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Verekinthos Arts and Crafts Village

Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
+30 2821 080224
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Pottery, jewellery and friendly atmosphere

There were about 10 potters, of which 5 open when we visited. Also couple of jewellery places, one... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
asamasa29
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Turku, Finland
via mobile
Not a village, and no arts and crafts.

This place may once have been thriving, but now it's pretty much abandoned. Only a couple of the... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
ptk13
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Herts, England
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Apr 30, 2018
“Pottery, jewellery and friendly atmosphere”
Sep 29, 2017
“Not a village, and no arts and crafts.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Souda, Crete 73200, Greece
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+30 2821 080224
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

There were about 10 potters, of which 5 open when we visited. Also couple of jewellery places, one painter and some other crafters were open. Everybody present were friendly and willing to tell about their design and working techniques, for example Tokias jewellery and sculpture,...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

This place may once have been thriving, but now it's pretty much abandoned. Only a couple of the units showed any sign of occupancy by artists, and they were closed. The rest looked like a school that closed down ten years ago and was left...More

Thank ptk13
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Reviewed March 21, 2017

This supposed to be a beehive of artists and handcrafters. I think this was the initial concept. What I saw, was definetely the tries of some young people to create something, but with no support from anywhere. The place is almost deserted. We went there...More

Thank harispomelos
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

What could have been a vibrant artisan village, was a deserted and ill loved place with just a few craftspersons.... very disappointed...

1  Thank Dina J
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

unexpected attraction just few minutes drive from chania town-crafts village with show rooms and studios with workshops: jewellery, pottery, glass makers. Good to shop directly from artists.

1  Thank Ema R
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