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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30-2810288394
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Beautiful but don't get ripped off

The island and it's history is amazing. The guide we had was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of spinalonga especially the period where it was a leper colony... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The island and it's history is amazing. The guide we had was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of spinalonga especially the period where it was a leper colony. Well worth a visit. On the down side the café /shop is very expensive, 3€ for a small bottle of water and the workers in there are really ignorant, we... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went on a boat trip from the Elounda Sunrise apartments...The island is fascinating but the highlight of the trip was swimming off the boat in a bay whilst our lunch was cooked on the BBQ

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beginning with the spectacular journey to Elounda, then the boat ride to the Island and the eye opening walk around the Island, it is a day of very mixed emotions, and very long lasting memories.

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Wanted to visit Spinalonga after reading the book. What a fantastic place but very sad to think of what these people had to endure on this island. It is steeped in history. So glad I came to see it. Would highly recommend it.

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Newcastle, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

After reading "The Island" by Victoria Hislop, I was keen to visit Spinalonga Island whilst staying in Agios Nikolaos. We (I persuaded my husband to go as well) decided to go with Nostos Cruises which cost 15€ each return. The boat leaves at 11:30 approx and returns at 17:00. On board you can order food, drinks and of course ice... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

While staying at Agios Nikolaos we took a boat trip with a guided tour (Nostros Tours) of Spinalonga. Cost around €60 for our family of five. The trip included a stop off for swimming in the sea, but we hadn't gone prepared with swimming things and towels. The tour was fascinating, learning about the history of this former leper colony... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

After reading Victoria Hyslops book "The Island" I was intrigued about this small island so when we holidayed in elounda I got the boat over and for me I looked at it through the eyes of the characters on the novel I found it to be a place where your imagination could run wild. A place of sadness, courage and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

a top 20 attractions in crete. Seen from the mainland. Sad stories about it but a great site to see its worth seeing it.

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Eye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Worth going to have a look around - especially if you have read 'The Island' it only takes about an hour and the boat trip generally include food and drink.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

After reading The Island, this was a must and I really enjoyed the experience. Very busy with tourists but worth the boat ride.

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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30-2810288394
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Elounda

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