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Spinalonga (Kalydon)

Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 281 028 8394
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Spinalonga and Cretan Culture Tour with Boat Trip
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Elounda Village and Spinalonga Island Day Trip with Lunch
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Spinalonga Island Full Day Tour
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 281 028 8394
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the boat trip over to Spinalonga one morning early as it was sooo hot. Its worth a trip to see how the leper colonies lives, quite surreal. A few hours and you have done the tour really and the only negative the drinks...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took a boat trip across to the small island of Spinalonga ,There are numerous trips offered so shop about and ask people who have been before,the trip took about 20mins from Elounda and was a pleasant trip across with great views of the surrounding...More

Thank Carl W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spinalonga is a must see when visiting Crete. Made famous by the novel 'The Island' by Victoria Hislop, it has been restored in parts to how it was when it was a leper colony, but it's history goes way back to the Venetians & the...More

Thank JDC2412
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The former leprosy column of spinalonga is worth a visit as it is quite something. The costs are depending on where you sail from and who with. We paid 11 euro each big tip number 1- remember who you sailed with and where from! It...More

1  Thank Nick A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We walked into Elounda from our hotel, sensimar elounda village and resort, we then paid a small fee to local boat to take us a room to Spinalonga. I was reading the book the Island, and it made it come alive. We loved it

Thank Mavis G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This island brings a very mysterious feeling when you visit. Its 8 euros for adults return with boat from Plaka and another 8 euros for entering the sight. Its really worth to spend 2 hours walking around the old buildings and seeing how life in...More

Thank Best4thebest
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a very nice trip. We took a boat from plaka. €8 pp for boat. After a short but very beatiful boattrip we arrived. €8 pp entrance. Beautiful walk (a little hard with the bany-stroller) in the old town. Bar closed due to tax...More

Thank tomBCN
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Despite the operator not communicating with us and my wife and eldest daughter not feeling well my trip to Spinalonga did not start well. The trip to the island was short and all information was informative we also payed for the BBQ as well. The...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The drive to Plaka through mountain gorges was gorgeous!! We easily found our way and parked for free close to the village centre. We purchased tickets at €8 for a small local boat to sail us the five minutes across to the island. The walk...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spinalonga is a stones throw away from the hotel. We organised the hotel speedboat to take us there. Fascinating history. Go early before it gets to hot & the tour groups arrive.

Thank Andrea Z
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14 August 2017|
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Response from mamaRose421 | Reviewed this property |
You might be able to do organise this from Plaka the resort nearest to Spinalonga -there is also a boat which leaves the ports of Elounda and Agios at 12:30 and then you can book a tour with a guide at the island I think... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from Kayleigh W | Reviewed this property |
You'd benefit from being a part of a tour group. We made our own way and though some signs about the heritage were in English there isn't any signage on the actual buildings state by what each area is. At the end of the... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from Christos F | Reviewed this property |
Dear friend, we visited the island recently as a family and not as group members. I noticed that there where many groups with guides all around. Also there where many helpful guards all around the site where someone can ask... More
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