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Richtis Gorge

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Fantastic family day out, our young children really enjoyed exploring the trail to find the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Perfect day's hike

Situated only 15 minutes drive west from Sitia, This gorge can be approached top down or, for the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter R
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Exo Mouliana, Sitia, Crete 723 00, Greece
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic family day out, our young children really enjoyed exploring the trail to find the waterfall. The drive down isn’t for the faint hearted but 100% well worth it if you like walking through beautiful land.

Thank 345kerris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated only 15 minutes drive west from Sitia, This gorge can be approached top down or, for the less mobile, bottom up. If you decide to walk down the gorge from the car park adjacent to the main road, walking shoes/boots are highly recommend. The...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very nice and not to difficult. Decent shoes and plenty of water are advised! Perfect when you don't want to encounter to many tourist. We where alone for 90% of the time.

Thank Niki H
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We walked from the ex moulina trailhead which is just east of the town. The car parking is the most obvious entrance to the trail head. From there you walk a paved country road down to a bridge, and go under the bridge to follow...More

Thank Hous t
Reviewed 24 September 2018

It is about two miles to walk from the top road car parking to the gorge start, then a round trip will take about three hours. The first and last parts are fine but the the lie approaching the waterfall is pretty tough regarding scrambling...More

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Richtis gorge is a place very easily to visit but extremely difficult to reach. I mean that the road to its end is a narrow and long one, and if another car climbs up to the village it would be difficult to find a place...More

2  Thank Γρηγόρης Π
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The route is easy to descend. Τhe noise of Cicadidae is magical. In the difficult parts of the route, there is appropriate " help" , Large stones or stairs, etc. Also, the path is not always clear. But always keep in mind that if something...More

Thank Nantia_P_GR
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I walked the Richtis Gorge with my wife and 2 children 9 & 11 years old. It took us 3 hours from the village Exo Mouliana to reach the beach. At 1 and half hour we reached the waterfall. Although the locals told us that...More

Thank Ioannis A
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Hiked down and back in about 3 hours. Hike is beautiful, but drive down the hill and park by the stone bridge to save 30 min hike. Expect tons of rock climbing and bouldering, sliding on your butt in several cases. Also not good at...More

1  Thank Cosmovandalay
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a difficult route, but it is so beautiful and challenging. If you live in the area around Sitia, then this choice is a good idea. Do not be afraid of narrow paths, stony roads and beautiful views :-)

Thank Jann G
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13 March 2018|
Response from Dorota G |
me and my friends walked to the beach and back in almost 5hours today (all in 20's). We stopped many times to take pictures and we also stopped by the waterfall to swim there. It was a very nice walk although some parts were... More
13 March 2018|
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Response from boothfenn | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for delay ,don't check here very often Just revisited map because we did a lot that week ! We had motorbikes and dropped off main road at the spot marked "richtis snack" on the satellite map ..I can see the bridge... More