Spinalonga and Agios Nikolaos from Chania

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Greece
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Tour description

From port of Elounda, you will take the boat to visit and explore the island of Spinaloga. This island was a Venetian fortress and was used as a Leper Colony until 1957.Spinalonga was built by the Venetians in 1579, this will be an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the island’s stunning history, which left a significant mark in the life of the Greek state. You can also swim to the crystal clear seas. Agios Nikolaos, a small town with a picturesque harbour where you find one of the two sweet water lakes of Crete.During this program, there will be time for lunch & bathing in one of the most beautiful bays in Greece.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Spinalonga (Kalydon), Elounda, Lasithi Prefecture, CreteFrom port of Elounda, you will take the boat to visit and explore the island of Spinaloga. This island was a Venetian fortress and was used as a Leper Colony until 1957.Spinalonga was built by the Venetians in 1579, this will be an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the island’s stunning history, which left a significant mark in the life of the Greek state. You can also swim to the crystal clear seas. Agios Nikolaos, a small town with a picturesque harbour where you find one of the two sweet water lakes of Crete.During this program, there will be time for lunch & bathing in one of the most beautiful bays in Greece.Duration: 6 hours

What's included

  • Transportation
  • Hotel Pick up
  • Drop Off

What's not included

  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  • Boat Ticket
  • Entrance fees
  • Escort/Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Spinalonga (Kalydon)