WI-1 Views above Paleochora

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Vasilaki - Kerea - Paleochora   Grade: Easy   Total Distance: 5.5 km.

This relaxed short walk is a perfect introduction into the pleasures on foot that Crete can offer. A short transfer brings you to the start of the walk close to the tiny hamlet of Vasilaki. Nearing this attractive village you will be surprised by its wealthy greenery and beautiful old houses. From here an old mule track brings you to the antennas on top of the mountain Kerea (365 m.) with stunning views over Paleochora and the south coast as far as the White Mountains above the Samaria Gorge. An easy descent takes you back into Paleochora.

Booking fee € 6.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track plus € 5.00 pp. for the transfer per minibus to the start of the walk. Book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

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Highlights

Grade:

Length: 5.5 km.

Walking time: 2.0 - 2.5 hrs.

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

Classification: easy

Total ascent: 150 m. Total Descent: 340 m.

Highlights:

  • wonderful views of Paleochora and the sea

Included:

  • route description + map
  • GPS-tracks
  • transfer Paleochora - Vasilaki

Route

  1. Start: Vasilaki
  2. Vasilaki
  3. Kerea
  4. Paleochora