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Melidoni Cave

Melidoni, Crete, Greece
+30 2834 022650
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Definitely stop here

Lovely detour to do, definitely recommend if you are in the area, it is fantastic, but very sombre... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Nice little detour

Wherever I go on my travels, I always end up in a cave! This trip to Crete was no different... I... read more

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

Lovely detour to do, definitely recommend if you are in the area, it is fantastic, but very sombre. The price is fairly reasonable

Thank sophiekean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wherever I go on my travels, I always end up in a cave! This trip to Crete was no different... I chose the Melodoni cave to visit partly due to the location which is close to Rethymnon but also due to the sad history of...More

Thank Herps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was gutted to hear that with my two dicky knees, that the Cave of Zeus' 200 odd steps would be a bad idea. Crestfallen I resigned myself to not seeing the stalagmites and stalactites I'd only ever heard about. My partner then discovered Melidoni,...More

Thank MoonRiverTravelsUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Melidoni cave is beautiful but the open section is small, our kids couldn't spend more than 15 minutes down there. At the entrance there is a small cafe where you can enjoy the view over the landscape.

Thank Lars A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

it is cave with history. there are some details that makes it unique. if you are lucky you will see the rare owl "zara". Ειδικά οι Έλληνες πρέπει να την επισκεφτούν για να δουν τον χώρο που μαρτύρησαν οι κάτοικοι του ομόνυμου χωριού απο τους...More

Thank Nik K
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went for a drive trough the scenery and stopped to eat and see the cave. Food was ok, and the cave was cool, but not as big as expected. But worth a visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank Siw B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I arrived early in the morning and was all alone in the cave. If you have a chance to go here when it's not to busy, it's really worth the visit.

4  Thank stefanandriano
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Breathtaking, enormous cave with magnificent stalactites and stalagmites. The cave has a rather sad but interesting history. Entrance fee is very reasonable. The views from outside the cave are beautiful. Wear sensible footwear as there are lots of steps down into the cave. Well worth...More

Thank GailnLewkas
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this cave with friends on a hot day. A great choice. The guide was very informative and fluent in English. Also available are a cafe and toilet.

Thank gillpick
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Medium size cave with an impressive and dense formations. Interesting history and very nice and helpful staff.

Thank Dean Ad E
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