Walking tour Azogires

Walking tour Azogires

Take a trip through the nature and history of Azogires, one of the most famous villages of Crete, where tradition is still alive!
Azogires is a beautiful and unique village in the mountains, it is mentioned in many tourist guides as the “Paradise Village”. A half day tour to the paradise village of Azogires; The Village of the Holy Fathers.


Price is 32 Euros per person and includes transfer from/to Paleochora, 3-hour walking tour and dinner at the Alfa Traditional Cafe.

Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 17:00 (transfer from Paleochora)

Pre-booking is required.
From 1st April to 15th November.
The majority of travellers are from Paleochora. So we offer transfer (mini Van or similar) with the local transport company “Psarakis Paleochora”. Meeting point: “Psarakis Transfer Paleochora” View map by clicking here (x,y 35.230246,23.682799)
You can also use your own car / vehicle, but there is no price difference.
A minimum of 6 people per tour is required.
We can also arrange private tour upon request
Book at hello@azogires.com

At a glance

Approximately 3 hours walking in the countryside of Azogires
Learn about the local history and traditions as well as legends and folklore stories
Enjoy the unique smells and sounds of Cretan nature
Cretan traditional meal at the Alfa kafenion (cafe)

What To Expect

On these 5 hours tour, your senses will be stunned by the beauty and the powerful presence of Azogires.
Lucky will lead you to the Azogires Monastery and Museum, 1800 year old olive trees, the old Venetian style bridge, the olive oil factory, and little churches.

We will also visit the mystical Alfa water falls, the magical Alfa forest, the spiritual Koukoutsakis and Holy Fathers caves the ancient Carved caves and St.John the Hermits Church.

We will help you unravel some of the secrets, myths, legends and folklore stories from this area.
At the end, we will have dinner at our very traditional Alfa Kafenion.


Transfer from Paleochora to Azogires (12 min. driving distance)
3-hour tour in Azogires
Food and local red whine
Transfer (Return) from Azogires to Paleochora


Gratuities (optional)
Drinks, unless specified

Additional info

Departure / Return
Meeting point: Alfa Kafenion at Azogires, 6km from Paleochora
Departure time: 17:00 from Paleochora (12 min. driving distance to Azogires). Meeting point “Psarakis transfer” in the harbour of Paleochora.
Tour duration: 3 hours walking
Total Duration (transfer + tour + meal + return): 5 hours approx. 


32 Euros per person (tax incl.)
22 Euros per children up to 12 years old

Book your tour and traditional meal and transer from/to Paleochora for 32 Euro

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