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Flowers of Crete

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 042177
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Wonderful day out

We had been trying to find a 'Jeep Safari' from Elounda but didn't want to be in the usual caravan... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Keitht
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Orchid tour with Julia Jones

Three days of looking for orchids with Julia were fantastic. Julia is a great host, she knows all... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Raoul B
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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Day trips and holidays in all parts of Crete to discover rare and beautiful wild flowers in idyllic locations far from the beaten track, with artist and writer Julia Jones, President and Founder of the charitable trust Flowers of Crete,dedicated to protection and conservation of the native flora of the island. Trips can be tailor made for guests preferred interests and abilities. Choose from high mountains, sacred caves, Minoan shrines and sanctuaries, remote tavernas, wild flowers, birds of prey and much more. Experience secret and wonderful areas that most people will never get to see. Please enquire for more details. Although based in Elounda, mountain trips are offered all around the island. Please ask for details.
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had been trying to find a 'Jeep Safari' from Elounda but didn't want to be in the usual caravan of jeeps with dozens of people. Somebody on Trip Advisor suggested contacting Julie despite the fact that we were looking for a more general trip...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Three days of looking for orchids with Julia were fantastic. Julia is a great host, she knows all the good spots, she recognises the plants and tells some marvelous stories. In a short time we found about 25 species, all around Elounda. Including some very...More

Thank Raoul B
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Thank you, Raoul. It was a pleasure.

Reviewed 7 November 2016

The wonderful flowers of Greece, Crete, I very estimate this magic of the nature; There are so special sorts, so pretty wildflowers, Sylokremida can grow 1 m high, the nicest are the wild orchids; Ophrys, viola and with a black velvet lip, she is to...More

2  Thank Manuela L
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Many thanks, Manuela.

Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is my fifth visit, stayed two weeks which is not enoughI go twice a year, julia takes us into the beautiful mountains, to see the endemic plants that she is an absolute expert on, and little villages and towns. In my spare time I...More

2  Thank Nadira J
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thank you Nadira, I am so glad you had another good time. My fingers crossed that we see you in November

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Having been unable to have a day out with Julia on our last visit to Crete, we had booked well in advance. She had warned us that flora and fauna weren't at their best in September but that she would still be able to give...More

2  Thank winters1
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you both, so much. I thoroughly enjoyed our day out too and hope to see you sometime in the future. There is so much to see here :)

Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband read about this trip and we booked it when we were at home. The season for spring flowers was just about over but we had a wonderful day. Julia met us at our Appartments and we headed for the mountains. We stopped at...More

1  Thank AngelaM007
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We had seen a tripadvisor review about this trip in Crete so decided to enquire about it from Julia. Price and date agreed and we looked forward to it. It was for husband and myself. Last day of holiday and Julia arrived a little bit...More

2  Thank Christine I
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2015

Thank you both It was a lovely day, although bereft of many flowers. It was a delight to see the first of the narcissus though and we were probably about a month too early for the Spiranthes spiralis orchid. Maybe next time :-) Julia

Reviewed 23 September 2015

It was one of the best painting holidays I've been on with an added bonus of some of the most beautiful flowers to see. Julia is an exceptional host and her knowledge of flowers and Cretan plants and History of Crete is phenomenal. Am going...More

1  Thank Nadira J
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We booked this trip with Julia months back, to go out in September knowing full well it wouldn't be a Flowers of Crete trip as the timing wasn't right; we just wanted to see parts of Crete we wouldn't see otherwise. A few days before,...More

1  Thank James_and_Julia
Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Hi Both, Thank you for your review. Just wanted to clarify that the meal at Yiannis' taverna would have been the same even if he had taken my booking - it would just have arrived sooner. It is a very simple traditional taverna and, of...More

Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We had a. Day with Julia yesterday, and as a none plant lover I have to admit I wasbt expecting to enjoy myself. However, Julia is fantastic company and was able to keep plantys and none plantys alike entertained. I found her informative without condescension...More

2  Thank r6mt03blue
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Elizabeth j
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Response from Julia J | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest. I do have available dates for when you are on Crete. The cost of a day trip for two people is £150, which includes collection from your accommodation, morning coffee and lunch in a mountain... More
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mada102464
19 April 2015|
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Response from Julia J | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, I am so sorry but I am fully booked for the following two weeks. Perhaps next time you come to Crete? Best wishes, Julia
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