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Gramvousa & Balos Day Tour from Heraklion

Discover the Exotic Lagoon from Heraklion in All Inclusive!

About This Tour

The Balos and Gramvousa tour offers a captivating exploration of two stunning destinations located on the northwest coast of Crete, Greece.

Here's some informative content about the Balos and Gramvousa tour:

  • Departure: This escorted tour includes a comfortable transportation to and from the departure point for the first stop Kissamos, boat transfers, and any necessary permits. You will not have to worry about navigating the routes, buying tickets, or organizing transportation, as everything is arranged for you, ensuring a smooth, relaxing and hassle-free experience.
  • Balos Beach: Balos Beach is a mesmerizing natural paradise characterized by its crystal-clear turquoise waters, soft white sand, and unique rock formations. It is often referred to as one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece and is a popular attraction for visitors to Crete. The beach is located on the Gramvousa Peninsula and is surrounded by a shallow lagoon, creating a stunning contrast of colors. Balos Beach can be accessed by boat or by hiking down a steep trail, providing different options for visitors to enjoy its beauty.
  •  Gramvousa Island: Gramvousa is situated opposite Balos Beach and is a captivating destination with its own distinct charm. It is known for its imposing Venetian castle, perched on top of a steep hill. The castle was built in the 16th century and offers panoramic views of the surrounding sea and coastline. Exploring the castle ruins is a highlight of the Gramvousa tour, allowing visitors to immerse themselves in the island's rich history and enjoy breathtaking vistas.
  • Natural Beauty and Wildlife: Both Balos Beach and Gramvousa Island are renowned for their natural beauty and diverse wildlife. The area is home to various bird species, including seagulls and falcons, and during the boat ride, visitors may have the chance to observe dolphins swimming alongside the vessel. The pristine waters surrounding Balos Beach are ideal for snorkeling, allowing visitors to explore an underwater world teeming with marine life.
  • Return Journey: Finally our comfortable bus will return us back to the hotel, late in the afternoon.

The Balos and Gramvousa tour provides a unique opportunity to discover two extraordinary destinations in Crete, combining natural beauty, historical landmarks, and a memorable boat excursion.

Free cancellation 24 h before the tour

Also included

  • Pick-up & drop-off transportation
  • Escort
  • Ferry tickets
  • Lunch & Drinks


  • Tips and gratuities
  • Island preservation tax of 1 euro

We offer hand-picked tours for you, that will enhance your experience of the destination and not just tours off the shelf. Being local is the most important factor for Destination One, that allows us to be able to select the best activities and to create remarkable excursions for you.

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