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Vikos Gorge

Zagoria, Greece
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Amazing beautiful scenery

Vikos gorge is definitely worth a visit. The surrounding villages and mountain scenery is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
enforcer442014
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Sydney, Australia
Yes it is a deep gorge

Vikos Gorge is in the Guinness book of world records as the deepest gorge in the world relative to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stewart L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vikos gorge is definitely worth a visit. The surrounding villages and mountain scenery is beautiful. We did the walk into the gorge and found that it was a well marked, fairly well maintained track. There are some areas of loose stones but nothing too difficult....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vikos Gorge is in the Guinness book of world records as the deepest gorge in the world relative to its width. It is possible to walk through the gorge from one end to the other. Much of the river bed is dry during the summer....More

Thank Stewart L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here from Sivota. Took about 2 hours by car but well worth it, the views are stunning. There are a couple of little tavernas too. The more adventurous can hike, white water raft, zip line etc. But we just came to view and...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is a pleasant day trip. You can hike as little or as much as you want. Beautiful views. Wear hiking boots and a walking stick in some areas for those less fit. Beautiful area for photos.

Thank jayjemail
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The view is spatacular ( you may see the best of it from the viewpoint in beloy ) The downtrail anf clbing is challenging although not so tough. A must placs to see if you are in zagoria

Thank Yair S
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Define "gorge" as being 5 times deeper than wide, (less is a canyon) "gouged" by water. So 'longest' is hard to answer as each river is longer than its gorge = subjective. But 'deepest' can be judged on numbers - the top of the lip...More

Thank rodonisle
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We thought that our kids will be able to do this route, but the downhill was very hard. Eventually we did not went all the way down and it was very disappointing since the path down was not that amazing and we hoped for some...More

Thank Lior N
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We walked from Monodendri to Vikos. When you arrive at the entrance to Monodendri take the right hand road at the fork taking you just below the Platia where you can park. The walk starts from the Platia. The initial descent to the gorge is...More

Thank Ricky092
Reviewed 27 July 2017

My husband and I recently spent several days in Greece with two good friends of ours. As a part of our trip we wanted to hike the Vikos Gorge. We had heard that you could hike to the bottom on the gorge in Monodendri, follow...More

6  Thank 387megann
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most beautiful walks I have been. Scenery was breathtaking and the geological history fascinating. It was a very challenging walk for me as I am50 and had a hip replacement 6 months ago but my husband and teenage son found...More

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RosesWA
8 July 2017|
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Response from FriedrichAC | Reviewed this property |
I would say no. The up and down path is allready long - but there are severall other hikes around. Ask the locals!
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janetshay
20 February 2017|
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Response from andrewlefkas | Reviewed this property |
We finally got round to walking the Girge last August, myself and 9 year old grandson ...set off early and had the most tremendous walk through the gorge comming out at Vikos , we got a lift back after a couple of cold beers... More
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Eytan M
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
Dear Eytan. I am afraid can not tell you exactly how long is the trail from Monodendri to Vikos. From the distance we have walked I estimate that is approx 17km. Its a long walk but pretty smooth one. It has descent/ascents... More
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