95. Patsos to Messonisia Walk and Cycle in Crete
Six kilometres of track climbing steeply to a col before dropping to Messonisia. For walkers or cyclists.
Leave Patsos from the upper part of the village on a track that heads east below cliffs.
10 min. The track now starts to climb through a long series of hairpins up a bare rocky mountain side.
1 hr 30 min. This track is joined by another that climbs up in a similar way from Pandanassa. See route 77.
1 hr 50 min. The track reaches a bleak high col before dropping
2 hr 40 min. south-east to reach Messonisia.