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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
Phone Number: +30-2810288394
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Interesting trip!

We had a guided tour, good way to meet other groups of people. Lots of interesting facts about the history of the island. Boat over did not take too long, and we got food at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a guided tour, good way to meet other groups of people. Lots of interesting facts about the history of the island. Boat over did not take too long, and we got food at a restaurant on the sea front on the way back too. Was a good day out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spinalonga is an island with an old fortress which was a leprosary some time ago at the beginning of 20th century. Many of the buildings are still there: hospital, houses and even an oven which it's said to have been from the local bakery. The island is vry small and you can see almost everything in 2 hours at least.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit, incredibly cheap entrance fee and an amazing trip across on a boat run by Niko and his wife. In fact we are heading back again this year! A definite if you are visiting or staying in Elounda, Crete.

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Heraklion Crete
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing island , and amazing site. You can reach the island either via Elounda port either via Plaka. ( I strongly suggest the second option). I will not write anything for the place, since it's definetely in every travel guide of Crete. What I will write though, is this. The place has an amazing energy! Lots of people suffered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Spinalonga in May before the high season. We had read a lot on the history of Spinalonga and were interested to see the island first hand. It was very emotional to walk in the steps of the lepers, trying to imagine what they would have had to endure. We needed a couple of hours to really appreciate the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I particularly wanted to visit Spinalonga having read Victoria Hislop's book The Island and I wasn't disappointed. It was great to see the places I had read about and it's really good that restoration is being carried out. I thoroughly recommend a visit if you're in the area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A medieval time wrap experience that gives solitude a new meaning full of the misfortune people abandoned for decades because were infected

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my husband on whilst staying locally on our honeymoon. The island is so interesting and made us realise it was a fully functioning community. I would recommend reading the book The Island by Hislop whilst being in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a boat from along the front in Elounda rather than booking through our travel rep. there are plenty of boats to choose from. The island itself is fascinating and you can explore most of it. I highly recommend reading 'The Island' by Victoria Hislop before visiting,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not like it. It's like simple old building. Nothing special at all. 10 minutes spending there is enough

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