Margaritsano Gorge

The Margaritsano gorge in Rethymno prefecture is located near the village Margarites, 30 kilometers from the city of Rethymno.

Formed in limestone rocks that are 8-10 million years old, as a result of water erosion and gradual lifting of the whole area, Margaritsano gorge is full of all kinds of fauna and flora, such as cypress, low shrubs, wildflowers and herbs.