Climbing on Crete in the southern Asterousia area: breathtaking climbing tours

Experience excitement and sensational views while you work your way through the via ferrata in the south of Crete to experience success together. Various climbing tours near Asterousia offer you an exciting climbing experience in your Crete vacation.

  • Tour / activity duration: depending on selection
  • Languages: German, English, Greek
  • Transfer: no, not included
  • The best insider tips
  • English-speaking service
  • Hassle-free booking change or cancellation
  • Usually cheaper than at site

Price overview

  • Climbing on Crete - half day tour - per person (from 10 years)49.90€
  • Climbing on Crete - full day tour - per person (from 10 years)89.-€
  • Climbing on Crete - Tour "Via Ferrata" - per person (from 13 years)89.-€
Natural climbing experience

Overview / General Information

Climbing tours in the south of Crete

Climbing in the south of Crete at Asterousia is an experience you will definitely remember. Conquer the white cliffs of Greece surrounded by breathtaking scenery with picturesque views.


  • Duration: upon your choice
  • Tour: refer to starting from the meeting point without taking into account your own arrival
  • Days: daily
  • Months: April - October
  • Languages: German, English, Greek
  • Pick-up not included


  • Experienced instructor, professional guide, introduction, insurance, complete equipment, photos
  • Drinks: water

Option 1: Climbing in Crete Half-Day-Tour

On this half-day climbing tour you will be accompanied by good equipment and an experienced guide for your 5-hour trip. After a short hike and an introduction, your adventure begins with a suitable level of difficulty. Return journey to the Meeting Point approx. 6 pm.


  • Duration: ~ 5 hours
  • Hours: 1:00 PM
  • Starting point: To be confirmed

Option 2: Climbing in Crete Full-Day-Tour

For persistent mountaineers, this all-day tour is an ideal option. After a hike and an introduction to climbing, the 9-hour adventure begins with the equipment and a professional guide. A refreshing swim in the sea provides a relaxing break between meals. Return journey to the Meeting Point approx. 6 pm.


  • Duration: ~ 9 hours
  • Starting point: To be confirmed


  • Picnic: please indicate if vegetarian, vegan or allergies exist

Option 3: Climbing "Via Ferrata" in Crete

After a hike to the historic via ferrata, you will be instructed in the handling of a via ferrata set by competent personnel and will begin the circular hike along the "Via Ferrata". A picnic at the end of the max. 7 hours tour is at the peak of the Kofinas. Return journey to the meeting point about 5 pm.


  • Duration: ~ 7 hours
  • Hours: 10:00 AM
  • Tour meeting point: Kapetaniana


  • Picnic: please indicate if vegetarian, vegan or allergies exist
Important information

Equipment: For the provision of suitable climbing shoes, the size of the participants' shoes is required.


  • Minimum age 10 years
  • Normal fitness level
  • No fear of heights
  • No pregnancy, free from fear of height, minimum age: 13 years (Via Ferrata)

Please bring along:

Sports- / hiking shoes, suitable clothing, backpack, small travel pharmacy (just in case), please bring your swimsuit (bathing suits, towel) with you on the whole-day climbing tour & Via Ferrata.

Detailed description

Climbing on Crete in the southern Asterousia area: breathtaking climbing tours

Flat green plains and valleys, wide sandy beaches and stony, high mountains with many gorges and some caves. This is how the island of Crete, rich in history, is formed in the south of Greece. Let yourself be enchanted by the wonderful landscape panoramas that are said to have travelled through ancient legends. The mild climate, many possible holiday activities and the cosy Greek culture invite you to stay. The mostly mild climate makes the stay pleasant at any time of year, only in the summer months it gets hot and dry. However, the calm Mediterranean Sea right on the doorstep ensures rapid cooling.

You can also enjoy sports activities while climbing on Crete. In the southern Asterousia area there are some good via ferrata of any difficulty. Whether you are a beginner in climbing or a pro, there is a challenge for everyone. The "Via Ferrata", the iron road, is of particular historical interest. This via ferrata in the south of Crete is a route combining iron ladders in the rock faces built during the First World War and pure mountaineering. Although it is certainly one of the more attractive routes to climb and follow in the footsteps of history in the south of Crete, this is one of the more difficult routes. Fortunately, in the surroundings of Asterousia there are other picturesque rocks and mountains to climb on Crete. Go on a half-day or full-day climbing tour in Crete and feel the adrenaline, excitement and sense of achievement after reaching your destination in climbing in Greece. Book this event for groups with friends, family or colleagues to develop your team skills. The beautiful, bright mountains around Asterousia invite you to go climbing in the south of Crete. Picturesque and fascinating views over large parts of the island and the wide sea off the enchanting coastline are included and will surely remain in your memory!


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

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