Monday is the celebration of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary and this will be a local holiday in Chania as Mary is the patron saint of the city. The celebration will take place in the cathedral on Halidon. Note that public services and probably many shops will be closed that day. Thanks to Crete Post for the picture.
From 6:30 a.m. until 10:30 am Solemn Mass in the Cathedral, Halidon Road. For map click here.
8.30: official raising of the flag at Firka Fortress
10:45: procession of the miraculous image of the Virgin
Departure from the church Virgin Mary Chania Halidon – Square 1866 – Kydonia Rd, Town Hall – N. Plasters – Market Square (Prayer) – Markopoulo Square – Tsouderon – Pottie – Karoli Dimitriou and back to Halidon Rd. (Prayer)
11:45: thanksgiving in the Cathedral for the Day of the Armed Forces followed by a
memorial service at the Peace and Friendship Park , Andrea Papandreou Rd. For map click here.