Spinaloga

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In this excursion you will have the chance to meet the following cities of Crete: Rethymno, Heraklion and Lassithi. The first stop will at the Venetian port of Rethymno which maintains its old aristocratic appearance with impressive buildings dating from the 16th century, the same beauty and remarkable history holds and the famous water fountain lions one of the most important monuments where the Venetians gave to Heraklion in 1628. Then follows the village of Plaka, just a breath distance from the island of Spinalonga known as the island of lepers because there were isolated the lepers from Crete and from the whole Greece until 1957, the last stop will be on our return to Bali of Rethymno, a picturesque fishing village an ideal destination for a refreshing stop for all the travelers.Book Tour

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Spinalonga knew as the island of lepers a leprosy (hospital) founded in 1903 for isolation as suffering from Hansen’s disease and remained open until 1957 where the last 20 patients were transported to a leprosy in Athens. On this trip you will have the opportunity to see the old town of Rethymno in the morning for coffee. In the subsequent stop at St George the Selinari for pilgrimage. Visit to the spinalonga, Relaxing bath and lunch. Afternoon visit to the center of Heraklion, Free time. Return to Chania.

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1-4, 10-19, 20-50, 5-9