Day trip

Crete: Day Trip to Sfakiá, Plakias and Kourtaliotiko Gorge

Crete: Day Trip to Sfakiá, Plakias and Kourtaliotiko Gorge

Activity provider: Cretanholidays

From US$ 55.45 per person

Explore the rugged and remote mountainous region of Sfakiá. Discover majestic mountain peaks, fertile plateaus, beautiful beaches, and breathtaking vistas on a day trip with an expert guide.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please be ready 5-10 Minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible


  • Discover the famous village of Chora Sfakion, a former rebel stronghold with a fascinating history
  • Swim and relax at the picturesque village of Plakias
  • Descend 200 steps into the impressive Kourtaliotiko Gorge
Full description
Start with pickup from your and meet your guide for the day. Drive up into the White Mountains to the famous Askifou Plateau. After a short coffee break, travel along ravines and gorges to the village of Chora Sfakion, a former rebel stronghold against Venetian and Turkish occupations in centuries past. Following the rugged south coast, enjoy the views of Gavdos, the southernmost island of Europe. Arrive at the picturesque village of Plakias and enjoy some free time for relaxation and swimming in the crystal-clear Libyan Sea. On the way back along the north coast, stop at the Kourtaliotiko Gorge. Walk down approximately 200 steps to the bottom of the gorge and enjoy the views of a beautiful waterfall. Finally, be returned to your hotel.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • The 200-step descent into Kourtaliotiko Gorge is optional

Product ID: 395165