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Biotopoi Nature Park

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Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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Oozing with interesting, local knowledge!

We were lucky to have been recommended a trip to this park, from Anna-Maria (one of the park... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Berlin, Germany
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Fun and different than the usual.

We had a lovely time with our 7 year old being taken around the park by the guide. He showed us... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2015
Sarah M
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The Park has the concept of a rich biodiversity ecosystem of Crete. The visitors are guided though the rich wild vegetation of the park with the plants of Cretan traditional cookery, the aromatic medical herbs, the beautiful wild flowers from Crete...more
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Kastelakia, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
+30 693 682 0900
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Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We were lucky to have been recommended a trip to this park, from Anna-Maria (one of the park volunteers). The park is a natural haven for endemic plant and wildlife species in Crete, as well as some late introductions. Our guide was great - he...More

1  Thank danielrw89
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We had a lovely time with our 7 year old being taken around the park by the guide. He showed us the native plants and explained their uses and introduced us to the animals, some of which were donated after being rejected by owners unable...More

2  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This park is close to Rethymno city, it is possible to walk there from the city but we went by car. A guide explained about local plants and we even saw how he was feeding a chameleon.....they have also a few animals and the chameleons...More

Thank pinturicchio1
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We stumbled across a sign for this nature park while walking around the town and enjoyed the short walk up the hill where it is situated. There is a bar right next to the park where we enjoyed a drink while taking in the amazing...More

3  Thank Debbie G
Reviewed 21 October 2014

At 5 euros each we thought the guided tour round here was a bit pricey but it was interesting and we enjoyed sitting and admiring the views over the town The park is run by young volunteers and we enjoyed our chat with them discovering...More

3  Thank angieManchester
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Nice walk and experience, a lot to see and very fine naturen in a good rangen. ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘โœ”โ˜บ๐Ÿ˜Š Go here and see for your self.

Thank Conny P
Reviewed 7 August 2014

A pleasant walk up the hill away from the hustle and bustle of the resort centre. Personal tour by a friendly, informative guide (Scott from USA), then left to wander round at leisure. Also great views over resort. Have seen some negative reviews here but...More

3  Thank Iain T
Reviewed 29 July 2014

An ambitious and hardworking nature lover. By visiting this rough diamond you will get stories about Cretan endemic species, local area development and great fellowship. Michalis is a passionate man, who in his own way, helps nature. His team helps to make this reality, Next...More

4  Thank Lykke R
Reviewed 10 November 2013

What an interesting place, but if your thinking โ€˜ a park letโ€™s take the kids so they can run around and playโ€™ then forget it, this is a park for those of us who want to be educated on the nature,flora and fauna of Crete....More

4  Thank lorrylos
Reviewed 28 July 2013

The passion of the guides in this small nature park was infectious, they care deeply about their island and its indigenous flora and fauna. The world needs people and places like this. The walk from Rethymno (about 1.5km) up the hill, is worth it for...More

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