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Syrrako Kalarrytes Path

29-01-2013 Hits:1628 NEWS

Syrrako Kalarrytes Path

The villages Syrrako Kalarrytes are known for their architecture and long history. The first inhabitants were Vlachs and settled at Kalarrytes between 10th to 12th century, while at Syrrako century...

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A trip to mount Kallifoni

02-07-2012 Hits:2204 NEWS

A trip to mount Kallifoni

We spent the night under the starlit sky, with the mountainous mass of Erymanthos towering over us. The silence was broken only by the sound of river Selinoundas flowing below,...

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SAMOTHRAKI ISLAND

20-05-2012 Hits:2212 NEWS

SAMOTHRAKI ISLAND

As you approach the port of Samothraki (Samothrace), the row of rooms-to-let, the taverns and the tourist shops seem like children's toys compared to the mass of Fengari or Saos,...

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E4 TRAIL FROM SFAKIA TO AGHIA ROUMELI (CRETE)

19-05-2012 Hits:2553 NEWS

E4 TRAIL FROM SFAKIA TO AGHIA ROUMELI (CRETE)

Sfakia - Agia Roumeli (E4 path) Sfakia is located in the southern Crete at Chania prefecture next to the Libyan sea. In the region there is a large network of trails...

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Banditry

11-03-2012 Hits:6098 NEWS

Banditry

Banditry (ληστεία, listeia) was an important phenomenon in Greece that appeared the first years after the Greek revolution of 1821 and spanned until the beginning of the 20th century. The...

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Biking from Kiato to Lake Stymphalia

06-03-2012 Hits:2542 NEWS

Biking from Kiato to Lake Stymphalia

Kiato - Lake Stymfalia - Lafka village The route from Kiato to lake Stymfalia is quite tedious and is recommended for trained cyclists. We start from the center of Kiato towards...

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Petrified Forest of Lesvos pronounced top European…

02-10-2011 Hits:6953 NEWS

Petrified Forest of Lesvos pronounced top European Geopark

The Petrified Forest of Sigri was pronounced top European Geopark for the the period 2011-2014 by UNESCO's Global Geoparks Network. The Petrified Forest, covering an area of 15,000 hectares enclosed between...

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Ratzorema Gorge (Mount Chatzi)

04-09-2011 Hits:3189 MOUNTAINS

Ratzorema Gorge (Mount Chatzi)

Ratzorema gorge is situated at the foot of mount Chatzi, not far from the dam of Mesochora. Its opening gives the appearance of a dried up stream, but the river,...

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Samaria Gorge

08-06-2011 Hits:12283 MOUNTAINS

Samaria Gorge

Situated within the muncipality of Chania, in western Crete, Samaria gorge is 16 km long- one of the longest in Europe. Thanks to its beauty and reputation, it is visited...

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Vikos Gorge

30-04-2011 Hits:6768 MOUNTAINS

Vikos Gorge

Located 30 km north of Ioannina, the Vikos gorge is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Greece. Its length is around 12 km- or 24 if you also...

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Mountains of Greece

17-04-2011 Hits:7526 NEWS

Mountains of Greece

Greece is a mountainous country- the third most mountainous in Europe- with over 300 mountains covering about 80% of its total area. The two most important ranges are Pindos, which...

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