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Topolia Gorge

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Awesome drive

This is a spectacular drive with lots of great places to stop along the way, including the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shediac, Canada
Great views from the side of the road

We took a pause here on our way bach from Elafonisi Beach to Chania to take in the natural beauty... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Putte, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a spectacular drive with lots of great places to stop along the way, including the incredible olive wood carving Workshop of Manolis Tsouris in the village of Topolia, cave of Agia Sofia and Elafonisi beach.

4  Thank ReneCyr
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We took a pause here on our way bach from Elafonisi Beach to Chania to take in the natural beauty. There are several places you can stop at the side of the road and admire the view. We didn't walk in the gorge, we only...More

2  Thank SaltyJoe71
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here on the way back from elafonissi beach. Good place to pause for break and take in natural beauty. There are a couple places to park on the side of the road to take in the stunning views.

1  Thank Hemant M
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Wonderful gorge, not as overwhelming as Imbros or Samaria, but still worth a visit. I wouldn't recommend starting your return trip in Topolia, seeing as when you return you'll have to make a steep climb at the end. A better idea is to start near...More

4  Thank Tomverf
Reviewed 29 April 2018

An amazing gorge with a breathtaking view. a really monument of nature. It was like you were in the grand canyon of arizona but we were in crete. Trully amazing

1  Thank GeorgeBantourakis
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t know why this gorge doesn’t get more notice. There is a stop after the village of Topolia where you can stop just before the tunnel that has beautiful views up the gorge and to the wider area just before the gorge. Makes going to...More

1  Thank JeffreyPedersen
Reviewed 25 January 2018

we drove unexpectedly down this mountain road into this surprising gorge, the view is amazing and the road is good so I could recommend it even to drivers who aren't particularly adventurous.

Thank difficulta
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We went to Topolia Gorge in April, so it was rather empty. We met a couple of tourists on our way, but otherwise had the gorge for ourselves. The road is rather scary for an inexperienced driver, but after the third time even I was...More

1  Thank Anna L
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We only viewed the gorge from the road. A rugged landscape, steep sided gorge. Great viewpoint. A parking area with stalls and a toilet for customers of the stalls. A hilly winding main road to the south west, narrow in parts with some fast drivers....More

Thank TarkanFan
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Topolia gorge is on the road south to Elafonisi and you must drive along the narrow shelf road high in the gorge. The sight is breath-taking. There are a few places to stop and take photographs. The special thing about this gorge is that it...More

1  Thank dittany
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