About Daniela Maschmann
Vor ein paar Monaten bin ich aus Köln ins Bergische Land gezogen - mitten in die Natur. Und ich liebe es! Wandern direkt ab der Hautür, was will man mehr?!? Trotzdem zieht es mich auch immer wieder weiter in die Ferne. So werden u.a auch die Eifel, der Elsass oder die Ardennen erwandert. :)
- Daniela Maschmann
The path from Lentas to Trachoulas Beach is quite easy to find - it always goes along the sea. You'll have to overcome a few easy climbs and climb a few rocks, but if you're feeling a bit stamina-not running in the blazing noonday heat-these challenges are easy to master.The access is easy to find: in Lentas you go from the large parking lot at the beginning of the village just towards the sea and then left near the Lentas Paradise Studios on the narrow path up the hill. Then just follow the trampled way on the slope. At the end of Petrakis Beach you finally have to go up to the street. This can either be done by following the creek bed or climbing directly up the steeper slope. Both paths are easy to walk on and marked with red waypoints.There is hardly any shade at the beach of Trachoulas Gorge. If you want to stay there longer - which is really worthwhile - you should take a sunscreen with you. And do not forget the bathing suit.The easiest way to get there is by car. At the entrance to Lentas, where the hike starts, there is a car park. If you travel by bus, you drive to Mires and change there. Buses between Mires and Lentas leave once a day, except on Sundays.If you just want to hike through the gorge, you can also drive directly to the saddle above the small harbor. From the harbor, a gravel road leads in the direction of Inland.
October 25, 2017
- Daniela Maschmann
Starting point is the gravel parking lot on the cliff, near the fish tavern "Mystical View". The trail is not marked, but with a bit of sense of direction, the komoot map and with an eye for the trampled paths, he is very feasible.Even if you have very little or no climbing, you should wear sturdy shoes. Take enough water and sunscreen with you - there is no drinking water well and hardly any shade on the way.The best way to get to the starting point of the hike is by car. But you can also take the bus to Matala and then walk the road about 3 km back to the tavern "Mystical View".Especially nice is the small circular walk in the afternoon - afterwards you can enjoy the sunset over the sea with fresh fish in the tavern.
November 10, 2017
- Daniela Maschmann
The Agiofarango Gorge, also called the "Gorge of the Saints", is relatively easy to walk through and yet beautiful. Especially when the many hundred oleander bushes are in bloom.You do not have to overcome any major obstacles and you do not need a lot of stamina - sturdy shoes are still recommended. In any case, you should pack bathing suits, because at the end of the hike a fantastic bay with a pebble beach and turquoise water as a reward awaits you. You also have enough to drink - there is a drinking water well at the chapel Agios Antonios on the way, but the hand pump was broken on the last visit. So take no chances. If you want to pause longer at the booth, you should also take a sunscreen. The rocks throw only in late summer / autumn and then only in the afternoon enough shade.You can vary the starting point for the hike - depending on how long you want to go. The first car park is at the top of the hill on the road to Kali Limenes, right at the turning to the gorge. From here it is about 4 km to the beach of Agiofarango. But most visitors park their car a little further down so they will not be spared the climb at the end of the hike. There is also a parking lot directly at the entrance of the gorge, of which there are only about 2 km way - but you need a cross-country vehicle for it, because the dust road there is very stony and littered by potholes.
The entrance of the park is secured by a fence. In the summer months there is often a food truck with cold drinks and sandwiches.
October 24, 2017