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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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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
Treasure of Richtis Gorge, this waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful in Greece, but to reach it, you need to overcome a long way through the gorge.20
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.21
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.28
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.30
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
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
Beautiful and unguarded cave, where only rare travelers come and where stalactites and stalagmites form fanciful shapes.13
One and the best places in Crete for snorkeling and diving with fishes. Underwater canyons make diving especially interesting.12
Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.43
Beautiful place of Crete, where there is unspoilt nature, there are three seas, and the color of the water has several different shades.1
The Gorge of Aradena
Near the abandoned village is the gorge, which stretches to the coast of the Libyan Sea, and many desperate travelers can walk through it.39