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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Lovely little place

We rented a car out and travelled to the caves. The route is very scenic and takes you through lots... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Becky P
Rugby, United Kingdom
via mobile
Worth a visit

It only takes about 15-20 minutes to visit the Melidoni Cave but it is a spectacular site so well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We rented a car out and travelled to the caves. The route is very scenic and takes you through lots of little villages, we had first stopped at the Arkadi Monastry as it is only about 28km from there. The visit itself only took 20...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It only takes about 15-20 minutes to visit the Melidoni Cave but it is a spectacular site so well worth a visit. There is a little cafe too with very friendly staff.

Thank reesfamily100
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's only three or four euros to enter but not really much to see. A relatively easy climb down well made concrete steps will take you to a shrine in memory of people who lost their lives in an historic incident. the rock formations and...More

Thank waynesworld57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little cave but we had expected more. You can do the visit in 10-15min and still have plenty of time to take pics. Nice rocks and lights but very small and shallow.

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the cave with our 3 children (5, 7 and 9). The steps in the cave were no issue for us at all - however, it might be challenging with a buggy. The chamber of the cave open to tourists is very large and...More

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy access to this simple one cave that has 1 chamber accessible to tourists. Always nice to go into a cool area when it is hot outside.

Thank c a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us walked to the caves from a villa in Melidoni village. The walk was uphill and would recommend taking a bottle of water. The walk takes around 35-40mins but welcomed with a cold beer on arrival at the Melidoni Cave Bar/Cafe. The...More

Thank Sammi O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience and well worth a visit. The cave is quite steep to walk down so be extra cautious.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing cavern with a sad history. Steep staircase to get into the cave so consider access issues. Cafe outside serves great juices and ice creams.

Thank JSLeeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the cave, it was very interesting, but most of all I loved the view from up here, you could see for miles and the view of the mountains were breathtaking. There is a little cafe for drinks, snacks and ice creams or for...More

Thank MarieJ_11
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