On this hike you will enjoy a panoramic view of the village Platanos, Falassarna and Sfinari. You will walk along a dirt road which is surrounded be olive trees and luscious vegetation. To find this road you must exit the village south of Platanos(on the road to Zachariana). You will come across a junction,(towards to Zachariana or Sfinari). Turn left towards to Zachariana and follow the road for 600 meters. At this point you will take the first dirt road on your right. Walking along the dirt road you will come across a gate which you must open and close again and keep walking upwards. On the left there is the village's main water supply. You will soon come to a fork in the road. By going left you will reach the area of Valsamakia and you will have a panoramic view of Sfinari, Platanos and Falassarna. Whereas if you go right you will reach the church of Saint Athanasios and the old village of Platanos where there are ruins of old houses to see.
European path E4
The sign marking is the same throughout all of Greece and is coloured yellow and black. For those interest: There is the path Kissamos – Chrisoskalitissa.
Length: 56km Difficulty:Easy Hours: 12-13
The route begins in Kastelli, Kissamos from the square at the junction for Polirrinia. It travels southernly towards the village Galouvas . The route passes through the villages Lousakies and Zachariana. It continues and passes through Sfinari, Kambos, Keramoti, Kefali, Vathi, Plokamiana and finally reaches Chrisoskalitissa, which is the end of this marvellous journey.