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This is a partial List of caves in Greece. (only a few from around 10000 or more

Drogarati Cave (Source)

    Alistrati Cave, Serres

  • Melissani Cave in Kefalonia
  • Archedemus of Thera, the "Nympholept" in the cave in Vari

  • Cave of the Nympholept, Mount Hymettos, Athens

  • Deepest caves in Greece

    The deepest caves in Greece in order of depth are:

    Gourgouthakas on the Lefka Ori mountains, Crete. Explored depth -1,208m (1997) ending in a sump with some unexplored leads.
    Cave of the Lion, Trou de Leon (in French) on the Lefka Ori mountains, Crete. Explored depth -1,110m (2008) ending in a sump but exploration of leads is ongoing.
    Tafkoura on Mount Psiloritis / Mount Ida, Crete. Explored depth -860m (1996) ending in a sump and with many unexplored leads.

    Other caves in Greece

    The Acropolis cave complex in Athens, Prefecture of Attica includes:
    an Asclepieion on the northwest slope
    the Cave of Auglaros
    The Mycenean Cavern, an abandoned Mycenean well on the northwest slope
    Agalaki Cave, southwest of Sami, near Poulata in Kefalonia Isl,Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Agios Georgios Cave - in the city of Kilkis, Prefecture of Kilkis
    Asprochaliko Cave - in the city of Philippiada, Prefecture of Preveza
    Blue Cave - in the island of Kastelorizo, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave Lakes or cave of the Nymphs - near Kalavryta, Prefecture of Achaia
    Corycian Cave
    Dirou Cave complex (water cave) - near Areopoli, Prefecture of Laconia, includes:
    River cave of Glyfada
    Alepotrypa Cave
    Drogarati Cave - near Chaliotata, Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Franchthi Cave, Prefecture of Argolis
    Kastritsa Cave - near Katsikas, Prefecture of Ioannina
    Megalakkos Cave - near Konitsa, Prefecture of Ioannina
    Kleidi Cave - near Konitsa in the Ioannina prefecture
    Melissani Cave in Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Cave of Archedemos the Nympholept, Mount Hymettos, Athens, Prefecture of Attica
    Perama Cave - near Perama, Prefecture of Ioannina
    Alistrati's Caves
    Angitis - Maara, Prefecture of Drama
    Archantropon of the Red Stone Cave - near Petralona, Prefecture of Chalkidiki
    Alepotrypa or Alepotripa - near Pramanda, Prefecture of Ioannina
    Vrachoskepi or Asprochaliko Cave - near Filippiada, Prefecture of Preveza
    Bekiris, Spetses Isl. Prefecture of Piraeus
    Korykio or Korykion Andron, Mount Parnitha, Prefecture of Attica
    Katafyghi - near Aghios Nikolaos (Selenitsa), Prefecture of Messinia
    Aghios Ioannis-Kastro, Skopelos Isl, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Trypitis - near Glysteri, Skopelos Isl, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Cave of Trypia Petra or Blue cave, Lalaria beach, Skiathos Isl, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Cave of Aghios Ioannis, Heraklia Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Oliaros, Antiparos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Ellenokamara - near Aghia Marina, Kasos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of the Seven Virgins, Kalymnos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Harkadio, Messaria Castle, Telos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Parasta, Kastelorizo Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Trypas Kefalas - near Kefala, Kalymnos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Blue cave, Kastelorizo Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Panagia Spiliani - near Mandraki, Nisyros Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Vathis, Kalymnos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Aghios Antonios, Prefecture of Rethymno, Crete
    Cave of Aghios Ioannis Erimitis, Akrotiri Peninsula, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Aghios Mamas, Elafonisi Isl, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Aghia Sophia - near Topolia, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Aghia Paraskevi - near Gouves, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Cave of Genari, Prefecture of Rethymno, Crete
    Cave of Gouverneto or Arkoudas, Akrotiri Peninsula, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Eylithias - near Amnissos, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Cave of Kamares, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Cave od Idi or Idieon Andron, Mount Idi, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Cave of Dikti or Diktieon Andron, Mount Dikti or Lasithi, Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete
    Cave of Melidoni, Prefecture of Rethymno, Crete
    Cave of Milatos, Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete
    Cave of Pelekita or Sykias, Pelekita beach - near Kato Zakros, Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete
    Cave of Sfendoni - near Zoniana, Prefecture of Rethymno, Crete
    Didima caves - near Didima, Prefecture of Argolis
    Mount Olympus Caves, Tempi Valley, Prefecture of Larissa
    Ochyron cave or the cave of the Cyclops - near Maronia, Prefecture of Rodopi
    Blue Lake cave, Zakynthos Isl
    Mount Ohi cave or cave of Aghia Triada - near Karystos, Evia Isl, Prefecture of Evia
    Halandriani cave, Syros Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Fanokopeio cave or cave of Aghia Sophia, Kythira Isl,South Peloponnese, Prefecture of Piraeus
    Castanea cave - near Neapolis,Prefecture of Lakonia
    Cave of Proussos or Black cave, Mount Panetolikon, Prefecture of Evritania
    Panormos cave, Mykonos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of the Apocalipse - Aghios Ioannis, Patmos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Cave of Zoures & Cave of Harakas - near Azogyres, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Kournas, Kournas lake, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Cave of Centaurus, Mount Pelion, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Water cave of Loumbarda, Platania, Prefecture of Magnesia
    The Huge water caves of Horefto, Amaliapolis, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Heiron cave - near Vizitsa, Mount Pelion, Prefecture of Magnesia
    Tsanaka cave, Kanalia, Prefecture of Karditsa
    Cave of Mavromati or Georgios Karaiskakis, Mavromati, Prefecture of Karditsa
    Cave of Boursi or Kefalovryso - near Elasson, Prefecture of Larissa
    Cave of the Cyclops Polyphemos - near Makri, Prefecture of Evros
    The Two caves, Didimoteiho, Prefecture of Evros
    Cave of Aghia Paraskevi - near Deskati, Prefecture of Grevena
    Cave of Zakas, Mount Orliakas, Prefecture of Grevena
    Cave of Dispili - near Dispili, Prefecture of Kastoria
    The Dark cave - near Akrini, Prefecture of Kozani
    Prionia cave, Mount Vermio, Prefecture of Imathia
    Saranda Outades cave, city of Naoussa, Prefecture of Imathia
    Neolithic cave of Rodohorion, Prefecture of Imathia
    Drakotrypa cave - near Panagia, Thasos Isl, Prefecture of Kavala
    Efta Myloi cave - near Serres, Prefecture of Serres
    Lyhnos bay cave complex & the cave of Afrodite - near Parga, Prefecture of Preveza
    Cave complex of Lynaria, Skyros Isl, Prefecture of Evia
    Cave of Ntavelli - near Aghia Triada, Mount Penteli, Prefecture of Attica
    Cave of Euripides - near Peristeria, Salamina Isl, Prefecture of Piraeus
    Cave of Cyclops - near Astakos, Prefecture of Aetolia & Acarnania
    Cave of Syllas, Thermes of Edipsos, Prefecture of Evia
    Pasogourni cave - near Lihada, Prefecture of Evia
    Cave of Loizos - near Stavros, Ithaka Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Cave of Nymphs - near Vathy, Ithaka Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Water cave of Ypapanti - near Lakka, Paxi Isl, Prefecture of Corfu
    Cave of the Demon - near Spartohorion, Lefkada Isl, Prefecture of Lefkada
    Cave of Papanikolis, Lefkada Isl, Prefecture of Lefkada
    Cave of Spileovouno - near Fiskardo, Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Cave of Drakospilia - near Lixouri, Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Cave of Agios Gerasimos - near Argostolion, Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Cave of Zervatis - near Sami, Karavomylos, Kefalonia Isl,Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Sakkos cave - near Skala, Temple of Apollo, Kefalonia Isl, Prefecture of Kefalonia
    Pelaou cave - near Aghios Mattheos, Corfu Isl, Prefecture of Corfu
    Dionysus cave or cave of Sintzas - near Leonidio, Prefecture of Arkadia
    The Lovers' cave, Tigani beach - near Tyros, Prefecture of Arkadia
    Cave of Neraidotrypa - near Portes, Kato Achaia, Prefecture of Achaia
    The Watercave - near Aghia Marina, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Sarakena cave - near Therissos, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Daskalojianni cave - near Fragkocastello, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Hoirospelios cave - near Fournes, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    Ahladolakki cave & Grai cave - near Malaxa, Prefecture of Chania, Crete
    The Minoan holy cave - near Arkalohorion, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Hosto Nero cave - near Arhanes, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Honos cave - near Asites, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Cave of Vigla - near Viannos, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Matala caves or cave complex of Kommos, Prefecture of Heraklion, Crete
    Trapeza cave, Mount Dikti or Lasithi, Prefecture of Lasithi, Crete
    Cave of Panagia Poulariani - near Analipsi, Astypalea Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Dragon cave - near Vathi, Astypalea Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Negrou cave - near Lebadia, Astypalea Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Emporeios caves, Kalymnos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Poseidon cave - near Myloi, Karpathos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Aspri Petra cave - near Palatia, Kos Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Holy cave of the Nymphs - near the city of Rhodes, Rhodes Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Kalamonias cave - near Faliraki, Rhodes Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Makarouna cave - near Kalamos, Rhodes Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Koumelou cave - near Arhaggelos, Rhodes Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Kelia caves, Chalki Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Kammenos cave - near Amiglai, Chalki Isl, Prefecture of Dodecanese
    Chaos cave - near Mesaria, Andros Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Vromolimni cave, Kimolos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Ktafyki cave - near Dryopida, Kythnos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Za - near Filotas, Naxos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Koutala or Cyclop, Seriphos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Gastria cave - near Kionia, Tinos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Two Caves - near Panormos, Tinos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Papafragka cave - near Apollonia, Archeological site, Milos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Toihos - near Hivadolimni, Donoussa Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Blu Caves, Kato Koufonisi Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Black cave - near Kastro, Sikinos Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Golden Cave, Folegandros Isl, Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Georghitsi - near Karavostasis, Folegandros Isl,Prefecture of Cyclades
    Cave of Aghios Vartholomeos - near Mytilene, Lesvos Isl,Prefecture of Lesvos & Lemnos
    Black Stone cave - near Plomari, Lesvos Isl,Prefecture of Lesvos & Lemnos
    Cave of Aghios Isidoros - near Plomari, Lesvos Isl, Prefecture of Lesvos & Lemnos
    Kokkala cave - near Plomari, Lesvos Isl, Prefecture of Lesvos & Lemnos
    Cave of Pythagora - near Marathokampos, Samos Isl, Prefecture of Samos & Ikaria
    Church cave of Sarandaskaliotissa - near Marathokampos, Samos Isl, Prefecture of Samos & Ikaria
    Cave of Trypiovrahos - near Pyrgos, Samos Isl, Prefecture of Samos & Ikaria
    Cave of Philoctetes - near Kontopouli, Lemnos Isl, Prefecture of Lesvos & Lemnos
    Dersios Sinkhole - near Tyros, Prefecture of Arcadia

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