Diktamos Gorge

Sunday, August 29th, 2021

A hike across the impressive Diktamos Gorge in western Crete.

Before the hike, we stop by Aptera archaeological site for a tour.

We start our hike from Kato Chorio village, at 299m a.s.l. The gorge is beautiful and lush with huge trees and has many steep slopes, where the endemic herb of Crete, dittany, grows. The track is marked in red but some difficult parts require special attention.

We end in the village of Stylos, at 40m, where we spend some time on some coffee or a bite to eat.

Leader: Manniana Migadi   •   Hiking hours: 5    •   Difficulty Rate: 2

Departure: 7.30 a.m. from the Archaeological Museum.

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

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