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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Breath taking

This cave is amazing and not an expensive visit as the children where free and adults where 4 euros... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Jarrod H
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Torquay, United Kingdom
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Worth spending an hour visiting the cave. A welcome break from sunbathing. Lovely drive up to the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
joanne_madsen
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Snekkersten, Denmark
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sad history” (7 reviews)
“jaw dropping” (2 reviews)
“national road” (4 reviews)
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Melidoni, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This cave is amazing and not an expensive visit as the children where free and adults where 4 euros each, the cave didn't take long to get around but was well worth a visit and steeped in history

Thank Jarrod H
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Worth spending an hour visiting the cave. A welcome break from sunbathing. Lovely drive up to the cave,great ice cream and views from the cafe

Thank joanne_madsen
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is not a large cave, you'll probably be done in 20-25 minutes, but it's a nice place to visit, and with a little cafe nearby. Stairsteps down to the bottom of the cave, and a footpath once you're down there. Kids really liked it.

Thank Hege O
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

It's ok but not the best cave to visit. If you go there then inform yourself about the history of the cave before. All you will get is a small flyer and you have to walk through by yourself.

Thank Tobias B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We rented a car out and travelled to the caves. The route is very scenic and takes you through lots of little villages, we had first stopped at the Arkadi Monastry as it is only about 28km from there. The visit itself only took 20...More

1  Thank Becky P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It only takes about 15-20 minutes to visit the Melidoni Cave but it is a spectacular site so well worth a visit. There is a little cafe too with very friendly staff.

Thank reesfamily100
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It's only three or four euros to enter but not really much to see. A relatively easy climb down well made concrete steps will take you to a shrine in memory of people who lost their lives in an historic incident. the rock formations and...More

Thank waynesworld57
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little cave but we had expected more. You can do the visit in 10-15min and still have plenty of time to take pics. Nice rocks and lights but very small and shallow.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the cave with our 3 children (5, 7 and 9). The steps in the cave were no issue for us at all - however, it might be challenging with a buggy. The chamber of the cave open to tourists is very large and...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Easy access to this simple one cave that has 1 chamber accessible to tourists. Always nice to go into a cool area when it is hot outside.

Thank c a
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