• Author: fotis_mar
  • Created: November 8, 2017
  • Updated: September 24, 2020

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  • Distance Instructions
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  • Distance 7265 m
  • Time 1 h 48 min
  • Speed 4 km/h
  • Min altitude 7 m
  • Peak 118 m
  • Climb 177 m
  • Descent 247 m

Synaxi trail is essentially the continuation of the Marmaritsa trail. After passing the Ancient theater and the Marmaritsa beach, continuing through the ancient olive grove, you reach the coastal Archeological site of Synaxi. On your way to this trail you have the opportunity to explore other trails of geological interest marked by the Institute of Geology & Mineral Exploration, www.igme.gr (Important features are the volcanic rocks, connected to the mill stone quarries. One of the most impressive phenomena is the monzodiorite spheroidal weathering, producing amazing megalithic forms).

1. Start

Altitude: 78 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Starting from the dirt road.You will find Maroneia Trails signs.

2. Synaxi beach

Altitude: 7 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

At Synaxi, visitors can enjoy the impressive beach, with the large pebbles and the blocks of monzodiorite rock.

3.

Altitude: 28 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Synaxis - Coastal Archeological Site. Visitors can admire the archeological site, where a Byzantine basilica with frescoes is built on the ruins of an ancient temple.

4.

Altitude: 61 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Ancient Theatre of Maroneia

5.

Altitude: 11 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Marmaritsa beach - Ancient marble quarry

6.

Altitude: 55 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

The Western walls of the Ancient town of Ismara (9th-8th century B.C.).You can see the megalithic gate of the Ismara walls.

7.

Altitude: 83 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Odysseio Reithro - is a valley that starts at Mount Ismaros and ends at Synaxi beach. According to legend, Odysseus disembarked at Synaxi beach and headed towards the Maroneia, through this valley.

8.

Altitude: 50 m
Address: Unnamed Road, Maronia Sapes 694 00, Ελλάδα

Sanctuary of Dionysos. Clay mask of Dionysos(4th century BC) found in the excavation of the foundations of a building which may well be a temple of Dionysos.