CW2 Pretty villages around Voutas

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Voutas-Sklavopoula-Paleochora   Grade: ***   27.7 km.

Your fascinating trip through authentic Crete starts in the former regional centre of Voutas. From there climb narrow lanes through tiny hamlets to Sklavopoula, an elevated village with many stories. Make the spectacular descent back to Voutas and from there to Paleochora.

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Grade: ***   

Length: 27.7 km.        

Duration: 2.5 hr.

Transfer: Paleochora-Voutas

Classification: arduous

Total ascent: 593 m. Total descent: 867 m.


- amazing circle of villages above attractive Voutas.

- arduous climb to almost isolated, and elevated village of Sklavopoula.

- visit some of the many chapels with amazing medieval frescoes.

- long attractive descent back to Paleochora.


- transfer and bike transport Paleochora-Azoyires

- route description and map

- GPS-track


  1. Voutas
  2. Paleochora
  3. Paleochora