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We came here on a boat trip over to balos lagoon and decided to save the swimming for there. So when we arrived here we went straight up to the fortress which offered amazing views of the beach and the clear waters of the Mediterranean....More
We booked the excursion from Scaleta not really thinking the photos would meet the expectations. After a 2 hour car journey we arrived at the harbour and then began our 2 hour boat journey. The boat supplied food, water and sun umbrellas. When we arrived...More
We took a boat trip to Gramvousa/Balos as part of an organised beach clean.
We had the opportunity to walk up to the fortress on Gramvousa, the views are pretty spectacular and the fortress is really interesting. It’s probably a 15 minute walk from the...More
It's beautiful, speechless.... yes you should go down first (kind of uncomfortable steps but it's better then going up ...)😊😊😊
You can pay I think it was €7-10€ and get a horse or donkey ride.
Water is very clean, little chilly one place , warm...More
Practically you climb 130 meters of bare rock with some remnants of (kind of) some steps. Hot, bare rocks, extremely difficult for people with inadequate shoes and for those not in perfect physical condition. Once you climbed you have nothing to see but a real...More
We booked this excursion through our travel agency. A combined bus/boat trip to gramvousa/balos. From chania it took more than 1 hour to drive to kissimos (picking up more people from other hotels) to board the ship. On the bus everything was explained in german,...More
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We went on a ferry. It dropped us to the beach using tenders and then they came back for us at the allotted time. The ferry then took us across. I didn't see any water taxi's. People generally visit both places in... More
We went on a ferry. It dropped us to the beach using tenders and then they came back for us at the allotted time. The ferry then took us across. I didn't see any water taxi's. People generally visit both places in succession. The ferrying swap during the day so people are split.