The port of Kissamos links Crete to the nearest island of Kythira and Kalamata, Gythion and even Piraeus.
There are banks, a post Office, bus station, telephone center (OTE) , health center, camping site, car and motorbike rental offices, as well as shops for leather, gold, folk craft, woodcarving etc.
Also you can enjoy fiestas and celebrations , where the old customs are still alive.
With Kissamos as a starting point you can visit the archaeological sites of Falassarna, Polirrinia, the islands of Gramvoussa ( one with a pirate citadel) the beautiful gorges of Sirikari, Rokka and Topolia, the overlooking cave of St. Sophie (Agia Sofia), the
lagoon of Balos, the medieval villages etc. You will be seeing here rare endemic plants, aromatic, ornamental, as well as plants with healing properties.
Don’t forget to try the delicious dishes of the traditional Cretan cuisine, fresh fish from the bay, and last but not least the famous Kissamos wine.
The crystal clear sea and the vast sandy beaches of Kissamos make your holiday a unique pleasure…