Crete is as a small continnent, the flora and fauna of this lovely island is abundant and fascinates and inspires all the people who visit it. Quite impossible to see all of them in a week or a few days during your holidays.
But don't worry, Botanical Park a nearly 20 hectares of land are waiting to welcome you, only 18 Km outside the town of Chania, on the feet of the Wihite Mountains, 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!
The newest and one of the most interesting sites of the Prefecture of Chania is ideal for visitors of all ages, combining enjoyments that only Crete can offer!
Shortly after you pass Fournes village and before the historical Lakkoi-Skordalou, a sign will direct you towards the Botanical Park, to an unprecedented tour of the region’s magical nature and the creative imagination of the four brothers who dreamt of and realized this unique heaven on earth!
When you first see the park and its facilities, it is impossible to imagine that this is the same expanse of the 15-20 hectares which burnt to the ground in the fires of 2003, today literary reborn from its ashes.
Learn more here : Botanical Park of Crete