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This gorge, which is 18 kilometers long, is the largest in all of Europe. In some places the gorge is so narrow that its width reaches only 3 meters, and its height is – 600 meters. A powerful stormy mountain river flows along the bottom.
The Samaria Gorge is a national park. Hundreds of rare plant species grow here, as well as rare mammals and birds. Quite interesting is the kri-kri animal – it is a rare Cretan mountain goat, whose head is decorated with twisted horns.
You can visit the gorge from May to October.
On the way to the gorge, you can see the village of the same name. Here people live in traditional Cretan houses. In the village you can see the Church of Mary of Egypt.
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Topic: Samaria Gorge (Samaria Gorge) in Greece, Crete resort.