Walking path 3 “Itonia”

Lefkes (St. Thekla) – Forty Saints – Kamari – Kastri (Ancient Arkesini) –
Vroutsi – Rachoula – Arkesini (Agia Triada Tower)
Walking path Vroutsi – Arkesini Amorgos
The walk pursues a cultural journey of 4000 years as the path linking the two ancient cities Minoa and Arkesini. The name of the path refers to the rural feast in honor of Athena Itonia. The path pass the important archaeological sites of Minoa and Arkesini (Kastri), Rachoula and the Tower of Agia Trianda, canyons and beaches (Foinikies – Ag.Saranta – Tyrokomo) and chapels (Ag.Thekla – Ag. Forty – Ag.Nikolaos Kamari) with Byzantine frescoes (frescos).

Vroutsi Amorgos

Vroutsi Amorgos

Ancient Arkesini Amorgos

Ancient Arkesini Amorgos
Distance: About 3 hours

You can also break down the route into smaller sections.

1. Kamari – Kastri (55 mins) – Vroutsi – Rachoula – Arkesini
2 hours 20 mins

2. Kamari – Sivrisa – Forty Saints – St. Thekla
About 1 hour

3. Vroutsi – Kastri (25 mins) – Sivrisa – Forty Saints – St. Thekla
About 2 hours

4. Vroutsi – Rachoula – Arkesini
About 1 hour

Level: Medium

Supplies: Enough water and something to eat since there is not so many possibility of provision during the trip.

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