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Diktamos Gorge, Katochori

#27 of 30 in Wildlife in Chania Prefecture
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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  • This gorge is such a great day trip- I’m shocked it doesn’t have more reviews! We drove to the start of the gorge (25 min from Chania) and parked our rental car in the parking lot right at the start.....  more »
  • We loved this walk, we are in April and the water level has pretty much gone, so it may be different when you are here. It is a 3.5 - 4 hour walk..... one way!! We did the easy option, which is...  more »
  • Parked at the bottom of the gorge by a sign to the "Oak Forest". Apparently the top is better marked. Look for a signpost with a blue 2 that marks the entry at this end. Took longer than expected and we only got halfway due to the amount of boulder climbing required. This took us about 4 hours at a leisurely pace. Moderate physical fitness required. Follow the red arrows for easier paths.
  • Nice Gorge with lots of shade. If you walk this gorge take enough water with you. Some parts can be a bit difecult. Look for the red arrows/signs because Some parts its better to follow them for the easy way.
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