What you'll do
We will be at the costal village of Agia Roumeli at Sfakia. Agia Roumeli is south of Chania and you can go there either from ChoraSfakion either from Sougia by ferry boat enjoying beutifull one hour trip,or walking Samaria gorge the day before from Omalos to Agia Roumeli for about 7 hours.The place has one of the best beaches of Creta with crystal clear water. An ancient town with the name Tarra exist there. Old Bysantin little churches and two old fotress hight up from the coast and theese we are going to visit hihing up to almost 600meters above sea level. There is an old path going to the fotresses and this we will follow. The view is unexpectably gorgeus all the way and the feeling when you will be at the casttle no words can descripe.We will need two hours to be at the hidest fotress ,and less the way back down to Agia Roumeli. On the way hiking bach we can follow a different path from the lowest fotress to the old village of Agia Roumeli that is quite at the exit of Samaria gorge and from there after 15 min walking we will be again at the costal Ag. Roumeli. There are a lot of tavernas and cafeterias there.. also mini market..and the beach is waiting for you..
My name is Pari.I am from Samaria and I grew up in Agia Roumeli Sfakia.I have been walking at the white mountains since l was teenager.l am a mountain guide and l have certificate of hiking leader.l have been working many years at the tourism sector and tourist offices. Also in private hiking tours. I have great experianse all over the white mountains, paths all arount Chania,and the E4 hiking path all arount Creta.l also have great idea of nature,plants and animals and endimic spices,culture,habitation,cretan music and local food.
Where you'll be
We are going to visit the two fotresses hight up from the coast of Agia Roumeli. The first castle is one hour hide up wich happens to be the bigest and the second the hidest is the smaller one. Both have agreat view to the southCretanLibian sea, Samaria gorge and the wild White mountains.on the way we returne following a diferent path trought the old village Ag. Roumeli passing from a little brige that crosses the river.Then back to the coa
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For active people that hikes a lot.If you want to hike Samaria gorge the day before to be at Agia Roumeli with me contact to arange.10.30amthe ferry from Sfakia and 8.30am from Soygia to Agia Roumeli
Hike to CASTLES of AG.ROUMELI.