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Photo of Agios Sabbas - Kapetaniana - Kofinas - Tres Ekklisies Photo of Odigitria - Cape Lithino Photo of Paleochora to Elafonisi
  • near Vasilikí, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    27.72mi
    Elevation +
    5394f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofAgios Sabbas - Kapetaniana - Kofinas - Tres Ekklisies Photo ofAgios Sabbas - Kapetaniana - Kofinas - Tres Ekklisies Photo ofAgios Sabbas - Kapetaniana - Kofinas - Tres Ekklisies

    The present track, short but not that easy, encloses some of the best unpaved roads of the Asterousia. It is based on what I cycled on 25-08-2014, when I moved from the tavern of Agesilaos, little above the Tripiti gorge...

  • Odigitria - Cape Lithino

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    near Lístaros, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    9.74mi
    Elevation +
    1312f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofOdigitria - Cape Lithino Photo ofOdigitria - Cape Lithino Photo ofOdigitria - Cape Lithino

    The knowledge of the Asterousia is, of course, not complete without a visit to Cape Lithino. The tour is short, but very dense with important discoveries. The most worthy places are generally marked by the presence of a ...

  • Paleochora to Elafonisi

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    near Palaióchora, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    20.83mi
    Elevation +
    2139f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofPaleochora to Elafonisi Photo ofPaleochora to Elafonisi Photo ofPaleochora to Elafonisi

    Bike trail in Southern Crete. First 19 km up to Sklavopoula are paved asphalt - from there it is a bumpy unpaved track (!note: some travel guides name this a paved road - no way!) down to Elafonisi. Elafonisi itsself is...

  • near Metóchia, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    10.45mi
    Elevation +
    1293f
    TrailRank
    39| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofGreen Gavdos: Ag. Ioannis - Kastri - Faros - Ampelos - Fragediana Photo ofGreen Gavdos: Ag. Ioannis - Kastri - Faros - Ampelos - Fragediana Photo ofGreen Gavdos: Ag. Ioannis - Kastri - Faros - Ampelos - Fragediana

    This is a roundtrip on Gavdos island, starting near Agios Ioannis Beach and leading you to the lighthouse and a beautiful green forest area in the center of the island. Technical skills: Medium. About 50% of the tour ...

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    trehanero
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  • Ierápetra - Thripti - Oreino - Analipsi

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    26.79mi
    Elevation +
    4354f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofIerápetra - Thripti - Oreino - Analipsi Photo ofIerápetra - Thripti - Oreino - Analipsi Photo ofIerápetra - Thripti - Oreino - Analipsi

    This is basically reaching the end point, the beach of Analipsi, riding inland rather than along the sea, with a high point of circa 1000 m between Thripti and Oreino. The landscape is really gorgeous for those who like ...

  • Circling above Meseleroi

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    19.35mi
    Elevation +
    2431f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofCircling above Meseleroi Photo ofCircling above Meseleroi Photo ofCircling above Meseleroi

    Starting from Ierapetra, the asphalt road goes up above Meseleroi. The asphalt road must be then left turning right near a little church and the dirt road then begins with a panoramic view of the village below and of the...

  • circular trail around Ha canyon

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    27.17mi
    Elevation +
    3940f
    TrailRank
    36| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofcircular trail around Ha canyon Photo ofcircular trail around Ha canyon Photo ofcircular trail around Ha canyon

    This is a variation of a former MTB trail, but steeper. It starts from Ierapetra on the main road leading to Agios Nicholaos and leaves it turning right (at the level of Monastiriki) in the direction of Kavousi on a smal...

    I rode the track on may 27th 2020; First 13km asfalt road (of which 11km main road); then 3km gravel road; from 16 to 1...
    marchaentjens
  • near Xerómpela, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    18.69mi
    Elevation +
    2746f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofFrom Kavousi to Diaskari beach through Valley of Dead Tourist Photo ofFrom Kavousi to Diaskari beach through Valley of Dead Tourist Photo ofFrom Kavousi to Diaskari beach through Valley of Dead Tourist

    This is a journey that revealed easier than anticipated, mainly because I did the difficult part early, i.e. before heat strikes (I passed the main col before noon). Starting from Kavousi on a dirt road from place to pl...

  • Cercling west of Ierápetra

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    26.42mi
    Elevation +
    3481f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofCercling west of Ierápetra Photo ofCercling west of Ierápetra Photo ofCercling west of Ierápetra

    A bicycle road trip starting from Ierapetra and going up along the sweat water lake (rather dry these days), to Kalamafka village and a bit later to the 2 seas observatory (circa 500 m heigth). This gives a good sight o...

  • Agios Mironas -Rizinia - Vathia

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    near Agios Myronas, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    16.67mi
    Elevation +
    2073f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofAgios Mironas -Rizinia - Vathia Photo ofAgios Mironas -Rizinia - Vathia Photo ofAgios Mironas -Rizinia - Vathia

    This mountain bike route starts from Agios Mironas village, one of the most historic villages of Crete. Its characteristic feature is the old school clock, which is distinguished from the entire province of Malevizi. se...

  • Gavdos: Cape Tripiti

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    near Metóchia, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    17.59mi
    Elevation +
    2274f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofGavdos: Cape Tripiti Photo ofGavdos: Cape Tripiti Photo ofGavdos: Cape Tripiti

    Tour on Gavdos Island to Cape Tripiti, the southernmost point of Europe. Technical skills: Medium to hard. About 50% of the tour are on forest tracks, 25% on paved roads and 25% on single trails. The tracks are mainta...

    Δύσκολο, αλλά αξιζει
    Dimitroula
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    RenèAmaldo
  • Ierapetra Heart

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    21.96mi
    Elevation +
    2598f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofIerapetra Heart Photo ofIerapetra Heart Photo ofIerapetra Heart

    This is one of my favourite trail. The ground is a bit rough (rocks, stones, gravel,...) and the difficulty resides in the ascent (on roads). For the record, the path wont be found in any guide: I wanted to go on the oth...

  • Thripti from north (on garmin)

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    28.68mi
    Elevation +
    4613f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofThripti from north (on garmin) Photo ofThripti from north (on garmin) Photo ofThripti from north (on garmin)

    Circling around Ha gorges, starting the ascent from Kavousi and turning right at Panagia to reach Tsamantis before Thripti. The dirt road is in relatively good shape and can be followed by a 4 wheel vehicle (otherwise yo...

  • From above Kato Sími to Mirtos

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    near Áno Sími, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    15.00mi
    Elevation +
    919f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofFrom above Kato Sími to Mirtos Photo ofFrom above Kato Sími to Mirtos Photo ofFrom above Kato Sími to Mirtos

    This journey begins at circa 1200 m elevation, and highest point reached on the col is 1326m (according to gps) which means that most of it is descent, therefore the "easy" label. However, be aware that you would better ...

  • Ierápetra north circular trip (30 km)

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    18.30mi
    Elevation +
    2503f
    TrailRank
    30| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofIerápetra north circular trip (30 km) Photo ofIerápetra north circular trip (30 km) Photo ofIerápetra north circular trip (30 km)

    Most part of the ascent is on asphalt road, starting from Ierapetra up to the small village of Meseleroi. The way up (around 10 km) progressively reveals a panoramic view of the south coast, turning right circa 1km after...

    Nice trip, terrific views. Recommended !
    Hugo Bär
  • near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    16.35mi
    Elevation +
    2457f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofFrom Ierápetra to Agia Fotia Beach through mountains Photo ofFrom Ierápetra to Agia Fotia Beach through mountains Photo ofFrom Ierápetra to Agia Fotia Beach through mountains

    This is a nice MTB track that does not require reaching high altitude and is therefore relatively easy to perform although the ascending path contains steep segments. Starting from Ierapetra, the main road leads to Kato...

  • Kalamáfka - Mírtos

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    near Kalamáfka, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    21.14mi
    Elevation +
    2697f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofKalamáfka - Mírtos Photo ofKalamáfka - Mírtos Photo ofKalamáfka - Mírtos

    Starting from a point named "2 seas observatory" in direction of Kalamafka, there is a dirt road leading to higher altitudes. The ascent from there is manageable (not too steep) and leads to an ever ascending path until...

  • GERANI [Chania] - BALOS - MTB bike route

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    near Ímeri Gramvoúsa, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    27.69mi
    Elevation +
    1608f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofGERANI [Chania] - BALOS - MTB bike route Photo ofGERANI [Chania] - BALOS - MTB bike route Photo ofGERANI [Chania] - BALOS - MTB bike route

    From GERANI Silver Beach hotel , we rent bike in near by rental and go [CHANIA] - bike route to BALOS - MTB 42 km one way, when you are near by, must left your bike and go down on rock stairs without bike, must lock ...

  • Iraklion - Gioychtas (Timios Stavros)

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    near Fortétsa, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    22.93mi
    Elevation +
    2851f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofIraklion - Gioychtas (Timios Stavros) Photo ofIraklion - Gioychtas (Timios Stavros) Photo ofIraklion - Gioychtas (Timios Stavros)

    This trail is close to the city of Iraklion mainly asphalt until you reach near the mountain. There you will a quite rough terrain until you reach the main road to reach the top.

  • Ierápetra-Meseleroi circular

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    17.99mi
    Elevation +
    2441f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofIerápetra-Meseleroi circular Photo ofIerápetra-Meseleroi circular Photo ofIerápetra-Meseleroi circular

    The trip is divided in two parts: ascent on the road up to Meseleroi, and return down through mountainous area on dirt roads. The first part stretches over 10km of ascent with very little shade opportunity. It passes ...

  • Above Ierápetra

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    near Ierápetra, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    20.33mi
    Elevation +
    2533f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofAbove Ierápetra Photo ofAbove Ierápetra Photo ofAbove Ierápetra

    Circling above Ierapetra and up to the big antennas, then continue towards Kato Khorio and back through main road

  • From Mírtos to Mírtos

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    near Mírtos, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    14.04mi
    Elevation +
    1759f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofFrom Mírtos to Mírtos Photo ofFrom Mírtos to Mírtos Photo ofFrom Mírtos to Mírtos

    Although this does not appear as such on the adjacent hints, this was a round trip along the south coast, riding west first, and then coming back higher. Starting from Mirtos along the sea, the terrain is nearly flat ...

  • Ágioi Apóstoloi

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    near Ágioi Apóstoloi, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    11.78mi
    Elevation +
    1276f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofÁgioi Apóstoloi Photo ofÁgioi Apóstoloi Photo ofÁgioi Apóstoloi

    Short cut because of a fence that could not be openend. And also because I was tired. Great route with magnificant views and good to keep some speed!

  • ANOGEIA-KROUSONAS-EDEM

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    near Metókhi, Crete (Greece)
    Distance
    27.89mi
    Elevation +
    2602f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofANOGEIA-KROUSONAS-EDEM Photo ofANOGEIA-KROUSONAS-EDEM Photo ofANOGEIA-KROUSONAS-EDEM

    Bicycle route Starts from Anwgeia and follows the road for 15km until the church Ag. Mamas. Then you walk for 2 km and then again some downhill in dirt road.Until you walk again for 5km to Vromonero when you start the...

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