Gavdos Island
Gavdos, SW Crete
The only inhabited island of Crete with approx. 40 permanent residents. There are some nice beaches with fine sand, a few rooms and apartments to rent and some taverns. Apart from the harbor Karave, there are three village on the islet, Kastri (the capital), Vatsiana and Ambelos. The landmark of Gavdos is the Light House built in 1880.
According to Callimachus, this is the ancient isle of Ogygia where, as Homer claims in "Odyssey", the nymph Calypso lived.
Distance from Sfakia 22 nautical miles and from Paleohora 32 n.miles.
Ferry connection from Sfakia (Tel. 28250 91292) and Paleohora (Tel. 28230 41214).

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In and/or around Gavdos Island:
(within a radius of 50 Km)

Nikolas Rooms Loutro, Sfakia
at 38.9km(N) from Gavdos Island

Zorbas Rooms And Taverna Skaloti, Sfakia
at 40.7km(NE) from Gavdos Island
Zorbas Rooms and Taverna

Captain Tom A Class Apartments & Studios Fragokastelo
at 41km(N) from Gavdos Island
Captain Tom A Class Apartments & Studios

Polyrizos Hotel Polyrizos, South Rethymnon
at 42.5km(NE) from Gavdos Island
Polyrizos Hotel

Galini Tavern Souda
at 45.9km(NE) from Gavdos Island
Galini Tavern

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