Panagia – East part of Merichas Cliff – Hellenistic Castle
Enjoy the peace at the edge of the cliff!
- Enjoy majestic views to the south of Iraklia
- Discover the Hellenistic castle
- Learn about traditional local architecture
The trail starts shortly after the village of Panagia. We will reach the cliff of Merichas after a short and easy walk, suitable for all ages and fitness levels. During the hike, we will talk about the nature, history, myths, and traditions of Iraklia. We will probably meet goats that graze freely in the mountains, as well as a pair of eagles. On our way back, we will visit the Hellenistic castle and make a small tour inside its ruins.
- Number of persons: 2 – 12
At the crossroads, next to Alexandra’s Studios | Click for map
At the crossroads, next to Alexandra’s Studios
15:45 (September-November & February-March)
18:30 (September-November & February-March)
Transfers to/from meeting/ending points
Traditional wooden walking sticks
Photos from the tour
Water/drinks and/or snacks
Water (min. 1.5 lt in summer), hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, comfortable clothing. A backpack would be convenient.