Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, Fournes

4.7
#7 of 69 in Parks in Chania Prefecture
Explore the natural world on the isle of Crete at Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete, where ornamental plants and fruit trees flourish alongside local flora. The dry air and bright sun provide a climate for many varieties of growth, and trails break through the greenery and weave under citrus trees and flowering plants. Events in the open-air amphitheater include concerts, tastings, folk music, and dancing. A small fee grants you access to the oasis of fruit-bearing trees and multi-colored flowers, but you can visit the on-site restaurant without a ticket to the gardens. Put Botanical Park & Gardens Of Crete at the forefront of your travel plans using our Fournes trip maker site .
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  • We were greeted, as a group, with a fruity drink, given a bottle of water and offered a stick before an introductory talk. We then wandered down the side of the steep hill enjoying the well labelled.....  more »
  • This was not only an education in plants and post wildfire regeneration, but included a cookery demonstration particularly showing genuine generosity and liberal application of Crete's national...  more »
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  • Lovely place nestled in the hills. A taxi ride from the main center in Chania. Has a vast collection of tropical plants, herbs, fruit trees. A lovely gift shop and cafeteria. Very friendly and helpful staff. Worth a visit.
  • I can’t find the words for this location. It is beautiful and it is not your usual botanical Garden. There is a lot of walking and different flowers, trees with fruits and even a couple of animals. We enjoyed this walk so much that if we were to come back to Crete we would visit it again. For 6 euros (entrance ticket) they give you slices of oranges and a bottle of water to keep you hydrated.
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