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Ancient Eleftherna trail

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5 hours
Level: Easy
From 25€ per person


Crete one destination with countless hiking trails has the ability to combine wonderful landscapes with famous historical sites. Eleftherna or ancient Eleftherna is one of these trails.

The Eleftherna trail, which is part of the E4 European long distance path, crosses through the ruins of acropolis of the ancient city and the contemporary settlement of Eleftherna. It starts and  ends from Margarites village, the village of potters. The art of pottery has been developing in the area since the Minoan era. The landscape of the trek is also magnificent as it passes through canyons, olive groves and abandoned settlements.

If you want to combine your hiking with historical sites and traditional Cretan landscapes, this is the right path for you. The trail is not steep with big descents but  easy and suitable for anyone. Contact  us and discover the authentic Crete.

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  • Walking sticks
  • A little snack
  • A bottle of water (0.75L)
  • English speaking guide
  • All Fees and Taxes

Bring with you

  • A windproof/waterproof jacket
  • Sunscreen
  • A hat
  • Extra snacks and water according with your needs
  • And of course your backpack