Chorio - Pedi - Aghia Marina - Chorio Symi Walk.
This walk is fairly easy, has the benefit of tavernas at Pedi, Ag. Nikolaos and Aghia Marina Beaches and ends up back at Chorio by the derelict windmills.
From the cafe head down the Kali Strata and after a few metres turn right by Georgios taverna and follow the street and then take the next turning on the
right (before reaching the Village Hotel) - this will bring you onto the main Pedi road. Turn left and follow the main road down towards Pedi. After passing
the noisy diesel generators the road splits, take the right hand fork and continue on into Pedi's seafront. Turn right and follow the road round the
harbour - going eventually through tables at the front of a taverna and then across a slipway. Continue on the (what is now) wide path alongside the sea - go through a gate (which is actually an old bed stead) and continue along the stoney shoreline.
After a few hundred metres look out for a marker on a stone where a narrow path starts going gently up parallel with the shoreline. Continue along this path as it undulates
over the top of the hills and eventually brings you out above the beach at Ag. Nikolaos - walk down the sometimes steep steps to arrive at the beach.
Return back to Pedi on the same path - on reaching the waterfront continue right round to the far side of the harbour. The road eventually ends by houses
but here a very stoney path continues up out of Pedi into the hills (this is well marked). The path passes between fences and goes over some very barren ground
- which can be quite difficult underfoot because of the large stones.
The path swings slightly left as it climbs and then after a short unfenced area regains it's fence and swings right still going up - eventually you get a distant view of Ag.
Nikolaos beach. The path eventually swings left again as it goes over the ridge and then down into Aghia Marina. Continue through the grounds of the taverna to
the far side of the beach and go through a gate and then go left to climb out of the beach. Now simply stay on this path as it goes via a saddle in the hills and then
continues via very barren ground - there are markers but not that easy to spot however the path is mostly fairly obvious to follow.
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