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Kritsa, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

The Kritsa Gorge is a spectacular natural feature just outside the stunningly beautiful town of Kritsa. Kritsa itself is around 6 miles from Agios Nikolaus and is easily accessible by public bus. The bus stop is about 0.5 miles from the entrance to the gorge...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

My daughter had already read that we should do this walk backwards and she was right! There was a lot of downhill very slow walking actoss stones. Wear sensible shoes and this is not for the faint hearted or disabled. A great walk though and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

A tiny village in the mountains. Beautiful place to visit and enjoy a late lunch with kids. Our lunch place was lovely, we sat at a private area in the middle of crossroads. Our lunch consisted traditional Greek salad and moussaka.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Great hike for family with younger children. Our 4 and 7 year old kids went it thru with easy. Few harder spots but for kids they were most exciting ones. No special equipments needed. Just enough water and pasteli for snack. Wiews are spectacular. Just...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank ToveriDimitri
Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

The trail is well marked, but drop a pin as to where you parked. Use GPS to find the start, there seems to be many, it’s like you park and walk through a small opening. We ended with about a 15 minute walk/climb out, that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

If you are fit this is a stunning place to hike for a couple of hours but don't believe the reports that say it is easy. It is not. Most of it involves climbing very large boulders, one of which has a rope and another...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank LindyLoo999
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

4 mms up the gorge and then a track back down to the car sounded ok. My 82 yr old (fit) friend and I (a 71 yr old who has had 3 hip replacements)set off on our adventure in trainers with water and a snack...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank thruppennyl
Reviewed October 1, 2018

churning, tumbling, twisting, splashing, leaping, gleaming, slippery, a shady, polychrome chasm redolent of oak, olive....

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Relatively challenging definitely need good footwear. Beautiful trail. As you approach Krista turn right at the cemetery before you get to the town. Signposted Lato. Worth the trip

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lillypg
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I hiked the Kritsa Gorge with my family (including three teenagers). We hike frequently but are not experienced technical climbers at all. The hike is very easy to follow (red markings throughout) so it is impossible to get lost. We all wore sneakers and were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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February 3, 2018|
Response from Paul I | Reviewed this property |
it takes about 30 - 45 min in a the bus so there's no too much difference between car and the bus
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