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A great morning walk

Special place up the hill behind the hotel, well care last resting place for so many young men... read more

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SGM Tully
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Beautiful, peaceful place of rest for the fallen. It wasnt the fault of the ordinary German soldier... read more

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Special place up the hill behind the hotel, well care last resting place for so many young men, peaceful

Thank SGM Tully
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful, peaceful place of rest for the fallen. It wasnt the fault of the ordinary German soldier that Crete was invaded.

Thank anncollins3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a peaceful place very well organised with unusually the graves flat on the ground with beautiful flowers around them.

Thank JulieBrighton
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although a solemn visit for the obvious reasons, this location is maintained to highest standards and the exhibition is first class. Really pleased to have taken the opportunity to walk to the cemetery as it was a very worthwhile visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cleanest cemetery ever. All graves vere numbered. Very impressed to see the date of the death of the most of the bodies. Must see if you visit Maleme.

Thank jobe6969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Moving and atmospheric, approx 3,300 of the Germans interred here died in one battle parachuting into Maleme

Thank MrSecretDining
Reviewed 4 June 2018

All cemetery’s are sad, however this is a fantastic place simply to sit and contemplate, the place is kept in immaculate condition, if your in the area worth a look, not with the kids though, unless you going to teach them a thing or two...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Had read about this before our trip, and it was well worth a visit. The gardens are kept immaculate and they are in a peaceful location, with a great view. We happened to be in Maleme on the anniversary of the Battle of Crete. There...More

Thank fynnbignold
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the cemetery during the memorial service for the soldiers who lie at rest here. It is well maintained and overlooks Maleme airfifield. Most of the graves contain the remains of two soldiers, most are casualties of the initial airborne invasion and it gives you...More

Thank alun n
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited the Fallschirmjäger cemetery today. The hillside setting overlooking the sea is striking. The VDK has done an outstanding job in maintaining this cemetery in perfect condition.

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Albert B
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Response from stan h | Reviewed this property |
get the tour bus, stops by the port, a few stops gt off & walk down the hill, mind you if you have time , you can walk it from port,....a bit heavy going but it can be done,...oakey..doakey...