Administrative Information

Spinalonga (Prefecture of Lasithi)

Telephone: +30 28410 22462 - 28361 - 90511
Email: efalas@culture.gr

Visit the archaeological site web site

Full: €8, Reduced: €4
15 Euro (for 3 days). Valid from 1 April to 31 October and applies to the following archaeological sites and museums: Spinalonga, Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos, Archaeological site of Lato, Church of Panagia Keras Kritsa.
Special ticket package: Full: €15, Reduced: €8
Free admission days
6 March (in memory of Melina Mercouri)
18 April (International Monuments Day)
18 May (International Museums Day)
The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
28 October
Free admission for:
For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here

Closed in winter (November 1st - March 31st). Open only on request for groups.

From April 1st until October 31th
Opening hours 08:30-18:00 daily
Tuesday: open.

The visit to the monument depends on the weather conditions and the itineraries of the boats that perform the transports on the island.

1 January: closed
6 January: open by arrangement
Shrove Monday: open by arrangement
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 08:00 - 18:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
1 May: closed
Easter Sunday: closed
Easter Monday: 08:00 - 18:00
Holy Spirit Day: 08:00 - 18:00
15 August: 08:00 - 18:00
28 October: 08:00 - 18:00
25 December: closed
26 December: closed
  Amenities for the physically challenged
The main ring road is accesible.
By shuttle boats departing daily at fixed times from Ayios Nikolaos, Elounda and Plaka.
Archaeological guide, mps, cards and other souvenirs.
  Suggestive Bibliography
Δετοράκης Ε., "Η λέπρα στην Κρήτη", Αμάλθεια ΙΒ΄ (1981), 275-292
Αρακαδάκη Μ., Το φρούριο της Σπιναλόγκας (1571-1715). Συμβολή στη μελέτη των επάκτιων και νησιωτικών οχυρών της Βενετικής Δημοκρατίας, Άγιος Νικόλαος 2001
Γριβέλ Ζ., Η νόσος του Χάνσεν στην Ελλάδα και στην Κρήτη κατά τον εικοστό αιώνα, Ελούντα 2002
Μοσχόβη Γ., "Ο οχυρωμένος οικισμός της νησίδας Σπιναλόγκας, 18ος -19ος αιώνας" στο Πρακτικά 9ου Διεθνούς Κρητολογικού Συνεδρίου, Ελούντα 1-6.10.2001 υπό εκτύπωση
See also
Other museums and archaeological sites in the same prefecture
Archaeological Collection of Ierapetra
Archaeological Collection of Neapolis
Archaeological Museum of Agios Nikolaos
Archaeological Museum of Siteia
Archaeological site in Gournia
Archaeological Site in Hamezi
Archaeological Site in Itanos
Archaeological Site in Lato
Archaeological Site in Palekastro of Siteia
Archaeological Site in Petras