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Theriso, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful drive from Chania to Theriso through the gorge. Definitely one of the highlights of our trip to Crete. The scenery is magnificent,the driving is not difficult. Very little traffic on the road.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JaydeeISR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely worth doing for a short side trip from Chaina or Rethymnon. The road is windy and has a lot of wash outs due to heavy rains this past winter but it is clear today. I would not go on this road in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank traveler5458
Reviewed April 15, 2019

You must visit it! Great road to Theriso village (15km from Hania) through Theriso gorges with exceptional natural beauty all the way! You must see! Relax with a coffee or food in Theriso village with great service, quality and prices!

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank BasketElias
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The way through the gorges has unbelievable views of the mountains and you get to see bunch of goats on the way. The road is narrow and very curvy, but also not very used, so you can stop your car to enjoy the views. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Tinker8ell74
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Stunning ad amazing gorge very close to the city of Chania. Definetly worth a trip. Combined with a lunch on one of the small tavernas in Therisso it as a very good experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jonesy_DK
Reviewed July 18, 2018

We had a beautiful Mountain house rented in Zouvra through Air B and B. We drove through the gorge with mountain bikes and a car. The gorge was beautiful and a good uphill training with bikes. It was specially beautiful and a bit scary during...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KonowKr
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Worthwhile drive through this gorge especially if you cannot make it to the Samara Gorge. Incredible views!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ginette N
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Absolutely a must this Gorge, stunning views and on,y about 7 miles out of Chania, then go to Zourva to Emillia’s for lunch

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank janeengland166
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing drive-through gorge with high cliffs, and many wild goats. Very peaceful and (in June at least) green. We were not able to make it to other gorges due to time and one reluctant hiker, but this was definitely a good second....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Claudia L
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

So, the weather forecast wasn't good and we've got a car. Road trip. Found the start on the outskirts of Chania very easily and started up the Gorge. Totally stunning. Tight winding road with fresh views around every corner. Take your time to drink them...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gordon S
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