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“A Must.”

Spinalonga (Kalydon)
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Spinalonga and Cretan Culture Tour with Boat Trip
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Elounda Village and Spinalonga Island Day Trip with Lunch
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Spinalonga Island Full Day Tour
Ranked #1 of 26 things to do in Elounda
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Orsett, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A Must.”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Very thought provoking. If you are in this part of Crete you must visit this former leper colony, even more so if you have read the book!

Visited September 2012
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North Wales
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“Read the book see the island!”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

I particularly wanted to visit the island having read the book. Go early, because it does get very busy. I enjoyed the trip, but think more information and better displays would be helpful. the modern art exhibition was not of any interest to me, and I had expected something more reflective of the history of the island. Saying that, I loved going there.

Visited October 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Spinalonga Island”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

This was well worth a visit. My lady friend recommended reading The Island by Victoria Hislop first as it gives a great insight which is very useful as there didn't appear to be a guided tour.

Visited October 2012
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Fairlight, United Kingdom
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“A good trip, tickets to be had at the water front. Perhaps a little more time needed to look round”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Lots of i nformation but perhaps a little over restored. It would have been nice to see it as it was when it was inhabited by the lepars.

Visited October 2012
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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“do it either way”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

We went on the trip organised by the rep so got the beach and bbq too, it was worth it for the guide who wasrealy good and made the visit interesting. You can do it your self which is cheaper and also you get more time to have a look around.

Visited October 2012
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