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Walks & hikes

Apart from its many historic sights and tourist attractions, Crete provides also various activities such as trekking & hiking, bringing a new natural side to its visitors. Giving visitors a chance to get lost in its natural beauty, Crete has an abundance of exotic plants and animals, wild forests, deep ravines, rare plants and flowers.

 

  • Kamares Cave

    The cave of Kamares, also called Kamaraiko, is located at the southern foot of Psiloritis on the slopes of Mount Soros, at an altitude of 1700m and northeast of the village of Kamares.
  • Kofinas

    It is a short, but very steep ascent, it will take you about 20 minute to the Timios Stavros, the highest point (1231 m). Once you are on the top feelings will overwhelm you - the endless view of the
  • Koudoumas monastery

    Koudoumas monastery is located at the exit of Katarraktis gorge in Asterousia Mountains and is one of the most secluded monasteries of Crete.
  • Platania Gorge

    The trail “Gorge of Platania” offers a unique experience for the excursionist as it combines the wildness of the Cretan mountains with the rich flora and fauna of the island.
  • Rouvas Gorgo

    The Rouvas forest is home to many of the typical Cretan flora trees such as maple, cypress, pine, sycamore, pear, which together with the bushes, ground cover, but also the wildlife on about 30,000 he
  • Walk to Mother Olive Tree

    This impressive old olive tree is nestled in a beautiful landscape, in the hills of the Messara plain, near the village of Kamilari.