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FAQ

1. How can I come to Paleochora?

Driving from Chania: follow the route Chania - Tavronitis node - Voukolies - Kandanos - Paleochora which is the shortest and the easiest route. It is approximately 75 km long. The visitor can admire orange groves along the way as well as the gorges of Mesavlia and Kandanos from high above.

Driving from Chania Airport: Shortly after leaving the airport, follow the main road to the left, and then make a right towards Chania after 2 km. (watch for the priority signs!). Before reaching the village of Pithari, 3.5. km. farther along, turn left towards Souda and follow the road with a view of the harbor until you reach after 5,5 km the Souda-Chania main road (traffic-light, INKA super-market). Turn right, direction Chania, and go another 100m to a large intersection, where you will turn left. 1 km. farther along you will find the junction joining the motorway - turn right, direction Kissamos-Kastelli. After 25 km you will find the exit Paleohora/Tavronitis. There, turn right for Paleohora. You will be traveling on the main road via Voukolies, Dromonero, Kakopetros, Floria, Kandanos, Plemeniana, Vlithia and Kalamos, and reaching Paleohora after 62 km.

By bus
You can come to Paleochora by bus, using the public regular bus service of KTEL. You can find more information at: http://bus-service-crete-ktel.com

2. What do I have to bring with me?

Dromolatis is giving all the participants the gear needed for the hiking routes, so they won’t need to carry their own rucksack, sleeping system and trekking poles.
You need to carry with you a good pair of trekking shoes (preferably boots), a hat, sun cream and a flashing light for the camping nights.
You can choose your clothes depending the period you’re visiting Crete.
You can always ask Dromolatis about the weather conditions expected.

3. Why the programs are not “full pansion”?

Aim of Dromolatis is to give the participants unforgettable memories through the trekking tours and the sightseeing tours and not to compete with all inclusive programs.
Even the dinners in the programs are for the guests to live the experience of the Cretan dishes and not just to eat something.

4. How difficult are the hiking routes?

Dromolatis doesn’t want the guests to get tired, but to fill with unforgettable memories of Crete’s landscape and scents. That’s the reason we have included resting days. The trekking routes are low and medium difficulty, so people with no experience can participate and we have programmed the time, so no one is left behind.

5. May I fix my own program?

Programs are several, so no one to be disappointed, but Dromolatis can modify any of them to your needs for groups of six and more.

6. If the weather is bad, am I stuck in Paleochora?

The truth is that weather is sometimes unpredictable, especially if you book your trip months ago. For that reason Dromolatis has already alternatives trekking routes, as we don’t want to loose even one day of your trip.

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E-mail: dromolatis@gmail.com

Tel: (0030) 694 9200131
Address: Paleochora – Chania
Crete – Greece PC: 73001

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