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Havgas Gorge

The Havgas Gorge is a unique gorge in the Lassithi Plateau. The route is relatively smooth and accessible to everyone up to the point "Neraidokolympos", where you will meet the perfectly round boulder at the bottom of the gorge. From this point hiking in the canyon becomes dangerous for those who do not have experience. The gorge carries water from Katharo Plateau to Lassithi Plateau and has water for several months a year. 

In the Havgas Gorge

It is located between the peaks of Katharios Lakkos (1197 m) and Kefala (1269 m). Its length is about 4 km. Only very few people visit this gorge and therefore the gorge has a very rich ecosystem. The starting point of the hike is next to the reservoir of Agios Georgios, near the village of Agios Konstantinos in the Lassithi Plateau. The canyon carries a lot of water during periods of rainfall, so be informed about the weather when hiking this gorge!

Impression of the Havgas Gorge