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Smyrnis 21 A, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Ioanna is fantastic

Ioanna Glyptis brought Crete to life in ways I never thought possible. She made it’s ancient sites... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Jonathan L
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Joanna Glyptis

Joanna was fun, organised, really knowledgeable on culture, history, plants and life in Greece and... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
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24 years in the tourist industry as a licensed guide and authorized from the international federation of guides trainer in Greece. Experience Crete, a custom made tour just for you ensures a memorable day and outing. Get to see Crete of the beaten track, discover real authentic niches and people of the island. See Crete as a local, taste,smell,touch, walk and ponder upon the experience called Crete.Home to the oldest civilization of Europe, home to ancient Gods and Heroes, secluded beaches, prize winning beaches,untame land scape, ancient sites, myths and legends.
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Smyrnis 21 A, Rethymnon, Crete 74100, Greece
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Ioanna Glyptis brought Crete to life in ways I never thought possible. She made it’s ancient sites and culture accessible and relatable to the common traveler. But Ioanna is no common tour guide. Her deep local knowledge led us to a series of unique experiences....More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Jonathan thank you for kind words people like you make me very happy and fortunate when meeting through work. I am very happy that you enjoyed my Crete with me this beautiful island and continent. Warm Regards. Ioanna Kalypso Glypti

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Joanna was fun, organised, really knowledgeable on culture, history, plants and life in Greece and Crete. She made the holiday. Margaret

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

Margaret..thank you thank you for your review! I am happy you enjoyed Crete. You are all a very well traveled group of friends and teachers I am very happy you enjoyed your visit. Warm Regards from very hot Crete! Ioanna kalypso glypti!

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I am back in the US now but my heart is still in Crete...We fell in love with Crete and we have Ioanna Kalypso Glypti to thank for that. To experience Crete through Ioanna's eyes and mind is priceless. Ioanna is incredibly knowledgeable and she...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2018

Dear Kelly thank you for your kind words. I am so glad that you loved Crete as much as I do and shared the experience of this island and it's beauty taking all the memories home with you! Thank you, thank you! I feel so...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Last summer we had the chance to visit Rethymno we some friends, not Greeks. Coming from Crete doesn't make us specialists on giving a guide tour, especially to others. Ioanna was suggested to us by a good friend. From the first moment we felt really...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you for your review and taking the time to post it.Your kind words are very welcoming and rewording.Being remembered as well as beautiful Crete is what any guide could wish for. Thank you again for your time and kind words:

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Mrs Ioanna Kalypso Glypti, and with such a friendly atmosphere we had a fantastic start! Our guide Mrs Glypti and the tour was extremely good, and for that she deserves special thanks. We had three great tour days,...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review . Much appreciated I do hope your visits and time spent bring fond and happy memories to all of you. Thank you! Ioanna Kalypso Glypti

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

One of the hardest tasks facing any guide is to awake the interests of your people and then keep them entranced, or at least listening. And not merely for an hour or two at a gift of a site like Knossos. But perhaps for a...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you for your very kind review...thank you. I do hope visitors that arrive here in Crete see, taste and experience Crete and learn to love Crete as much as I do. Thank you.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

We first met Ioanna while on our Dream Trip through our VIP Travel Club, who had picked her as the perfect guide to look after a group of us VIP travelers. She was AMAZING!!! Always on time, always asked if we were OK, very accommodating...More

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ioanna kalypso ... G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Leandros thank you for your review. Glad that i was able to share my Crete with you and your family! Even more when guiding a Professional licensed guide and National trainer like my self your mother Anna. Thank you again for your kind words people...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

In November was on a tour on the mainland in Greece, visiting the most important remains from old ancient Greek culture, a very interesting journey. Travelling with us was Ioanna Kalypso Glypti, she was not our ordinary guide, but studying and informing herself, and eventually...More

Thank Dan J
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ioanna kalypso ... G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Dan Thank you for your review. It was a nice journey for me as well to meet you and have the chance to meet, talk and comiunicate with you. Central Classical Greece is a place that allows room for thinking and comiunicating on many levels...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Black Sheep walking group had a wonderful holiday on Crete made all the more special by Joanna Glyptis. She was at once educating, entertaining and thought provoking and sought out some excellent walks, visits and tavernas - and made us realise what a debt...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Dear Black sheep thank you all so much for your review. It was a pleasure spending time with you and getting the chance to know you! I hope you are well and in high spirits. I am happy when travelers leave Greece and Crete and...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We booked a two centre touring holiday of Crete with Preferred Travel. It had a a few tours as part of the deal with optional extras to be decided by numbers once we were in Crete. Due to the excellent knowledge compassion and caring shown...More

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Ioanna G, Owner at Tour Guides Crete, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you for your review, for your kind words! I am happy travelers become friends not only of me but of Greece and Crete. I am honored when travelers visit my country and leave with nice memories. Thank you!

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