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Distance

8.24 mi

Elevation gain

1,060 ft

Technical difficulty

Moderate

Elevation loss

1,837 ft

Max elevation

1,463 ft

Trailrank

74 4.7

Min elevation

-3 ft

Trail type

One Way

Time

4 hours 45 minutes

Coordinates

1235

Uploaded

August 14, 2016

Recorded

August 2016
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near Síkinos, South Aegean (Greece)

Sikinos Island (Chorio-Episkopi-Alopronoia).A Beautiful trail that starts from the Village of Sikinos,goes through Episcopi Church and finishes at Alopronoia Port.Great scenery of the Aegean Sea with many old agriculture villages,small churches and rocky mountains along your way!Walking towards the trail after one and a half hour you reach Episcopi Church.It's history goes back to the 3rd century.Further on you meet Agios Panteleimonas Church were you can rest while looking at the beautiful view.The trail finishes at the Port of Alopronoia.
Religious site

Agios Georgios

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Small Church of St.George with great view at the Aegean Sea
Panorama

Great View Aegean Sea

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Panoramic view of the south side of Sikinos!
Waypoint

Manalis Winery

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A beautiful winery where you can have a glass of wine while enjoying the view
Panorama

Folegandros View

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Here you can enjoy the view of Folegandros Island in the horizon
Waypoint

Rock with holes

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While hiking towards Episcopi Church you see this Beautiful rock carved with holes!
Panorama

Episkopi View From Far

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From here you see the Episcopi Church from far ten minutes before reaching there!Great view.
Archaeological site

Episkopi

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  • Photo of Episkopi
  • Photo of Episkopi
  • Photo of Episkopi
The church of Episcopi is unique!It used to be an ancient temple and at 300 B.C it was reconstructed by Christians.They builed in top of the temple resulting in this unique piece of Architecture.
Tree

Olive Trees

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Leaving Episcopi Church you pass through this beautiful scenery with olive trees
Religious site

Episkopi From Far 2

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As you keep walking you can enjoy Episcopi Church from far.
Waypoint

Farm House

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  • Photo of Farm House
A farm house build next to the trail!Honey production is taking place here so be careful of bees.
Panorama

Santorini View

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As you make your way down the trail you enjoy the view of Santorini Island in the horizon
Waypoint

Church on top of the mountain

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On top of the mountain on your right hand you can this beautiful small church.
Cave

Small Cave

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On your way down the trail you can see some small caves!
Mooring point

Santorineika Small Bay

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  • Photo of Santorineika Small Bay
On your way to Agios Panteleimonas you reach this small bay.Trade with Santorini island used to take place here.
Panorama

Ios View

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From here you can see a Part of Ios Island which stands near Sikinos.
Waypoint

Big Rock

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This big rock standstill on your way to the trail within this peaceful and isolated place.
Religious site

Agios Panteleimonas

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  • Photo of Agios Panteleimonas
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  • Photo of Agios Panteleimonas
  • Photo of Agios Panteleimonas
The Church of Agios Panteleoimonas.On your right hand you can see a lovely beach ideal for swimming.
Ruins

Old house

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  • Photo of Old house
Ruins of an old barnyard half an hour before reaching Alopronoia Port and the end of the trail.

2 comments

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    bageliss Oct 11, 2016

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  • Chantal.pinault17 May 31, 2019

    I have followed this trail  verified  View more

    Merci pour cette belle rando Nous avons juste un peu hésité à la chapelle au dessus de la plage mais tout s'est bien terminé

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