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Hiking in Palekastro area with view to Kastri hill and to Kouremenos bay

The small plateau south of Palekastro and the pictursque chapel in the midst

Sunrise in Karoumes bay, exceptional beach between Palekastro and Kato Zakros

Windsurfing in Kouremenos Bay

The bay of Kato Zakros and the Deads Gorge in the background

Palm Beach Vai, 7km north of Palekastro village

Xerokambos Beach, 10km south from  Zakros

Hametoulo-Xerokambos gorge

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Hametoulo - Xerokambos gorgeThis impressive small gorge of Hametoulo starts from the region of Ziros by an altitute of 6oom, but you can enter by the region of small and traditional village Hametoulo and ends at the beautiful beach south of Xerokambos. It is relatively easy to cross. It is about 3,0 km long and the altitude difference from the entrance to the exit is about 400 meters.

For walkers Xerokambos is a paradise, with little-known places (Xerokambos gorge, 3km north from Hametoulo gorge) and unknown ravines, gorges and canyons. It is also ideal for beach lovers. It can also be a starting point for trips, with tourist highlights. For those who would like themselves to be comfortable, there'sa child friendly beach with sun beds and umbrellas. It is also a true paradise for divers.

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