Gramvousa is a wonderful uninhabited island in the northwest of Crete.
Surrounded by rocky cliffs and endless blue sea is undoubtedly a paradise.
Crowned by a Venetian castle built in 1579 to protect the island from the Turkish conquest and occupation was impregnable and was the first area of Crete was liberated from Turkish rule in 1825.
Piracy has flourished in the region remains legendary even the exploits of the famous pirate Barbarossa.
Pirate treasure rumored to still exist on the steep caves of the island.
From May to October is visited daily by cruise from the port of Kissamos.