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Spinalonga Island Full Day Tour
"The excursion starts at 10h:00. Drive along the northern coast of the island driving through the popular fishing village of Elounda often visited by VIPs for the luxurious beach resorts in the area. A small boat will take you to the now deserte where lepers could have a better life medical help and economic support. The ruins of the market street and the shops the hospital and many small houses in which the lepers lived isolated can also be seen. A stop for swimming and lunch will follow at the picturesque port village of Plaka opposite Spinaloga before we return to Heraklion."""
From EUR69.00
 
Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
From EUR92.00
 
Heraklion Bites and Sights Morning Small Group Tour
"One of the most vibrant cities in all of Greece Heraklion has been at the crossroads of civilisations for centuries. In its infancy the city was known as “Kastro” which historians believe indicates that the city was surrounded by fortification walls. Join this Heraklion walking tour to get to know the city as it is now but also as it was centuries ago uncovering remnants of occupations by the Byzantines Arabs Venetians
From EUR92.00

More Things to Do in Elounda

the small church is worth a visit

Elounda is a small village 12 km from Agios Nicholaos, I tell you about this charming town in my next travel page.First some info about Elounda. You can reach Elounda by bus from the airport Heraklion...
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MATIM
Oct 29, 2006

Great Views

This track leads up to the higher part of the island, where there are further defensive ruins and some spectacular views out across the bay, as well as a birds-eye view of some of the ruins of the old...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Spinalonga Island

When you get off the boat you have 1 hour to see the island. You're faced with a choice of which direction to set off in - either through a tunnel to who-konws-where or up a path that leads onto the...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Spinalonga Island

The island of Spinalonga was once a defensive fort and later a leper colony and it still retains a lot of evidence of both. The fortifications are still very impressive and the ruins of the leper town...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Not So Ruined Village

Some parts of the village are better preserved than others - one of them being the church of course. Another part is the row of tourist shops that opens up in high season (they weren't open when we...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Ruins

Back down at "ground level" you'll come across the ruins of the old leper hospital and village - they're quite picturesque. For a while this village was also a Turkish enclave until they finally left....
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006
 
 
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Views Across The Bay

A couple of more views across the gulf of Elounda. The colour of the water here is divine and so, so tempting. In the distance are some exclusive apartment and hotel developments. I'm not 100%...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Church Of St. George, Spinalonga Island

This is one of the first sights you see if you take the anti-clockwise route around the island. It's the church of St. George dating from 1661. Like most churches, it's still well maintained and in...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Spinalonga Island

This is the track up to the castle walls. Ultimately it leads right round the island and you will end up at the village last. You can also branch off it to get to the highest point of the island and...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Spinalonga Island

Here we are on the boat to Spinalonga Island - or rather here's a view of Elounda looking back as we speed away. The trip to the island takes only about 10 minutes and you get lovely views of Elounda,...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Excursion Boats

This square of palm trees close to where the bus drops you off is where the excursion boats to Spinalonga Island go from. There's a number of boats and the operators sit at little desks in front of...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Pretty Church

Behind the harbour is the church with its free-standing belltower. They're a picturesque addition to the town, and with the mountains behind the whole scene is quite lovely.The town itself is filled...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

Pretty Harbour

Elounda is a pretty little town, the jewel in its crown being its harbour which is filled with brightly coloured fishing and pleasure craft. Alongside the harbour is another jetty in front of a small...
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steventilly
Feb 27, 2006

HISTORY AND NATURAL BEAUTY.

Based in Elounda you can see the whole island.Renting a car or booking excursions there are a lot to see.The island has a great history and natural beauties.
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Kostantino
Jan 27, 2010

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"A Walk And A Boat Trip In Elounda & Spinalonga"
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Jawnuta

"Picturesque town with too much brits"
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rl1steve

"Elounda on Crete"
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Kostantino

"Elounda-A perfect holiday resort."
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MATIM

"Picturesque Elounda"
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