NOW IS OPEN - 09:00 - last entrance 1 hour before sunset || We serve food till 6pm

Walking around a green-clad environment, you will come across hundreds of species of fruit trees, dozens of herbs, pharmaceutical and ornamental plants.

Awaken your senses

Walking in the Botanical park & Gardens of Crete offers spiritual tranquility and visual pleasure in addition to knowledge on plants and their material

One of its kind in Europe

Nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you, full of fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants in a park different from others, where the land’s formation and the region’s microclimate make it a paradise for hundreds of plants and animals!

Back to Nature

The newest and one of the most interesting sites of the Prefecture of Chania lies only 18 kilometers outside the city, on the feet of the White Mountains. It is ideal for visitors of all ages, combining enjoyments that only Crete can offer!

Crete... A small continent

The Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete grew from the ashes of that devastating fire.

Nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you, full of fruit trees from all over the world, herbs, medicinal and ornamental plants in a park different from others, where the land’s formation and the region’s microclimate make it a paradise for hundreds of plants and animals!

In the midst of this colorful and vivid landscape stands a burnt centennial olive tree, a memorial and a reference to the dismal fires of 2003, the park’s history and origin.

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LOCATION

17th km, National road of Hania Fournes, Omalos, Crete (view map)
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GPS Coordinates: 35.25.06 N, 23.56.22 E

HOW TO COME

OPERATING HOURS

MARCH 1st TO END OF NOVEMBER
MON - SUN
09:00 - 1 hour before sunset
Dinner served until 6pm

ADMISSION

General Admission: 6 Euros
Ages 6 to 12: 4 Euros
Ages 6 and under are FREE with parents!

LATEST NEWS

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29/06/2016

Thank you all for your kind and sincere comments

We would like to thank you all for your visits to the “Botanical Park and Gardens of Crete”, for sharing your “check-in” to the Park and also for your kind and sincere comments in our official Facebook web page. We will continue to offer our high quality services, in order to protect the local flora … Continued

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11/04/2016

A food TV show in the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete

Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete hosted a food TV show of Nea TV. TV hostess Roula Pagialaki cooked steak with staka sauce, salad with herbs, and potatoes with rosemary and orange Watch the TV show here (in Greek).

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07/04/2016

Silver Award for the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete in “Tourism Awards 2016”

Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete won the silver award in “Accessible Tourism” category of this year’s Tourism Awards ceremony, held in Athens on Wednesday, Apri 6. It is the first time for the Botanical Park & Gardens of Crete to get that kind of award in tourism sector and also the only Cretan tourist … Continued