The E4 European Path: Kasteli Kissamou to Polyrrinia is a 7.1 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Kissamos, Crete, Greece that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
7.1 km
ELEVATION GAIN
322 m
ROUTE TYPE
Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

nature trips

river

views

historic site

Segment 1 of the E4 European trail from Kasteli Kissamou to Polyrrinia. This is the beginning of the longer distance E4 trail the runs from west to east across the island of Crete. This segment is largely paved and leaves from 300 m east of Eleftherios Venizelos square where there is a statue of actor, Manos Katrakis. 2 km after passing the village of Kato Palekastro, you will see a peak, on the south side of this is where ancient Polyrrίnia was built.