Adventure

  • Kitesurfing across Greece

    Adventure, Kitesurfing August 4, 2011 at 6:11 pm 1 comment

    In Greece we are lucky in that we are never far from the beach. We should make good use of that opportunity, and instead of watching those around us through a periscope, disengaged – we should take action. Kitesurfing is popular with men and women. It is an effective exercise […]

     
  • River Rafting in Greece

    Adventure, River Rafting August 4, 2011 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

    Rafting is an adventure team sport and teamwork between those who participate consists of the basic component of a successful descent in an inflatable raft. This can be undertaken in any type of river which is navigable, regardless of its level of difficulty. The descent can be carried out in […]

     
  • Paragliding at Meteora

    Adventure, Paragliding August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Consisting of enormous rocks and unique flora, the region of Meteora is an outstanding destination, located in central Greece. Meteora is a place that combines stunning scenery and extreme sports in such a way that visitors never forget. A number of extreme sports can be practiced in the region such […]

     
  • Rock climbing in Kalymnos

    Adventure, Climbing, Kalymnos August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Kalymnos is a magnificent destination for climbers. The diversity of beaches, limestone crags and mild climate make this island an ideal place for climbing. The island covers an area of 109.67 square kilometers and is located in the Dodecanese, in the eastern Aegean Sea between Kos and Leros. Kalymnos is […]

     
  • Climbing and Trekking in Konitsa

    Adventure, Climbing, Trekking August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Climbing in Konitsa is a wonderful experience, as the region combines exceptional climbing routes and stunning scenery. The region of Konitsa is located in the prefecture of Ioannina, in Northern Greece. Getting there is a three hours journey from the city of Thessaloniki and a four hours drive from Athens. […]

     
  • Climbing Mount Olympus

    Adventure, Climbing August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, located on the border between Thessaly and Macedonia, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) away from Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city. Mount Olympus has 52 peaks. The highest peak Mytikas, meaning “nose”, rises to 2,917 metres (9,570 ft). It is one of the […]

     
  • Climbing in Meteora

    Adventure, Climbing August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    The Metéora is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. The six monasteries are built on natural sandstone rock pillars, at the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly near the Pineios river and Pindus Mountains, in central […]

     
  • Climbing Mount Smolikas and Mount Timfi

    Adventure, Climbing August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Climbing in Konitsa is a wonderful experience, as the region combines exceptional climbing routes and stunning scenery. The region of Konitsa is located in the prefecture of Ioannina, in Northern Greece. Getting there is a three hours journey from the city of Thessaloniki and a four hours drive from Athens. […]

     
  • Rock climbing in Milos

    Adventure, Climbing August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    Climbing in Milos is an extraordinary experience for climbers, as the activity of climbing takes places right next to the Aegean sea. Instead of climbing on a mountain or a hill, climbers have the chance to climb on enormous rocks right next to the sea; to be perfectly honest climbers […]

     
  • Rafting in Haliacmon river

    Adventure, River Rafting August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

    The Haliacmon is the longest river in Greece, with a total length of 322 km (200 miles). Haliacmon is the traditional English name for the river, but many sources cite the formerly official Katharevousa version of the name, Aliakmon. Today, the only official variant is the demotic Aliakmonas. Located in […]