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Callista

Apokoronas, Crete 73003, Greece
+30 2825 032525
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Very nice store with cute gifts

A lovely little giftshop where you can find good quality souvenirs of Crete. Really beautiful gifts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aurelie P
via mobile
Lovely shop in Kalyves

Often buy gifts here, they have all kind of lovely things for the house, garden, gifts etc. And... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Aimanna
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Kalives. Crete
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Come visit Callista for a great selection of unique candles and gifts, handcrafted items, souvenirs and original work from Greek artisans.
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“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“local artists” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Apokoronas, Crete 73003, Greece
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+30 2825 032525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little giftshop where you can find good quality souvenirs of Crete. Really beautiful gifts to remember your trip in Crete or make somebody at home really happy with a nice gift from your holiday spot. Very helpful owner. Good job!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often buy gifts here, they have all kind of lovely things for the house, garden, gifts etc. And always very friendly and good service

Thank Aimanna
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Gianni_Callista, Owner at Callista, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review - I am glad you enjoy shopping and chatting at our place!

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

I visited this shop to get some Christmas gifts for my family and was very satisfied with what I found. They have a large selection of locally made items, so it's easy to find a little something for everyone. The owner was very helpful and...More

1  Thank Jeremiah D
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing gift shop. You can get very unique gifts made by local artists. Beautiful cards and candles. Love the staff, so helpful and friendly. We purchased a mug a cool t shirt made by local artist Little Rocks and a really nice...More

Thank Jennaden
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Gianni_Callista, Owner at Callista, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2017

Thank you for your nice review and the pictures you posted! We will continue to work with our Cretan and Greek friends to bring even more interesting products in...some of the things in the pipeline are amazing!

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

A fantastic collection of artworks from Cretan and Greek artist! New works are being presented all the time, and the owners are constantly searching for new artists to include in their collection. Not the typical mass tourist stuff, but genuine unique artworks from local artists,...More

2  Thank Danny T
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Found this really unique gift shop open only this year . Bought some lovely gifts and gift wrapped . Owner very interesting to talk to and very helpful . There is a gift for every occasion . Reasonably priced . Lots of locally made gifts...More

1  Thank Ann F
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Gianni_Callista, Owner at Callista, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words! Always a pleasure to meet nice people who enjoy their time and the gifts we have at our little shop. :)

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Callista offers some of the most unique and lovely gifts from local Greek artisans. What a breath of fresh air from your typical "touristy" shops. There is a wide selection for both locals and travelers looking for something exceptional. Callista truly exceeded my expectations in...More

1  Thank Jess E
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Gianni_Callista, Owner at Callista, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review...we hope you enjoyed your stay on Crete and are happy that you enjoyed our selection of gifts. Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

I visited here after seeing a shared post on facebook. I live in the area but am leaving after 6 years and wanted something different to have in my new home in France. They have a range of unique pieces but I was drawn to...More

2  Thank Helen635
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Gianni_Callista, Owner at Callista, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Thank you for your visit to Callista. I am glad you enjoyed your experience in our little shop. It was a pleasure chatting with you and I forwarded your review to the artist who created the "Doors of Crete" - he was very happy! Enjoy...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this unique store, makes a nice change from the "typical" and "tacky" holiday gifts and homeware that you find in most generic stores scattered across various destinations, the staff were absolutely wonderful and friendly which assisted with everything I needed help with. The...More

1  Thank Joe T
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Management response:Responded 29 June 2017

Thank you very much for your review - we are super happy that you enjoyed your experience at our little shop! We look forward to seeing you again. :)

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Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This shop is amazing the owners Joanie & Jens are are lovely people and very helpful the shop is full of beautiful gifts especially for candle lovers will definitely recommend this shop to anyone visiting Kalyves x

1  Thank Darren S
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Management response:Responded 18 June 2017

Thank you for your kind review! More gifts and unique souvenirs from Greek designers and artists are coming in, so we hope to see you again sometime. Have fun on the beautiful island of Crete!

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