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Samaria Gorge National Park, Sfakia
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Featuring a dramatic feature of Crete's landscape, Samaria Gorge National Park serves as a major tourist attraction and a protected biosphere reserve, famous for sheltering the extremely rare kri-kri goats. Each year nearly 200,000 people walk through the national park's famous gorge, which starts at an altitude of 1,250 m (4,100 ft) and ends on the shores of the Libyan Sea. To avoid the worst of the crowds, start your hike as early in the day as you can. You cannot camp overnight in the gorge, so you must complete the 16 km (9 mi) hike in a single day. To discover the gorge in the company of other hikers, join a guided excursion through the park. Add Samaria Gorge National Park to your Sfakia travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sfakia trip itinerary planner.
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  • The Gorge is very beautiful and the effort that we put in his odpłacił to the breathtaking views that will be long in our memory!
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  • Bring lots of water, wear a bathing suit, and bring a change of shoes. You will feel like you are walking forever, but the scenery changes on the way down so much into the gorge that you will amazed w...  more »
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