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The beaches and attractions of Matala, Greece

 
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 15th of December, 2008

Matala has some great ancient caves, originally dug out during the stone age and used for worship. In the sixties hippies used them as housing and today they are yet again another tourist attraction.

They are now protected by the Archeology Service, the beach next to them are also amazing and the sea is fabulously blue. There is also a nudist beach for those who are interested, I haven't been there but the locals said it is clean and nice.

 

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The attractions of Matala - Dec 13, 2006, by Wazling
Matala is a small town on the south side of Crete. It has got a nice beach, with a camping site next to it. On the beach there're stone age caves, once were tombs and sacred places for rituals, used by Hippies in the 60's. You can sleep... Read more »

Matala is a nice Greek town - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
It's a small greek city, offering not much nightlife or something like that. It's more the nature, that makes the area attractive. Matala has got some nice beaches, some surrounded by stone age caves, or occupied by old aged hippies. If you... Read more »

 
 

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