This holiday offers breathtaking views and delightful walks during the day, with time to swim in warm waters in the afternoon plus social taverna evenings.

Based in the small and unspoilt coastal town of Kastelli-Kissamos, we will be entertained and guided by our local hosts, Stelios and Angela. They have combined a varied selection of walks, introducing us to typical village life and the unspoilt and unique scenery of Crete.


Choose between a week of Easy-Medium guided walks discovering the best of western Crete or,
for more experienced walkers, there is our itinerary of carefully selected walks of a Medium level including the magnificent Samaria Gorge.

Option 1:
Easy to Medium Level

DETAILS

Level Easy-Medium 

Availability:

Solos: 7 October 2016

Travel editions: 12 April 2016, 26 April, 3 May, 10 May*, 27 September, 4 October, 11 October, 18 October

  • 7 days Bed & Breakfast at local hotel in Kissamos
  • 5 guided walks approx. 8 km
  • 5 lunches
  • 5 evening meals at seaside taverna
  • 1 meze meal in Old Town of Chania
  • transfers to and from  Chania Airport

PRICES

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solos

solos


  • DAY ONE - Arrival. Welcome meeting. Dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY TWO-  Polyrinnia to Kissamos Walk approx 8 km.
  • DAY THREE- Village Life Walk  approx 8km.
  • DAY FOUR -Falassarna Walk approx 8km.
  • DAY FIVE- free day.
  • DAY SIX -Deliana Gorge approx 8km.
  • DAY SEVEN- Sirakari Gorge approx 7km.
  • DAY EIGHT -Transfer to airport for departure.

Easy to Medium Week

  • DAY ONE - Welcome meeting. Dinner at Cellar Taverna situated right on the  seafront in the bay of Kissamos. It is a well established family run taverna of 20 years with an excellent reputation with both tourists and locals. It is featured in such guide books as Lonely Planet and Rough guide to Crete as well as other foreign guide books. Over the years it has also been feautured in various magazine articles. It is well rated on Trip Advisor.
  • DAY TWO-  Polyrinnia to Kissamos Walk approx 8 km. The day begins with a fascinating tour around the picturesque village of Polyrinnia discovering the culture and history of this important archeological area. After taking in the panoramic views to the sea and mountains we descend on paths through fertile agricultural land and olive groves to Kisamos. Taverna lunch in Kissamos and dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY THREE- Village Life Walk  approx 8km. This unique tour encompasses wonderful scenery as well as a real insight into traditional Cretan life. It begins with a visit to a typical village house where a Cretan  welcome awaits you and you will hear tales of Cretan past and present. Passing from the small hamlet with its abundance of trees – walnut, orange, lemon, cherry, and of course olive, the walk takes us up to the renowned eco village of Milia where we stop to sample its famous mountain tea(optional). We then follow a path (narrow at times) through the mountainous countryside with amazing mountain and sea views. In the Spring this walk is a riot of wild flowers. Lunch at village taverna, dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY FOUR -Falassarna Walk approx 8km.  A walk to one of Crete’s loveliest beaches and lesser known archaeological sites. Our INFORMATIVE GUIDE will take you on a route through a pretty village, olive groves and on a path with stunning sea views overlooking the far West coast of Crete. When we arrive at the beach there is time to eat your picnic lunch and have a swim. Dinner in Chania old town.
  • DAY FIVE- free day. No lunch or dinner included. Available excursions: tours & walks
  • DAY SIX -Deliana Gorge approx 8km. A gorge as beautiful as Samaria but without the crowds and distance! The gorge is home to a large colony of Griffon vultures, magnificent and huge birds of prey which you are sure to see on this gentle walk. Our INFORMATIVE GUIDE will lead the way through tranquil scenery showing you two beautiful old churches one with 13th century frescoes. A delicious Cretan lunch at the village taverna. Dinner at the Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY SEVEN- Sirakari Gorge approx 7km. Another beautiful gorge walk that is pretty and peaceful, ending up in the village of Polyrinnia where we take lunch at the local cafenion owned by Odysseus himself! Stunning scenery and home to many nesting Griffon vultures. There is an option to extend this walk by 6 km. Farewell dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY EIGHT -Transfer to airport for departure.

Option 2 :
Medium Level

DETAILS

Level: Medium

Availability: 13 May & 14 October 2016

  • 7 days Bed & Breakfast at local hotel in Kissamos
  • 5 guided walks approx. 10-16 km
  • 5 lunches
  • 5 evening meals at seaside taverna
  • 1 meze meal in Old Town of Chania
  • transfers to and from  Chania Airport

PRICES

Contact us for a price or book with our partner .

solos


  • DAY ONE -Arrival. Welcome meeting. Dinner at Cellar Taverna
  • DAY TWO- Falassarna Walk approx 10km
  • DAY THREE- Village Life Walk  approx 10km
  • DAY FOUR - Samaria Gorge.  Europes’ Longest Gorge Walk approx 16 km
  • DAY FIVE – a free day
  • DAY SIX -Deliana Gorge approx 12km. Chania Old town
  • DAY SEVEN- Sirakari Gorge approx 12km
  • DAY EIGHT -Transfer to airport for departure

 Medium Week

  • DAY ONE - Welcome meeting. Dinner at Cellar Taverna situated right on the  seafront in the bay of Kissamos. It is a well established family run taverna of 20 years with an excellent reputation with both tourists and locals. It is featured in such guide books as Lonely Planet and Rough guide to Crete as well as other foreign guide books. Over the years it has also been feautured in various magazine articles. It is well rated on Trip Advisor.
  • DAY TWO- Falassarna Walk approx 10km.  A walk to one of Crete’s loveliest beaches and lesser known archaeological sites. Our INFORMATIVE GUIDE will take you on a route through a pretty village, olive groves and on a path with stunning sea views overlooking the far West coast of Crete. When we arrive at the beach there is time to eat your picnic lunch and have a swim. Dinner in Chania old town.
  • DAY THREE- Village Life Walk  approx 10km. This unique tour encompasses wonderful scenery as well as a real insight into traditional Cretan life. It begins with a visit to a typical village house where a Cretan  welcome awaits you and you will hear tales of Cretan past and present. Passing from the small hamlet with its abundance of trees – walnut, orange, lemon, cherry, and of course olive, the walk takes us up to the renowned eco village of Milia where we stop to sample its famous mountain tea(optional). We then follow a path (narrow at times) through the mountainous countryside with amazing mountain and sea views. In the Spring this walk is a riot of wild flowers. Lunch at village taverna, dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY FOUR - Samaria Gorge.  Europes’ Longest Gorge Walk approx 16 km. Cretes’ most famous attraction and the longest gorge walk in Europe. Spectacular scenery, an awe inspiring ravine and a real sense of achievement – to walk through Samaria Gorge is an unforgettable experience from the Omalos plateau, through the huge and impressive gorge and down to the coastal village of Agia Roumeli where you can swim in the crystal clear Libyan Sea. At the end of the walk there is a one and a half hour boat trip along the south coast followed by a transfer back to your hotel. Picnic lunch provided. Dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY FIVE – a free day. No lunch or dinner included. Available excursions: Tours & Walks
  • DAY SIX -Deliana Gorge approx 12km. A gorge as beautiful as Samaria but without the crowds and distance! The gorge is home to a large colony of Griffon vultures, magnificent and huge birds of prey which you are sure to see on this gentle walk. Our INFORMATIVE GUIDE will lead the way through tranquil scenery showing you two beautiful old churches one with 13th century frescoes. A delicious Cretan lunch at the village taverna. Meze Dinner in Chania Old town.
  • DAY SEVEN- Sirakari Gorge approx 12km. Another beautiful gorge walk that is pretty and peaceful with stunning scenery and home to many nesting Griffon vultures. We walk to the village of Polyrinnia where we take lunch at the local cafenion owned by Odysseus himself! After lunch we walk back to Kissamos on the agricultural paths through the olive groves.  Farewell dinner at Cellar Taverna.
  • DAY EIGHT -Transfer to airport for departure.

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