Spili attractions

Gardens in Spili

Maravel Garden

On the western outskirts of town are these botanical gardens filled with an aromatic variety of plant species from Crete and across the globe. You're free to wander and check out the herbs and medicinal plants staff…
Museum in Spili

Folk Museum of Spili

Up a footpath at the northern end of town, this place is a treasure trove of local vintage artefacts. The giant loom or the coffee-bean roaster might catch your eye, or the shoemaker’s room and the traditional kitch…
Fountain in Spili

Venetian Fountain

The main local attraction is this restored fountain that spurts water from 19 stone lion heads into a long trough. Fill up your own bottle with some of the island’s best water. A walkway leads from the fountain uphi…
Monastery in Spili

Monastery

Spili is a bishop’s see (seat of a bishop), based at the massive modern monastery on the main road at the western end of town. You’re free to walk around and admire the arched entryways, marble-floor courtyard, stun…