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Kotsifou Canyon

Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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One of my favorites

Spent 3 days driving around Crete and this one was one of the most memorable places for me. Really... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
NeoNorth
Drive slowly!

Awesome piece of geology with a few stop off places to admire the views. Crete has from for these... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Greeklover20
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“narrow road” (2 reviews)
“plakias” (7 reviews)
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Rethymnon, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Spent 3 days driving around Crete and this one was one of the most memorable places for me. Really enjoyed being able to step outside my car and feel the powerful breeze that runs between the mountains. I am a travel photographer so feel free...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Awesome piece of geology with a few stop off places to admire the views. Crete has from for these types of features and this is one of its finest.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Spectacular scenery, plenty of free parking, but hardly mentioned in any of the tourist literature. We came upon the Canyon completely by accident and, caught by surprise, our breath was taken away. Well worth exploring en route to the south coast.

Thank Tonyjohn90
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great access by road with good viewpoints along the way. Stunning to look at and pass through. A must do.

Thank pj101Wales
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Leaving Moni Kato Preveli (Preveli Monastery) one can cross this canyon by car. Beware: the road is getting very narrow on places, preventing two cars to cross one another. There is a small parking lot at the entrance (or exit) of the canyon permitting to...More

Thank cwfan
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The Kotsifou Canyon takes your breath away it is so beautiful. We drove through it, but I wish we had had chance to stop and walk around a bit. Well worth a visit.

Thank Lucy_LouBrighton
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We drove through here in our hire car. The scenery is spectacular and well worth a visit. There was a van there selling snacks and drinks when we were there and it is just a lovely place to stop and get out of your car...More

Thank Lorri855
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

The drive through is fabulous, but take time to stop and look around. There are many large birds, especially vultures, eagles etc. all in the area.

Thank T3482013
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This was beatiful scenery, and plenty of walking possibilities. However when we were here it was very very windy (funnelled through the gorge) and when we opened the rental car door the wind blew it off the hinges and dented and damaged it! So do...More

Thank Jonathan S
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

A must do, plenty of photo. opportunities. Also some side roads to working villages. You can easily do a circular tour.

1  Thank Ian B
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