Richtis Gorge, Sitia

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  • August 16, 2017
    I don't know how many thousands of meters above sea level, which had to overcome to get to the parking lot, but this road was terribly scary. I do a lot of otezdila in the mountains, and I know that there is a path to the waterfall, but after parking we never even went to the waterfall (1400 m), and immediately went back and prayed to Heaven that reached back to the road. The road is unpaved, winding, in the middle of the road from olive groves smouldering in the path width on rock machines 1.5, very high with no fencing. I can't imagine how they can pass with the counter machine, right cliff, left wounded. In General extreme full.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Reading reviews for the place we decided to try even though it was small children with us (9-7-3.5 years). We drive as the beach from the village outside Moyliana. A distance of 2-3 km. , dirt road. On the beach there is a popular venue for picnics with stone seats in the shade. From there we walked over to the Gorge. Bumpy ride for small children. I confess how for the first 10 minutes I was thinking how crazy we are. Erchotan me pictures from the series "epizisantes". Until you go to heaven. Green landscape with water and to finish the unique spectacle of the waterfall. Yes we did. And not only. We liked our stay. PS tonizw that the path is more difficult for small children from that hike
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  • August 12, 2017
    The drive down to the beach can be very scary. Going down is worse than going back due to the risk of skidding on the gravel if you go to fast and need to brake against the gravity of the descent. The...  more »
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  • June 9, 2017
    The gorge is excellent. at the end, 800 meters east along a cliff walk is a Kantina overlooking the sea. And it is Glorious, delecious barbequed meats,salads, fried potatoes and home made wine welcome you at the hikes end. Top secret tip!
  • June 24, 2017
    realy bad place not to find just a small path an a dry river only walking is maybe possible nothing to pas bye on the way to a nice beach not for flip flops possible and no way to get there by car we had a 4wd and stuck in nowhere no signs there where to go welcome to the jungle better save your time and go somewhere else
  • October 9, 2016
    Very beautiful Gorge along a small river. It is not very well signed so you need to improvise a lot. Very important, when you find the arch bidge, go under, not over cause you will get lost. The Gorge is a 5km trail rather easy, even for children, but the beach at the end is not so nice for a relaxing swim. It is very rocky and wavy. Overall it is more than worth the visit.
  • April 20, 2017
    Hike up from Richtis Beach, DON'T hike down from the Richtis Gorge parking area. Not unless you REALLY want to see the bridge. The hike become borderline impassable around the farms. Put Richtis Beach in your GPS, not Richtis Gorge.
  • October 15, 2016
    Fun walk, climbing down on rocks in a place that sometimes looks like a jungle. Wear proper walking shoes as the path is sometimes quite difficult. Park the car at the start of the trail down, or drive the small concrete road down to the bridge. The trail proceeds by going under the bridge, not over! After 1,5 hours you will be at the staircase down to the waterfall. Follow the red painted dots on rocks closely. We've lost the trail a couple of times :-) After the waterfall we turned around and took the same path up. People say that the last part to the beach and back isn't the most interesting route.

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