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  • 580 ANTICA FALASARNA

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    near Falasarná, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    4.62mi
    Elevation +
    72f
    TrailRank
    88| Rating 5.0
    Photo of 580 ANTICA FALASARNA Photo of 580 ANTICA FALASARNA Photo of 580 ANTICA FALASARNA

    Poco dopo il sito archeologico parte il sentiero medio impegnativo che in circa 6 ore e 9 km porta alla spiaggia di Balos. Occorre aprire un cancello di un recinto di capre e poi richiuderlo alle proprie spalle. La segna...

    Beautiful walk for those who love walking in the sand and the sea. Very beautiful middle part of the route where the Fal...
    LETZ HIKE - Bogdan
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  • Tripiti - Volakias - Katsaromoura

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    near Soúgia, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    41.56mi
    Elevation +
    17162f
    TrailRank
    76
    Photo of Tripiti - Volakias - Katsaromoura Photo of Tripiti - Volakias - Katsaromoura Photo of Tripiti - Volakias - Katsaromoura

    According to my opinion, this is the most complete and beautiful tour that can be done in the Lefka Ori, and thus in the mountains of Creta. Namely, although the mountains west of Samaria are somewhat lower than those on...

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  • near Samariá, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    14.53mi
    Elevation +
    2139f
    TrailRank
    76| Rating 4.34
    Photo of Kallergi - Xylo Skalo - Koustogerako - Sougia Photo of Kallergi - Xylo Skalo - Koustogerako - Sougia Photo of Kallergi - Xylo Skalo - Koustogerako - Sougia

    Long, very rewarding tour through Lefka Ori with a great variety of landscapes. Containing a few sections which require concentration, this is not a walk for tourists but needs some basic experience in the mountains. St...

    One of my favourite walks. The rock formations on the way to Linoseli are spectacular and the variety of environments al...
    Jayhickson
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    pierrepisano
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  • near Avrakóndes, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    8.02mi
    Elevation +
    3425f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.17
    Photo of Dikti Mt, Limnakaros-E4-Spathi 2148m. ( Δίκτη Σπαθί ) Photo of Dikti Mt, Limnakaros-E4-Spathi 2148m. ( Δίκτη Σπαθί ) Photo of Dikti Mt, Limnakaros-E4-Spathi 2148m. ( Δίκτη Σπαθί )

    Dikti Mt, Limnakaros Plateau-E4 Trail-Spathi 2148m. A hike to the highest peak of Dikti Mt from Limnakaros Plateau 1130m. The route ascends on trail, following the marked E4, up to 1790m altitude. There, it derives fo...

    The trail via the E4 going up is doable, but indeed it takes effort to reach the top. We went back via the suggested rou...
    Marco Kooijman
    One of the biggest challenges we had was finding the starting point! Google maps kept trying to take us on dirt tracks a...
    sarahwhitehead1
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  • Sougia - Lissos

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    near Soúgia, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    4.16mi
    Elevation +
    1358f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 5.0
    Photo of Sougia - Lissos Photo of Sougia - Lissos Photo of Sougia - Lissos

    The archaeological site of Lissos can be reached both from Paleohora - Gialiskari (longer) or from Sougia (shorter) following the E4 path along the coast. From Sougia the hike is very characteristic since it first foll...

    the time is real? or with stops... we are thinking in do it, but there are many hours... Thanks!
    Alvaro sin más
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  • Gigilos, Crete 20140902

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    Alpine Climbing
    near Samariá, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    5.32mi
    Elevation +
    3717f
    TrailRank
    75
    Photo of Gigilos, Crete 20140902 Photo of Gigilos, Crete 20140902 Photo of Gigilos, Crete 20140902

    Gigilos peak from parking in Omalos, just outside of the entrace to National Park of Samaria Gorge. 0,0k at 1240m - Omalos, parking. I arrived something about 7:00AM and temp outside was just 12 C (see photo)!! Prett...

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  • Adrianos Gorge

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    near Ágios Konstantínos, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    5.33mi
    Elevation +
    1709f
    TrailRank
    75| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Adrianos Gorge Photo of Adrianos Gorge Photo of Adrianos Gorge

    Listed this as as a difficult walk as although not particularly long, it does involve stamina and technical difficulties along with virtually no shade to escape the heat from the sun. The walk starts with a long uphill ...

    Très chouette randonnée, attention nous l'avons faites au lendemain d'une nuit pluvieuse, les rochers étaient donc parti...
    toufalex
    Magnifique randonnée, peut être la plus belle de Crete, mais aussi une des plus difficile. Fléchage de grande qualité. A...
    simon.jean.pol
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  • Psiloritis from Nida

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    near Kamáres, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    18.09mi
    Elevation +
    7477f
    TrailRank
    75
    Photo of Psiloritis from Nida Photo of Psiloritis from Nida Photo of Psiloritis from Nida

    I started from the taverna at the end of the asphalt, on the Nida plateau. First I did the classical visit to the Ideo Antro, passing through the church of Analipsi. Then, from the first hairpin below the Antro, I took t...

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  • Eligias - Pachnes - Zaranokefala

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    near Ayía Roúmeli, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    28.89mi
    Elevation +
    10804f
    TrailRank
    74
    Photo of Eligias - Pachnes - Zaranokefala Photo of Eligias - Pachnes - Zaranokefala Photo of Eligias - Pachnes - Zaranokefala

    My third and last 2015 tour from the coast to the Lefka Ori. After Tripiti, which is the largest gorge west of Samaria, I wanted to explore Eligias, which develops right east, and parallel to it. I must say, however, th...

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  • Gavdos/ Γαύδος

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    near Karavé, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    23.66mi
    Elevation +
    3760f
    TrailRank
    73
    Photo of Gavdos/ Γαύδος Photo of Gavdos/ Γαύδος Photo of Gavdos/ Γαύδος

    Moving time : 12,5 - 13,5h Distance (measured with GPS device): 46 kms Elevation: 1151m The trail starts and ends at Karaves, the small port of Gavdos, to cross almost every beach of the island: Karaves->Agioi Pa...

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  • Ammoutsera - Lefka Ori

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    near Kaloí Lákkoi, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    31.21mi
    Elevation +
    8406f
    TrailRank
    73
    Photo of Ammoutsera - Lefka Ori Photo of Ammoutsera - Lefka Ori Photo of Ammoutsera - Lefka Ori

    I ascend by bicycle from Anopoli via the wonderful Ammoutsera road, that I first discovered in 2008. Leaving the bicycle a pair of kms below the end of the road, I start to walk in direction Kakovoli. Although not among...

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  • Papoures

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    near Agía Rouméli, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    5.81mi
    Elevation +
    3314f
    TrailRank
    72
    Photo of Papoures Photo of Papoures Photo of Papoures

    The ascent route follows the path. It starts behind the Panagia, joins the path coming from Palea Agia Roumeli a little inside Samaria, and then reaches the Turkish fort. From here it enters a beautiful forest, where one...

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  • Eloúnda to mount Oxia

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    near Káto Eloúnda, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    6.33mi
    Elevation +
    1739f
    TrailRank
    71| Rating 3.89
    Photo of Eloúnda to mount Oxia Photo of Eloúnda to mount Oxia Photo of Eloúnda to mount Oxia

    Eloúnda to mount Oxia. 6.4 Kms walk to reach the top 540 meters high from Elounda up to the ruins on Mount Oxia A long ascending road up to the Craggy ridge. Not many level areas. Comparatively gentle climb but contin...

    Pas de trace au sol dans la montée avant de retrouver la route, juste avant la maison au pied du Mont Oxia, c’est dommag...
    colinkevin75
    Performed in September and a bit hard because of no many shade but many great views, particularly on the top! We did the...
    Nicolas Guyot 1
    Well done 👏 Looked very exposed to the elements 🌞😎. Great views at the top 👍
    Achilles2
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  • Governetto

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    near Koumariés, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    3.82mi
    Elevation +
    636f
    TrailRank
    71
    Photo of Governetto Photo of Governetto Photo of Governetto

    This is a nice short tour that can be done in teh vicinity of Chania. It offers a striking amount of attractions in a very short space. The start of the present trail is at the blessed monastery of Agia Triada, one of t...

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  • Rouvas Gorge

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    near Áno Zarós, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    3.50mi
    Elevation +
    2408f
    TrailRank
    70| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Rouvas Gorge Photo of Rouvas Gorge Photo of Rouvas Gorge

    A moderate to hard depending on your fitness. A walk that is very easy to follow with plenty of red marks on rocks, along with many parts of the trail wooden and mesh fence along the route. There is a bit of everything...

    Ein wirklich anspruchsvoller Aufstieg. Es hat sich aber definitiv gelohnt, zumal wir mit beginnender Dämmerung als Letzt...
    Gisi Böser
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  • near Loutro, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    32.09mi
    Elevation +
    10679f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of Loutro - kalyves (sea to summits to sea, coast to coast) Photo of Loutro - kalyves (sea to summits to sea, coast to coast) Photo of Loutro - kalyves (sea to summits to sea, coast to coast)

    Another coast to coast crossing lefka ori from south to north. I started this time from the seaside village loutro. After an aprox. 600m uphill there is anopoli village. After anopoli I followed the road that goes to lag...

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  • near Éxo Potámoi, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    4.08mi
    Elevation +
    1801f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of Selena mt./Exo potamoi- Souvli peak 1384m Photo of Selena mt./Exo potamoi- Souvli peak 1384m Photo of Selena mt./Exo potamoi- Souvli peak 1384m

    Ascend to small peak of Souvli 1384m. in the midlle of Selena ridge. Start from Exo potamoi by dirt road and from steep passage of Livana up and in the mountain. No paths and second ascend to peak from east side. Wild pa...

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  • Platiani lagkada

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    near Pláti, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    4.08mi
    Elevation +
    994f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of Platiani lagkada Photo of Platiani lagkada Photo of Platiani lagkada

    Platiani lagkada is the area beside village of Plati at Lasithi.There is a nice old path going through dingle till up ,end of dingle and at old times drive to litlle Afentis summit at 1578m.Trail is simple,easy,for every...

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  • near Treis Ekklhsies, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    10.10mi
    Elevation +
    2365f
    TrailRank
    67
    Photo of Tres Ekklisies - Koudouma - Agios Ioannis Photo of Tres Ekklisies - Koudouma - Agios Ioannis Photo of Tres Ekklisies - Koudouma - Agios Ioannis

    This is the walking alternative to the cycling trail that I already published. Follow a gravel road from Tres Ellisies westwards. At the end of the road, guess a path continuing towards a little rock barrier full of cav...

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