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Kotsifos Gorgeon Crete, Greece

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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.
Kotsifos Gorge, Crete
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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#14Drive the scenic road Koksare-Preveli on CreteDrive the scenic road Koksare-PreveliKateryna Plakhotna

Ride from the village Koksare to the monastery Preveli, and pass through the famous gorge.

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