Hiking in the southern surroundings of Fourfouras
The route at a glance
Route suitable for: Hiking.
Degree of difficulty: Easy + (for the level of experienced hikers).
Features: Pleasant route through a shady area on the southern outskirts of Fourfouras. Following rural roads and paths, you will explore the richly vegetated area between Fourfouras and the very beautiful church of Panagia Kardiotissa in the Levada (or Arkolio) area. The forecourt of this very old church (14th century) is suitable for rest and picnic.
Start – End: Circular route that starts in front of the Fourfouras Police Station.
Drinking water points along the route: None
Realization: Any time of the year.
Spring – Summer – Autumn: Hiking or Trekking shoes, short pants, walking stick, hat, sunglasses, water (1½ liter water bottle).
Winter: Hiking or Trekking shoes, winter clothing, raincoat, walking stick, water (1½ liter water bottle).
The route in numbers
Route length: 3.1 km
Duration: 0h50′ – 1h00′
Minimum altitude: 366m
Highest altitude: 474m
Altitude gain / loss: +138/ – 138
Slope: Maximum +22,4 % / -21,3 %. Average: +9,3 % / -7,5 %