Crete: Samaria Gorge

Crete, Samaria gorge hike
sougiaSamaria Gorge, is one of the most popular destinations in Crete. The hike itself is not very difficult, especially once you leave behind the stretch of steep descent at the beginning of the trail, but the path is long (the second in Europe, 16km) and crowded (up to 1500 people per day), which makes it quite tiring. But there is also an alternative for the lazy ones…
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At Zeus’ home

Mount Olympos
dionI take the opportunity, returning from Thessaloniki to stop and visit Dion, but apparently the gods do not want us. For the second time we find the site closed and we have to get over it. We then try to go up to Mount Olympus following signs that indicate ‘waterfalls’, but even here…

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Dimistana and the Water Museum

Dimitsana
stemnitsaDimitsana is a hospitable mountain village of Arcadia, located at approximately1000 meters elevation. Besides being a great base to visit the gorge of the river Lusios and its monasteries, it also has a nice outdoor museum dedicated to the water.

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