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The Gorge of Agia Irini in Selino



On the western side of the White Mountains, in the province of Selino, another gorge opens up, unique in beauties and flora.

The gorge has a lot of vertical passes and bears its name after the small village situated in the vicinity of its entrance, at a distance of 46 km from Chania.

The gorge is 7,50 km long and its crossing takes 3 hours. At the end, there is a beautiful traditional tourist kiosk from which you will need another 45 minutes’ walk to reach the littoral village of Sougia. Its beautiful beach is very clean and you will enjoy an unforgettable swim in the waters of the Libyan Sea.

There are taverns, rooms for rental and small hotels in Sougia. A craft sails from the small port of Sougia once a day also, thereby connecting the village to Chora Sfakion eastwards and to Palaiochora westwards.


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  • Location: Selino
  • Route Length: 7.5 km
  • Route Duration: 3 Hours




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