Adventure

  • Trekking Euritania canyon

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

    “Pantra Vrexei” (“always raining”) is a spectacular canyon in Euritania (Central Greece). Getting there is a three hours journey from Athens, with the last part of the journey taking place on the mountains of Central Greece. Even though it takes time and effort to reach this place, “Panta vrexei” is […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
  • Exploring Vikos gorge

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

    The Vikos Gorge is a gorge in the Pindus Mountains of northern Greece. It lies on the southern slopes of Mount Tymfi, with a length of about 20 km, depth ranging from 450 m to 1600 m and width from 400 m to some meters at its narrowest part. Vikos […]

     
  • Rafting in Tzoumerka river

    Adventure, River Rafting August 4, 2011 at 6:10 pm 2 comments

    The region of Tzoumerka is located in central Greece. Getting there is a 3 hours journey from Athens, which definately worths the effort. River Arachthos is a brilliant choice for those looking for action, instead of just enjoying a peaceful trip. Rafting in Arachthos is a totally refreshing activity, mainly […]

     
  • Exploring in Ismarida Lake

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

    Ismarida lake and its lake complex are located in the south side of Rodopi prefecture. It took its name from the neighboring Ismaros mountain but locals call the lake “Mitrikou» or “Mana” (mother). Ismarida lake is a unified complex of water biotopes including the Vosvozi and Filiouri river falls and […]

     
  • Rafting in Alfeios river

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

    Alfeios is the longest river in the Peloponnese, in Greece. The river is 110 km long, flowing through the prefectures of Arcadia and Ilia. Its source is near Megalopoli in the highlands of Arcadia. The river begins near Davia in central Arcadia, then flows between Leontari and Megalopoli through a […]