b. Malia – Azilakodasos – Krasi

Sunday 4th December 2016

A nice hike in the Azilakes forest at the foot of Mt Selena.

We start our hike from a spot called Chamoprina 4 km to the south of Malia at 350m a.s.l. We follow a well preserved and marked trail that leads us up into the forest, Azilakodasos, at 1000m. It is a forest of Quercus ilex that is found only in Crete and some Aegean islands. We end our hike in Krasi village, at 600m.

Track length: 12.5 km, Altitude difference: 600m

Leader: Giannis Antonakis  •  Hiking Hours: 5  •  Difficulty Rate: 2

Departure: 08.00 from the Archaeological Museum.

Information: Monday to Friday, 20.30 – 22.30, at the Mountaineering Club Office, 53 Dikeosynis st, telephone number: 2810-227609.

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