WI-3 Classics of the Selino Region

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Spaniakos - Azogires - Anidri - Paleochora    Grade: Medium   Total Distance: 14.9 km.

This walk starts in the village of Spaniakos. Follow an old footpath to the attractive village of Azogires, where you can find refreshments at the local kafenion. The huge plane tree and the monastery tell the legend of the 99 Saints. Picturesque Anidri is the next village with the graceful medieval church of Agios Georgos. Be surprised by the descent through the attractive gorge of Anidri to 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.

Booking fee € 6.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track plus € 8.50 pp. for the transfer per minibus to the start of the walk. Bok and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

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Grade: *** 

Length: 13.2 km.    

Duration: 4 hr.

Transfer: per minibus from Paleochora to the start of the walk in Spaniakos

Classification: moderate

Total ascent: 240 m. Total descent: 640 m.


  • pretty village of Azogires
  • monastery of the 99 Saints
  • wonderful frescoes in the medieval church of Anidri
  • wild Anidri gorge
  • beautiful Gialiskari beach
  • wide views of the sea as far as Gavdos


  • transfer Paleochora - Spaniakos
  • route description and map
  • GPS-tracks


  1. Spaniakos
  2. Azoyires
  3. Anidri
  4. Gialiskari
  5. Paleochora