The town of Kissamos is also known as Kastelli Kissamou or just Kastelli after the famous Venetian castle in the area.
Kissamos has a fishing harbor and a port with a ferry boat line that connects Crete with Peloponnese through the island of Kythira.
In the town you can find the museum of the old Venetian governor's palace and some important archaeological findings.
The distance from Kissamos town to Chania is approximately 38 kilometers. You can visit easily Kissamos with a rental car from Autohire Chania.