Ferry to Kissamos
Anyone travelling by ferry to Kissamos in the north-west of Crete has to taste the region's famous wine, spirits and olive oil!
Travelling to the Destination Kissamos
37 km from the city of Chania, Kissamos or Kasteli, as they call it because of the Venetian castle, is a seaside town that is bustling with tourists in the summertime. The main activity of the city is concentrated around the coastal road that host hotels, restaurants and cafes serving the needs of residents and visitors. The pedestrian area by the sea is ideal for enjoyable walks.
Anyone travelling to the destination Kissamos will taste the famous Kissamos wine, tsikoudia, raisins and the high quality olive oil, all products of this fertile area of Crete. Within the city, one should visit the Archaeological Museum, housed in the building of the Venetian Cathedral with exhibits dating back to prehistoric and early Christian times. From Kissamos, the traveler has access to all of western Crete and mainly to three of the most beautiful beaches of the island, Ballos, Falasarna and Elafonissi. Topolia Gorge is ideal for hiking and close by is the cave of Agia Sophia at a height of 285 meters with the homonymous chapel in the vaulted room. Before leaving from Kissamos with a ferry, take a small boat from the harbor to the islets of Gramvousa. A place of special natural beauty, with the triangle shaped Venetian castle, offering panoramic views of the surrounding area.
Ferry routes Kissamos connect the western part of Crete with Kythira, Antikythira, Gythion and the port of Piraeus, while in the summer months Kissamos connects with Kythira and the harbor of Kalamata.
Schedules & Prices Kissamos
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