Hiking from Nithavri to Panagia Asfentamiani
The route at a glance
Route suitable for: Hiking.
Hiking on: Dirt roads.
Degree of difficulty: Easy route (for the level of experienced hikers).
Starting point: Central square of Nithavri, above the old fountain.
End: At the chapel of Panagia Asfentamiani.
Special features: Short hike to visit the picturesque chapel of Panagia Asfentamiani, in a very nice location with greenery and coolness, on the way to the Kalika plateau.
Marking: Absent, but by no means necessary.
Drinking water point on the route: There is a fountain with drinking water in the courtyard of the church (fed by a spring), but it dries up during the summer months. For this reason, get water from the spring in the village square.
Realization: Any time of the year.
Spring – Summer – Autumn: short pants, walking stick, hat, sunglasses, water (1½ liter water bottle).
Winter: Winter hiking shoes, winter clothing, raincoat, walking stick, water (1½ liter water bottle).
The route in numbers
Route length: 1,5 km
Duration: 0h24′ – 0h30′
Minimum altitude: 469m
Highest altitude: 594m
Total altitude gain / loss: +126m / -5m
Slope: Maximum +29,8 % / -21,0%. Average: +12,0% / -9,3%