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Samaria Gorge National Park

Old National Road Chanion-Kissamou | Lefka Ori, Sfakia, Crete 730 05, Greece
+30 2821 045570
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Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe
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Believed to be one of the most scenic national parks in Europe, this gorge stretches more than 10 miles to the south coastal region and offers many hiking trails.
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Old National Road Chanion-Kissamou | Lefka Ori, Sfakia, Crete 730 05, Greece
+30 2821 045570
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Prepare for long, demanding walk! Better plan your trip in autumn or spring, we were there in Oct and it still was very sunny and muggily. I can't imagine how hot it is in July. Three days later I still have muscle pain byt it...More

Thank Awiercik
Reviewed 5 days ago

I hiked Samaria Gorge in October of this year. It was an amazing experience. I have done many hikes in Colorado and this was one of the most interesting I have ever taken. Views are amazing. Very challenging terrain in some places. Strongly suggest you...More

Thank D6058BKcharlesm
Reviewed 5 days ago

We are a family of four who wanted to give the "down and up in one day" a go in order to stay independent and self-driving. We parked our rented the car at the national park entrance and hiked to the last rest area ("Christos")...More

Thank rygolsen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shame you can't drive there and back as the journey back via our minibus tour was nauseating to say the least! Good walk with beautiful scenery and amazing geology on view! Definitely need proper hiking shoes (ankle support would be best), but it's no more...More

Thank diamondek
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I today hiked the Samaria Gorge in Crete. It was incredible. Very tough going in places and a challenging hike (5.5 hours walking plus 2x1 hour bus journeys and a 1.5hr boat ride) but the scenery is mind blowing. Would recommend having...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently hiked through Samaria Gorge and had a very enjoyable experience. The scenery throughout the hike is unlike anything I have ever seen. The hike itself is also nicely signed, and there are plenty of restrooms and water stations along the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My fiancé and I did the hike at the end of September and had a great time. We went with a tour (cost us 29 euros each- breakdown was as follow 14 euros transport to and from chania, the 5euro to enter the park and...More

1  Thank Splash2111
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read all the research but it did not prepare us for this walk. We are in our mid 60’s and of modest fitness and with thought that with plenty of time and good hiking boots and supplies as well as walking poles we would...More

Thank Martyn E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this tour through our Hotel in Chania with Elafonissos Travel. Cost was 22 Euro with an extra 10 Euro for the ferry ticket and 5 Euro entrance to the park, Our guide thomas was really good giving lots of imformation and explained if you...More

Thank julie i
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to all of the reviews on TA, I had an idea of what I was going to endure. The helpful hints about bringing your swimsuit and flip flops for the beach was much appreciated! Wear sturdy shoes with a good grip! The walk is...More

1  Thank hulagirl50
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28 September 2017|
Response from Pablo S | Reviewed this property |
Hello , about the ticket we bought few minutes before to leave as the ferry everything you can buy in the station
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29 August 2017|
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Response from Brasilian_bear |
Hiya, Just did the walk, and first half or so is just downhill steps. It flattens out after, but even then it's stoney so you end up going up and down stones the whole way, very rarely is it totally flat. I also have a dodgy... More
29 August 2017|
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Response from MontherYASEEN | Reviewed this property |
U can do it by your self as we did it , we loved it