The Therissos Gorge (Chania) CRETE

The Therissos Gorge (Chania Prefecture)

An impressive gorge, 6 km. long, running between Chania and the village of Therissos at the foothills of the White Mountains, 16 km. south of Chania. It is one of the few gorges you can travel with car. From the village of Therissos Eleytherios Venizelos and the Cretans started the War of freedom against the Turks in 1908.