Megala Horafia (Aptera)
Megala Horafia village lies at the foothill of Malaxa mountain, approximately 11 kilometres east of Hania.
There are 3 tavernas in the village and a new mini market. It is also known as Aptera, after the ancient city, its remains from Minoan and Roman times can still be visited. Beyond these stands a well preserved Turkish castle, overlooking the sea and guarding the entrance into Souda Bay.