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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The main thing I would like to warn viewers is you must have stout walking shoe/boots, trainers are not good enough. Saying that I would try the gorge again and take it at my own pace (we were on a tour so had to be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I wouldn't say this is the most beautiful hike, but it is worth doing for those who like out door activities. The toilet at the entrance is really gross, so I recommend going before you get on the trail at the restaurant or holding it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Am1121
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The walk is approximately 8km (5miles approx.) in length. Your first decision is how to reach the start at Imbros which is situated on a high pass road. A hire car would be the obvious choice but if you would rather not drive then an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Relaxseeker037
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings. We made it in sneakers, but would have preferred real trekking shoes. Costs 2.50 Euro per person. Keep your ticket as you would need it by the exit. Lots of tavernas by the end og the gorge and taxis back.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Andreas T
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We walked down the Gorge as part of a longer day walk, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The Gorge itself is spectacular, and the walk not that demanding, with a well-defined track. We walked down, but most groups seemed to be walking up. There are restaurants...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ewen M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We went with an excursion from our touroperator, and even though the busride from Hersonissos seemed to last forever, it was worth it. My boyfriend and I are both no sporty types and wore sneakers. The area is very peaceful and calming. Sure the Samaria...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NinDinja
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Out on an excursion organised by our hotel Vritomartis & guided by animation team member. Lovely cool walk down the gorge where we collected a few geocaches enroute, around the 3km walk just right on a hot morning. Highlight was the camaraderie of the group...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim A
Reviewed 17 September 2018

You walk down a beautiful gorge and that's the best bit. Took us 3 hours with photo stops and lunch break. The path was very rocky (wasn't last time I did the walk), decent shoes recommended. If you arrive by car and stop at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Sylviane M
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Very nice place. Same environment as Samaria but fewer and easier walking. Ideal for families with children, older people or those who cannot spend too many hours. Plus that there is shadow almost all the time

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Maria A
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As we were with a 2.5 year old kid, we went to the end of the Gorge and had a walk around 2 hours. It was quite easy for a kid. However we did not try all Gorge and not sure if all places are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sandra A
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ceri44524
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Manish K
14 June 2018|
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Response from kenz56 | Reviewed this property |
Imbros. With a 3 year old I would suggest starting bottom end as not so steep and actually quite easy. You would also get some nice views if you walked up for say 45 mins. Remember there is an entry fee, but small. There is... More
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lisprosper
14 September 2017|
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Response from s p | Reviewed this property |
Agree. It a ticke office and taverna for last nature break before the walk . Best to start at the top and walk down.. let gravity help you.. walking up hill from the bottom end is also possible. And there is a ticket office... More
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