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Great little walk

An relatively easy walk. The path markers are a bit hard to see at times. Great beach at the end... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Perth, Australia
Not easy but rewarding

Parts of the walk are quite difficult. You should wear proper shoes and bring enough water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Corné d
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Canyon Chochlakies is small and easily passable in all conditions and seasons.The gorge starts from Chochlakies village and ends at lovely deserted beach Karoumes. Overall length is 1.5 km. It's green rocky landscape with a brook to accompany you...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sitia, Crete 72300, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An relatively easy walk. The path markers are a bit hard to see at times. Great beach at the end for a swim and picnic lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Parts of the walk are quite difficult. You should wear proper shoes and bring enough water. Beautiful views and nice beach are the rewards!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Corné d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Contrary to the information in the walking guides, this wasn't an easy or short walk! We took 2+ hours down to the beach and 1+ hours back up to the car. The start of the walk is deceptive too. If you park at the cemetery,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Seniorbird
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Walked the gorge yesterday and was surprised by the terrain as others had stated it was an easy walk. I would strongly recommend that if you are planning to walk this gorge, you ensure you take suitable walking shoes, and be prepared for a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank shannon_nicola
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Like a lot of gorges in Crete, there is a fair amount of undulating terrain with this walk and the road t9 the parking area at the start is very narrow. However, Karounes beach at the end of the gorge can only be reached via...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maureen P
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We have walked Chochlakies Gorge three times in the past few years and found something new and interesting to see each time. Buzzards and sometimes eagles circle above the steep walls of the gorge; goats with bells on their collars scramble up the near vertical...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank Michael F
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