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13-14 hours
Tour Type:
Daily Tour
English, German, French, Italian, Polish

Gramvousa – Balos


Discover the two small uninhabited islands off the coast of Gramvousa Peninsula as well as Balon Lagoon. Enjoy a magical boat trip through the westernmost point of Crete and admire the crystal clear waters of these places. Walk across the white sand shore and find yourself enjoying the sun in one of the most beautiful beaches.

Total: 65

Special offer

· Board a boat and sail to Gramvousa and Balos

· Swim in the crystal-clear waters of Gramvousa

· Climb the Venetian Fortress on Gramvousa Island for unique views

· Enjoy relaxing moments on the exotic Balos Lagoon


Morning Pick up:

We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning.

Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.

Bus Drive to KasteliPort: 3.5 hours(average)

There will be a short stop on the way for restroom, toilet and snack – 20 minutes

1st stop: Kasteli

The town of Kastelli at the western end of Crete.

That’s where the boat sails from, to GramvoussaPeninsula and Balos lagoon.

Boat Trip: 1 hour

2nd stop: Gramvousa Peninsula – 1 hour 30 minutes

After the cruise across western Cretan sea, the boat arrives at Gramvousa.Walk up to the castle on the hill and take photos of the breathtaking panoramic view and Balos lagoon. Enjoy some time to swim and sunbathe by the coast.

Boat Trip: 15 minutes

4th stop: Balos Lagoon – 2 hours 30 minutes

After the cruise from Gramvousa, the boat will arrive at Balos lagoon.

Travelers will have plenty of time to enjoy swimming in the crystal clear waters of Balos, walk across the golden sand beach and explore the nature around.

Lunch: In the meantime, the restaurant of the boat will be open so clients can enjoy their meal any time between 12:00 and 17:00.

Boat Trip: 1 hour

5th stop:Kasteli

Arrival by boat back at the port of Kasteli.

End of the tour – Return to resorts:

Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.

Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.

Return Bus Drive to resorts: 3.5 hours(average)

*There will be a short stop on the way back for restroom and snack – 20 minutes

Start at: 6:30am

Ends at: 21:00


· Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus

· Professional Driver

· Tour Guide

· Boat tickets (day cruise)

· Lunch

· Entrance fee to the natural park

· All the legal taxes

· Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ

Not Included

• Entrance (€1)
• Τips and Individual expenses.

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