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Spinalonga Island Lasithi

Spinalonga is a small island located at the entrance of Elounda lagoon and north of the Gulf of Mirabello. It has an area of 85 acres and its maximum height is 53 meters.The history of the island still inspires awe. It has been a Venetian fortress, a castle colony, a place of exile for lepers, and a communication link with Cairo during the Second World War. The island has been well fortified by the Venetians during their presence in Crete. From a structural and architectural point of view and from an aesthetic view of the whole landscape, the island still retains an unsurpassed beauty.

DestinationSpinalonga Island, Lasithi
Distance From Kalamaki127km
Distance From Heraklion141km
ActivitiesLeper Colony, Daily Excursion Boats

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