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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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+30 281 028 8394
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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I was told by one of my clients to go and see Spinalonga whilst in Create and I was so glad I managed to persuade the other members of my party because it was the highlight of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Poshpedicures
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told by one of my clients to go and see Spinalonga whilst in Create and I was so glad I managed to persuade the other members of my party because it was the highlight of the holiday! We drove to Plaka which is a beautiful little seaside village, this is where we got the boat over to Spinalonga,... More 

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last year aftef reading the book . The place comes to life as you walk around.Spurs on imagination.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting trip to an island where leper patients were isolated. See their apartments, hospitals etc and introduction by an English spoken guide. Nice boat, nice deck, snacks available onboard.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely day out to Spinalonga back in September, it is somewhere that i must admit surprised me by how interesting it was. I thought that i was the type of person to not enjoy a visit to an historical landmark, however upon arriving on the island i felt really drawn into the story told by the tour guide... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great day trip, just to get out the hotel with the kids. It is interesting, given the history of the place. However in reality there is not a great deal to do after you've walked around the island.

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Glos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here due to my wife reading about Spinalonga in Victoria Hislop's book the Island. It was a venetian fort then turned into an island for Crete's then Greece's lepers. Amazing story and well worth the boat trip. We went from Plaka which is a short trip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing place. Read The Island by Victoria Hislop first and then make sure you book a trip to Spinalonga. It's an incredible place and feels alive with the history of the people who lived there.

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did this trip ourselves. Easy enough to do. Great morning out. We went in the morning because it was cooler. Take lots of watertodrink. Our guide was very informative.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this trip at our apartments (Sunrise - Koutouloufari). Coach trip from Hersonissos, then boat from Elounda to Spinalonga. This was a fabulous trip, and if you've read the book "the island" is a must see - must go trip. the trip we went on called at a bay on the return boat trip for a swim and a... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone who has read The Island by Victoria Hislop this is a 'must visit'. Drive to Plaka and take one of the small fishing boats over to the Island. They go every twenty minutes or so and take about 10 minutes. There are also larger boats from Elounda. If you have read the book or studied the history of... More 

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