Lasithi Gorges - The Richtis Gorge in Lasithi, Crete is a must-see destination for nature lovers. Spanning about 3 kilometers, this breathtaking gorge is situated on the north side of Lasithi Prefecture, between Agios Nikolaos and Sitia. It begins just outside the charming village of Exo Mouliana and concludes at the stunning Richtis Beach, east of Kalabro village. With an elevation difference of around 350 meters, the route takes approximately 3-4 hours to hike. The gorge boasts an abundance of water, even in summer, which is utilized by locals. Legend has it that during the exchange of populations between Greece and Turkey, Christians killed the Turks who were making their way to Sitia and on to Turkey. The trail winds through a lush landscape along the river, showcasing the magnificent scenery of East Crete. Towering mountains provide a stunning backdrop to the trail, while platan, oleander, and sage line the path, filling the air with the delightful scents of fresh herbs. Don't miss the chance to experience the natural beauty of the Richtis Gorge in Lasithi, Crete.

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