The Caves of Diros consist of the caves Vlychada and Alepotrypa. Its existence has been known to the locals since about 1900. It was discovered in 1989 by Petros Arapakis, but the exploration was officially started in 1949 by the founders of the Hellenic Speleological Society, Giannis and Anna Petrocheilou.
The Caves of Diros
By 1960, 1,600 meters had been explored and mapped, while today the known length of the cave exceeds 15 kilometers. The findings of the caves include fossilized bones of hippo, panther, hyena, lion, etc.
The biggest part of the cave is covered with sea water with the water level inside to change depending on the external weather conditions. The cave can be visited in a total length of 3100 m. The sea section tour is held by boats and the experience is unique.