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Impressive Sirikari Gorge

An impressive, secluded gorge just behind Kissamos town. Discover the high cliffs, the ravens and the vulture nests.

Walking time: about 3 hours

Distance: 12 Km

Tuesdays, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Ravens
  • Griffon vultures
  • High cliffs
  • Native flora
  • Inland valleys

The Villagers' Path

Once used by villagers and their donkeys, this walk takes us above the coast through geological features and carob trees. Stunning bay views.

Walking time: about 2 hours

Distance: 8 Km

Thursday, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Multicoloured rocks
  • Bay views
  • Abandoned mine
  • Old church
  • Wild flowers

Two Seas

Walk from Kissamos bay on the North coast to Falasarna on the West. Infinite views over the Cretan sea from the ridge top. Descend to the ancient Greek port and finish with a refreshing swim into the turquoise water.

Walking time: 1.5 hours

Distance: 9 Km

Sundays, 5pm

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Spectacular views
  • Traditional village
  • Peninsula and islets
  • Olive groves
  • Ancient harbour
  • Turquoise water

Old churches and deep valleys

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

Walking time: 2.5 hours

Distance: 11 Km

Wed, 5pm

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Up and down hills
  • Peek inside gorges
  • Old churches
  • Bay views
  • Byzantine frescoes
  • Wild flowers

The ancient hill town

Visit the ruins of the ancient town of Polyrrinia, a three millennia old site perched on the tallest hill above Kissamos bay.

Walking time: 1.5 hours

Distance: 6 Km

Sundays, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Ancient city
  • Rock cut houses
  • Roman aqueduct
  • Olive wood workshop
  • 360° views
  • Fresh fruit trees

Easy Deliana Gorge

The most accessible gorge walk. Admire the majestic vultures and breathe in the scent of native herbs and plants.

Walking time: about 2 hours

Distance: 9 Km

Fridays, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Griffon vultures
  • High cliffs
  • Byzantine church
  • Medieval frescoes
  • Native flora

Cretan tastes

Heritage Mediterranean tastes in Crete. Stone pressed organic olive oil, a Minoan olive tree and the local variety wine.

Tour time: 3-4 hours

Mini-van included

Mondays, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • 3000-year-old tree
  • Olive museum
  • Organic olive oil
  • Stone press
  • Unique local wine
  • Raki tasting
  • Local products

Traditional Artisans

Visit traditional workshops. Watch the potter work his magic with his hands, and olive wood crafted into beautiful objects.

Tour time: 3-4 hours

Mini-van included

Wed, 9am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Hand-made pottery
  • Natural colours
  • Family tradition
  • Cured olive wood
  • Oil polished
  • All natural
  • Beautiful gifts

Sea Turtle Habitats

Visit the turtle nesting beach in Kissamos, where turtles return every year. Then snorkel over the seagrass meadows where they feed.

Tour time: 3-4 hours

Walk and snorkel

Sat, 8am

Price: 25€

Highlights

  • Quiet beach
  • Spot turtle tracks
  • Sand dunes
  • Sea lilies
  • Marine habitats
  • Clear waters

Get In Touch!

73400 Kissamos

Crete, Greece

GNTO License number: 1042E70000231801

Phone: 0030 6944413919