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Address: Milatos, Crete, Greece

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Take a torch!

Great to be able to wander into and around a cave without having to stick to designated pathways. However, learn from our mistake and take a torch to prevent stubbed toes!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great to be able to wander into and around a cave without having to stick to designated pathways. However, learn from our mistake and take a torch to prevent stubbed toes!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

This attraction is ok if you have nothing else to do .I suppose the history aspect is worth knowing.Not an attraction for young children,they would be very bored.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Too far to walk from Milatos village, but easy by car. Pathway is a bit uneven so don't wear your stilettos! Make sure you bring torches because the cave is unlit and quite low, so keep your head down in some places and look out for the little church inside

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Very intersting cave, first off you need a car, it's out of the way and not very well marked, so be prepared to get a little turned around but you'll make it. If you're elderly i would not recommend this cave. You park by the side of the road (there is no parking, there's room for about 3-4 cars) and... More 

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Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

One of the more accessible caves on crete , it has a well made if a little track way leading to its enterance, which has three openings to a quit extensive cave system with many chambers so smaller ones complete with bats. the history of this place is quite sad as it is were hundreds of inhabitants were massacred by... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Having spent numerous holidays in Greece, basically not moving from the beach, I was in awe! Spent a week early October exploring caves, waterfalls and beautiful traditional villages in the mountains. Milatos cave must be my favourite one. After having a meal in a family tavern in nearby Kounali (a must go!) we left the car on road and walked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A nice ex pat english couple rent out torches to see the cave. Some degree of agility needed to get the best out of the cave. 5K from the Minos Imperial. Lovely drive by quad bike

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Travelled by car, can be walked to from Milatos if its cloudy!!! The path to the cave from the road is a little lumpy the cave is very dark and quite deep, a torch is definitely needed, inside the cave the floor is very uneven with some rather large hollows, small chapel in there too. Weve been nothing to write... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stunning views of the surrounding area, and very interesting to see the small church in the inside, to which the locals make an annual pilgrimage. Call in to Kohili in Milatos before or after to hear all the history from Eleni!

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Zaporizhzhya, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

it's really fun. First you won't find it in usual tourist guide. Second it looks abandoned, nobody looks after this, no light inside, no guard, nobody at all. Flashlight will be helpful if you want explore the cave. Little chapel inside. You might even find it adventurous.

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