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Tavronitis, West Crete

The Village Tavronitis belongs to the municipality of Platanias Western Crete. 6 km to the Village Kolimbari and 37 km to the Airport of Chania (40 minutes drive). Tavronitis is a traditional quiet village with taverns, kafenions, pharmacy, hairdresser, dry-cleaning, and several supermarkets. The long pebble beach extends to the coastal village Kolimbari. This is our favourit beach for swimming in the West Coast of Crte, because there is no hustle and bustle. Enjoy staggering natural beauty in the outback of Tavronitis. You will see many picturesque mountain villages like Voukolies and Vouves, set in green hills. Discover the unknown protected areas like the Gorge of Sarikari, Gorge of Sasalos and the Natural Monument, the oldest olive tree in the mountain village Vouves. The oldest olive Tree has a diameter of 3,64 meter, and circumference of 12,5 Meter and valued 3500-5000 years old. The outback of Tavronitis is knowerdays an international area. Many Europeans built in the outback of Tavronitis and Kolimbari their houses because it is the most beatiful region.

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