Canyons on Crete

Who wants to hike in Crete has almost endless possibilities.

It starts with short and easy hikes in the plain, gorges in which you have to climb partly, to several walks with overnight in shelters at almost 2,500 m above sea level.

The most famous tours are clearly the Samaria Gorge, famous for its 300m high rock faces, the hike to the lagoon of Balos with its unique sandy beaches, or the palm beach of Preveli. All these hikes and many more, I have compiled here and I will extend this list constantly. To be up-to-date, just subscribe to my Facebook Page, as I always post all news there. Enjoy the hikes on Crete!

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Tripiti Canyon

With the SUV through the canyon, Picknick on a lonely beach, read more about the Triptik Gorge...

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Agio Farango Canyon

Walking through an oleander forest, along a river till you reach the chrystal clear lybian sea...

Martsalo Canyon

A hike downhill, passing a hidden church, resting under date palm trees, all this you can find here...


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Roza's Gorge

Only 25 minutes from Hersonissos is this fantastic gorge. Good shoes, food and drinks you have to take with you.  Read more about this fantastic hike!

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Empasa Virgin Mary gorge

Next to Roza's gorge but less impressive. Walnut trees and fig trees invite you to nibble. All you need to know before you get there.

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Amboselemi gorge

Just a few minutes outside the village of Gouves you will find this beautiful destination. It is an easy hike for the whole family!


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Trachoulas canyon

A canyon close to Lentas in the south of Heraklion. Nice hike for the whole family with a beautiful sandy beach at the end!

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Mesonas gorge

A beautiful hike in the easern part of Crete. It is a bit more difficult but exceptional beautiful!