Full Day Spinalonga Island Tour with BBQ Dinner

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Departing from the pretty village of Elounda, which you can reach by traveling the northern coastal road, take a boat to the island of Spinalonga. This island includes preserved houses and churches, a strong Venetian influence in the form of a fortress that surrounds the village. Swim in the crystal clear blue waters, before enjoying a barbecue dinner. 



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Take the coastal road north until you come to the pretty village of Elounda from where you can take the boat to the island of Spinalonga – a former leper colony.

With houses and churches that are more or less well preserved, you will see evidence of Venetian occupation in the form of the fortress that surrounds the abandoned village.

After a walking tour of the village, you will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mirabello, followed by a barbecue lunch.

On the way back, you will stop at the small, charming and touristic town of Aghios Nicolaos, with its picturesque Port and its so-called "bottomless lake", for a delicious coffee break!

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tour departs from selected hotels in Crete

Departure time :
08.00 p.m

Hotel pickup begins before this time, exact time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
Return to your starting point around 17:00 p.m.

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