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Address: Sitia, Crete 72057, Greece
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Richtis Gorge

A really good walk which is a scramble in places ... The swim at the end is really god and the scenery is stunning.. Not a flip flop walk !!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A really good walk which is a scramble in places ... The swim at the end is really god and the scenery is stunning.. Not a flip flop walk !!

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We all lived this beautiful gorge. Start from the bortom and fet there early. It can be somwhat difficult to find but a gps tracker by iphone will help a lot! The waterfall is ansolutely beautiful and can be compared with waterfalls in Asia. Bring bathing clothes.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Walking down the Richtis Gorge to the waterfall turned out to be a one of the most spectacular experiences during our discovery of Eastern Crete this year. It is situated about 20 minutes drive (25 km) west of Sitia, close to the little village of Exo Mouliana riight on the coastal road. The trail starts at parking and is well... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We walk at home at least twice a week including hills, cliffs etc but we do not do rock climbing! We researched this walk and noted the description in several guides - easy walk. This is not the case. We parked near a bridge having driven down a single track concrete road. Signage was not clear. Follow the track under... More 

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New Forest, Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Wildlife - dragon flies, tadpoles, butterflies, plants. Beautiful lagoon and waterfall. We walked from bottom up - about 45 mins. We only had flip flops, but this was okay. To walk from top down, we were told you need proper hiking footwear

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I have tried this both ways in to the gorge so would recommed driving to the beach (Richtis Beach sign post). It's after the gorge signpost on the right hand side from Sitia. It takes about 20 minutes to the bottom in first gear in the car on this road. You will see a parking place on the right hand... More 

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Skanderborg, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went to Richis Gorge but went home again dissapointed. Couldn't find it though we walked along the path because of the terrible signs. It's also easy to get lost. I met other people who had the same problem as us. Take your time going back as it's not a nice experience getting lost

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Ninove, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We saw the reviews and photos of this gorge before we left to Crete. 2 years ago, we dit the Samaria Gorge, which we liked a lot. But after doing the Richtis Gorge, Samaria is not the same anymore. In 2013, Richtis was opened after making a path trough it. It took 5 years to make it. At the start... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Written on various heavenly and exotic places that exist on our planet. We see and admire many of us travel several kilometers to visit and spend a few days vacation and relaxation. The cost of such a course excursion often large and many can not handle it. Many of us do not know that very close to our residence area... More 

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Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I am not a hiking person,but this gorgre is worth to explore.Beautiful waterfall-my friends went swimming.Walking to waterfall took two hours(slowly)And climbing back wasn`t difficult at all.Absolutly must.Only-put good walkingshoes.

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Address: Sitia, Crete 72057, Greece
Location: Europe  >  Greece  >  Crete  >  Lasithi Prefecture  >  Sitia

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