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Hiking Routes

Hiking Routes

Vatika indicated for hiking since it combines hilly and coastal areas of intense landscapes offering visitors multitude of different images.

A large network of hiking paths opened up by former municipality of Vatika reviving the paths followed by the local residents to communicate and visit the villages. There are 14 paths to visit someone who are on older trails and lpart of them on dirt roads or asphalt roads.

In signage, for the convenience of hikers there are small signs at key points that indicate the beginning of the path, the time required by someone to complete it and the name of the route. At the same time along the route there are red marks on rocks and more to indicate the course which you must follow .

Take all safety measures to to visit them. Avoid the hours that is very hot during the summer months and equip yourself with enough water. Not recommended for young children and the elderly.

Hiking routes

One of the most known pathways, unrivaled natural beauty is D14 leading to Cape Maleas and D10 leading from Velanidia to the lighthouse of Maleas. Both can be shortened because part of them is over a dirt road passable by car.

Δ14 - Velanidia- Lighthouse of Maleas

Avoid the hours 10am to 5pm during the summer months because there is a lot of heat. Follow the red signs on the trail. Attention to the beginning of the path, move towards the sea from Agios Miros to continue!

D14 Agia Marina - Agia Eirini Malea

Hiking Routes

Map Route Length Time
D1-D2-D4

D1:Neapolis - Paradeisi

D2:Neapolis - Mesochori

D4:Mesoxori - Faraklo

3.8 km

4.9 km

1.9 km

1h.50' asc. & 1h.20' desc.

2h.10' asc. & 1h.50' desc.

45'

D3

D3:Neapolis - Prophitis Elias

12.8 km

4h.30'

D5-D5a-D5b

D5:Paradeisi - Faraklo

D5a: Connection D5 with D8

D5b: Connection D5 with D8 and D9

3,4 km

2,1 km

1,1 km

1h.15'

 

50'

 

30'

D6-D7

D6:Dermatianika - Ano Kastania

D7:Ano Kastania - Kato Kastania

8,3 km

2,5 km

3h.30'

 

1h.10' asc. & 50' desc.

D8-D9

D8:Kato Kastania - Agios Nikolaos

D9:Kato Kastania - Velanidia

7,7 km

10 km

3h.

 

3h.20'

D11-D12-D13

D11:Velanidia - Agia Marina

D12:Agios Nikolaos - Prophitis Elias

D13:Agia Marina - Prophitis Elias

6 km

7,4 km

 4 km

2h. 30'

 

2h. 30'

 

1h.20'

D10-D14

D10:Velanidia - Lighthouse of Maleas

D14:Agia Marina - Agia Eirini

8,3 km

5,5 km

3h.

 

2h. 15'

Clear

20°C

Neapolis

Clear

Humidity: 100%

Wind: 11 km/h

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Sunny 23°C 19°C

  • 17 Oct 2019

    Mostly Sunny 23°C 19°C

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