Hiking from Sfakia to Sougia

Example Itinerary (9 days)

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Chania

  • Day 2 - Opening Session

  • Day 3 - Morning bus to Hora Sfakion, boat to Loutro and hike to Agios Pavlos beach (4hrs) for wild camping. Start of your Vision Quest.

  • Day 4 - Vision Quest

  • Day 5 - End of Vision Quest, hike to Agia Roumeli and boat to Sougia.

  • Day 6 - Day trip to the healing temple of Lissos.

  • Day 7 - Evening bus to Chania

  • Day 8 - Day in Chania, Completion Session and Celebration

  • Day 9 - Departure

Hike the E4 trail between Hora Sfakion and Sougia, camp on the beach or rent a room by the sea, go vision questing on the magical beach of Agios Pavlos and discover the incredible temple of Lissos near Sougia.


  • Temple of Asclepios in Lissos

  • Agios Pavlos beach

  • Agia Roumeli & the Samaria Gorge

  • Loutro

  • Chora Sfakion

  • Sougia


  • Hiking

  • Swimming

  • Vision Quest

  • Photography

  • Wild camping


  • Wild camping is only recommended between June and September. Rooms to rent are usually available end of March to end of October.

  • Camping gear (tent, sleeping bag, hammock, mat) can be rented for a small fee.