Sougia located 70 kilometers southwest of the city of Chania, in the gorge of Agia Irini. It name came from the ancient city Sigion. The name comes from the word “sis” = hog, pig, choiropoli. In ancient times the port of Dorian Elyros city, which in ancient times was enough bloom to mint its own coins, but was destroyed by the Saracens, Arabs in the 9th century AD. The Elyros was near the village Rodovani and the ruins of the ancient city you can visit the hill Kefalas. From ancient ruins Sougia few remain today on the east side of the torrent Agierinioti passing through the gorge of Agia Irini and empties into Sougia. Appears there were forests of oak and pig farming was organized. In the western part of the village was a well-sheltered harbor, which over the years and the geological changes of the area was destroyed. The most important part of the village is the East where even today we can see tanks, ruins of ancient buildings, thermal baths and city walls (whatever is left). The ancient city flourished in the Roman and Byzantine period. East of the village is the gorge Trypiti a wonderful trick to exit to the sea. The church has mosaics of the sixth century and is near the ancient city which has Lissos ancient theater and baths. Our company offers taxi transportation from and to Sougia .