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Art of Living Glass Factory

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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colourful and interesting

If you love glass and colours this is a lovely place to take a break from the beach and the crowds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kirsten E
Highlight of holiday

This is a must do when visiting Crete. It is truly unique with wonderful objects that have been... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Hand made blown glass from recycled bottles. Iron and brass constructions from recycled metal. Compinations of glass and metal in lights. Handmade furnitures from iron. Gates and railings Lights,platters,candle holders and useful items from glass.
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| Kokkino Chorio Apokoronou, Crete 73008, Greece
+30 697 178 3529
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you love glass and colours this is a lovely place to take a break from the beach and the crowds. The piles of glass to be recycled on the side of the courtyard make it even more interesting to see what is created from...More

Thank Kirsten E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do when visiting Crete. It is truly unique with wonderful objects that have been made using recycled glass. It is a chance to buy something special. Me and my family have visiting the shop when we holiday in Crete for years...More

Thank ChrisJKA
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A great stop to gawk at the beauty of this family’s glass blowing. BTW you watch them do this in the high season. Fabulous restaurant as well here. Enjoy.

1  Thank wahinisis
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The first thing to catch our eye were the huge piles of colour sorted old bottles. It is so good, and unusual, to see recycling so successfully at work. The vases, bottles, glasses and ornaments made here vary tremendously in colour but are spectacular, especially...More

1  Thank Jo W
Reviewed 19 January 2018

A really wonderful collection of glass master pieces. I've bought a few things from here like bird ornaments and candle holders. They have so much from glass bowls to lamps and mirror frames. A huge range or art works and all from recycled glass. A...More

2  Thank Bells0707
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Wow--what do you do with thousands of empty bottles? You repurpose them into gorgeous hand blown glass products. I was at this place about 8 years ago and when I asked about it I was told it wasn't as special as before. It was to...More

1  Thank TheoStephan
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you're anywhere near Kokkino Chorio then you just have to pop in at the glass factory. The pieces are beautiful and range in size and price so you can easily take home a small memento of your holiday or have an amazing artwork piece...More

1  Thank Carol A
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The range of products from this producer is amazing. Some of the bigger pieces are truly exceptional, even more so when you realise that they only use recycled glass. If you do fall in love with bigger or more fragile pieces the staff can arrange...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Shop extremely interesting you will want to spend all your holiday money there and is open while the Restaurant is open Restaurant is superb and everything is freshly cooked. Have eaten there many times including my Son having his wedding here - can thoroughly recommend...More

Thank tinycandyEngland
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

very interest place for visit...with many choises to choose...deserve it! you found many different think for house and for present of corse!

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10 September 2016|
Response from Elenanorris |
I don't know exactly but I have been there five times at different hours and seasons and it was never closed. They definitely don't have Siesta as many non touristic stores do.
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