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gorges of Theriso

Theriso, Crete, Greece
+30 697 321 0847
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Dramatic gorge and even better if combined witha drive over the col to Meskla

A dramatic gorge that you can drive through which is well worth a visit on its own. However, it is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Billingshurst, United Kingdom
Natural wonder

Theriso gorges is a small but very interesting thing to visit in Crete. We went there by car but we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucharest, Romania
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Theriso, Crete, Greece
+30 697 321 0847
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A dramatic gorge that you can drive through which is well worth a visit on its own. However, it is even better if you combine it with a drive over the col at the top of the gorge and down to Meskla on the other...More

Thank IanofKingsfold
Reviewed 1 week ago

Theriso gorges is a small but very interesting thing to visit in Crete. We went there by car but we stopped often to take pictures. The natural splendor of the gorges cannot be described by words and/or pictures. You must go there and see for...More

Thank Micutzu-103
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If the road was not passing trough it would be much more beautiful. Not more then 5-6km this gorge is a good option if you do not have time to visit anything more serious, it is just a 15km from Hania and visiting Theriso village...More

Thank Markos G
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We drove half of the gorge last year, but decided to go back this year on the Little Fun Train. Amazing views, spectacular scenery and well worth the experience. There are some beautiful plants and trees along the gorge and some truly incredible rock faces....More

Thank lesleypt
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

With a buggy tour we passed through Theriso gorge on the road to the Theriso village, south of Chania. Not so long, but a beautifull and quiet gorge with a good road. The rewards are great views of the white mountains when you near the...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It is a jaw-dropping view/route! Get ready to leave with a neck-ache; it is a real miracle! Strongly recommended for a very relaxed drive or even for a hike!

Thank Ioannis K
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Hired a motorbike and spent a view hours riding through the gorge from agia marina and then down to Kalathas bay. The views are fantastic as you rise through the mountains and look down to the coast below. The road is very windy with very...More

Thank flaminpie
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We drove the length of this gorge and the steep sides are amazing. Watch out for the goats, they believe they own the road.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We picked a cool over cast day for our trip up to Theriso via the gorge. Stopping by the side of the road occasionally to smell the sweet cool fresh mountain air and experience some much needed silence. We found it best to drive south...More

2  Thank Mike-From-8000-Miles
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We rented a car a drive up to Theriso one afternoon and it was well worth it. The forge is spectacularly beautiful! There is very little air movement in the gorge so it does feel quite hot, and you will more than likely come across...More

1  Thank lesleypt
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