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Paleochora Nature IKE CI-1  Towards the White Mountains

CI-1 Towards the White Mountains

Strati - Kamaria - Souyia   Grade: *   Total Distance: 22.3 km. This route starts in the tiny mountain village of Strati. A short climb leads to Temenia, a natural thermal spa and producer of mineral water, and the beautiful church of Sotirou Christou. Cycle on to the pretty villages of Maza and Kamaria. Then  make the impressive descent into the Irini valley with spectacular views of the White Mountains. Finish your tour at the boulevard of pretty Souyia, where you board the ferry back to Paleochora. Price: € 28.00 pp., route description, map and GPS track, plus the transfer per minibus to the start of the tour and the ticket for the ferry from Souyia to Paleochora for you and your bike. You can also book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

Paleochora Nature IKE CI-2  High above the Mediterranean

CI-2 High above the Mediterranean

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. Price: € 15.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track, and the transfer per minibus for you and your bike to the start of the tour. You can also book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

Paleochora Nature IKE CI-3  Pretty villages around Voutas

CI-3 Pretty villages around Voutas

Voutas - Sklavopoula - Paleochora   Grade: ***   Total Distance 27.5 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. Price:  € 15.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track, and the transfer per minibus for you and your bike to the start of the tour. You can also book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

Paleochora Nature IKE CI-4  Churches, Spa's and Sprudels

CI-4 Churches, Spa's and Sprudels

Kandanos - Temenia - Prodromi - Paleochora   Grade: ***   Total Distance 31.3 km. Start in the attractive village of Kandanos. In the fertile valley around the village are dozens of small medieval chapels with centuries old frescos. Visit a few of them before you start the climb to Temenia through the last remnants of the mountain forests with large oak, plane and chestnut trees. Temenia is regionally known as a healthy spa and producer of the widely known Temenia-Lemonades. From Temenia the route goes through the meadows higher up the mountain slopes and you will be fascinated by the spectacular panoramas towards the White Mountains. A long formidable descent brings you down to the villages of Prodromi and Anidri before ending up at Paleochora’s boulevard.   Price: € 18.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track, and the transfer per minibus for you and your bike to the start of the tour. You can also book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

Paleochora Nature IKE CI-5   Top to Bottom

CI-5 Top to Bottom

Moustakos – Lakkos - Sklavopoula – Koundoura – Paleochora   Grade: ****   Total Distance 36.1 km. This tour is a real challenge to test your fitness. The start is deep into the mountains in the isolated village of Moustakos (550). Here begins the climb of 6 km. along a seldom used, narrow tarmac road to the top of Mount Lakkos (1018 m.). The end is an army post at the top of the mountain from where you have commanding views over Southwestern Crete. The reward for the effort is a 1000 m. descent over 18 km. mainly over wide tarmac roads down to the greenhouse village of Koundoura. The last 6 kilometers back to Paleochora are along the coastline.   Price: € 20.00, which includes a map, route description and GPS track, and the transfer per minibus for you and your bike to the start of the tour. You can also book and pay in our office at the Kontekaki Street (next to the Chania Bank) in Paleochora.

Paleochora Nature IKE CI-6  The Kakodikiano Valley both ways

CI-6 The Kakodikiano Valley both ways

Vlithias - Sfakos - Kadros - Paleochora   Grade: ***   Total Distance: 31.6 km. Rewarding cycle tour up the Kakodikianó-river valley. Start in Paleochora and climb through numerous villages to fertile and shady Sfakos. Here you cross the valley and by the way of  the pretty villages of Kadros and Spaniakos, follow a descent with fantastic views over Paleochora. 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.