Chania - Imbros Gorge

Chania - Imbros Gorge
Chania - Imbros Gorge

Imbros Gorge is located in the province of Sfakia , the second largest gorge of Crete following the Samaria Gorge. The remarkable scenery combined with its low hiking difficulty make this gorge suitable for a variety of people that wish to explore its environemt . The walking length is 8 km and the course lasts approximately 3 hours, definitely worth seeing. 

After approximately 1 hour of walking into the gorge, you will reach the narrowest point of the Gorge. At the end of it, you will find Komitades village , where the bus will take you to Chora Sfakion.

Chora Sfakion or simply Sfakia, is the capital of the mountainous region of Sfakia. The untamed landscape is combined with the quiet , charming seaside settlement. The sandy beach is totally suitable for relaxation after hiking. 

Imbros Gorge was the escape route for thousands of allied troops retreating from the north of the island. During the battle of Crete in May 1941 , the troops headed for Chora Sfakion to be collected by ships. 

Please be advised that the following is paid locally:

Imbros Gorge entrance ticket : 2.5 € (Payment to the guide the morning of the tour)


Imbros Gorge is the second most popular gorge for walkers in Crete, right after the Gorge of Samaria. 

Price per person -  30 € ( Official Guide included)

Departure from Chania area - Pick up point meetings

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