Gramvousa. Gramvoussa are two islets facing the beach of Balos in Crete, these are the islands' Iremi Gramvoussa "(= Tame Gramvoussa) and Agria Gramvoussa (= Wild Gramvoussa). They are two uninhabited islands that are accessible by boat via Kissamos. In summer day cruise sare organised here. On Iremi Gramvoussa the Venetians have built castles in the 16th-17th century which subsequently often exchanged hands. The Greek resistance movement (against the Turks) later used the island during meetings on the fight in the liberation from the Turks.
Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Revised by Maxine van Hoften