This walk leads you from Lefkogeia (5km east of Plakias) to the top of the monolith Timios Stavros where you will find a chapel, a bell and 360 degrees of breathtaking views from 433 metres above sea level. In the little chapel you will find a book where you can write something about your thoughts on this experience.
On the way back you walk around the mountain. You pass a small church built against the rock and the views over the Libyan sea are stunning. On the way down to Lefkogeia you pass a small church with spectacular views towards the gorges of Kourtaliotis and Frati just before you walk through the quiet and picturesque mountain village of Gianniou.

There is a lot of going up involved on this walk, especially to the top of Timios Stavros of course, but the rewards are unforgettable.
You can drive to Lefkogeia, or go by bus or taxi.
If you are not too tired yet, and came by bus or taxi, you can walk back to Plakias along 5 different beaches with walk 1, or along the irrigation canals with walk 3.
You will find the directions for this walk below the map (printable for personal use only) and a few photos. On the map you can click on the landmarks for information and more photos.

Enjoy the beauty of Plakias and surroundings. Don't forget to leave only your footprints!

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