The E4 European long distance path of Crete starts from Kasteli Kissamou of the Chania prefecture. The total length of the Kasteli Kissamou-Sfinari route is about 22,5 kilometers and lasts about 5 hours. The ideal season to visit it is spring and autumn and it is an easy route with small inclinations. The route starts from the asphalted road in the south of the square of Kasteli with the O.T.E. building. Following a road of 1 kilometer and after the Korfiana village, you can see the hilltop where the ancient Polirinia city was. After 2 kilometers, you reach the Grigoriana village and, after 1,5 kilometers, the Polirinia village.
After that, you continue to the right intersection that is 200 meters before Polirinia, pass the Primary School of Polirinia and follow the right fork and the dirt road arriving,after 2 kilometers, at the Galouvas settlement. After that settlement, you continue to the right intersection and pass an old lime-kiln and two settlements and follow an asphalted road that leads, after 1,5 kilometers, to the Lousakies settlement after having directed to the southern intersection on the road. The asphalted road ends to the Zachariana village, 2 kilometers after Lousakies, where a 2-kilometer road to the north starts and that road ends to the asphalted Platanos-Sfinari road. In that point, you can follow either the 1-kilometer road to Platanos or the road to Sfinari where there is a spring after 50 meters from where Sfinari is about 7 kilometers and there is limited access to beaches.