Hike one of the purest, unspoiled, and isolated areas of the South Europe. Splendid sea side and mountain trails, overnight stays in traditional seafront villages, Greek hospitality, Mediterranean food, and exceptional wine.
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You'll meet your guide at 9 am in Chania towns main square Market, before heading off to Omalos Plateau
Today you'll hike one of the longest and most beautiful gorges in Europe - the famous Samaria Gorge. A well-marked trail runs for 16 km inside the gorge and exits at the Mediterranean Sea. You'll end the day by the sea, with a chance to swim and enjoy an evening meal.
After a hearty breakfast, you'll begin a day of hiking. The seaside trail runs along the coastline through pine forests. After lunch, you'll ascend the south side of the mountain towards your final destination - the remote village of St. John.
You'll start the day at the entrance of Aradaina Gorge. The well-marked trail through the gorge passes impressive rock formations - home to many local birds. Finally, you'll exit the gorge and onto a magnificent secret beach with crystal waters – The Marble Beach.
Via a magnificent seaside trail, you'll cross the marvellous Sweet Waters beach to the historic Sfakia village - a place with a much to learn about WW2 history.
Start: 9 am in Chania town on Crete Island - Central Market.
End: 4 pm in Chania town on Crete Island - Central Market.
By boat from Piraeus Port - Athens.
By Airplane (Daskalogiannis International Airport or Heraclion airport to Chania)
The trip is ideal from beginners with an average level of fitness.
Day 1: 6 - 7hrs with 1250m of ascent
Day 2: 5hrs with 700m of ascent
Day 3: 4hrs with 600m of ascent
Day 4: 4hrs