The stunning Thripti mountain range is the fifth largest mountain range of Crete and the is highest peak, Stavromenos, summits at 1476 metres. The mountains are covered by pine forests and are a popular area for walkers because of their great natural beauty and wide variety of wildlife. There are many walks in the Thripti area and you can walk to the summit of Thriptis at 1458 metres from the E4 footpath at the village of Thripti. It’s possible to drive to the village where you can leave your car but be aware that the road is rough after Ano Horio.
If you prefer to book a guided walk in the Thripti region this can be arranged through South East Crete Adventures on site at reception at Lagada Resort. An experienced and knowledgeable guide will take you at your own pace, pointing out things of interest as you go and giving you an insight into the nature and history of this amazing landscape. Please click the link below and we will send you information and a booking form.
Please note that the guided walk is subject to weather conditions.