The Gorge of Agia Irini is located in the province of Selino, 43 km from Chania.
It is named by the village of Agia Irini.
Sougia is located at the end of the gorge of Agia Irini.
This valley starts above the village of Agia Irini (at the water dividing line between north and south Crete)
and narrows to a gorge a little south of the village.
This is the point where most people enter the gorge for their walk.It has length of 7.5 km, and the time required to cross it is about 3 hours.