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Vikos Gorge

Zagoria, Greece
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Well worth the trip through the mountains

We came here from Sivota. Took about 2 hours by car but well worth it, the views are stunning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally C
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Nice day trip

This is a pleasant day trip. You can hike as little or as much as you want. Beautiful views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jayjemail
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here from Sivota. Took about 2 hours by car but well worth it, the views are stunning. There are a couple of little tavernas too. The more adventurous can hike, white water raft, zip line etc. But we just came to view and...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a pleasant day trip. You can hike as little or as much as you want. Beautiful views. Wear hiking boots and a walking stick in some areas for those less fit. Beautiful area for photos.

Thank jayjemail
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is spatacular ( you may see the best of it from the viewpoint in beloy ) The downtrail anf clbing is challenging although not so tough. A must placs to see if you are in zagoria

Thank Yair S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Define "gorge" as being 5 times deeper than wide, (less is a canyon) "gouged" by water. So 'longest' is hard to answer as each river is longer than its gorge = subjective. But 'deepest' can be judged on numbers - the top of the lip...More

Thank rodonisle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thought that our kids will be able to do this route, but the downhill was very hard. Eventually we did not went all the way down and it was very disappointing since the path down was not that amazing and we hoped for some...More

Thank Lior N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked from Monodendri to Vikos. When you arrive at the entrance to Monodendri take the right hand road at the fork taking you just below the Platia where you can park. The walk starts from the Platia. The initial descent to the gorge is...More

Thank Ricky092
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My husband and I recently spent several days in Greece with two good friends of ours. As a part of our trip we wanted to hike the Vikos Gorge. We had heard that you could hike to the bottom on the gorge in Monodendri, follow...More

4  Thank 387megann
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most beautiful walks I have been. Scenery was breathtaking and the geological history fascinating. It was a very challenging walk for me as I am50 and had a hip replacement 6 months ago but my husband and teenage son found...More

1  Thank DebbieT6818
Reviewed 23 June 2017

One of the best hikes i have ever done. The nature, the gorge, the sound,... just amazing. I can recommend the 17km hike. Ok, the last kilometer uphill is tough - but the landscape is fantastic. hike it!

Thank FriedrichAC
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Hiked for three days around this gorge. The walk to the church and the river from Vicki's village was the highlight. The vantage point from beloi lookout is also exceptional.

Thank mcstannard
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RosesWA
8 July 2017|
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Response from FriedrichAC | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. The up and down path is allready long - but there are severall other hikes around. Ask the locals!
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janetshay
19 February 2017|
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Response from andrewlefkas | Reviewed this property |
We finally got round to walking the Girge last August, myself and 9 year old grandson ...set off early and had the most tremendous walk through the gorge comming out at Vikos , we got a lift back after a couple of cold beers... More
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Eytan M
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
Dear Eytan. I am afraid can not tell you exactly how long is the trail from Monodendri to Vikos. From the distance we have walked I estimate that is approx 17km. Its a long walk but pretty smooth one. It has descent/ascents... More
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