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Posted on May 31, 2013

Blue flags in Chania Municipality

The prefecture of Chania was awarded With 20 blue flags this year.

As officially announced the Greek Society for the Protection of Nature, beaches in Chania distinguished Blue Flag is:

MUNICIPALITY APOKORONOU: Maistrali, Kalyves Xyda, Kyani Akti, Kavros, Perastikos.
Municipality of Platanias: Platanias, Platanias Limanaki, Kolympari.
Municipality of Chania: Stalos, Agii Apostoli 1, Agii Apostoli 2, Chryssi Akti (golden beach), Agia Marina Kalamaki, Nea Chora, Marathi, Cross, St. Onoufrios, Kalathas.

As stated in the Greek Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN), “with 393 Blue Flag beaches, Greece is again, like last year, the second in the world among 49 countries. The International Jury awarded this year 3,103 beaches and 626 marinas worldwide. Becomes effort, in cooperation with relevant government agencies to increase the number of Greek-winning marina. ”
Also noted that “the” Blue Flag “is an international symbol of quality, considered the best-known environmental symbol in the world. Awarded since 1987, on beaches and marinas that meet strict qualification requirements. Not enough coasts have only required exceptional quality of bathing waters. It should also be kept and the other 31 strict criteria relating to cleanliness, organization, information, safety of swimmers and visitors, protect the natural wealth of the coast and the coastal area, while environmental awareness. The major travel agencies abroad pay particular attention to “Blue Flag” when choosing destinations offer their customers, insisting on good offers on the coast, but also to protect the environment. ”
Recall that the coast who wishes to receive the award “Blue Flag”, it must meet all of its required criteria. To the coast there are 32 strict criteria for marinas 22.
The list of award-winning beaches and marinas located on the website: http://www.eepf.gr/blueflag/awards2013
From the following link you interested to download the Press kit http://www.eepf.gr/blueflag/presskit2013 (List of award-winning beaches and marinas 2013, Statistics, Posters Program, Historical and actions EEPF and photos from the Program ” Blue Flags “)