First of all please remember one important rule related to eating out in Greece - select restaurants with a character, those where locals dine. The presence of local people in a tavern constitutes the best recommendation for a place! Don't pay much attention ot places lacking local character.more
Taverna Petra is locatedin the main square by the bus station so you won't miss it. It serves good local food at decent prices. You can take a nice table in the center of the square's roundabout. There is a small and miserable fountain there. God, I don't know what my favourite dish was :) I'm a semivegetarian so I had to compose my meals from...more
Definetely worth a warm recommendation is this nice fish tavern run by the Papadakis family. You'll find in on western end of seaside promenade of Kastelli. Enjoy its friendly atmosphere, wide variety of local specials and perfect sea view. The host tends to speak at least a few words in all languages of the world. Unless he's very busy, he'll do...more
Kissamos is not different from the rest of Greece as far as disposal of toilet paper is concerned :-) You need to remember that Greece has been facing sewage problems for years so used toilet paper should be put in waste bins.
Elafonisi is one of the best beaches I have visited in Europe. It has a very exotic scent compared to other Mediterranean beaches and in my opinion it is a very worthwhile place to visit. Situated in the south-western corner of Crete Elafonisi has no permanent residents and it is famous for being the last stop from Europe to Africa for the...more
If you wish to see the surroundings of Kastelli Kissamou take a nice walk to the port. You can go along main road West, pass road sign saying "Well come to Kissamos" (yes!!!) and continue your way till you reach marina. There you can have your lunch or walk on to the port. The port itself is nothing special so you won't lose much if you end your...more