The Samaria Gorge is located in Chania.
It has a length of 18 km and is the largest gorge in Crete.
It width is between 150 meters to 3 meters, which is the narrowest part of it and it's called Portes.
The Samaria gorge is the longest one in Europe. It is an area of stunning natural beauty.
Rare flora and fauna have survived in this area and are protected. The mountains that have formed it are wild, high and steep.
In 1962 it was declared as a National Park in Greece. The most famous of the animal that find shelter in the Samaria Gorge is the Cretan wild goat (Kri Kri).