Where is Chryssi?
‘donkey island’) is an uninhabited Greek island approximately 15 kilometres (9 miles) south of Crete close to Ierapetra in the South Cretan Sea. Approximately 700 metres (2,300 feet) east of the island is the island of Mikronisi….Chrysi (island)
|Native name: Χρυσή|
How do you get to chrissi?
To get to Chrissi island you must take the boat from Ierapetra and Chrissi Island boat terminal next to the police station. Boats depart from Ierapetra in the morning at 10.30, 11.00, 11.30 and 12.00. the trip takes about 45-55 minutes to reach the island.
Can you stay on Chrissi Island?
There is no accommodation on Chrissi Island itself, as it is a completely natural uninhabited islet. The closest accommodation is in Ierapetra, and on the beaches to the west and east of town. The Cretan Villa Hotel is in the centre of Ierapetra town with easy access to the port for a day trip to Chrissi Island.
Where is gavdos?
island of Crete
Gavdos belongs to the island of Crete and it’s part of the Chania prefecture or regional unit. It’s located a little less than 50 km from the city of Chora Sfakion, on West Crete.
Why is Crete famous?
The largest island in Greece, Crete is a diverse and vibrant land packed with ancient ruins, buzzing cities and breathtaking beaches. Many people come here for the sun, sea and sand yet the best things to do in Crete include much more than the standard package vacation.
Is Gavdos worth visiting?
The tiny island of Gavdos, in south Crete, is one of the region’s best-kept gems. Due to Gavdos isolation and remoteness, it’s easy to forget to include this stunning pearl of the Libyan Sea in your Crete’s itinerary. However, you shouldn’t.
What currency is Crete?
Just like the Greek mainland, the currency in Crete is the Euro (€).
How do you say thank you in Crete?
Efharisto. Saying ‘thank you’ in Greek is equally easy, and you’ll probably be wanting to say it a lot after all the delicious food you’ll eat or the warmth and hospitality with which you’ll be received! Just by saying efharisto you’ll show everyone just how appreciative you are about it.
Is Crete safe for tourists?
Crete is a very safe place to travel. Violent crime is rare and petty crime (like pick-pocketing) is your only real concern (and even that is uncommon). Keep your valuables close at tourist attractions and while on the beach and you should be fine.