Grandes (islands)

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Grandes
Native name:
Γκράντες
Paleokastro Elasa Grandes.jpg
Minoan site of Roussolakkos near Paleokastro. The islands of Elasa (left) and Grandes (right) in the distance.
Grandes is located in Greece
Grandes
Grandes
Geography
Coordinates35°12′22″N 26°17′53″E / 35.206°N 26.298°E / 35.206; 26.298Coordinates: 35°12′22″N 26°17′53″E / 35.206°N 26.298°E / 35.206; 26.298
ArchipelagoCretan Islands
Total islands3
Area0.302 km2 (0.117 sq mi)
Administration
Greece
RegionCrete
Regional unitLasithi

Grandes (Greek: Γκράντες) is a group of three small islands off the east coast of Crete. Administratively it comes within the Itanos municipality in Lasithi. Grandes can be seen from the Minoan site of Roussolakkos near Palekastro as can the island of Elasa.