In the northwest of Crete lies Balos, the blue lagoon, a breathtaking cove with a dreamy sandy beach on the west side of the Gramvousa peninsula.
The ferries of 'Cretan Daily Cruises' depart daily (May-October) from the port of Kissamos towards the island of Imeri Gramvousa. There you can already refresh yourself in the crystal clear water and also admire the famous fortress of the same name, built by the Venetians in 1579 on the top of a steep rock.
After a two-hour stay in Gramvousa, the boat continues to the Balos Lagoon, which is reached after about 20 minutes. You then have about three hours to enjoy the exotic bay.
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