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Explore and hike around ARADENA gorge.

Chania, Greece

Experience hosted by Paraskevi

10 hours
Includes transportation, equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Begining from Chania going to Anopoli Sfakia by car. It will take about 2hours.Then make one stop there at the bakery if you wish and then continiu to AgiosIoannis passing trought the brige of Aradena and the abandone village there. Living the car just before AgiosIoannis and start to hike on the old path from Papadiana to Marmara beach. The path goes western Aradenas gorge almost paralied the gorge at the half part of it hight up,with a beutifull view to the gorge, the white mountains north and the lybian sea south. On the way we meet another abantone village Ag.Vasilis with a church existing also there with the same name. Then going down to famous Marmara(marble)beach where there is also the exit of the gorge. We returne by a complitely diferet way starting on marble stone steps on the easter site of the gorge,hiking to the old villageLivaniana an continiou to the third abandone village Azogyres.then we go down into the gorge and again up opposite west the gorge. Then we follow a path trough a dead forest to the the point we began. All is a great cycle,changing options allthe time,12km long,800m altitute diferens,8h hiking. Mountain and sea togerher
Other things to note
Its a great long hike mostly paralied both sides Aradena gorge and getting in the gorge itself for while.
Begining from Chania going to Anopoli Sfakia by car. It will take about 2hours.Then make one stop there at the bakery if you wish and then continiu to AgiosIoannis passing trought the brige of Aradena and the abandone village there. Living the car just before AgiosIoannis and start to hike on the old path from Papadiana to Marmara beach. The path goes western Aradenas gorge almost paralied the gorge at the half part of it hight up,with a beutiful…

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What's included

  • Transportation
    Car
  • Equipment
    Hikking batton
From $251
/ person
Tue, 27 Apr
$251 per person
$251 per person

Meet your host, Paraskevi

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 2 Reviews
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My name is PariViglii. I am from Samaria and I grew in Agia Roumeli at the province of Sfakia .I have been hiking at the white mountains for many years..l am a mountain guide and l have certificate of hiking leader.l work leading private hiking tours by myself begining mostly from Chania together with people want to hike.I have great experianse all over the white mountains, paths all arount Chania,and the E4 hiking path all arount Creta.l also have a great idea of nature,plants and animals and endimic spices , culture, habitation, cretan music and local food.
My name is PariViglii. I am from Samaria and I grew in Agia Roumeli at the province of Sfakia .I have been hiking at the white mountains for many years..l am a mountain guide and l have certificate of hiking leader.l work leading private hiking tours by myself begining mostly from Chania together with people want to hike.I have great experianse all over the white mountains, paths all arount Chania,and the E4 hiking path all arount Creta.l also have a great idea of nature,plants and animals and…
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Where you'll be

First we stop Anopoli (capital of Sfakia in the past)where the revolusion against theTurks began,getting some snack from the bakery there. Next we pass Aradena brige to Papadiana,neibourhood of Ag.Ioannis. We start hike south to Agios Vasilis,after Marmara beach,then Livaniana old village,then Azogyres abandone village,after down in Aradena gorge and then up opposite,to Ag.Ioannis throught the dead forest till the car.Then returne to Chania.
Peter
August 2020
Pari has been hiking the mountains and gorges of Crete for 20 years. She knows every tree, every spring, all thefresh growing herbs. I think even the goats know her!
Alex
April 2019
What a fantastic experience. I never could have done this hike on my own. It is truly a once and a lifetime experience. This is a 5 star hike... words of advice .. wear hiking shoes and be ready!

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Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

What to bring

Hikιng boots

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