Grande Crete International Canyoning Meeting

Grande Crete Canyoning meeting, is a non profit international event organized by Cretan Canyoning Association (C.C.A). Aims to be an active part of adventure tourism in the island of Crete. Linking our canyoning participants with cultural and local traditions. Crete is the most magnificent southern European canyoning destination with more than 90 technical canyons. Spring 2023, April 8 to 16 is a great moment to explore them. Exploring the island of Crete and it secretes beauties. Ten days of canyoning, pure nature, sea, relaxation, history, tradition, food, wine, music, smells, and many more! Our base will be the city of Ierapetra, located southwest of the island, near the seaside. Water and weather conditions are in their best combination. High level of bolting in the canyons. Traditional high-quality food and accommodation in a 4-star hotel with many extra facilities near the most important canyons at really low costs price during the Grande Crete.
Easy to explore an ancient Culture & Civilization – Minoan Civilization dates back to 2700 BC so visit sites and museums at the same time. Cretans are famous for their hospitality the Cretan “filoxenia” (friend of strangers). Mild climate of Crete, the best climate in winter and spring in Europe so escape the cold of the north! Enjoy nature and the sea. Enjoy perfect atmosphere, magical scenery of colors and smells.


First Group

Registration Fee
  • Until 29/11/2022

Second Group

Registration Fee
  • From 30/11/2022
  • Until 25/02/2023

Third Group

Registration Fee
  • From 26/02/2023
  • Onwards and at the meeting

Each participant is responsible for their canyoning equipment and safety. The number of registrations is limited to 90 participants.


The Grande Crete organization team cooperates with Astron Hotel *** (3-star hotel). The hotel is based in Ierapetra city on the southeast coast of Crete. It’s very close to the most popular canyons: 14 Km from Ha canyon, 26 Km from Orino canyon, 32 Km from Panagia canyon, 38 Km from Arvi, 45 Km from Portela canyon.

Car Rental

The organization team of Grande Crete is glad to propose the company Europe for your car rental needs. The company covers all kinds of car types at a very low price with full insurance.

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