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Gorges

Mesonas Gorge
Kavousi

This is a relatively narrow gorge with vertical walls, full of water during winter and after heavy rainfalls. It's got continuo...

Gorges

Arvi Gorge
Arvi

This is a narrow gorge with a lot of descents and a unique beauty, except for the pipes and hoses that pollute and spoil the la...

Gorges

Valacha Gorge
Kapetaniana

Another gorge on Asterousia mountains, a narrow one, with big descents at the beginning. It starts from the eastern side of Kap...

Gorges

Mesa Apidi Gorge
Mesa Apidi

This is the upper part of the Goudouras gorge, which starts from a big plateau on the south of two villages, Mesa Apidi and Exo...

Gorges

Tsoutsouros Gorge
Tsoutsouros

This is the smallest - in length - gorge in Asterousia mountains, on its southeast slopes. It is easy to cross and quite narrow...

Gorges

Ha Gorge
Monastiraki

This is the most famous and probably the most beautiful gorge in Crete, with completely vertical sides, rocks of limestone and ...

Gorges

Sapounas Gorge
Agios Ioannis

This is the gorge of "chaos": it is completely dry, wide, with steep slopes, full of landslides and "chaos" in most of its leng...

Gorges

Portela Gorge
Chondros

This is probably the toughest gorge in Crete, when there is water flowing. It begins from Hondros village, ends up to Keratokam...

Gorges

Kamaraiko Gorge
Kamares

This is probably the longest gorge in Crete and also the one with the biggest difference in altitude. It is dry and wide at the...

Gorges

Sikia Gorge
Rodakino

This is an interesting gorge, easy to walk throughout the year and completely dry unless there is a big storm. It is wide at th...

Gorges

Agia Paraskevi Gorge
Paranimfoi

This is Abas' little brother. A wide gorge with an impressive, big waterfall which is 110 meters high, belayed in two parts. It...

Gorges

Mesosfini Gorge
Mournia

This is a wide gorge with many springs that flow from Prinias (an abandoned village), which ends to the Libyan Sea. It starts w...

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