chania Airport The drive from the airport takes approximately 50 minutes Additionally, the village is 118 km from the Heraklion Airport, with a driving time of about 1 hour and 50 minutes With its charming atmosphere, convenient location, and easy access to neighboring areas, Drapanos is a must-visit destination for anyone exploring the beautiful island of Crete

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Drapanos weather

Feels like 33.1°C
W 15.1 km/h
7 UV

3 Day Forecast

29.5 / 25°C29.4 / 25.1°C29.5 / 25.5°C
13 km/h 15.1 km/h 15.1 km/h
48% 48% 48%
10 UV 10 UV 10 UV
Sunrise 06:18 AM
Sunset 08:40 PM

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Beaches near Drapanos

Ombrosgialos beach

Ombrosgialos beach

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Almirida Beach

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Koutalas beach

Koutalas beach

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Kera beach

Kera beach

Distance 4.25 km
Kalives Beach

Kalives Beach

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Kalivaki beach

Kalivaki beach

Distance 8.07 km
Georgioupolis beach

Georgioupolis beach

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Kalami Beach

Kalami Beach

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Marathi Beach

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Kavros beach

Kavros beach

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