Exploring Crete’s walking and hiking trails is one of the most rewarding ways of seeing the island’s outstanding natural beauty. With thousands of kilometres of tracks, walking options are available to suit all levels of fitness and experience. Walk one of our recommended day walks for a few hours or a day or plan a multi-day hike through protected parks, native forests and stunning coastal regions.
Crete's Great Walks showcase some of our most well-known locations and diverse landscapes which attract hikers from all over the globe wanting to experience the dramatic vistas of mountain sceneries, eerie landscapes and towering alpine peaks. Short hikes or day walks are everywhere and easily fit into travel itineraries.
Walk any trail independently by downloading our files for your GPS device or simply book walking holidays with us to see Crete at its best - by foot!
1. Samaria Gorge
2. Ascent to the peak of Crete
3. Sfakia coastline
4. Richtis Gorge
5. Elafonissi - Sougia
6. Rouvas Wood
7. Crossing the Mountain Desert
8. The gorge of the Dead (Zakros)
9. The trail of Dikti
10. Gigilos Peak
11. The trail to Koudoumas
12. Imbros Gorge
13. The sacred trail of Jiouktas
14. Agia Irini Gorge
15. Aradena Gorge