Press Release :Regulation of visitation at the Gorge of Samaria

We would like to inform you that due to recent landslides along the riverbed that affected the access to part of the main path and forecasts for rain in the coming days, the Gorge of Samaria will remain accessible only from Agia Roumeli (southern entrance) for the first 2 km of the path, until Thursday 05 May. From Friday, May 06, the National Park of Samaria is expected to be accessible from both entrances for the entire route, provided that there are no further issues related to accessibility and safety, where there will be new and timely information to the public.



The Natural Environment & Climate Change Agency would like to inform you that, taking into account the latest forecasts, the National Park of Samaria will be open again from Saturday 24 September 2022, from both entrances, for the entire length of the route. It is reminded that, as is the case during the operation period of the National Park, if information is received about weather phenomena that may put in danger the visitors and the personnel of the National Park, or in case of occurrence of damages on the main path, the Gorge will be closed immediately and visitors will be asked to exit according to the instructions of the rangers. In case it is considered necessary, there will be an update press release.

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