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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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Greek delight!

Always great to check out the natural beauty of places you visit and this is worth a trip.... as you can see. Did this the same day as the drogaratti caves on a self guided tour... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

one of the few places that will make you feel speechless!! it gets crouded during summer, but it totally worth the waiting

Thank Apostolos C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We enjoyed our stay and the boat trip inside, the rocks are amazing. The clear water and fascinating colors make everything unreal. Don't miss it, in a cold/rainy day you will spend best your time there.

Thank magneticspace
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great to check out the natural beauty of places you visit and this is worth a trip.... as you can see. Did this the same day as the drogaratti caves on a self guided tour of the island .... Asos is also a must see.

Thank Sue J
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magic place, do not miss.The boat man,I do not remember his name,was very pleasant and very informative about the whole area.

Thank cmargyropoulou
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

...I'm giving it four stars just because of the length of the boat tour, and the pressure we felt to tip. I'm glad we went; the cave is gorgeous and we snapped some spectacular pics, but the experience could've been better without our grumpy (almost pushy?) boat captain.

Thank Kelly B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a beautiful 5 minute boat trip which was extended to 20 by adding lots of unnecessary tricks to justify the 7 euro ticket per person. However the cave inside was extraordinary, all the colours and the nature. But I WOULDN'T recommend it due to the extremely expensive ticket.

Thank Eugenia P
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the bottom of a long slippery tunnel there's a little pier which you jump into a canoe type boat from. You're then taken round the lake to see the beautiful iridescent water, and then round into the cave at the side where the roof is still intact. They used to hold concerts in that side and if you can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do you enjoy boating? Are you interested in caves? Then combine those two joys in this place.!It is romantic, unbelievable, one of a kind experience! It is a great place for a marriage proposal! The kids will certainly be thrilled! My mother is 52 years old and she still recalls the one and only time she got in there when... More 

Thank Nikos K
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in Greece this past summer and haven't stopped thinking of her...From the food to the beaches, its just the ultimate getaway. Just when I thought I couldn't be more amazed with this country's beauty, we see this place! WOW! Gorgeous water and breathtaking scenery. Guides were amazing! Greece, especially Kefalonia, will be on our radar next year as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

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

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