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Lissos beach


The small and serene Lissos beach is located between Sougia and Agia Roumeli.
It is closer to Sougia and accessible on foot or by boat.
Lissos beach is highly recommended as it is located 10′ walk away the magnificent ruins of the ancient city of Lissos and its Asclepieion, the healing center which was dedicated to Asclepius, the god of medicine.


Access By: Boat/foot Beach Type: Large pebbles
Depth: Normal Temperature: Cool
Organised: No Crowded: No
Family-friendly: Yes Natural Shade: Little


The beach is completely unorganised.  Therefore, you will be able to swim in amazingnly clear waters !

How to get to Lissos beach

Lissos beach is accessible by boat from Sougia.
The round trip costs approximately 8 euros per person.
It is also accessible by an easy E4 path from Sougia which takes about 1 – 1:30 hours to reach Lissos beach.

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