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Milatos Cave

| Path to Milatos Cave, Milatos, Crete 724 00, Greece
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very interesting site, read about it before visiting

fell upon this cave by accident , drove high up into the mountains, approached the visitors centre... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
julsteve0121
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Good excuse for a bit of exercise

We walked 4km from our base in Milatos to the cave. The safety railings were adequate but were a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geoff L
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Sunderland, England, United Kingdom
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“small chapel” (5 reviews)
“free entrance” (3 reviews)
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| Path to Milatos Cave, Milatos, Crete 724 00, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

fell upon this cave by accident , drove high up into the mountains, approached the visitors centre which has been closed before it even opened and has fell foul of vandalism, but don't be pu off, take the rough pathway round to the right and...More

Thank julsteve0121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked 4km from our base in Milatos to the cave. The safety railings were adequate but were a little flimsy at times. The cave was only really interesting if you read up on the history behind it beforehand, but it was after all a...More

Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice sightseeing. There is a little walk to the caves by the rocky path. The Caves it itself are huge but you can see only a small part of those. There is no light so take a flashlight with you. There is no services and...More

Thank Veeti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice trip to make, worth the climb up, (I wouldn't advise flipflops!). Interesting history to the cave.

Thank Lucy R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this cave. It was very easy to find, with free parking right at the start of the path. It's a 15 minute amble to the cave. Entrance is free, which is probably why the lights aren't working. I brought two flashlights but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I had read that it was tricky to find the cave but we thought there was adequate signage. The cave was a small walk from the road but well worth the trip....it was amazing to discover just how big the cave was and right inside...More

Thank FlagandParrott
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Thank goodness this cave complex is on Crete: it would be hemmed in with red tape here. You walk along a path with a little wooden fence between you and a sheer drop, to a low-roofed, dark cave. The guide book says "take a torch",...More

Thank Moira J
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Free entrance, free parking, but no facilities on site. It is about a 10-15 min climb to the cave (pebble path). Inside the cave a flashlight is recommended. Beautiful views (you also see kri-kri mountain goats if you are lucky) and a beautiful cave with...More

Thank Bas B
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I was here with my two year old boy. The way the the cave requires children to be very good on their feet and parents with good nerves. The cave as a beautiful little chapel inside which commemorates the victims of the massacre that took...More

Thank Christian T
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here today as staying in nearby Sissi. Easy to find - just follow the road signs - need car or Quad bike to reach. Good shoes and torch are best. Its about 10 min walk from roadside along a purpose built, but uneven,...More

Thank KLT71
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