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Theriso village

About Theriso village

Located just a short 16 km drive from Chania, Theriso is a small village that holds great significance in Crete’s history of independence. Nestled at the foothills of the White Mountain range, this picturesque mountain village offers breathtaking views of the Theriso Gorge, which stretches for 6 km and is a popular spot for both leisurely drives and adventurous hikes. Climbers can also take advantage of the opportunity to climb the high peak of Pachnes and experience the sheer cliff climbs in the area. For those who prefer a more relaxed pace, a visit to the Theriso gorge, the forest, and the nearby Sarakina Cave is a must. The cave is home to historical finds from the Neolithic, Minoan, and Geometric ages, as evidenced by archaeological explorations. With its rich history and resolute spirit, Theriso serves as a reminder of Crete’s fight for freedom.

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FAQ about Theriso village

What is the average temperature in Theriso village?

The average temperature in Theriso village ranges from 15°C to 30°C, depending on the season.

Where is Theriso village located?

Theriso village is located in the Chania region of Crete, Greece.

What is the nearest airport to Theriso village?

The nearest airport to Theriso village is Chania International Airport (CHQ), which is approximately 20 km away.

What are some attractions near Theriso village?

Some popular attractions near Theriso village include the Theriso Gorge, the Agia Triada Monastery, the Samaria Gorge, and the Venetian Harbor in Chania.

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