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The Lion Fountain

Center, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Nice place to stop for lunch

Stopped here on our way North to Rethymno to grab a quick bite. Beautiful fountains and the village... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roxane N
Brussels, Belgium
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Nice place to stop

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

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Oslo, Norway
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This is the famous fountain in Spili that are on the postcards a lot!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good56%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Nice place to stop for lunch ”
1 Apr 2017
“Nice place to stop”
Center, Spili, Crete 740 53, Greece
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is such a lovely place to visit, Spili really when your staying in the south of the island is the place to visit, it has just about everything you could wish for....& a few you never knew existed.

Thank Fred C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Whilst on a journey from the North to the South of Crete, we on recommendation from a friend stopped for a coffee break in Spili. Spili although a bit "touristy" is still very charming and the Venetian fountain with its gushing water is at the...More

1  Thank BobandJosie
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