The Best Trails in Palaiochóra, Crete (Greece)

289 trails

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Photo of Aerials Photo of Paleochora town tour Photo of Paleochora - Gialiskari - Lissos - Sougia - Lissos - Gialiskari Beach
  • Aerials

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    Distance
    4.75mi
    Elevation +
    1168f
    TrailRank
    67| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofAerials Photo ofAerials Photo ofAerials

    Aerials. An interesting route up to the aerials following the orange marks left from the Paleochora-Sougia running race. The climb is quite steep in places on loose surfaces so might not suit everybody. The views from t...

    Great trail. It was my partners first ever trail and she loved it. Some parts of the trail were very steep and with the ...
    Rasmus Lindholdt
  • Paleochora town tour

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    Distance
    3.42mi
    Elevation +
    95f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofPaleochora town tour Photo ofPaleochora town tour Photo ofPaleochora town tour

    A little tour around the town to give an overall feel for the palce and what it has too offer taking in some of the main features that are familiar to us personally, but there's loads more, go explore!

  • Paleochora-Anidri Gorge

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    Distance
    8.35mi
    Elevation +
    860f
    TrailRank
    51| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofPaleochora-Anidri Gorge Photo ofPaleochora-Anidri Gorge Photo ofPaleochora-Anidri Gorge

    The first half of this walk is on paved roads past olive groves to the village of Anidri. There was little traffic on these roads in February. There's a cafe in the village, in an old schoolhouse, but it was closed when ...

    I walked this trail in reverse and loved it. The scenery was great. There's a water tap about 1/3rd of the way up (thoug...
    Michael Strutt
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  • Palaióchora Antenna Roundwalk

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    3.34mi
    Elevation +
    787f
    TrailRank
    50| Rating 4.84
    Photo ofPalaióchora Antenna Roundwalk Photo ofPalaióchora Antenna Roundwalk Photo ofPalaióchora Antenna Roundwalk

    1.5 hrs walk around Paleochora with great views and even some (easy) climbing passages. Use the opposite direction, not the one I recorded - this will be easier! Once you leave Paleochora, you will be guided by orange ...

    The remarks are right! We started west of P. and did the climbing part downhill. I should’nt recoment it this way for pe...
    giedfraats
    Start walking east out of Paleochora and end the trail from west of Paleochora. This Way you do the 84 meter climbing pa...
    Dortegerdes
  • Paleochora to Elafonisi

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    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...

  • Paleochora to Anidri

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    Distance
    7.32mi
    Elevation +
    784f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofPaleochora to Anidri Photo ofPaleochora to Anidri Photo ofPaleochora to Anidri

    Beautiful walk or run trail in Southern Crete. After having left Paleochora you take the paved road up to Anidri, a little village about 200 m above the Libyan sea. The village's centre is the Kafenion which has been a s...

  • Paleohora kissamos marathon run

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    Distance
    26.23mi
    Elevation +
    3576f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofPaleohora kissamos marathon run Photo ofPaleohora kissamos marathon run Photo ofPaleohora kissamos marathon run

    Α coast to coast marathon run through the mountainous inland of chania. Mainly the run was next to hondriano river (which estuary at the south coast) until the 17th km more or less. After that the path is on a mounatin...

  • A walk in Paleochora

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    Distance
    3.32mi
    Elevation +
    108f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofA walk in Paleochora Photo ofA walk in Paleochora Photo ofA walk in Paleochora

    With this walk we tried to avoid to only pass the obvious choices in Paleochora. Therefor we continued to follow the beach after the boulevard stopped. Mind your steps with this rocky beachside! You pass the quirky cam...

  • Distance
    5.20mi
    Elevation +
    1253f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofPalaióchora - Anidri gorge (roundtrip) Photo ofPalaióchora - Anidri gorge (roundtrip) Photo ofPalaióchora - Anidri gorge (roundtrip)

    Well marked trail (red paint). The trail start after the iron gate. During the path you have to go through a fence. Otherwise easy to follow. Fantastic panoramic views. During the hike you will pass a chapel. Thereafte...

  • Paleochora-Profitis Ilias

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    6.04mi
    Elevation +
    1175f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo ofPaleochora-Profitis Ilias Photo ofPaleochora-Profitis Ilias Photo ofPaleochora-Profitis Ilias

    This a walk starting from Paleochora and reaching the church of the prophet Ilias, which is close to the village of Anidri. After a bit more than 1 km, leave the road and take (look for the gate) the path that goes throu...

  • Paleochora radio masts

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    Distance
    3.08mi
    Elevation +
    909f
    TrailRank
    25| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPaleochora radio masts Photo ofPaleochora radio masts Photo ofPaleochora radio masts

    The obvious concrete/gravel path route up to the masts. It is actually very nice at the top with great views and quite peaceful.

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    giedfraats
  • Distance
    7.50mi
    Elevation +
    1161f
    TrailRank
    25

    I start this hike from the town of Paleochora at the Southwestern coastline of Crete, on paved road, and continue over to Gialiskari beach, partly on dirt road. I then transfer on the E4 European Path towards Sougia. Th...

  • Distance
    65.22mi
    Elevation +
    24544f
    TrailRank
    82| Rating 4.67
    Photo ofKreta/Crete E4 (Paleochora - Loutro) Photo ofKreta/Crete E4 (Paleochora - Loutro) Photo ofKreta/Crete E4 (Paleochora - Loutro)

    Der Küstenabschnitt des Weitwanderweges E4 auf Kreta ist wirklich spektakulär. Menschenleere Strände, fantastische Panoramen und einsame Gebirgsabschnitte. Dazu noch ein Abstecher durch die Samariaschlucht ins Hochgebi...

    First of all thanks for sharing your track. I follow three stages of SW coast, despite of complex terrain. I suggest you...
    llopcua
  • Paleochora - Analipsis

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    Distance
    3.92mi
    Elevation +
    997f
    TrailRank
    19

    Easy in most parts except a very steep scree ascent / descent. We followed someone else’s trail, did the route in reverse and had to race against time - the sun had set by the time we began descent - to get back safely. ...

  • Palaióchora - Soúgia

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    Distance
    9.08mi
    Elevation +
    1496f
    TrailRank
    74| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofPalaióchora - Soúgia Photo ofPalaióchora - Soúgia Photo ofPalaióchora - Soúgia
    Randonnée magnifique, très bien balisée en jaune/noir (depuis la plage de Gialiskari, auparavant suivre la route et le c...
    eterre.jean@orange.fr
    Nice route and good track. Way well marked
    llopcua
  • Distance
    12.46mi
    Elevation +
    965f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofCreta E4 - Da Paleochora a Elafonisi Photo ofCreta E4 - Da Paleochora a Elafonisi Photo ofCreta E4 - Da Paleochora a Elafonisi

    Percorso su ciclopedonale e asfalto fino a Krios Beach. Da qui in poi accidentato e franoso in brevi tratti dove occorre prestare attenzione. Parte finale piacevole tra calette, spiaggie e vegetazione. Percorso tutto al ...

  • Distance
    10.14mi
    Elevation +
    1765f
    TrailRank
    61
    Photo ofCreta E4. Etapa 2: Paleocora – Lissos – Sougia Photo ofCreta E4. Etapa 2: Paleocora – Lissos – Sougia Photo ofCreta E4. Etapa 2: Paleocora – Lissos – Sougia

    El sender europeu E4 de gran recorregut comença al sud d’Espanya i passa per França, Suïssa, Alemanya, Àustria, Hongria, Romania, Bulgària, Grècia, Creta i Xipre sumant un total de 11.800 km. En alguns països el recorreg...

  • Distance
    9.05mi
    Elevation +
    1703f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofE4. Creta. Travessa des de Palaiochora a Sougia. Photo ofE4. Creta. Travessa des de Palaiochora a Sougia. Photo ofE4. Creta. Travessa des de Palaiochora a Sougia.

    El E4 és un sender europeu de gran recorregut amb una distància total aproximada de 11.800 km. Comença a Tarifa (Cadis) i passa per Catalunya, França, Suïssa, Alemanya, Àustria, Hongria, Romania, Bulgària, Grècia i Xipre...

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