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Imbros Gorge

close to Chora Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack
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“pickup truck” (25 reviews)
“nice walk” (10 reviews)
close to Chora Sfakia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Not for those not physically fit or faint of heart We took the three hour tour not the six and all six of us are aching today Steep stairs loose rocks and a lot of climbing Near the end we were wondering if we would...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We got the 8.15 bus from Chania to Imbros -arrived at 09.30. We made our way to the gorge which took about 10 minutes to get the the entrance - there are various paths to the East of the road that take you there. The...More

3  Thank MrsJSnow
Reviewed June 27, 2016

We took the morning bus from Chania to Imbros, and the ticket seller offered us a return ticket from Chora Sfakion. After an hour or so, we reached the small village Imbros. Only one other couple went off. The entrance to the gorge was well...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed June 23, 2016

My wife and I enjoy walking in the UK and wanted to walk one of the gorges while in Crete. We looked at Samaria Gorge but decided we didn't want the whole day spent getting coaches and boats and get being back late, so decided...More

Thank Matt W
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

A gentle amble down from the taverna at the top through a truly gorgeous (pun intended) mix of flora and rock formations. Butterflies led the way and goats with bells provided a soundtrack. Not too strenuous and suitable for us unprepared trainer-wearing folk. Don't recommend...More

Thank Wherecasioscome... X
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I went there with my 6 year old daughter. I thought it would be a challenge for her but she was fine and had a great time.

Thank nitka1983
Reviewed June 11, 2016

We chose Imbros as we didn't want the crowds of Samaria. We weren't disappointed. We started at the bottom of the Gorge as that was the easiest access from where we were staying. This also meant however far up the Gorge we walked, we had...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed June 11, 2016

A 2 and half hour - 3 hour hike the gorge is a wonderful day out . To follow in the footsteps of the retreating Allies 75 years ago was quite a sobering experience. The gorge various over the course of some 8 Km from...More

1  Thank pomkitanner
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We walked the Imbros Gorge today. About two hours down and then two hours up. Parked the car near entrance gate in Imbros (taverne, it's free). At the other site was not much happening. Too far to swim (you have to walk about 4km towards...More

Thank ikhouvanholland
Reviewed June 7, 2016

We enjoy our walking and felt comfortable that we could tackle Imbros gorge with confidence. We weren't disappointed. We parked at the top, starting at around 9am - beating tourist groups and also the heat of the day. This meant that the Gorge was significantly...More

1  Thank Familytravellers22
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Val B
February 10, 2017|
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Response from MrsJSnow | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've done both and the Imbros is just as uneven, however the descent is not steep at all and it's a lot shorter. Hope that helps.
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Patrick H | Reviewed this property |
Hire a guide there are a few good ones they will pick up and drop off
Tina G
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Bethy12345678 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! We stayed in Frangokastello!! BEAUTIFUL! And quiet! There were several rooms to rent. We walked up the gorge. It was not as crowded that way.