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“Very interesting” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Spinalonga (Kalydon)

Spinalonga (Kalydon)
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Spinalonga Island Full Day Tour
Ranked #1 of 28 things to do in Elounda
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Bearsted
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43 reviews
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“Very interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

A very interesting insight into the former leper colony. At 2 Euros admission, good value too. Take a hat and water though. Not a lot of shade. Allow plenty of time too.

Visited July 2013
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

if you are near Elounda or Plaka then Spinalonga is a must see visit. We went by boat from Elounda and caught one of the many boats in the harbour. Once on Spinalonga we joined a group with an English speaking guide who was very friendly and clearly passionate about the colony. Even if you have yet to read the book the island I would recommend this trip. I would advise going early morning as the Island is a very popular atraction.

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Very cool place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

We really enjoyed our trip here...a must see in Elounda.
A short 20 min boat ride that run every 20 mins from the harbor there. Boat cost 10 Euros and entry was 2 Euros.
You can walk round in about an hour and see everything, great views up the top of the island.
Avoid large tour groups, it is much nicer to visit and see the island on your own and in your own time.

Visited July 2013
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Northampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Day trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

Well worth a visit with a lot of history I went on a day trip with Thomas Cook and the guide was brill.

Visited July 2013
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2013

This was very interesting and I really enjoyed the boat trip over, the captain advised facts about the island and he went round it so we had both sea and island views - its a must see when visiting Elounda

Visited July 2013
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