Comolithoi Potamida

Comoliths as they are called, is a scenery about 35 km west of Chania in Potamida, Kissamos. They are hills composed of soft clay to which over time erosion has given rise to these unique formations. Prior to the discovery of cement, this natural “landscape” was of great value, as the inhabitants of the surrounding…

Kasteli Kissamou | the town

  Kastelli Kissamou, which has been renamed to Kissamos since 1966, is a small picturesque town spreading out on the edge of Myrtilos Bay between the peninsula of Gramvousa and Spatha. It owes its name to the Venetian fortress that was built there. The shape of the fortress was an asymmetrical pentagon and, like all…

Kissamos Parthenon Monastery

The Parthenon Monastery in Kissamos is a modern female monastery dedicated to the Living Source. It was founded in 1905 and renovated in 1962. The Kissamos Civic School and the first Deaf School in Crete operated here.

Kissamos Archaeological Museum

Kissamos Archaeological Museum is located in the central Tzanakakis square. It hosts remarkable finds of the area from Roman Hellenistic times to its modern sites. The mosaics that have remained unchanged over time are striking. The activities of this Museum started in 2005 and the exhibition is divided into sections based on chronological and local…


This is a special beach that spreads out the coastal pedestrian street. There you will find many café-bars and restaurants open from morning until late at night. We recommend that you visit it, not so much for swimming, but for its beautiful atmosphere.