The E4 European long-distance path is international; starts at the Pyrenees, crosses the Alps and the whole of Greece, continues on Crete and concludes on Cyprus. It has been signposted by the European Union of Mountaineering Associations and crosses Crete, east to west, connecting Kissamos with Zakros. Trekkers get the chance to explore the extensive diversity of the area, along trails and over rocks, crossing wild canyons and forgotten settlements, to discover hidden places, relish nature in all its grandeur and experience customs by mingling with indigenous population. The colours denoting the route of this path, for those that are willing to take it, are: yellow and black. The section that crosses the Municipality of Kissamos is called Kissamos-Elafonisi, circa 45 km long. Those interested can set off from Kissamos southbound towards the village of Kato Palaiokastro (2 km), then Korfiana (2 km), Grigoriana (2 km), Polyrrhenia (2 km), Galouvases (2 km), Lousakies (2.5 km), Zachariana (2.5 km) and Sfinari (7 km). In total, it spans 22 km and includes sights such as the ancient city of Polyrrhenia, the traditional settlement of Galouvas and the picturesque churches at Zachariana.

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