Gorge of Portela

Gorge of Portela

The gorge of Portela is one of the roughest and most impressive gorges in Crete. Experienced canyoners love it.

Portela starts from the Chondros village of the Viannos municipality, is about 3 kilometers long and ends to the coast of Keratokampos.

There is a large amount of water in the gorge that comes from the Idi Mountain and ends to the Libyan Sea. The gorge has not any water in the summer.

Portela is divided into three beautiful parts.