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Gavalochori (Greek: Γαβαλοχώρι) is a village of the Chania regional unit on the northwest coast of the island of Crete, in Greece.

It is named after the Gavalas family who lived here during the reign of the Venetians.

Gavalochori is four kilometers from Almirida.

It is a very old village with an interesting history explained in the local Folklore Museum.

The village has many shops including two taverns, two cafes, a pastry shop with cafe bar, the village pre-school, a graphic design Studio, bakery, three grocery stores and a handicrafts shop. There are 14 Greek Orthodox churches in and around the village as well as Venetian arches and wells, Roman tombs and an ancient olive oil factory.

Many interesting walks exist around the village.


Our favorite restaurant: GAVALIANOS

Enjoy authentic Cretan atmosphere in the original village Kafenio dating from the 1800 S

Tel 0030 6974 162507     0030 28250 84004


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