1. Greece
  2. Crete
  3. Chania
  4. Gorge Imbros

From Rethymno/Chania: Imbros Gorge Hike

Product ID: 162671
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Discover the history and the unique beauty of Imbros Gorge.
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Duration: 8 hours - 1 day
Starting time 6:30 AM
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English, German

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  • Swim in the refreshing waters of the Libyan Sea
  • Enjoy a traditional Mediterranean meal in a local restaurant
  • See the exquisite beauty of the landscape here
Full description
Discover the Imbros Gorge, which runs parallel to the more famous Samaria Gorge. Although the Imbros Gorge is smaller, many people prefer to cross here because it offers a very different hiking experience than the Samaria Gorge. Of the 11 kilometers, 8.5 kilometers are suitable for hiking. Discover the exquisite beauty of nature in this narrow passage and learn about the stunning rock formations. 

According to legend, the name Imbros was given to the village, and subsequently the gorge, because two Greek brothers chose to live here after they were banished from Imbros Island when it was connected to Turkey. For many years, the Imbros Gorge served as part of the trail that connected the city of Chania to the Hora Sfakion village. It is notable that during World War II, after the Battle of Crete was lost by Greece and her allies, many thousands of British soldiers passed through the Imbros Gorge towards South Crete in order to get to Egypt. 

After the hike, take a swim in the stunning refreshing Libyan sea. Eat lunch with the locals in the taverns. 
  • Full day bus tour
  • Professional guide
  • Pick-up and drop off to and from your hotel
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to the Imbros Gorge, which is € 2

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Important information
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• Please bring water and wear a hat and comfortable shoes

From US$ 30.74 per person

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Product ID: 162671