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Gorges

There are countless gorges in Crete, some of which are very famous, such as the one of Samaria. Most of these gorges are unknown to most people; nevertheless they are just as impressive and beautiful as the famous ones. Crete's gorges attract visitors and hikers from all over the world, especially during the summer season. The Hiking Clubs of Crete offer organized walks through the gorges. Most of the gorges end in beautiful beaches, where visitors can enjoy a refreshing swim in the sea. Most gorge walks are doable by anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and offer a breathtaking experience. However, there are some difficult walks that require a bit of planning and special equipment and skills.