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From the town sougia After a 4km (1h)walk in a gorge and up a mountain you arrive to this beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Salvo_KANGOO
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Paris, France
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beautiful walk from Souga

we hiked here and back from Sougia. the bay at Lissos is lovely with a small empty beach. you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen P
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Northumberland National Park, United Kingdom
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Sougia, Crete, Greece
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

From the town sougia After a 4km (1h)walk in a gorge and up a mountain you arrive to this beautiful ancient town with a great beach. Lot of ruins to see and after you can take a swim in the beautiful bay. Very quiet and...More

Thank Salvo_KANGOO
Reviewed 1 week ago

we hiked here and back from Sougia. the bay at Lissos is lovely with a small empty beach. you can get a boat taxi back for five euro if you do not want to hike the return. quiet and beautiful, recommended

Thank Maureen P
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're not an experienced and avid hiker, my advice is to take a pleasure boat ($5 Euro) from Sougia to Lissos and walk back. It is a nice spot to swim and explore the ruins, but the hike is harder--all the hikes in Greece...More

Thank bigjoeChicago
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is a lovely hike from Sougia, under 2 hours. Thru some forest, views from cliffs above the sea, a steep descent into Lissos. There aren't very many ruins, but it's a beautiful blue lagoon to swim in and relax for the afternoon. When you're...More

Thank MV58
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We passed from this beautiful beach when we were hiking between Sougia and Paleochora and we were amazed by the beautiful peaceful water and the great view. Lissos was an ancient city with so much history and you can see the ruins and what is...More

Thank George T
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We walked from Sougia to Lissos, actually because the weather in the mountains was not good and we did not want to hang on the beach in Sougia. We were happily surprised: the walk so Lissos is só beautiful, partly through a gorge, partly on...More

Thank Neechan82
Reviewed 4 February 2017

A one hour walk from Sougia harbour, through a nice gorge. Sougia closes almost totally in the winter, i wonder why, because i was hiking in a T shirt. I met noone, only goats.

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After a delicious lunch at Sougia we decided to walk to Lissos. It's an energetic hike requiring good strong footwear with several accents and descents until you reach the beach just below Lissos. You can get the boat back but we wanted to walk back...More

Thank Xtina0325
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

You can hike in (3 miles or so) or take a fishing boat from Sougia. Either way, do it! The hike is up through a stunning gorge, across the top of cliffs and down the other side. The trail is very well marked. The hike...More

Thank LaurenJeanne2013
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We chose to walk here &back from Sougia.You can take the option of visiting by boat as a single or even return trip if the idea of walking both ways does not appeal. The path is initially shady in the trees &clearly marked.Plenty of directions...More

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