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  Balos is not only one of the loveliest beaches in the world, it is also an important natural habitat, with rare flora and fauna protected as part of the Natura 2000 network. Among the marvelous creatures here are the Eleonorafalcon, and cormorants, who nest here in the caves. This is also a habitat for the loggerhead sea turtle- better known as the beloved Caretta-Caretta, as well as the Mediterranean Monk Seal. The vegetation is also splendid, with a rare variety of daisy endemic to Greece and Crete.

  Gramvousa refers to two small uninhabited islands off the coast of a peninsula. The Gramvousa Peninsula forms the westernmost of the two pairs of peninsula in north-western Crete and is the western part of Kissamos Bay.

  Balos is not only one of the loveliest beaches in the world, it is also an important natural habitat, with rare flora and fauna protected as part of the Natura 2000 network. Among the marvelous creatures here are the Eleonorafalcon, and cormorants, who nest here in the caves. This is also a habitat for the loggerhead sea turtle- better known as the...

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Excursion Schedule

 

1st stop: Before Rethymno for breakfast and rest for about 20'.

 

2nd stop: The town of Kastelli at the western end of Crete. That's where the boat sails from, to Gramvoussa island and the Balos lagoon.

 

3rd stop: The Venetian Castle of Gramvoussa. After about 1hour boat trip with the cruise ship we arrive on Gramvoussa, where clients have around 1h30min to walk up to the castle on the hill and take photos of the breathtaking view of the Balos lagoon and for a first swim.

 

4th stop: Balos lagoon. After the 15' boat trip across from Gramvoussa, clients will find themselves in the crystal clear waters of Balos and stay for about 2h30min. In the meantime the restaurant of the boat will be open so clients can enjoy their lunch any time between 12:00 and 17:00.

 

5th stop: On the way back to Galaxy there will be a stop for 20' for rest.

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75 Dimokratias Av., 71306, Heraklion,
Crete - Greece

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GALILEO: ON44067
AMADEUS: ONHERGAL
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