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therissoIt is situated 16 kilometers far from Chania, at the south, it is a small traditional village with 110 permanent residents. It is a mountainous village, built at the foot of the White Mountains and  is famous for its struggles against Ottoman Turks domination. It is from here that Eleftherios Venizelos started the revolt of 1905 that led to the incorporation of Crete to Greece. Therissos is worth visiting for the magnificent landscape.The road from Hania passes through an impressive gorge, by the river. Driving there is a fascinating experience. Access to Therissos is possible by public bus, but the best way to visit is by private or renting car and motorbike.