If you choose the picturesque Cretan town near the sea for this year’s vacation, get ready to experience the traditional Cretan culture.
Find the available ferry routes from Piraeus to Kissamos and from Gytheio to Kissamos on and book your ferry tickets online.

It is 40 kilometers away from the capital of Chania, they call it Kasteli and it is next to exotic beaches. So, for your swims we recommend:

  • Balos: A small blue Paradise right out of a fairytale.
  • Falasarna: One of the most popular beaches of the island with a huge coast and blue-green waters.
  • Mavros Molos: A large shore with crystal-clear waters near the town center.
  • Elafonisi: A “fake”-looking landscape. Strikingly blue shallow waters and pink sand. A small piece of Paradise!
  • Kissamos Livadia Beach: A huge beach near the town with mixed sand and pebbles and shallow waters.

What should you do at Kissamos?

  • Explore the town. Forgotten by Time. Quaint, simple, without the noise of cosmopolitan destinations.
  • Visit the Archeological Museum.
  • Make a stop at “Mari’s spring” with its ceaseless running water.
  • Next up, the historic Skalidis Street, the former commercial center of the town.
  • Enjoy your food and drinks at the Telonio beach, the meeting point of the whole town.
  • Admire the Komolithoi at Potamida.
  • The nature lovers should take a walk at the Agia Sofia caves.
  • Make a list of villages! Taste the delicious Cretan cuisine and see how their few inhabitants keep the traditions alive! Ennia Choria, Kalyviani, Polyrrinia, Milia, Ancient Polyrrinia and many more!

Useful Telephone Numbers to Kissamos:

Kissamos health center: +30 28223 40100
Kissamos Police: +30 28220 22115
KEP Kissamos: +30 28220 83326