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Roman remains in an islotated valley

Two thosand years of occupation; beautiful mosaics; silence. Perfect peace. Isolation. Good stop on... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Bill M
,
Burnley, United Kingdom
Boat, Lissos and gorge back to Sougia.

If you go to Lissos the main area with the church and mosaic floor is on your right when you... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Helen T
,
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Sougia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Two thosand years of occupation; beautiful mosaics; silence. Perfect peace. Isolation. Good stop on the walk from Sougia to Paleohora.

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

If you go to Lissos the main area with the church and mosaic floor is on your right when you descend down towards the valley. Go through a gate and up some steps to the mosaic floor. Then return to the gate before turning right...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

From the town sougia After a 4km (1h)walk in a gorge and up a mountain you arrive to this beautiful ancient town with a great beach. Lot of ruins to see and after you can take a swim in the beautiful bay. Very quiet and...More

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed 16 September 2017

we hiked here and back from Sougia. the bay at Lissos is lovely with a small empty beach. you can get a boat taxi back for five euro if you do not want to hike the return. quiet and beautiful, recommended

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If you're not an experienced and avid hiker, my advice is to take a pleasure boat ($5 Euro) from Sougia to Lissos and walk back. It is a nice spot to swim and explore the ruins, but the hike is harder--all the hikes in Greece...More

Thank bigjoeChicago
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a lovely hike from Sougia, under 2 hours. Thru some forest, views from cliffs above the sea, a steep descent into Lissos. There aren't very many ruins, but it's a beautiful blue lagoon to swim in and relax for the afternoon. When you're...More

Thank MV58
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We passed from this beautiful beach when we were hiking between Sougia and Paleochora and we were amazed by the beautiful peaceful water and the great view. Lissos was an ancient city with so much history and you can see the ruins and what is...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We walked from Sougia to Lissos, actually because the weather in the mountains was not good and we did not want to hang on the beach in Sougia. We were happily surprised: the walk so Lissos is só beautiful, partly through a gorge, partly on...More

Thank Neechan82
Reviewed 4 February 2017

A one hour walk from Sougia harbour, through a nice gorge. Sougia closes almost totally in the winter, i wonder why, because i was hiking in a T shirt. I met noone, only goats.

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After a delicious lunch at Sougia we decided to walk to Lissos. It's an energetic hike requiring good strong footwear with several accents and descents until you reach the beach just below Lissos. You can get the boat back but we wanted to walk back...More

Thank Xtina0325
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