- Address: Elounda Bay, Elounda, Crete 72053, Greece
- Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
- Phone: 30-2841041773
- Ticket Price: 20 EUR
- Time Required: 04:00 Hrs
- Tags: Island, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids
Spinalonga is a tiny islet not far off the coast of Crete Island. This lovely place his home to an old fort built by the Venitians in Greece. It is interesting to see a monument from a period which Greece isn’t essentially famous for in Greece.
The Medieval castle can be reached by ferry and explored during the day. The strategic location of the place made it a very important port and base during its hay day. Today it is a huge tourist attractions and one of the must-sees while in Crete. It is sure to be an enjoyable experience especially for history and architecture enthusiasts.
- Ticket price given is for the boat ride from Agios Nikolaos.
- Agios Nikolaos/ Plaka
- Thea Restaurant
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50.37% of people who visit Crete include Spinalonga in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
84.24% of people start their Spinalonga visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Spinalonga
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Spinalonga
This place was much bigger than I imagined. Worth the trip!!
Beautiful place to visit. Nice tour with the guide and a lot of spectacular views. Long cruise and after that delicious meal on the boat near the beach.
There’s nothing quite like getting lost in an abandoned place and to disconnect in order to reconnect. This day trip to Spinalonga Island had one aim: exploring the past of a fortified islet which served a variety of roles over the centuries.
Nice, be aware that you have to pay an entry-ticket on top of the boat-price when you arrive on the island.
A great way to spend a couple of hours and despite its dark recent past, it is a beautiful place. The only downside is the hugely overpriced shop. Take drinks and snacks, don't get caught out like we and many others did. €12 for 2 small bottles of water and a slushy. They weren't even wearing masks.