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German War Cemetery

Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Very moving experience. The cemetery is about 2'm outside maleme, overlooking the airfield. You... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris H
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If you are staying anywhere near Maleme the German War Cemetery is a moving experience and well... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
Eastleigh, England, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit” (20 reviews)
“souda bay” (15 reviews)
Maleme, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very moving experience. The cemetery is about 2'm outside maleme, overlooking the airfield. You can't help but be moved by the rows of graves in this well maintained cemetery.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 17 November 2017

If you are staying anywhere near Maleme the German War Cemetery is a moving experience and well worth a visit, regardless of your nationality. It is beautifullly kept and very peaceful and tranquil. The cemetery is at the top of a hill and the views...More

Thank Debbie_Jan
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A short walk from louis princess hotel this cemetery is well worth a visit and of interest to anyone with a taste for history

Thank Paulsalloum
Reviewed 8 November 2017

easy walk from Maleme and Louis Creta Princess hotel along tarmac track. Free to visit. Friendly little café.

Thank penstemon66
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to a couple of war cemeteries in the past, but this is a first for me. It's beautiful gardens and views of the sea. It was interesting as you see by reading the graves that most were just kids like our own,...More

Thank Tom E
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We walked up to the cemetery it takes about 30 minutes. Make sure you take some water. It's well worth it. Beautifully kept fab views and very sobering & emotional. There is a cafe up there if you run out of water.

Thank pawmaw2015
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I always wanted to visit Meleme airfield, the site of a small bloody battle in WW2. Over looking the site of the battle is the German war cemetery. Sombre and moving worth seeing in conjunction with the Souda Bay Commonwealth cemetery. Good parking and some...More

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

certainly worth a visit, we visited by way of the Fun Train trip, guide was very informative. Maintained by the German government

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was staying nearby and it was a bit of a climb up the hill to view the graves. There is a small information room.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Very well kept cemetery. Peaceful beautiful resting place for so many. Easy evening walk from Louis Creta Princess through the olive groves.

Thank Gillian R
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Albert B
30 September 2016|
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Response from stan h | Reviewed this property |
get the tour bus, stops by the port, a few stops gt off & walk down the hill, mind you if you have time , you can walk it from port,....a bit heavy going but it can be done,...oakey..doakey...