Spinalonga


 

Visit the infamous island of Spinalonga and uncover the island’s mysterious past.

This small island at the entrance of EloundaBay is well-known for its impregnable fortress which has been a silent sentinel to the island’s chequered history. Built by the Venetians, then occupied by the Turks, in 1903 the fortress was finally converted into a leper colony.

Today, the unoccupied island with its abandoned fortress and small pebble beaches is one of the main tourist attractions in Crete.

Enjoy a boat ride in one of Crete’s most scenic areas, the MirabelloBay, and take a dive in its clear waters. This is easily one of the most popular boat-trips and cultural excursions on Crete.