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Sarakina Gorges

Mirtos Canyon, Mirtos, Crete 720 56, Greece
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Fantastic hike

Excellent hike. Definitely not a walk in the park though. Some climbing of rocks and passing... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Aart V
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Beautiful place

We went there in early May. Other reviewers have made accurate descriptions of this place. We... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
carl o
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
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“dry season” (2 reviews)
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Mirtos Canyon, Mirtos, Crete 720 56, Greece
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent hike. Definitely not a walk in the park though. Some climbing of rocks and passing through the water is required. I would advise to walk the Canyon upwards. This is one of those opportunities to exercise and experience beautiful nature

Thank Aart V
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We went there in early May. Other reviewers have made accurate descriptions of this place. We totally agree

Thank carl o
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Challanging climb 2 days after a heavy rain, 9 from 11 people returned as it was too difficult to them. During dry season it might be OK. But one of the nicest gorges in Crete.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It's spectacular, but you can't get far into the gorge without either wading the stream or climbing over some very large boulders using carved out hand and foot-holds (and even a dead tree as a ladder at one point).

1  Thank PJandCJ
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We walked there from Myrthos village. It is nice trip around 13 km. There was no water ať the time of our visit But we enjoyed the trip .

Thank Jana12016
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

M first time in the gorges. Fantastic uniqueness for the view. The energies from the mountains. Really love it a must to do.

Thank queeny06
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This one hour (one way) hike was beautiful. A few tips are called for... 1- do not necessarily follow your GPS to the site...you may wind up on a path only suitable for an ATV. 2- you need to be fit and agile to climb...More

2  Thank High-Five-NY
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I've wanted to go for a while and the opportunity presented itself so... we went. It was August, so quite dry but there was still some water flowing. I can imagine that during wet season this can be VERY tricky and even in dry season,...More

2  Thank christopherbR8036JR
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Very stunning place. Were very proud of myself to get over it. Some sites were hardly accessible, big stones, flowing water.

Thank EglePat
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Worthing to come here even from faraway. To pass into the heart of the place it's easy, only few steps to climbe but to get through it would take couple of hours.

1  Thank ioannis z
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