Drakona – Therisso (a village as well as a unique gorge that you drive through) – Zourva – Meskla.
Drakona village has 2 reputable traditional taverns (‘Dounias’ and ‘O Tzaneris & I Archondissa’) offering traditional Cretan dishes. The village of Therisso also has many taverns – this is mainly visited by the locals for Sunday lunch. In Meskla village, visit the Botanical Park of Crete.
Malaxa village – Drive to Malaxa village (on route to Chania in any event) and enjoy lunch or a drink at any of the 3 cafés/taverns there. This location offers panoramic views to Souda (the port of Chania), Chania old town as well as the Akrotiri peninsula.
Psichro Pigadi (Keramia) Tavern – Psichro Pigadi is located at 1080m above sea level and offers good food at its tavern and absolutely majestic views to Chania and the sea! The drive up can be steep but very scenic.
Drive to Omalos (the start of the well known Samaria gorge).