In April we’re off on our travels again, walking across Crete West to East. Sometimes we’ll follow the E4 European trail, but with our own variations. Check out our facebook page to get updates from the trail – and to see more news about hiking in Greece.
Facebook postsGreek hiking2 days agoI'm looking forward to exploring some of the new routes from the Peloponnese Way this summer http://thepeloponneseway.com/. One of the special delights of this area are the Byzantine monasteries and tiny churches throughout the area. Many are open and with lovely frescoes. Good place to shelter too, if the weather breaks.Greek hiking6 days agoGreat to see the new Cicerone guide to the Pindos and Peloponnese Ways is now out. Tim has a lifetime of experience hiking in the Pindos, and amazing dedication to keeping the ancient paths open, machete in hand! I hope the book encourages lots more people to discover these wonderful mountains.
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The typical Greek mountain refuge is locked, barred and vandal-proof, and only opens for groups. If you’re lucky, there may be a verandah for shelter in bad weather, and there’s usually a water source and a spectacular view. The Astrakas … Continue reading