Thursday, February 4, 2016

Chrissi Island

    Chrissi Island

Golden island, known as Gaidouronisi, there is in the Libyan Sea, and is located approximately 15 km. South of Ierapetra. 
Golden, known as Gaidouronisi is islet in the Libyan Sea, and is located approximately 15 km. South of Ierapetra, the exotic uninhabited little island of Chrissi, with a rare cedar forest in the sand dunes, tempting golden beaches and the well-preserved old church of Agios Nikolaos lies only 14 km away from the coast by Ierapetra. The island is almost flat with colourful volcanic rocks covered in sand and aquatic fossils. It is 5 km long and has an average width of 1 km and is nowadays an excursion destination.
The shallow turquoise sea, the sandy breaches covered in small seashells in some spots, and the rare cedar forest in the sand dunes are the most impressive features of the island.
It is possible to visit Chrissi by sea from Ierapetra and from Myrtos.

Schedules are daily for visitors. During the journey by boat, visitors can enjoy a drink or a snack. Upon arrival on the island, there are some stands from which you can buy souvenirs. On the island there are many beaches where visitors can enjoy swimming and of course the wonderful sunshine. Then follow a path that refers to the other side of the island, where there is a great beach, one can enjoy the sea. There are sun beds and umbrellas, as well as a beach bar that you can enjoy a drink or a refreshment. Chrissi is protected. There are no fresh drinking water on the island. The majority of trees have an average age of 200 years and average height of up to 7 meters, some of the trees are up to 300 years old and 10m tall. 
The only sure is that whoever have holidays in Crete worth visiting this exotic island!!!

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