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If you want to reach this picturesque gorge, you need to overcome a long way through another famous and marvelous Cretan gorge.
Kotsifu Gorge is on the itinerary between Rethymno and Agios Nikolaos. To reach it, you need to overcome Kourtaliotiko Gorge, pass the Monastery of Preveli, to move to the village Mirfio, and from there - to Agios Nikolaos, where you will find and the entrance to the gorge.
In some places, the gorge is so narrow that the distance between two rocks just ten meters. Here, the wind howled continuously, because of what the people called this valleywheezing. On the road you can see the church of St. Nicholas, which is hidden in a rocky grotto.
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One and the best places in Crete for snorkeling and diving with fishes. Underwater canyons make diving especially interesting.12
Fortress of Spinalonga
Built to defend the island, the castle turned it into an impregnable area, but now there is just a ruin, from which you can see the bay and Crete.28
Beautiful and unguarded cave, where only rare travelers come and where stalactites and stalagmites form fanciful shapes.12
A small fishing village in recent years is gaining more and more popularity due to its clean beaches and the opportunity to observe the life of the Greek fishermen.3
The Leper Island Spinalonga
A former leper colony, this island has preserved only the ruins of a once-powerful fortress and abandoned houses of leprosy patients.27
Visit the most famous cave in Crete, where according to legend, small Zeus with his mother hid from his tyrannical father.27
Beautiful place of Crete, where there is unspoilt nature, there are three seas, and the color of the water has several different shades.1
Built by the Venetians in the 14th century, this fortress was intended to protect the population from the pirates, and now you can watch the unusual phenomenon drosoulites here.3
The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.12
Saint Nikolas church
The snow-white church on a low cliff is seen from afar, it is a path from rough stones, and from it opens the magic views of the surroundings.20
The picturesque small village, that has preserved its authenticity despite the great popularity among tourists, and offers a relaxing stay on their sandy beaches.1
Sandy and pebble beach is located on the southern coast of the island and has become legendary thanks to the hippies who lived in these caves.9