Hiking in Crete

Mavrogiannis
Gorge

Lassithi

Mavrogiannis Gorge (Skinias)
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Gorge Mavrogiannis or Skinias starts its course from the area of the village Skinias (in Mirabello province) and ends after a serpentine route at the beautiful beach Avlaki in Vlychadia. It is a dry canyon with awesome rock formations along it. The gorge carries water from the area of Areti monastery, however it's almost always dry.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Lassithi Prefecture
  • Type: Hiking gorge
  • Water: Generally dry
  • Length (km): 3.5
  • Altitude difference (m): 200
  • Difficulty (0-10): 2
  • Hiking Hours: 3
  • Accessibility: Walking

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