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Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
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Phone Number: +30-2810288394
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$84*
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Spinalonga and Cretan Culture Tour with Boat Trip
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$68*
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Full Day Tour to Spinalonga Island with BBQ Lunch
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$58*
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Spinalonga Island Day Trip

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Enjoyed our tour of Spinalonga. We had a very good guide but she was very cross and got annoyed with other tourists not in our group which was very funny. Fascinating place I had... read more

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed our tour of Spinalonga. We had a very good guide but she was very cross and got annoyed with other tourists not in our group which was very funny. Fascinating place I had read Victoria Hislop 's The Island and the Eagle of Spinalonga so it was great to see the actual place . It was very hot however... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

make an effort and go, but wear trainers or walking boots, very rugged. strange place to walk around, has a shop and can get drinks as its very hot this time of year. also toilets available.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was disappointed to be on an orgainsed boat tour from Elounda, as would like to have stayed longer. A total community here, from the kafenio, to the shops, to the church. Would recommend a couple of hours to walk right around the island, and have time to take in some of the interpretation provided to understand what life in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed wandering around the island for an hour. There are a few signs on the wall in some of the houses telling you about the history of the island but it's definitely worth reading about the island before you go, (there are a few websites you can easily find which give you a brief potted history, when we take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the island ... It was easy to go this place on a boat as there so many boat excursions leaving the Harbour every 30 mins... U can negotiate a Price aswell!! You cannot actually go on the. Island but the boat will cruise u around it ... It's a nice trip &a Boat ride ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We hired a boat to take us to the island which is a slightly more expensive way of doing it. On the flip side we went at 4.30pm and it was deserted. Amazing place to wander around and crammed full of buildings from all the ages. We didn't take a guide and on reflection that was a mistake. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Look up the history of this island before you visit and be prepared to walk around for at ,east one hour on the island after the boat brings you there. Great view of the island at night from Plaka when it is lit up as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an absolute must! What an incredible trip and we were very lucky to have such a fantastic tour guide. We took the boat from Elounda Bay at 9.30am and it's a 20 minute crossing. The moment you approach Spinalunga, you can feel how much it is steeped in history. Our tour guide gave us all the background information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So much is written about this place when it was a leper colony but thats just the last chapter in its long history. Well worth the visit especially on one of the old fishing boats from Plaka. 8euros per person on the boat, which does a complete circle on the way in and then 8 euro to go into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a very interesting trip. Read up n the Island before you go. Make your visit early morning to avoid crowds and make the best of the island. Wear trainers, flip flops not best idea.

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