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Flowers of Crete

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 042177
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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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Flowers of Crete Day Trips / Elounda

The wonderful flowers of Greece, Crete, I very estimate this magic of the nature; There are so... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
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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

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Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this review

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

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Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this review

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 review

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

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Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this review

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

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Julia J, Owner at Flowers of Crete, responded to this review

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 review

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
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Our day out with Julia was the highlight of our holiday. We had a truly memorable day looking for orchids in the mountain meadows. We were lucky enough to find some due to Julia's expert knowledge. We saw and photographed many other equally beautiful wild...More

3  Thank Avril J
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Alison A
I am bringing my mum and dad to Crete on 30th March . He is 83 and a little unsteady on his feet and she is 85 but walks well just struggles with hills. They would both love this trip along with myself. Is this something that would be possible given their ages please. It is probably the last time they will make it to Crete and I would live to give them this as a present
11 February 2016|
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Elizabeth j
My husband and I are coming to Crete, Elounda, on 4 June 2015, just for a week and wondered whether there was any availability for the flowers of crete tours, when they would be and the cost. Any information you can provide would be appreciated. Thanks in advance. Liz
2 May 2015|
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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
My wife and I are in Makrygiolis for 2 more weeks and are very interested in flower day trips. Looks like you run them from Elouda. Would you please let me know what you have available for our time period. Dates, times,where it goes to, what flowers we shall see, cost etc.
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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