Overview of Gorge of the Dead (Zakros gorge)
It sounds scary, but it was simply named after the Minoan burial sites discovered there, among other important findings. The entrance of this beautiful gorge is outside the village of Epano Zakros. After two hours of hiking, you will arrive at its exit, the coastal village of Kato Zakros. There, you can swim in the beach of the same name and also visit the nearby Minoan palace of Zakros.
*Other gorges in Lasithi include the pristine, enchanting gorge of Ha (accessible only by highly experienced climbers) and also the gorges of Perivolakia or Kapsas, Pefki, Sarakina, Kokkines Petaloudes, Lamnoni, Lapithos.