Kissamos is located approximately 170 miles (274 kilometers) from Athens, the national capital, and about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Heraklion.
Discover some of the interesting attractions in the area. The the Port of Kissamos is one place to start.
The region is a popular tourism destination. To understand why, visit the other popular attractions around Kissamos. Zourva and Perivolia are just two of the many other places worth seeing while you're in Crete Island.
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east of Kissamos is Khania, a regional city where you go see Agia Marina Beach, Agioi Apostoloi and Mosque of the Janisarries. Khania has plenty to offer travelers willing to hang around a little longer. Khania Nautical Museum, Stavros Beach and Gouverneto Monastery are just a sample of the other interesting attractions worth a visit.
For a low-cost outdoors activity that will interest the entire family, take the time to visit the region's popular open-air museums. To truly understand the present, it's often helpful to learn a little local history. Crete Island's fascinating old towns are a great starting point.
Travelers who prefer getting off the main tourist trail will enjoy the region's winery tours, culinary tours and guided nature walks. If you're not the kind of traveler to go on vacation just to shuffle between the hot tub and the bar, the area around Kissamos offers a number of adventure activities such as bungee jumping and caving.
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Yiá sou (farewell) to the interesting people you've met and the landscapes you've seen.