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Melissani Cave

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Address: | Melissani Lake, Sami 280 80, Greece
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+30 2674 022997
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Great Hour visit for Family!

First went to Melissani over 20 years ago.. Not much has changed.. They were making a new entrance into the car park when we were there and hope they've finished by now but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First went to Melissani over 20 years ago.. Not much has changed.. They were making a new entrance into the car park when we were there and hope they've finished by now but knowing and loving the greek people i guess it's still ongoing! The cheeky chaps rowing the boat's are always good for a laugh and knowledeable! There's a... More 

Thank Ian K
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you wish to feel you are visiting the fairies home then you should visit the Melissani cave .Mysterious , unique in its beauty and sounds of silence. The colours cannot be described as well as the feeling you get when you enter the cave .Do not depart Keffalonia unless visit the Melissani cave .

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Yorkshire, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

7 euro's each for a short rowing boat ride around a collapsed cave. When we arrived there was nobody else around and so we the only people in the boat and the cave. It was still 'only ok'.

Thank Benji89
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Absolutely beautiful, truly a place I will never forget. The boat ride itself is quite short (10-15 mins) but you will be amazed by the beauty of this place. Definitely worth the trip. We went around 11:30am and there was no queue (bought tickets for 7 euros each and went straight to the cave), however when we were leaving the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a not to be missed attraction. The colours of the water in the cave are breathtaking and it is a magical experience.

Thank Trevor Le B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Short boat ride, tickets are 7 euro, but it is an amazing lake, inside the mountain, amazing colors special by noon time, enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Stunning, but make sure you arrive just before the coaches! Doesn't take long to take the trip but quite different and our 3 year old really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We rented a car and headed to Melissa I Cave from our cruise ship! It was very easy to find and a spectacularly beautiful place to see! Only 7 euro each which was a great deal! If you plan on going make sure you try to beat the tour buses! We waited in a line of about 30 people to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

As with the previous reviews, in order to capture the full glory of the caves, go when the sun is overlooking the caves, this certainly adds a sparkle to the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It is definitely worth going there. We went in October and we were afraid it would have been closed but it was open. The cave and the lake are amazing . I totally enjoyed it and the boatman singing in Greek while giving us a commentary

Thank Nevila M

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