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Well worth a visit

Such a peaceful place very well organised with unusually the graves flat on the ground with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JulieBrighton
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Beautiffuly Presented and Maintained

Although a solemn visit for the obvious reasons, this location is maintained to highest standards... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a peaceful place very well organised with unusually the graves flat on the ground with beautiful flowers around them.

Thank JulieBrighton
Reviewed 5 days ago

Although a solemn visit for the obvious reasons, this location is maintained to highest standards and the exhibition is first class. Really pleased to have taken the opportunity to walk to the cemetery as it was a very worthwhile visit.

Thank JTWJAW
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cleanest cemetery ever. All graves vere numbered. Very impressed to see the date of the death of the most of the bodies. Must see if you visit Maleme.

Thank jobe6969
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Moving and atmospheric, approx 3,300 of the Germans interred here died in one battle parachuting into Maleme

Thank MrSecretDining
Reviewed 4 June 2018

All cemetery’s are sad, however this is a fantastic place simply to sit and contemplate, the place is kept in immaculate condition, if your in the area worth a look, not with the kids though, unless you going to teach them a thing or two...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Had read about this before our trip, and it was well worth a visit. The gardens are kept immaculate and they are in a peaceful location, with a great view. We happened to be in Maleme on the anniversary of the Battle of Crete. There...More

Thank fynnbignold
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Visited the cemetery during the memorial service for the soldiers who lie at rest here. It is well maintained and overlooks Maleme airfifield. Most of the graves contain the remains of two soldiers, most are casualties of the initial airborne invasion and it gives you...More

Thank alun n
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited the Fallschirmjäger cemetery today. The hillside setting overlooking the sea is striking. The VDK has done an outstanding job in maintaining this cemetery in perfect condition.

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Beautiful peaceful place. Well maintained. Thought provoking & a credit to everyone involved. Wonderful views. Easy walk from Maleme centre. Well signposted.

Thank annio2811
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely stroll up the hill to see here, you also pass the Minoan tomb. Beautiful views when you arrive. Quite moving seeing all the graves. They have a room that gives you a little bit of the history about Crete during the war.

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Albert B
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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...
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