Walk Old Churches and Valleys

Walk across a ridge overlooking valleys and gorges, through an old village, visiting Byzantine churches and with breathtaking sea views.

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Overview

A walk visiting Kissamos hills among old Byzantine churches.

  • Walking time: 2 hours
  • Walking distance: 7Km
  • Total time: 3 hours
  • Difficulty: easy, some uphill
  • Terrain: mostly wide country tracks

In this walk we explore the inland hills above  Kissamos.

We meet in Kissamos and drive 20 minutes to the start of the walk. We park in a tiny village by the ruins of an original Byzantine church.

We start walking uphill on wide track in the countryside, among olive groves, overlooking deep valleys. We have a spectacular view on some of the local gorges.
Through the Mediterranean vegetation we reach the crest and walk over to the other side for some downhill walking.
We visit a tiny chapel with old frescoes and walk through a traditional old village.
We stop for a break and a snack at a panoramic point with breathtaking views on Kissamos bay and the sea below.
We do some up and down hill walking to close the circle and get back to our starting point in the shade of the plane trees, then we drive back to Kissamos.

25€

  • Guide
  • Transportation to start and end of walk
  • Walker's snack

Walking shoes or sandals, trainers also fine.

To be able to walk for approx. 2 hours on country tracks.

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Walk Old Churches and Valleys
From €25
per Adult
From €18
per Child 12-16 Years old

Trip Facts

  • Meet in Kissamos
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