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The Lion Fountain, Spili
Categories: Fountains, Tourist Spots
While strolling through the small village of Spili, make sure to stop by The Lion Fountain, featuring lions heads designed to remind visitors of similar structures in Venice's San Marco Square. Take a refreshing sip of the ever-flowing fountain water, which comes from the surrounding hills. Fill up your bottle or grab a meal at one of the area's quaint restaurants, letting the sound of flowing water sooths your ears. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Lion Fountain by using our Spili trip itinerary maker.
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wij waren 25 september jl. in spili ( onderweg verder naar agia galini) was een mooi stadje, veel handwerk/souvenirs winkeltjes etc. de leeuwenkoppen waren mooi om te zien en koel water. we hebben in ... read more »We were 25 september. in spili (en route further to agia galini) was a pretty town, many crafts/souvenirs shops etc. the Lions heads were beautiful to look at and cooling water. We have in a tavern sat above the Lions heads, beautiful view on it. so a mustshow original
La fontana è il simbolo del paesello sulla provinciale per Rethymno. Qua tutto è verde, grazie alla sorgente. Vale la pena della passeggiata per osservare la architetture tipiche, ci sono buoni ristor... read more »The fountain is the symbol of the village on the main road to Rethymno. Here everything is green, thanks to the source. Worth the walk to observe the typical architectures, there are good restaurants, and many shops and artisans. Also a nice cheese shop than usual feta. Not to forget that, instead of going towards the sea or towards the capital, there is also the street (partly unpaved) that dips towards the slopes of the Psiloritis, the chain of Mount Ida, to Zeus child, Paride, a bone of contention and via mitologandoshow original
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... read more »
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