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Flowers of Crete

Elounda, Crete 720 53, Greece
+30 2841 042177
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A Very Special Experience

Our day out with Julia was the highlight of our holiday. We had a truly memorable day looking for... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2015
Avril J
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Durham, United Kingdom
Wonderful experience, off the beaten track

The two of us spent a day in the jeep with Julia guiding and Tony driving. We asked for Height... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2015
tanabespring
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Parkgate, United Kingdom
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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 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
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The two of us spent a day in the jeep with Julia guiding and Tony driving. We asked for Height, Views, Remoteness and Flowers. This is what Julia gave us. Collected at 10 in the morning, we travelled up into the mountains, stopping at a...More

6  Thank tanabespring
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We had a lovely day with Julie, she took us to beautiful places that we would have never discovered by ourselves, including some with breathtaking views. Our day trip was in August so they weren't many flowers to see, and yet the experience was unforgettable....More

4  Thank ED_695141
Reviewed 24 June 2014

My husband and I spent the most wonderful day with Julia in her jeep, we enjoyed it so much that the time just flew away. We were collected from our accomodation and returned there at the end of the day which was great. We had...More

7  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We went on two trips with Julia and I have to say, despite the weather not being good we had an amazing time. Julia takes you to places you would not otherwise get to see. Her knowledge is encyclopaedic, but she tailors the trip to...More

3  Thank johnnykunst
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

If you plan to visit Crete, and wish to spend a wonderful day seeing the indigenous flora amid stunning mountain scenery, then contact Julia Jones at Flowers of Crete, who will take you on a personalised tour, and share her expert botanical knowledge with you....More

2  Thank Goff W
Reviewed 26 May 2014

The most exciting and memorable day for myself and my wife during a marvellous fortnight in Eastern Crete in early April - roads up to mountain villages we would not have dared to attempt in our hire car, at least 7 different species of orchids,...More

1  Thank Saltwood345
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Peter and I had such a wonderful day with Julia high up in the mountains away from the hustle and bustle of Cretan life. We saw the most amazing flowers and butterflies that we would otherwise have never seen if we had been on our...More

1  Thank Lyndyloo54
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

Very enjoyable day with Julia my guide, very friendley and easy to get on with also had a lot of local knoledge not just about the flowers that she shared with us. If I had been alone I would not have seen half as much...More

Thank 123russell
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This was a unique trip and experience made memorable by our guide Julia. We got to places and sights well away from the main tourist trails and her knowledge of the abundance of wild flowers in bloom was impressive. We also had ample time to...More

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Elizabeth j
1 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
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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