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The Lion Fountain, Spili

#8 of 17 in Sightseeing in Rethymnon Prefecture
Fountain Tourist Spot
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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  • 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...  more »
  • Spili and the Lion Fountain is a nice place to stretch your legs while driving from the south to the north.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »