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Samaria Gorge in Crete Set to Reopen in May

The Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete will be ready to welcome visitors in May as the maintenance and restoration works on its main path have started, local authorities said on Tuesday. The work includes bridge restoration, maintenance of...

Samaria Gorge: Hiking on the Island of Crete

Hiking jaw-dropping Samaria gorge is extremely popular, and it is easy to see why as it takes visitors through a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Deadly Summer Escape For Greek-German Hiker in Crete

A Greek-German hiker found hanging from a rope in the Agia Roumeli area of Sfakia, Crete, was dead by the time rescue crews were able to reach him on Monday. The unlucky man had been spotted hanging off a cliff late...

Samaria Gorge Attracts More Visitors

The number of tourists visiting the Samaria Gorge increased by 25% in August compared to last year, according to information from the Forest Directorate of Chania. In total, 29,238 people visited the Gorge of Samaria, with the vast majority selecting...