Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Greece - Hills

Corfu's Pantokrator Massif Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateMid Sep
Region/PlaceIonian Islands, CorfuCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)11Height gain (m)280Route findingDifficult
RouteSpartillas, Sokraki, Zigos, Spartillas
NotesPoorly defined paths make this an interesting (and spiky) outing amongst a forgotten Corfu.
Berries and cypress trees, Mt Pantokrator massif nr Sokraki, Mt Pantocrator massif (T), Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece, 21-Sep-98, E279

   
Naxos marble quarries Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainFarmland / Villages / Urban, HillsDateMid Oct
Region/PlaceCyclades, NaxosCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)19Height gain (m)400Route findingDifficult
RouteHalki, Tsingalario, Apano Kastro, Ano Potamia, Flerio (Kouros), Marble quarries nr Kinidharas, Moni, Kaloxilos, Halki
NotesThe seemingly remote interior of Naxos, with its agricultural terraces. Nice polished fragments of marble near the quarries and factory.
Track to Tsingalario from Halki and Mt Fanári (ML), Tragea, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E383

Apano Kastro, nr Tsingalario, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E384

Moni village from path to Kaloxilos, Central Naxos circuit (T), Naxos, Cyclades, Greece, 12-Oct-98, E385

 
Taÿgetos foothills Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainHillsDateLate Mar
Region/PlacePeloponnese, MessiniaCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)12Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteKardamili, Sotiros Monastery, Agia Sophia church, Kardamili
NotesExcellent old mule tracks and colour-coded way-marked paths in the region.
Spurge and Broom in Viros Gorge nr Sotiros Monastery, nr Kardamyli, Taygetos foothills circuit from Kardamyli (T), Messinian Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 24-Mar-99, E872

Flowers in olive grove nr Sotiros Monastery, nr Kardamyli, Taygetos foothills circuit from Kardamyli (T), Messinian Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 24-Mar-99, E873

Kalderimi (old mule track) to Kardamyli nr Agia Sofia church, Taygetos foothills circuit from Kardamyli (T), Messinian Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 24-Mar-99, E874

Kalderimi (old mule track) leading to old town of Kardamyli past Asphodels, Taygetos foothills circuit from Kardamyli (T), Messinian Mani, Peloponnese, Greece, 24-Mar-99, E875

White Mountains / Samaria Gorge Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days4TerrainHills, Deserts / Badlands / GorgesDateLate Oct
Region/PlaceCrete, White MtnCountryGreece  
Dist (kms)70.5Height gain (m)3450Route findingModerate
RouteKsiloskala (1200), Kalergi Refuge (1680), Poria Saddle (1500), Mavri (2030), Melidau (2133), Plakoselli (1800), nr Potamus (1700), Katsivelli (1970) (first night), Pakhnes base saddle (2200), Amutsera, Vigla Hill (1400), Anapoli (600) (2nd Night), Aradena, Livaniana (250), Aradena Gorge, Marmara (0), Agios Pavlos, Agia Rumelli (3rd Night), Samaria Gorge ascent, Ksiloskala (1200)
NotesAt the end of the trekking season (October), water (requiring treatment) was available only in Katsevelli. Try not to get knocked over by the trippers coming down the Samaria Gorge.
View to E from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), with Pakhnes (Far R peak), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E433

View to W from Mavri/Melidau saddle (1950m), Lefka Ori (White Mtns), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 23-Oct-98, E434

Entrance to Lower Aradena Gorge, S of White Mtns, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E436

Agios Pavlos Chapel (St Paul’s landfall in Crete), Sfakia Coast, nr Agia Rumelli, White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 25-Oct-98, E437

View to N from base of Pakhnes (2200m), White Mtns - Samaria Gorge circuit (T), Hania, Crete, Greece, 24-Oct-98, E435