Sougia is located approximately 190 miles (306 kilometers) from Athens, the capital of Greece, and about 75 miles (121 kilometers) from Heraklion.
It's recommended not to limit yourself to the points of interest in Sougia because the whole region has been endowed with numerous terrific sights and attractions. Gerani, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south, and Stalos is located 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the south.
Around 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Sougia is Khania, an important regional city where you'll find Cathedral of the 3 Martyrs, Hassan-Pascha Mosque and Stavros Beach. If you're still looking for things to do, be sure to check out Gouverneto Monastery, Venetian Great Arsenal and Khania Lighthouse before returning to Sougia.
On sunny days, why don't you explore Crete Island's open-air museums?. Places of worship are often great windows into a community's spiritual heart. The churches throughout Crete Island are certainly no exception.
There are times when one of the better ways to understand a place is by tapping into the expertise of locals. This region has some interesting city walking tours, guided nature walks and cycling tours. If you feel like it is time to relax try sunbathing or picnicking.
Everything has to end, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Sougia, you'll have plenty of memories and keepsakes to remember your adventure.