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Azoyires - Prodromi - Paleochora   Grade: **   Total Distance: 24.5 km.

After a transfer to Azoyires this tour starts with a short, arduous climb to Asfendiles. From there you will cross elevated meadows that present impressive views to the White Mountains. Your journey continues through cattle rich Prodromi, a spectacular descent to the charming village of Anidri, through a short gorge and then back to Paleochora.

Booking fee € 6.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track, plus € 10.00 pp. for the transfer per minibus for you and your bike to the start of the tour. Book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

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Grade: **

Length: 24.5 km.

Duration: 2.0 - 2.5 hrs.

Transfer: Paleochora to Azoyires at 390 m. altitude

Classification: easy-moderate

Total ascent: 510 m. Total descent: 890 m.


  • shepherd village of Asfendiles
  • stunning views across the south coast to the island of Gavdos
  • uninterrupted views of the impressive White Mountains
  • towards the end attractive Anidri with inviting village square and kafenion


  • transfer and bike transport Paleochora - Azoyires
  • route description and map
  • GPS-track


  1. Azoyires
  2. Asphendiles
  3. Platanes
  4. Prodromi
  5. Anidri
  6. Paleochora