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Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete

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We had a fantastic day at the botanical gardens. Arrived at lunchtime and had a beautiful lunch in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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We have heard a lot about this place so it was just a matter of time to arrive. After morning rain... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Prague, Czech Republic
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Walking in the Botanical park & Gardens of Crete offes spiritual tranquility and visual pleasure in addition to knowledge on plants and their material . Nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you, full of fruit trees from all over the...more
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Eparchiaki Odos Chanion-Omalou, Fournes, Crete 731 00, Greece
+30 697 686 0573
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are well worth a visit. Lots of exotic fruit trees. But the restaurant was disappointing. The service was slow - even though it’s October, not high season - the meat was dry, covered in dried herbs, and the baked potatoes had been microwaved....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day at the botanical gardens. Arrived at lunchtime and had a beautiful lunch in the restaurant with fantastic views great staff very friendly and clean. Then for the walk through the garden areas which were beautiful and educational as we hadn’t...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have heard a lot about this place so it was just a matter of time to arrive. After morning rain we have been approaching this valley and heavy clouds were still hanging in front of us. The garden is interesting and very concentrated, but...More

Thank warman_cz
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is so worth a visit a beautiful walk around the gardens with so many exotic plants and fruit trees. Fantastic views everywhere you walk. The restuarant serves delicious food using a lot of their own produce. We go every time we visit Crete and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We should have known by the map and the climbing roads that these gardens would not be flat but honestly they are quite hilly. We loved it anyway but be prepared with good shoes and a couple of hours to get around. Eat at their...More

Thank fixmydog
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A large selection of botanical gardens of various plants takes about 2 hours and the trail runs at different heights, the ticket costs 6 euro and contains 0.5 liters of water. It's definitely worth a visit, it's hard for people with chassis and mobility problems,...More

Thank L0tta1979
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens on our second day in Chania, after reading excellent reviews. We were so impressed by this place. Entrance is 6 Euros and that includes a bottle of water, a slice of orange at the end and the use of a rustic...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018

The Eden in Skordalou is one of the miracles of Greece’s largest island. They were planted after the fire of October 2004, which destroyed olive and citrus groves planted here. The unexpected mix of endemic and exotic plants creates an unusual ambiance full of surprising...More

Thank pamilvisions
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We learned a lot of new names of trees and weeds from around the world. It would take 2h to see everything around but there are shortcuts if you are in a hurry.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

This area was rebuilt in 2003 after a major fire. It is extremely hilly and the paths are mostly uneven but for those who are able to do the one and a half to two hour walk round it is an amazing place to visit...More

Thank Lynn M
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Cathy G
22 May 2017|
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Response from subr51 |
It would be best to contact the Botanical Park yourself as I have only visited during the day. Their contact details are Phone 6976860573
17 August 2016|
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Response from GJune44 | Reviewed this property |
It is a distance from Chania to the gardens so a taxi might be expensive. There is a public bus from Chania every day at 9:30. Entrance fee is 6 euros for adults, 4 for children 6-12 and free for children under 6. They have... More