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Gorge of Mili

Eparchiaki Odos Perivolias-Chromanastiriou, Myli, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Sorry, but the walk doesn't match the hype

Having read the reviews and done the walk, I'd have to say I think the descriptions in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gordon W
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Canberra, Australia
Amazing!

Amazing place, just 10 minutes by car from the center of the city of Rethymno. It's about an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vassilis V
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Rethymnon, Greece
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“sturdy shoes” (3 reviews)
“nice talk” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Eparchiaki Odos Perivolias-Chromanastiriou, Myli, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

Having read the reviews and done the walk, I'd have to say I think the descriptions in the guidebooks and on TripAdvisor are over-stated. Many reviews on tourist sites - in my opinion - give quite a misleading picture of the walk, describing the gorge...More

Thank Gordon W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, just 10 minutes by car from the center of the city of Rethymno. It's about an abandoned old village inside the gorge of "Myloi". Cool, full of small rivers, ponds and trees. Amenities like wooden tables and benches for a pic-nic are available....More

Thank Vassilis V
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

We walked part of the gorge, had a picnic and walked back as we have a child that wouldn't have walked all the way there and back. It's a beautiful place, free parking on the road and the red hop on an off tour bus...More

5  Thank jo t
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We took the red hop-on/off to the gorge. Easy access to a tranquil, green and lush walk along the small creek down at the gorge. Halfway is a small tavern. In April the climate is nice, not to warm, the tavern only serve some coffee...More

1  Thank JonasochAnna
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Reviewed November 27, 2017

We stopped off from the City bus tour to walk down through here. A very pleasant, peaceful couple of hours and a quirky taverna at the bottom. Get prepared beforehand with sensible footwear, water etc and maybe a little research, so that you know what...More

1  Thank mrbox
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

We took the Rethymno hop on/hop off bus to the Gorge of Mili stop, which is right by one of the two entrances to the south of the Gorge (entrance 2 on the map). Take the steps down and then follow the path round into...More

2  Thank scw389
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We went first to the town of chromastiri(?) and from there took the 'old path' and walked down towards the gorge and got in already at the first entry (we were told most to the second). It was very pretty and also a good change...More

2  Thank Ellie11A
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Best done either morning or later when it's cooler. Amazing walk down through the lovely gorge with ruined buildings from an era of a simpler way of life. If you head down first make sure you stop for a drink on the way back at...More

1  Thank Zachary W
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

The Mili Gorge is a stop on the Red Bus Tour which is an all-day "Hop on, hop off" service which enables visitors to access the countryside around Rethymnon. After getting off at the rather remote stop, you can walk down to an attractive taverna,...More

Thank Spingos
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

An absolutely beautiful Gorge to explore close to Rethymnon. There are 2 entrances near the top that take you on a gentle hike down through the Gorge. There is lots to explore on the way down. There are several churches built into the hill side...More

1  Thank Herps
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May 23, 2016|
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There is a tourist bus that goes from Rethymnon up the gorge to a military museum & there are at least 2 stops for people to go into the gorge. The leaflet for the bus service is available all over the town.
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