Richtis Gorge and Waterfall

Local nameFarángi tou Ríchti
LocationRegion of Crete, Greece

Richtis Gorge is a gorge in Crete, Greece. It is a state protected park near Exo Mouliana, Sitia, eastern Crete that starts at the traditional village Exo Mouliana, which is located on the national road between Agios Nikolaos and Sitia and ends at the secluded Richtis beach, just east of the village Kalavros. The hiking trail is about 4 km in length of moderate to hard difficulty. Especially after a rainfall, the beginning of the descent is very muddy and treacherous. Waterproof shoes or sandals are strongly recommended, as the stream leading to the waterfall has to be crossed numerous times, often inevitably through the water. Rich vegetation and animal life can be observed along the way, as well as old stone bridges and water mills before it culminates with the Richtis Waterfall and beach, making Richtis gorge trail one of the most diversified hiking experiences in Crete.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richtis_Gorge

More information on a travel blog http://hersonissos-now.blogspot.com/2011/07/richtis-gorge.html

Address 72300, Greece

Coordinates 35°10'56.521" N 25°59'16.138" E

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