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Topolia Gorge

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Address: Minoa Pediada | South of Topolia Village, Chania Town, Crete 734 00, Greece
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opolia gorge.

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Spactaculous gorges

Not so big than Samaria gorges, the Topolia gorge is spectaculous. You can go down by feet or admire a part of the landscapes from the landsacape from small parking among the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2016
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Mulhouse, France
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Mulhouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Not so big than Samaria gorges, the Topolia gorge is spectaculous. You can go down by feet or admire a part of the landscapes from the landsacape from small parking among the main road coming from Kisamos to Vlatos

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Thank Emmanuel R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We did a nice a short walk through half of the Gorge. The they are quite impressive, and there are some lovely villages and hidden tavernas at both exits. However don't spend time here if have been or planning to go to Samaria. The wow factor is not of the same order of magnitude!

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Thank Pierre K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Worth a trip as the gorge is an easy walk and kids >7-8 are up to it. Park at the bottom end of the gorge past the cave after driving through Topolia and the tunnel. There are a couple of tavernas with car parks. Cave is also free to visit.

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Thank Simon C
Maidstone, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

but a stiff climb up to the village for refreshments. Lots to see and a few orchids early in the season.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We traveled from Stalos (this suburb of Chania city), near Kissamos turn to the left and drive on a winding road, the gorge Topolia ,somewhere in the middle, on our way to the beach Elafonisi. The road is quite narrow, the driver requires to good skills. There are several places to park cars for the inspection the gorge. Fascinating views,... More 

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Thank Marius Z
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We were lucky enough to be staying in Topolia so it was only a stones throw to the entrance of the gorge. It was a pleasant couple of hours walk up the gorge to the village of Koutsomatados where you can obtain a drink or a meal from the small number of tavernas which are situated there. The gorge is... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Absolutely worth a sweaty hike, not too difficult so suitable even for kids as we did. One of the unexpected highlights of our Cretan trip. Amazing nature, great views, potable water in the bottom of the gorge, lovely aromas and the best part - not a soul in sight, only goats. Tourists are hurled to the bigger Samaria gorge so... More 

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Thank Milja H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We weren't quite up to Samaria gorge, and didn't fancy the crowds. So we took a wonderful 2 hours, seeing only 4 other people en route. Glorious rocks, river and scenery. We took our time, watching the vultures take off from their cave. We ate lunch first in the lovely Oasis taverna where we parked, and walked from there through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Not as impressive as Samaria gorge but still worth the trip, especially given it's free. To get there: when coming from Chania/north pass the Topolia village, keep going, go through the tunnel, you will see the oasis tavern on your left (come there later!), keep going a bit further and you'll see the tavern arxontas Koutsomatados on your left. Park... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

I was here with my 7 years old daughter. The cave was amazing. You can leave your car down by the road and it is about 7 minutes walk.

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