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Address: Milatos, Crete, Greece
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Miltos Cave

The walk up to the cave is quite steep best to wear trainers or walking shoes take water and a Torch. The cave is also a Tomb of the island people who were hiding from the German... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2016
Alicia D
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The walk up to the cave is quite steep best to wear trainers or walking shoes take water and a Torch. The cave is also a Tomb of the island people who were hiding from the German invasion. The cave has a passageway it's deep dark for those who are braver than me. Worth visiting

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Thank Alicia D
Sissi ,Crete
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

took the kids there one day without knowing a lot about it.. it was excellent with a lot of background history. read about it and visit.. there is a little church in the cave as well!!!

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Thank kostas_b
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The caves had no one in attendance when we visited, we did so at our own risk. There are no lights so ensure you take a torch. On our first visit the villagers at Milatos, explained that the village church had candles that you could purchase, as none of the shops there had torches for sale at the time. with... More 

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Thank Angie G
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Milatos Cave was near our villa so we decided to visit late afternoon. It is worth reading up on its fascinating story first which made it much more interesting. It was a short walk along a gorge and it was very quiet when we went. The church inside with the bones on display was interesting and it's definitely worth a... More 

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Thank Kerry L
Uster, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

nice walk to the cave & nice view from there. Cave itself nothing spectacular, but with tragic background, linked to cretes history

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Thank 643silviof
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

Place and view was very nice. Inside of cave was littlebit bees that can be disturbing. Also there was couple families noisy brits that try remove every lose stone. Even the parents act like animals. So it was littlebit hard to enjoy. Experience was ** but i give **** because you can not choose the people that are same time... More 

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Thank Antti L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful area, intruiging cave! I visited the cave as part of a 19 day road trip around Crete. We stopped here by happy accident before heading to Sisi (another charming city). Check out the vlog from that day if you want to see our reaction live! https://youtu.be/qw0h7siw0lg

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Thank John F
Ninove, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a nice thing to see. There is a nice path going to it trough the mountains. The path is only a walk of 10 minutes. A tourch is absolutely necessairy as it is realy dark to enter the cave. After 20 meters, there is light again as the church is there build in the cave. It is nice... More 

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Thank Jonas M
Ashdod, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

An interesting location, with lots of stalactites and stalagmites view, however nothing too extraordinary, If you want to see a much more impressive cave i'd recommend the "zeus cave"

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UK
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

quite an uneven walk to the cave which was surrounded by flies, but inside was cool with a little church area. Torch needed. there was an English guy selling them but not sure he was an official.

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