Georgioupolis is a small seaside town in Chania Prefecture, approximately 38 km southeast of Chania, in West Crete.
Georgioupolis is set in a green countryside with a large beach stretching about 1.5 km eastwards.
Georgioupolis is on the border between Rethymno Prefecture to the east and Chania Prefecture to the west, although it belongs to the latter. The area around Georgioupolis is Apokoronas, with its picturesque villages and verdant landscape.
From Rethymno to Georgioupolis. Georgioupolis is only 20 kilometres from Rethymno, 15-20 minutes’ drive along the National Road. Don’t be tempted to speed along the long straight stretch from the Episkopi exit to Georgioupolis, as police radar traps are lying in wait to issue fines.
From Heraklion to Georgioupolis the distance is 100 kilometers, about 2 hours’ drive
From Chania to Georgioupolis is 38 kilometres. As you head from Chania to Rethymno, you will see Georgioupolis signposted – it’s a pretty popular tourist destination and you will easily get there in about 20 minutes.
Georgioupolis is 50 kilometres from Chania Airport, and you will need a hire car or a taxi to get there. From Chania and Rethymno, however, there are frequent buses all year round.