The E4 European Path: Palaiochora to Lissos

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Paleochora, Crete, Greece

The E4 European Path: Palaiochora to Lissos is a 6.6 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located in the state of Crete, Greece that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from April until October.

Distance: 6.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,105 feet Route Type: Point to Point

backpacking

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

cave

views

historic site

This is the 7th segment of the E4 European Path trail. This coastal trail runs from Palaiochora to Lissos. Camping “Paleochora” offers camping right after the start of this trail. This trail has amazing views of Lissos Bay, with the Byzantine chapel of Agios Kirikos, is considered one of the oldest ports of Crete.

hiking
no shade
rocky
6 months ago

Trail starts on a dirt road heading out of Paleochora. The path is rocky in some areas. Just lovely. Not difficult, we are carrying 50 lb backpacks. Beautiful views. Camped on the beach in Lissos, absolutely gorgeous.

hiking
no shade
rocky
9 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
Wed Oct 10 2018