Sea kayaking multi day trip
By Stelios

Southern Central Crete

EXPERIENCE NEEDED INTERMEDIATE The whole trip is about 80-90km. This equates to about 25-30km/day in 3 days. You need to have previous experience in sea kayaks and especially to be able to track the kayak in a straight line and been comfortable with sea state 3 (ideally 4). During the trip you will have the chance to …

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Kayaking Sporades
By Stelios

Kayak Sporades

EXPERIENCE NEEDED INTERMEDIATE (about 3* skills) The whole expedition is about 130-150km. This equates to about 25km/day in 6 days.   Fit enough to paddle up to 25-30km/day   Comfortable in sea state 3 (~1-1.5 meter waves)   Been able to paddle 10km without stop (due to crossings)   Able to control the boat down wind …

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By Stelios

Messonas gorge

ABOUT AZORIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE Although the site has a long history of use—occupied in the Final Neolithic, Bronze Age, and Early Iron Age—the most visible remains are the houses and communal buildings of Archaic date (600-500 BC). The public buildings of Archaic date cluster close to the peak on the west and south sides of …

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Matala
By Stelios

Matala

ABOUT MATALA There are many artificial caves in the cliff of the Matala bay were created in the Neolithic Age. In the year 220 BC., Matala was occupied by the Gortynians, and during the Roman period, Matala became the port of Gortys. In the 1st and 2nd centuries, the caves were used as tombs. One …

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By Stelios

Psiloritis

ABOUT MOUNT IDA (PSILORITIS) Located in the Rethymno regional unit, it was sacred to the Greek Titaness Rhea, and on its slopes lies one of the caves, Idaion Andron, in which, according to legend, Zeus was born. Its summit (Timios Stavros)  has the highest topographic prominence in Greece. A natural park which includes Mt. Ida …

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By Stelios

Giristi

ABOUT THE ROUTE Part of the route is using the E4 path.The E4 European long distance path or E4 path is one of the European long-distance paths starting in Spain at its westernmost point and leading through France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria to end in Greece. It visits the Greek island of …

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Dikti Mountain
By Stelios

Spathi

ABOUT THE DIKTI MOUNTAIN The fertile valleys and plateaus of Dikti are of significant importance to the local economy. Dominant feature of Dikti is the Lasithi Plateau, the largest and most picturesque plateau in Crete. It is a place with great history. Diktaion Antron, is located here, a cave where -according to the Mythology- Zeus …

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Hiking Eastern Crete
By Stelios

Thripti

ABOUT E4 PATH The E4 European long distance path or E4 path is one of the European long-distance paths. Starting at its westernmost point in Portugal it continues through Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Greece to end in Cyprus. Part of the Greek path is in Crete. In Crete and throughout Greece …

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