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Balos, West Crete


We recommend the one day cruise to the island Gramvousa to "Balos" the blue lagoon. This eventful day cruise to Gramvousa is especially for families a great event. In the summer-season the boot "Gramvoussa-Express" goes every morning from the harbour of Kissamos to the Gramvoussa. The harbour of Kissamos is located between the city Kastelli Kissamos and Kaliviani. This route goes closed to the coastline. First you will have the possibility to visit the famous venetian castle at the top of a rock at an altitude of 137 m. There you will enjoy a fantastic panoramic sea view to the blue lagoon "Balos". This place was also hide-out for pirates.You have nearly 1 1/2 hour time for visiting the castle, then after this visit the route goes directly to the perfect dream blue lagoon "Balos". For this perfect dream beach you will have enough time to ejoy the azure sea.

Important information: Please donīt make this day trip in the first days of your holidays, it is better to make this day cruise at the end of your holidays when you and your skin is acclimatised to the sun and the hot temperature. Please bear in mind that you have no shades, but you have the possibility to rent sun-umbrellas from the boat. The boat offers also a small bar and sells sandwiches.

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