Kissamos has some of the nicest beaches on the island and the world. The ball, Falaserna took the 100 best beaches in the world. Also well known beaches are Elafonisi and cedar forest and other small beaches.
A remarkable point of Cretan territorial specificity, and Playfulness geological phenomenon of nature is the Cretan gorges. Animal shelter in combination with shrubs aromatic herbs and music of birds create an atmosphere of enjoyment.
As the entire island so the Municipality Kissamos are numerous monuments that indicate the history of this place. From the ancient city of Puget Sound, the ancient Polirinia until the Venetian buildings, unfolds a long history and a wealth of heritage
The Archaeological Museum of Kissamos, is situated in the central square Tzanakaki General. It is a listed building with modern rooms that hosts significant findings in the area since Roman Hellenistic times. Very impressive are the mosaics museum have stayed unchanged over the years.
All trends and popular cultural trends, “put” in the middle of the island. Being the crossroads of the Mediterranean, passed by those many races (Venetians, Arabs, Turks), and leave traces, the Cretan artistic sensibility assimilated in their popular workshop, never stop the way of her own breath.
Strong elements of Folk Art and Technical, from years of Minos, remodel, enriched, and take shape in the hands of the restless folk artist, settled empnefsis source (such as a global force), Nature. Clay, stone, wood, metal, leather, offer the solid and the primary element. But silver, linen silk in women’s hands.
The flora of the region is of considerable interest, since here we find rare endemic plants of Crete and with great aromatic plants, and beautifying properties melissotrofikes These plants are situated throughout Kissamos depending on the particular requirements of each species.
Featuring olive oil is produced which stands for global fragrance and flavor should also be stressed that in Kissamos oil production per tree is the biggest worldwide.
Also with vines, citrus, apple, pear, chestnut, almond trees, palms, carob is the full area of Kissamos
Kissamos is a town and municipality in the west of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the Chania regional unit and of the former Kissamos Province which covers the northwest corner of the island. The city of Kissamos is also known as Kastelli Kissamou and often known simply as Kastelli after the Venetian castle that was there. It is now a port and fishing harbour, with a regular ferry from the Peloponnese via Kythira. A town museum is located in the old Venetian governor’s palace and there have been important archaeological finds in the town, including fine mosaics, dating from the Roman city of Kisamos. The head town of the municipality is Kastelli-Kissamos itself.