Samaria Gorge

Samaria Gorge- Platanias Ariston
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Samaria Gorge

The longest gorge in Europe is located 43 kms. away from the city of Chania. It starts at a trail named “Xyloskaloon the southern part of the Omalos plateau.

This marks the entrance to the world famous Samaria Gorge. Soon after you start your trip downwards on this trail, you will find yourself in a totally different environment which is amazing even for the most experienced travelers.

You are in one of the longest and most impressive gorges in Europe and one of the main places of interest for visitors to western Crete. The beauty and splendour of nature is truly unique.