Mount Giona

The breathtaking road to Mount Giona

Mount Giona is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.148m (7,047ft) above the sea level, located in northeastern Phocis, in Central Greece. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.

The road to the summit is totally unpaved and usually impassable in winters. 4x4 vehicle required. The road is not easy, with countless turns and twists. Expect a trail very steep and narrow with lots of hairpin turns.
Located between Parnassus and Vardousia, the road to the summit is 15.2km long starting at Kaloskopi. Over this distance the elevation gain is 1004 meters, and the average gradient is 6.60%.

 

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