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Arion Stables

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Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Best choice I made in all of Greece

After spending almost 3 weeks (one in Greece, one in Ukraine) I can say, without a doubt, that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liz W
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Hour long ride

Great place , very friendly staff , had a great ride , myself and daughter had never ridden before... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
springer1340evo
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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“olive groves”(29 reviews)
“hour hack”(12 reviews)
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Family park petting zoo pony and horse riding individual, Hotel & Apartments, beach and mountain rides sunset beach rides small zoo- animal park V.I.P. Horse carriage service, weddings with our Victoria carriagecarriage tours to the town or...more
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Hersonissos, Crete 700 14, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending almost 3 weeks (one in Greece, one in Ukraine) I can say, without a doubt, that George and Zara’s Arion Stables was the best part of my entire trip!! Athens was nice, sure, food was good and lots of tourism. But coming to...More

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Liz very much for your visit and your wonderful review! I wish you all the best, and probably we see us again in the future!! Thank you!

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Great place , very friendly staff , had a great ride , myself and daughter had never ridden before and the owners wife took us out and we had a great ride around the local roads and farm tracks . Well worth a visit

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your review! I wish you all the best!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Very nice stable, well maintained, well-groomed and trained horses, Georgios was very helpful explaining every detail, Katherine (I hope I don't misspell the name) is a very good experienced instructor and a very pleasant person. I felt absolutely safe although it was my first time...More

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and your review!! Help us to be better!! I wish you a wonderful time!

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful carriage ride on our honeymoon. We went up through the mountain villages...through the olive groves and then down to the beach to watch the sun set. It was beautiful and something we will always have wonderful memories of. We had a...More

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much for your visit and for your review!! I’m really happy you enjoy the ride!! I wish you all the best!!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My wife Debbie and I went for a two hour very enjoyable ride with Nicole. We ate in the taverna beforehand, the food and hospitality was excellent. Thoroughly recommended, animals are loved and looked after with many rescued by the owner. A great afternoon, Mel...More

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Georgios C, Διευθυντής at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you very much visiting us and for your wonderful review!! I wish you all the best!

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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing 2 hour trek here a couple weeks ago, very professional and horses are well looked after. Lovely friendly staff too, will definitely go back if I'm in Crete again.

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Georgios C, Ιδιοκτήτης at Arion Stables, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Hi Tiffany Thank you very much for your time to review us and for your visit!! We try our best all the time! I wish you the best!!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

What a great place to run into. We walked off the beaten path and found this great place. Great food, drink and the most hospitable people you could meet!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had the best trip on the horse and carriage ride with Zara and her daughter. A must for anyone visiting near by in Crete. All kids had such a lovely trip from teenagers to 3 year olds. Such a lovely family run farm. You...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to eat, all the oven-cooked food is superb. George and Zara are excellent hosts, and Mama Maria a great cook. On this occasion, we had chicken from the oven, with potatoes and vegetables, it was delicious. It will be a great place...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

If you don't visit here and experience a horse ride during your stay in Hersonissos, then you have missed out on a truly awesome and beautiful experience. The owners and staff are so friendly and accommodating; they even (for a small fee) picked us up...More

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hannahlewis35
17 March 2018|
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Response from Georgios C | Property representative |
Hi my name is George with my wife Zara we run the Arion Stables, we are open all year long, all rides and carriage tours we provide are always private/ individual for safety and more joy!!! we never do big groups with... More
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Helen M
2 December 2017|
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Response from Georgios C | Property representative |
Hi my name is George with my wife Zara we run the Arion Stables, we are open all year long, all rides and carriage tours we provide are always private/ individual for safety and more joy!!! we never do big groups with... More
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billy s
3 October 2017|
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Response from Georgios C | Property representative |
Hallo All our carriages have at list 2 steps to get in!! If you think that with some help hour Mum can manage that then is all fine!! I’m sure she will enjoy the carriage ride!! Thank you for asking!!
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