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Nice hike to lovely beach

After parking the car at a small bar just over the bridge, we took the steep path down into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kalle T
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Askoy Municipality, Norway
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What a way to spend a day! ,medium to hard walk through a fantastic gorge down to a remote beach... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
boothfenn
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Sunderland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After parking the car at a small bar just over the bridge, we took the steep path down into the gorge. The gorge has some hard part with some "climbing". We were told that the ladders are not for people with fear og hights, but...More

Thank Kalle T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started at the top and did the return hike, approximately 5 hours on the trail, plus about one hour at the beach, which is very nice. The hike is about 3/4 fairly flat with a pebbly floor and easy hiking. The remaining 1/4 is...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a way to spend a day! ,medium to hard walk through a fantastic gorge down to a remote beach and restaurant.Some taxing bits if you're not good with heights We started at the top and arranged a lift after as short walk along the...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We caught the 9am bus to Aradena from Chora Sfakion and then walked down the gorge. It took us nearly three hours to Marmara beach and was definitely more adventurous than Samaria, Imbros and Agia Irini but it was lovely and quiet. We teamed up...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Really worth a visit, the drive up the switchbacks to the gorge gives stunning views along the coastline. The entrance at the top of the gorge is by a 138 metre high rickety bridge (where there is bungee jumping at the weekend) and you then...More

1  Thank rjhollis
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The Aradena gorge is less known as its big brother Samaria, but it's a striking view nonethless. A spectacular wooden bridge oversees the gorge and marks the entrance way. A steep, long stairway leads you to the heart of the gorge, from where you can...More

1  Thank Annemie A
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Gorge of Aradena was a spectacular hike. We went from Loutro and followed the route (guide books available) until we reached Marmera bay. The gorge was silent and mesmerising. We were so lucky to have a Golden Eagle circling above us before our decent...More

1  Thank Kuga D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great walking not too hard for family With kids A comprehensive discovery of Wild life In crete At The final We might make a sun bath and a refreshing swimming in the southern Crete sea After that break you could return on the afternoon and...More

1  Thank AMIMER M
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The hike takes 2 - 3 hours depending how leisurely you are walking and stopping. It's a bit of a scramble in some places and there are two routes part-way through: an easy and a difficult. Of course we took the difficult option! This was...More

1  Thank agogoland
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Guys go hike it. it is worth every minute. And you do not need a guide! Just pack your water and sunglasses and walk the walk.

1  Thank efi a
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Michelle M
4 July 2018|
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Response from efi a | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry i cannot answer this because we actually did not plan anything. We just found somwhere to park and then hiked and hiked and once there, someone called a water taxi for us to get back. We payed 6 euros each but it... More
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Louise A
15 April 2018|
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Are there guides in case assistance is needed like samaria
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Response from Marius Z | Reviewed this property |
Very important not to miss the ferry from Loutro, as well as a sufficient amount of potable water and comfortable hiking shoes (sneakers are not very ...)
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