Starting point: Kionia picnic site. Access from Panagia tou Machaira monastery road leading to Kionia peak, or from Vavatsinia village towards Panagia tou Machaira monastery. Ends at Profitis Ilias monastery, about 8 km west of Lythrodontas village and 6 km from Mantra tou Kampiou, access being along loose surface roads.
Duration: 2.5 hours
Degree of difficulty: 3, steep downhill route, especially towards the trail end.
Points of interest: Potable water fountain at start. Initially follows forest route, providing excellent views towards Mesaoria plain.