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Richtis Gorge

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Address: Exo Mouliana, Sitia, Crete 723 00, Greece
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Beautiful but can be challenging.

This route can be challenging but entirely worth it. May i start by suggesting taking your car down the little road to the cobbled bridge this will recude the walk by a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jessica B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This route can be challenging but entirely worth it. May i start by suggesting taking your car down the little road to the cobbled bridge this will recude the walk by a good 1.5km! We were unfortunate to head the wrong way at first but once back on track thoroughly enjoyed it. The path was poorly marked in places with... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

recommend to drive to Richtis beach and then walk to the waterfalls - about 45min hikeing. good idea to heve with you water and food

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Hellevoetsluis, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery, walked in about 3 hours from parking to the waterfall as a reward and back. People had a little break there and a swim. We've done this when it was 31 degrees Celsius, so do bring enough water and wear sturdy shoes as it is quite a trek including climbing up on and over rock, roots and passing... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, two couples in their twenties, found this place on trip advisor without really reading the reviews but just saw pictures of this allegedly nice waterfall. We left our car at the bridge and expected a max. 15 minutes walk to the destination. Hence everyone was wearing flip flops. We didn't even take water. There are no signs whatsoever indicating... More 

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Thank Alex A
Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Route starts in the middle of nowhere and is a 3km walking route just to get to the waterfall. Can't bring car as very steep road. Very disappointing as I would have liked to see.

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Thank Anne Marie F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

It was a gorgeous hike, one of my favorites ever! But it's poorly marked; it takes a while to find the easy paths, and takes skill if you get impatient and take the hard paths. Bring lots of water!

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Thank Jana H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I've been meaning to go on this hike for quite a while as it's a contrast to the mountain hiking that we normally do. Firstly, it was about 6C cooler in the gorge than in Hersonissos where we set out from. The drive was about 1.5 hours, taking things pretty easy. The winding roads make taking it easy quite a... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is probably unheard of, but we chose this destination for our wedding simply because it was a large waterfall in Greece. I viewed pictures online and immediately fell in love. Not knowing if it was going to be busy, if it was going to be sunny, or even if it was going to look like the pictures. Our wedding... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We were a bit nervous going into this as we had limited time (3 hours) and it was only 11 weeks after my wife broke her leg. After some research, we planned to drive to the beach, walk up to the waterfall and then back to the beach. This seemed like the fastest and easiest option to get to the... More 

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Montepulciano, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We had a great time, followed the instructions of previous reviewers by parking down at the bridge. My husband and I managed it just under 3 hours stopping for photos/water and a swim in the waterfall on the way back up. It is cold but quite refreshing for a quick dip. I definitely think the trail could do with a... More 

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