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Topolia Gorge

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Minoa Pediada | South of Topolia Village, Chania Town, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Peaceful, natural beauty, great views.

Stopped by here on the way back from elafonissi beach. Good place to pause for break and take in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hemant M
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Peace and quiet

Wonderful gorge, not as overwhelming as Imbros or Samaria, but still worth a visit. I wouldn't... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tomverf
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Minoa Pediada | South of Topolia Village, Chania Town, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Thank Hemant M
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Tomverf
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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
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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Only saw the Gorge from one of the car parks on the road from Kissamos to Elafonissi. Looked very impressive & next year will probably take some time out & go for a walk through the Gorge.

Thank broggy57
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

This was quite an unexected experience, A very large gorge with Impressive features. Unless you're a hiker, this is probably not a "must do", BUT if you have time it's worth seeing.

Thank jfletcher747
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