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The Gorge of Aradena

Aradena, Crete, Greece
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Amazing gorge

Visit gorge in september. Its very beatiful gorge, we walk throught it almost lonely, met only few... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vilnius, Lithuania
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We took the bus from Chora Sfakion at 9AM (check on Internet the timetable, they use to change it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ovidiu P
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Aradena, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visit gorge in september. Its very beatiful gorge, we walk throught it almost lonely, met only few other tourists. Superb views but its not very easy gorge. Dont recommend for families with small children. Marmara beach is amazing. Recommend left your car in Sfakia go...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the bus from Chora Sfakion at 9AM (check on Internet the timetable, they use to change it when the school begin) to Aradena. The "wooden bridge" is, actually, an iron bridge with wooden floor. There is no danger for the bus (or car)....More

Thank Ovidiu P
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Long and nice full of serpentines road goin there. Exciting views on montines road then on Aradena village and bridge as well. Unforgettable experience guaranteed.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017

We are not the most experienced walkers but reasonably fit and enjoyed the Samaria gorge. One of us doesn't have the greatest head for heights but found the walk up the hillside from Loutro to Anapoli quite manageable, a lot less scary than it looks...More

Thank AnnaTripp
Reviewed June 3, 2017

We walked from above the ravine and down to the water and it is significantly less tough than the other way. The ravine offers many spectacular views and quite a few passages that can be experienced tough. You must be in a pretty good physique...More

Thank Couple_H_A
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We set out after breakfast towards Livaniana for wonderful fresh orange juice at the blissful little taverna overlooking the area, fantastic views, we then ventured up to the church and over the ridge to make our way into the beautiful Aradena Gorge, not for the...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed February 5, 2017

Samaria closes in the winter, and the mountains are under a deep layer of snow. But the weather is very suitable for hikes in the gorges and along the coast. There aren't any tourists anywhere and most hotels and restaurants are closed. At least one...More

2  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I spent the night before in a Anopoli , at the morning they drove me to the aradena bridge . Behind the parking lot there a sign that leads to the trail into the gorge. After 2-3 minutes waking you will arrive to the entrance...More

1  Thank MOLE2012
Reviewed September 16, 2016

We tried to visit the gorge from the bottom. The walk from the port in Agia to the entrance is itself already an hour. A tiring hour in quite boring scenery, on the way there are many cafes and places you can buy water and...More

Thank Igor S
Reviewed September 13, 2016

We walked from Finix along the E4 to Marmara beach and entered to gorge by 9.30am Good foot wear required and look carefully for the route markings which are painted on the rocks, it is rough in quite a few places., with some scrambling .A...More

3  Thank Kerfuff
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May 18, 2016|
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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 ...)