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Nice hike to lovely beach

After parking the car at a small bar just over the bridge, we took the steep path down into the... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Kalle T
Askoy Municipality, Norway
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What a way to spend a day! ,medium to hard walk through a fantastic gorge down to a remote beach... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
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Aradena, Crete, Greece
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All reviews nice hike wooden bridge old village bring enough steep path three hours taxi driver chora sfakion walk up lovely beach marmara ladder scrambling samaria gorge goats route
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

After parking the car at a small bar just over the bridge, we took the steep path down into the gorge. The gorge has some hard part with some "climbing". We were told that the ladders are not for people with fear og hights, but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We started at the top and did the return hike, approximately 5 hours on the trail, plus about one hour at the beach, which is very nice. The hike is about 3/4 fairly flat with a pebbly floor and easy hiking. The remaining 1/4 is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

What a way to spend a day! ,medium to hard walk through a fantastic gorge down to a remote beach and restaurant.Some taxing bits if you're not good with heights We started at the top and arranged a lift after as short walk along the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank boothfenn
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We caught the 9am bus to Aradena from Chora Sfakion and then walked down the gorge. It took us nearly three hours to Marmara beach and was definitely more adventurous than Samaria, Imbros and Agia Irini but it was lovely and quiet. We teamed up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit, the drive up the switchbacks to the gorge gives stunning views along the coastline. The entrance at the top of the gorge is by a 138 metre high rickety bridge (where there is bungee jumping at the weekend) and you then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rjhollis
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The Aradena gorge is less known as its big brother Samaria, but it's a striking view nonethless. A spectacular wooden bridge oversees the gorge and marks the entrance way. A steep, long stairway leads you to the heart of the gorge, from where you can...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 877annemiea
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Gorge of Aradena was a spectacular hike. We went from Loutro and followed the route (guide books available) until we reached Marmera bay. The gorge was silent and mesmerising. We were so lucky to have a Golden Eagle circling above us before our decent...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kuga D
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Great walking not too hard for family With kids A comprehensive discovery of Wild life In crete At The final We might make a sun bath and a refreshing swimming in the southern Crete sea After that break you could return on the afternoon and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AMIMER M
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The hike takes 2 - 3 hours depending how leisurely you are walking and stopping. It's a bit of a scramble in some places and there are two routes part-way through: an easy and a difficult. Of course we took the difficult option! This was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank agogoland
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Guys go hike it. it is worth every minute. And you do not need a guide! Just pack your water and sunglasses and walk the walk.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank efi a
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July 4, 2018|
Response from efi a | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry i cannot answer this because we actually did not plan anything. We just found somwhere to park and then hiked and hiked and once there, someone called a water taxi for us to get back. We payed 6 euros each but it... More
Louise A
April 15, 2018|
Response from Louise A |
Are there guides in case assistance is needed like samaria
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Response from Marius Z | Reviewed this property |
Very important not to miss the ferry from Loutro, as well as a sufficient amount of potable water and comfortable hiking shoes (sneakers are not very ...)