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Experience

Highlights

  • Put on your sport shoes, take your bottle of water and get ready for a 6-7 hours walk that will fascinate you!
  • Enjoy the Iron Gates, where the sides of the gorge close in to a width of only 4 meters and soar up to a height of 500 meters. 
  • Take a photo of this miracle of nature and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere.

Full description

The gorge is locarted at the South of Chania Prefecture in the larger uninhabited area of Europe, where no roads even exist. It was created by a small river running between the White Mountains and Mountain Volikas.

The Samaria Gorge hike starts at the Xyloskalo trailhead at an altitude of 1250 meters in the midst of the White Mountains. Along the trail are informative signs about what can be seen along the way, including flora, fauna, and structures. There are also little churches and remnants of villages along the way.

When you get to the bottom of the Gorge, get ready for a relieving dive at the clear waters of Agia Roumeli beach. It is exactly what you need at the end of this walk!

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Samaria gorge is Europe’s longest gorge and is one of the greatest attractions of Crete. More than a quarter million people walk through the gorge every year from May to October. It begins from the White Mountains and with a 5-7 hours walk, you will reach the end and you will enjoy the crystal waters of Agia Roumeli.

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