Caves

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Video Labyrinth of Crete

Video Labyrinth of Crete

Video Labyrinth of Crete

Sitia Caves

Sitia Caves

The French Speleological Society (LUC) in collaboration with the Speleological Association of Crete presented a magical exploration of the caves and the underground of the mountain area of Sitia.

Lasithi Unexplored Caves

Lassithi Caves - Six kilometers of unexplored depths

The French Speleological Society (LUC) in collaboration with the Speleological Association of Crete presented a magical exploration of the caves and the underground of the mountain area of Sitia.

Gourgouthakas Cave

Gourgouthakas Cave

Gourgouthakas is a cave located at an altitude of 1500 m in the Atzinolakos area on the White Mountains.This cave is also one of the 30 deepest shaft caves in the world.

Gourgouthakas - The Deepest Cave

Man sets foot in the deepest shaft cave of Greece

Gourgouthakas is a cave located at an altitude of 1500 m in the Atzinolakos area on the White Mountains.

This cave is also one of the 30 deepest caves in the world.

In the Depths of the Earth

In the Depths of the Earth

Over 3,500 caves have been recorded on Crete since 1962, when the late eminent Eleftherios Platakis founded the local department of the Hellenic Speleological Society. Of those 3,500 caves only 850 have been explored. However, during the last twenty years, the Cretan speleologists have been very active and fortunate at the same time.

Tafkos Cave

In the Depths of the Earth

Over 3,500 caves have been recorded on Crete since 1962, when the late eminent Eleftherios Platakis founded the local department of the Hellenic Speleological Society. Of those 3,500 caves only 850 have been explored.

However, during the last twenty years, the Cretan speleologists have been very active and fortunate at the same time.

Agios Antonios Cave

Agios Antonios - the cave of the saint

The cave of Agios Antonios near the village of Patsos also represents a place of dedication as has been proved by archaeological research. It was used as an important centre of worship from the Late Minoan up until the Roman period.

Sfentoni Cave

Sfendoni - the cave of stalactites & stalagmites

The cave of Sfendoni near the village of Zoniana in the district of Mylopotamos (47 km from Rethymnon in the direction of Perama - Axos) displays 14 halls, richly ornamented with stalactites and stalagmites.

Gerani Cave

Gerani - the cave of stalagmites

The Gerani cave displays magnificent stalagmites and boasts 6 halls. Apart from three human skeletons, archaeological research has brought to light a variety of bone and stone tools dating back to the Neolithic period.

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