WW1 Anidri and the Anidri-Gorge

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Paleochora-Anidri-Gialiskari-Paleochora      Grade: Medium      Total distance: 12 km.

Take the old mule path from Paleochora up to the charming village of Anidri. The church of Ayios Georgos with fascinating medieval wall paintings is surely worth a visit. Be surprized by the descent through the attractive gorge of Anidri and enjoy the sandy Gialiskari Beach at the end, which is a perfect place for a  refreshing swim. The dirt road back to Paleochora will take an hour.

Map and route description € 4.00, or map, route description and GPS track € 6.00. Pay and collect in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

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Grade: **

Length: 12.0 km.

Walking time: 3.5 hr.

Transfer: --

Classification: moderate

Total ascent: 265 m. Total descent: 265 m.


- wonderful views of the sea

- Byzantine church of Ayios Georgos in Anidri

- descent through attractive Gorge of Anidri

- swim at vast sandy Gialiskari Beach


- route description + map

- GPS-tracks


  1. Paleochora
  2. Anidri