Chania

Top Adventures in Chania

  • Hike from Meskla to Zourva

    Meskla and Zourva are two villages located at the roots of the White Mountains sierra, island of Crete, Greece. Both villages are easily accessible by road, however there is a path that connects them that is a hiker's paradise. Starting from Meskl...

    984.3 ft gain

  • Hike Katholiko Gorge

    About 16km from the city of Chania, Crete, is the monastery of Gouverneto. You can park you car at the parking area near the monastery and start your descent towards the sea through a small, yet very interesting gorge, Katholiko gorge. The first p...

    1.2 miles 918.6 ft gain

  • Hike to Seitan Limania Beach

    Seitan Limania is one tiny secluded beach with turquoise waters surrounded by an amazing landscape. Until recently, almost nobody knew it and even fewer people visited it - most of them with boats. But with the rising of social media, this small p...

    0.6 miles

  • Snow Hike from Omalos to Kalergi Mountain Shelter

    Omalos plateau is at the center of the White Mountains sierra in western Crete. It is located 38km south of Chania at an altitude above 1000m. All around the plateau, several of the high peaks of the sierra stand creating an impressive scenery. A...

    3.1 miles 1968.5 ft gain

  • Hike to Gigilos Summit

    Omalos plateau is one of the highest plateaus in Crete at an altitude of 1080m above sea level. It is located in the heart of the White Mountains sierra and it is surrounded by seven of their peaks. One of them is the iconic Gigilos. From far away...

    5 miles 2624.7 ft gain

  • Hike to Pachnes Summit

    Pahnes is the highest summit of White Mountains sierra (Lefka Ori in greek) at western Crete. It is located at the heart of what the locals call "mountain desert", a unique geological area at an altitude of 2000m and above, where one may encounter...

    1.9 miles 1650.3 ft gain

  • Hike Aghia Irini Gorge

    The gorge of Aghia Irini takes its name from the village located near its entrance. Aghia Irini is a small village on the road from Chania to Sougia, approximately 43km from the city of Chania. The gorge is one of the most popular gorges in Crete...

    4.7 miles 1922.6 ft gain

  • Photograph Askifou Plateau

    Askifou plateau is located in the heart of the White Mountains sierra in western Crete, approximately 50 km from the city of Chania. At an altitude of around 1200m, the plateau is surrounded by many of the high peaks of the White Mountains (most o...

  • Hike the Imbros Gorge

    Imbros Gorge is one of the many gorges that can be found in the White Mountains sierra at the south-western part of the island of Crete, Greece. The gorge is part of the E4 European hiking path and it is easily accessible and properly marked. The...

    6.8 miles 2132.5 ft gain

  • Hike to the Ancient City of Lissos

    This hike starts Southwest of Sougia at the far end of the Sougia harbor. There will be a rocky beach and a small wooden gate that you must open and close behind you. There will be a little wood sign that says "Lissos" to let you know that you're ...

    3.1 miles 656.2 ft gain

  • Hike to Glyka Nera Beach

    The southern side of the island of Crete has the most beautiful and secluded beaches. The catch is that most of them are not easily accessible and/or may lack facilities. I consider this to be their greatest advantage and really enjoy those beache...

    0.6 miles 308.4 ft gain

  • Explore Balos Lagoon

    The lagoon of Balos is located on the northwestern end of Crete and it is probably one of the most famous beaches in Crete. Famous for its turquoise waters and an impressive surrounding landscape that includes mountains and small islands, it is vi...

    0.6 miles