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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Interesting for 20 mins....

Does what it says on the tin. Its a Cave with stalagmites/tites... If you are in the area then it's... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Winckers
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Shropshire
via mobile
Small but worth seeing

It took us only about half an hour to explore the whole cave since its fairly small. Nonetheless... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ellie11A
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Bern, Switzerland
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sad history” (7 reviews)
“small climb” (2 reviews)
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Melidoni, Crete, Greece
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+30 2834 022650
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Does what it says on the tin. Its a Cave with stalagmites/tites... If you are in the area then it's worth a quick stop but you can do whole site in less than 30 mins

Thank Winckers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It took us only about half an hour to explore the whole cave since its fairly small. Nonetheless the structure is very impressive and of pretty well lit; just enough to see everything but not too mich so that the cave feeling of sorts is...More

Thank Ellie11A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like to see caves or just want some time away from the beach it could be interesting. Small cave with some historical backgrounds. At the entrance there is a little cafe and the information where you pay a fee of 4 euros each...More

Thank Andre H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Quite a humbling place. As usual in Crete, you have to work hard to discover the history. This place has some sad memories and has is rare at being, not only a place of natural beauty but also a place for reflection. The main cave...More

Thank andymat31
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stopped off and seen how Olive oil was made, we popped up to the Melidoni Caves. It was well worth it as the view was stunning!! Even the two teenagers managed to walk round the 20 minutes or so that it takes without whinging...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you plan to visit Melidoni Cave you should first of all know that this is a memorial place with very tragic history. About 370 people were killed and now are buried there. Mostly children, women and old people, who were hiding from the turks,...More

Thank Елена К
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice change from the usual sunbathing. The cave is situated high up in the mountains, giving stunning views of the landscape before you go in, if a little unnerving! The cave itself has interesting rock formations to look at as well as an interesting...More

Thank Privvy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth visiting. Fantastic underground cave all lit inside. Would recommend proper or sturdy shoes, not flip flops as the there are 80 steps down and it does get a bit slippy the further you get into the cave. Good value for money, costs 4...More

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
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