Balos Gramvousa Cruise


The famous lagoon of Balos is located approximately 56km northwest of Chania and 17km northwest of Kissamos, it is surely the mostly photographed beach in Crete, famous for its turquoise waters, the wild natural beauty and the beautiful exotic scenery. During the summer, Balos is visited by thousands of people. The water is very shallow and warm ideal choice for children.

At the peninsula of Gramvousa there is a castle which was built by the Venetians and was used as a fortress against aspiring conquerors who occasionally wanted to trample, built in 1579-84, at a height of 137 meters above the natural harbor. The position of the castle was strategic as it protects the entire northwest Crete. Size continues to impress as it has a triangular shape with each side to be over one kilometer.Book Tour

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At the northwest end of Crete, at the edge of Kissamos, there is a wild, inhospitable almost peninsula, ending in one of the most exotic Mediterranean beaches. Balos is one of the most imposing and most famous icons of the prefecture of Chania and stands opposite two small islets, Imeri and Agia Gramvousa. In the first, the boats daily disembark visitors who want to go up to the Venetian castle, which in the years of the struggle was the base for the excursions of the Cretan revolutionaries against the Turks.

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