Holidays in Chania in April signify the start of the summer season: It’s already spring, and the summer is gradually approaching. All businesses and hotels are open, and ready to offer you beach holidays in Chania!
Holidays in Chania – April Overview
April also signifies the start of summer holidays in Chania, as beaches – beach bars and awarded blue flagged beaches are now ready for you to explore. Most improtantly, Samaria Gorge is now fully open and ready to welcome guests on the 16km long hike across the White Mountains, which IS A MUST!
Climate in Crete
The climate in Crete in April is sunny and friendly. The Spring season is on, and gradually, the days start to resemble Greek Summer: Sun, hot days and no rain (or even clouds!) is what you will face by having vacations in Chania, Crete in April!
Temperatures can reach up to 30°C which means a care free summer experience to many!
Tourist Traffic starts to rise on April, and that is a good thing! Most airlines have already started their holiday programms on April, and it is pretty easy to come to Crete for holidays!
Moreover, all tourist businesses are open, assuring you a pleasant holiday with proper service.
Chania Vacations: Ideal For
Vacations in Chania, Crete, and Greece in April are ideal for those who love to wander around our island, do outdoor activities (like hiking, snorkeling, scuba diving etc.) and adore a good swim at the beach without the scorching hot temperatures of July and August. There are also ideal for those who love to stroll the picturesque alleys of Chania old town with no stress and over populated areas due to the peak season.
Why make Holidays in Crete then?
April in Chania is known for the start of Summer and the official tourist season. It is also known that in April (dates may vary according to weather conditions) it it the official opening of Samaria Gorge, which is a dream goal for many.
Greeks also have a tradition to tell lies (not harmful though) on the 1st of April, which means that if you have holidays in Greece on April, you need to be extra careful on the 1st of May, which is the “April Fools Day“. Tourists beware!