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Patsos gorge

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River Trekking
2 hours
Level: Easy
depends on the size of the group


A small but very beautiful gorge in the heart of Rethymno, impresses with its vertical rocks,the dense vegetation.

Ideal for a little hike and, during the spring and the first months of summer, is a fine choice near Rethymno city for river trekking. In addition to the above Patsos gorge has a rich population of birds whose nests can be seen in the caves of the slopes of the canyon. Hikers can also visit the cavernous chapel of St. Anthony church built within a rock.

If you want a little hiking or few hours river trekking very close to Rethymno city, Patsos gorge is the ideal scenery.



  • Transportation
  • Walkingsticks
  • A little snack
  • A bottle of water (0.75L)
  • English speaking guide

Bring with you

  • Sunscreen
  • A hat
  • A change of clothes
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Extra snacks and water according with your needs
  • And of course your backpack