Kounaviano Gorge, Myrtia

#10 of 10 in Nature in Heraklion Prefecture
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  • We had identified this gorge from a map of the area. We were delighted to find maps in Mirtia showing walks and then waymarks pointing us along the route we had chosen, but our delight turned to...  more »
  • Scenic ally extremely attractive. Always along or above the creek. The part is rated from about 5 km south of Skalani to about km6.5 in the gorge. Years ago, it had to be a...
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  • Very striking! A bit of a jungle and you need to be happy scrambling up rickety steps and over rocks etc etc. But fun. I took my mountain bike. Not ideal because I had to stop and carry and get it up and down steps at times, but it was fun while I could ride. Not for the faint hearted if you take a bike!
  • A wonderful place to visit!! An amazing nature and a lovely river running through the gorge. Half an hour from heraklion. Worth visiting.
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