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Location: Xanthi, Greece, Europe

Lat/Lon: 41.36000°N / 24.78470°E

Object Title: Pachni-Gerania

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Walk Up

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Page By: nkroup

Created/Edited: Oct 13, 2005 / Oct 13, 2005

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The route starts from Pachni village in Xanthi region. There are small road which are going from Xanthi city to Pachni and it is 35Km. Two public busses runs per day from Xanthi to Pacnhi, one in the morning and the other in the afternoon.
You can reach Pachni vilage using a taxi from Xanthi (25euros).

Route Description

We take the dyry road on the left side of the main ridge of the mountain.
First the road is going a little bit lower, and stops in a place with few old houses.
a good path begin from here and it is traversing the long ridge. After 3 Km on path we turn right and we climb directly to the summit of Gerania 1548m. The trek is about 4 houres to reach the summit and 3 going back to Pachni. From the summit of Gerania there are vegy good view of village Dimario the last village before the Bulgaria border.

Essential Gear

Good trekking boots, at winter time we need a good clothing and a waterproof is needed because it is raining very offen.

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On the route from Pachni...On the summit of Gerania...Granite rocks on trek to...Pachni village