It is possible to reach the
picturesque beach of Tis Griás to Pídima by car, but it is of course more
pleasant to walk to that beach, by following some nice trails and a gravel road.
The beach and the rock of Tis Griás to Pídima are truly exceptional! This the
short walk deserves **, the beach is worth ***.
translation of this walk was
made with some help of Google translate - so, do not mind the mistakes...]
It costs only half an hour
(AWT) to get to the beach ...
[You first should follow
the same route as the first part of walk  to Kochýlou.]
At the bus stop and the roundabout with the ship’s mast, on the edge of Ormos
Korthíou, you take the pedestrian street, the street between the Centro café-bar
and the information office with the taxi rank. Further on, you see a first
square, with the war memorial, the school and a sign giving more information
about the hikes; a little bit further, there is the picturesque square Alíki
Psálti with the cafe Diporto and a nice outdoor terrace under the mulberry trees
- to your right there is a store where you can buy your drinking supply.
You go straight, you pass many shops and at the end
of the pedestrian street, next to a bridge, you take a left, before or after the
bed of the river - there is a signpost to the
of Tis Griás to Pídima.
After 1 minute there is a little concrete road on the right (again signposted to
Tis Griás to Pídima), but you go straight, always following the little road on
the right of the bed (signpost to Stíva Rogoú). In front of you, you have a very
nice view over the villages of Rogó and Gianniséo.
Approximately 1-2 minutes later you take the beautiful path
off the right, which runs between walls – on the right of a gate (first trail
marker ). Over the next 3 minutes the nicely paved path runs between high
walls - the monopáti is sometimes paved with uneven stones.
The beginning of path 
to Kochýlou and to Tis
Griás to Pídima..
At first, the trail continues
between beautiful high walls...
... further on, the uneven
pavement is quite nice.
After a little over 3 minutes you cross an asphalt road (leading also to the
beach of Tis Griás to Pídima), but on the opposite side you continue to follow
walk  and take the little concrete road that replaces the old path .
Fortunately, the beautiful paving recommences rather soon and you get a nice
view over the whole bay. You climb steadily, but then you reach a concrete road
– to the right there is another sign post to Tis Griás to Pídima.
[Straight across, walk  continues, on the right of a large villa .]
Here you leave the route of walk  and you follow the gravel road to the
right, with a beautiful view on Ormos Korthíou and the
About 9-10 minutes later, you also get very nice views of the rocky coast, and
you continue to follow the bends of the road.
(0h27) After having followed the road
for a total of 12 minutes, you arrive in a slight depression, where cars can be
parked at the roadside. A path descends to the right, near a small low building
in natural stone (little sign).
The trail descends rapidly, farther, the path is bordered by a wooden railing,
and then appears in front of you the magnificent rock of Tis Griás to Pídima!
The path descends to the beach of Tis Griás to Pídima.
The beach itself is quite small, but it is a beautiful sandy beach, which is
dominated by the splendid solitary rock. There is only shadow of some rocks - in
summer, it is better to arrive early, before the arrival of the other
The name "Tis Griás to Pídima" means "the jump of the old woman." According to a
legend, the Turks had convinced an elderly woman and her daughter to seek refuge
in the – until that day - impregnable fortress of the Apáno Kástro, situated
high above Kochýlou. The woman opened the door to the Turks, but later she could
no longer bear the shame, she jumped into the sea and was changed into a rock.
The impressive rock of Tis Griás to Pídima.
(0h33) The return is self-evident:
- you climb onto the gravel road where you take a left
- in the bend to the right, you should continue on the wider road
- after 12 minutes of gravel road, you take the path down to the left between
walls (to the right, walk  goes up, to the right of the large villa)
- you cross the asphalt road and continue down on the opposite side
- once arrived in the valley, you take a left, and near the bridge, you turn
right to follow the pedestrian street until you reach the roundabout.
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