Gremna Gramvousa

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Along the coastline north and west of Kasteli Kisamou up to the settlement of Kalyviani, you will meet with some small and deserted coves, but also a splendid rocky beach with clear blue water – ideal for a moment’s relaxation and for camping too. The deep water and rocky sea-bed make it a fitting choice for diving and spear-fishing. If you visit, beware – the beach abounds in rocks! You can also reach it by boat, from Kasteli Kisamou.

On the north and west part of Cape Gramvousa, across from the lagoon of Balos are the two small islands of ‘Tame’ and ‘Wild’ Gramvousa.

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  • location Gramvousa Cape, Kisamos, Chania
  • free camping Yes
  • nudism Yes
  • beach type Rocky
  • accommodation No
  • dinning No
  • other facilities


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Access Info

relevant routes & paths:

Kasteli - Elos - Elafonisos - Falasarna

Distances: 10 km from Kastelli Kissamos, 40 km from Chania.

By car/motorcycle: From Chania, drive west along the National Highway to Kastelli and continue on to the village of Kalyviani. There you can either leave your vehicle and continue on foot for approximately 1.5 hours or drive for another 4 km or so on a dirt road to just above the beach. Once there, be careful: the descent from the cliffs to the beach is steep.
By sea: By boat, the nearest port is Kastelli Kissamos.

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