A dive in the Southern edge of Europe. Slow Travel destination: Gavdos.
The island of Calypso, with the primitive, exotic beauty.
Where time has stopped and the clocks mute
Sleep under the stars
Take it Slow
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Easy hiking paths in Gavdos
Sarakiniko- Ai-Giannis beach
The easiest hiking path in Gavdos starts from Sarakiniko and connects it with Ai-Giannis beach. It is a 45-minute easy walk among sandy dunes and law vegetation.
Ai-Giannis exotic beach has been declared by the Discovery Channel as the second-best in the world!
In Ai-Giannis it is common to camp on the beach and enjoy the nature on your nakedness.
Kastri -Ampelos -Potamos
This hiking path to Potamos sandy beach is well signed and starts from Kastri, the capital of Gavdos.
On your way you will cross the abandoned village Metochi. Here is settled a small Folklore Museum, open during the summer months.
One kilometer further from Ampelos (330m.) begins the footpath that leads to Potamos red sand beach.
Here you are, in Potamos beach and its clear waters. What is exceptional here, is the green clay, found in between the rocks at the seaside.
The route starts from the church of Agios Georgios in Korfos beach and ends at Vatsiana, the most southernly settlement in Europe.
Tripiti beach is rocky and hosts the fantastic artwork of the gigantic chair, at the top of the hill. Climb it, take a seat, and enjoy the breathtaking view of Libyan Sea!
An outstanding spot to be!
A bridge between Europe and Africa
Travel through history
The hero of ‘’Odyssey’’, Odysseus, was a prisoner of Calypso, a nymph in Greek mythology, who kept him under her spell on the cape of Tripiti, in a cave, for seven years.
The Venetian Castle in Kefali is a wonderful site on the island to visit and the Roman and early Christian ruins on the hill of Ai-Giannis can catch your attention. In Ampelos there is a historic lighthouse.