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Agia Sofia Cave

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Unique, not so commercial

A small chapel hidden on a cave. There is a trail up when you exit Topolia Gorge, so you avoid... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
malgosiamatusiewicz
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Brussels, Belgium
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Beware the stairs!

While the cave has wonderful views, prepare yourself for the journey up there! We stopped off as... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Shawny C
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

A small chapel hidden on a cave. There is a trail up when you exit Topolia Gorge, so you avoid stairs.It is interesting because of the cave. Chapel od very basic. Combine your visit there with a hike in the gorge or on your way...More

1  Thank malgosiamatusiewicz
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The drive through the gorge to the cave is very beautiful with lots of view points to stop at. The parking is on the side of the road and from here you need to walk up stone stairs for about 4 minutes. The stairs aren’t...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

While the cave has wonderful views, prepare yourself for the journey up there! We stopped off as part of our coach trip to Elafonissi beach for just half an hour. The trek up to the cave is quite tough, especially when the sun is beating...More

1  Thank Shawny C
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Well worth the walk up the steps to stretch the legs for the view of the valley below and break up the car journey but I wouldn't travel out here, especially to see it.

Thank Lup2012
Reviewed 24 July 2018

On our way back from Elafonissi beach we stop at this cave, little hiking and nice cave, no charge to visit. There is a little church inside. THE CAVE OF WISDOM OF GOOD

Thank PHILIPPE G
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Where do I start. If all you want is a simple trip to the beach (as we did) please look elsewhere. We booked this trip via GS Tours located in Chania Town. We went into the shop where the two dopey assistants weren’t fully sure...More

2  Thank HollyJL
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Nothing much to see here. An old cave with a lot of peagons. It is something like a “church” but nothing serious here.

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Elafonissi itself is so great that we consider stopping here a bit waste of time, and money. Restaurant expensive, cave OK but nothing amazing, we saw much better. It could be worth if you have plenty of time.

Thank RasmussenEr
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Usually i am not interested in this kind of activity , it was part excursion to Elafonissi, its a long way up the stairs, but from my point of view, well worth the climb, it's mystical , and interesting, also the views are stunning, try...More

Thank 231RobF
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Views from the cave, of the gorge are good. Cave itself is okay, pretty much just a cave. You need to have a reasonable level of fitness to make the ascent . There are around 250 steps. Nice place to stop off, and free admission.

Thank BirminghamHM
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