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The Lion Fountain

Center, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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A meeting place for locals

During the day, this is a nice little village to stretch your legs and grab a bite to eat. If you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeramie J
Orillia, Canada
Travelling North to South or South to North ? Stop for lunch !

A nice friendly little village, with plenty of tavernas, local shops as well as the Lion fountain... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Vilseck, Germany
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This is the famous fountain in Spili that are on the postcards a lot!
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  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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Center, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the day, this is a nice little village to stretch your legs and grab a bite to eat. If you are smart enough to stay in Spili (as my wife was) this is a perfect evening hang out location. Many of the locals come...More

Thank Jeramie J
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A nice friendly little village, with plenty of tavernas, local shops as well as the Lion fountain and Spili Church to visit. We visited in May, and not too busy, so if you are in the area Spili is a lovely place to visit !

Thank akaisaka67
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our way North to Rethymno to grab a quick bite. Beautiful fountains and the village itself is lovely too! Love the fact that the water is drinkable! Not really worth a separate trip in my opinion though.

Thank Roxane N
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Spili and the Lion Fountain is a nice place to stretch your legs while driving from the south to the north.

Thank stefanandriano
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Cool fountain. We didn't try the water, but we heard that it was drinkable. Easy to find, no tourists because it is winter here in Crete. No restaurants open in Spili, but it was a wonderful drive to see the fountain!

Thank Marystrader
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The Lion Fountain is yet another highlight in this beautiful old mountain village of Spilli. The fountain is in the centre of the old town, nestled amongst the cobbled streets flowered balconies and vine covered rustic cottages. The fountain consists of 19 stone lion heads...More

2  Thank lindakthomas
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Spilli never fails to delight and the fountain is a reminder of just how pure and life giving the waters of the Cretan mountains can be. Set in the centre of the village, they are unmissable, cool and relaxing and within easy reach of some...More

Thank Jackie Y
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I really liked walking through the town and posing with the fountain. The water is drinkable and it's really good! It is not hard to find and actually surrounded by some good food and a few tourist shops here and there. My only issue was...More

Thank Malikah33
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Spili is a quiet village, ideal to visit if you're tired of crowds and confusion. This fountain, really picturesque, is just one of its attractions. If you are in the area, don't miss it!

Thank Becky_V_86
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Love the taste of this water. Healthy way of life... We drink this water every time we can. Great stop too or from south beaches.

Thank AspAndA1
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