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Topolia Gorge

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Minoa Pediada | South of Topolia Village, Chania Town, Crete 734 00, Greece
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

It was winter when we got there so there were no tourists around. We got quite confused as to where to park and start our trek, but the review of user tomverf really helped us. He gave the exact coordinates. That will lead you to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Not huge but beautiful and unspoiled. Being on alert is a must having in mind that small rocks could fell down here and there. Recommended to those who like peaceful walks and flora.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe G
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We started in Topolia. Go to bakery, take a left turn and start going down. You will pass a cementery on the left. Trail is quite easy, only a few climbes. Take proper shoes as partly road goes through rocks. At the end go to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank malgosiamatusiewicz
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Hiked from Koutsomatados to Topolia, parking by the little bridge just off the main road. It doesn’t take long - 45-60 min at most, following the river downstream. The last 10 min are a climb up to Topolia where we had lunch before venturing back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank RedDragon2012
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a spectacular drive with lots of great places to stop along the way, including the incredible olive wood carving Workshop of Manolis Tsouris in the village of Topolia, cave of Agia Sofia and Elafonisi beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

We took a pause here on our way bach from Elafonisi Beach to Chania to take in the natural beauty. There are several places you can stop at the side of the road and admire the view. We didn't walk in the gorge, we only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank SaltyJoe71
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by here on the way back from elafonissi beach. Good place to pause for break and take in natural beauty. There are a couple places to park on the side of the road to take in the stunning views.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank BirminghamHM
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Wonderful gorge, not as overwhelming as Imbros or Samaria, but still worth a visit. I wouldn't recommend starting your return trip in Topolia, seeing as when you return you'll have to make a steep climb at the end. A better idea is to start near...More

Date of experience: May 2018
8  Thank Tomverf
Reviewed April 29, 2018

An amazing gorge with a breathtaking view. a really monument of nature. It was like you were in the grand canyon of arizona but we were in crete. Trully amazing

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank GeorgeBantourakis
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Don’t know why this gorge doesn’t get more notice. There is a stop after the village of Topolia where you can stop just before the tunnel that has beautiful views up the gorge and to the wider area just before the gorge. Makes going to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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