It’s not the rushing water or the difficult rapids, it’s the dramatic scenery flashing by that burns the experience into your mind!! Whether on the mainland or on an island, with vertical rocks, dry or with waterfalls, Greece’s gorges promise you unique rafting and canyoning holidays. Rafting in Greece: Popular destinations 1. Voidomatis: One of the easiest and most scenic Greek rivers to descend. It is ideal for beginners and the descent terminates at a traditional arched bridge. 2. Evinos: A pleasant and easy river, good for beginners as well as more advanced rafters. The usual 9km route terminates at Hani tou Bania (Vlahomantra). 3. Arahthos: Some 17 exciting kilometres and a spectacular gorge at the end await somewhat more experienced rafters. The section between the bridge of Tsibovou and the stone bridge of Plaka, which is the largest single-arched bridge in the world, is particularly impressive, though the entire river is full of spectacular scenery. This is an absolute must-do. 4. Venetikos: This gorgeous river combines both easy and difficult sections. One of the hard bits is between the bridges of Trikomo and Spanos. 5. Tavropos: A green and pleasant route that passes under the old stone Viniani bridge in the section between the Dafni bridge and Parkios village. 6. Aliakmonas: Aliakmonas will reward more experienced rafters. Some tricky and impressive rapids in the initial section and near Nestorio, Kastoria, provide a beautiful and demanding descent. Canyoning in Greece: Popular destinations 1. Kalypso in Kissavos: Vertical rocks, pools and 75m high cascades need experience before you manage to hang over their fluid beauty. 2. Vikaki in Zagori: Easy yet impressive, canyoning the Vikaki begins in a narrow opening between two vertical rocks and terminates at the Lazaridi bridge. 3. Viniani in Evrytania: This gorge combines both incredible natural scenery and the human imprint. You start at the old village and
When most people visit Greece, they are eager to try the food, sit on the beaches, or take in a bit of ancient history. Aside from the typical activities, though, Greece is also known for its thermal springs. Enjoying the springs isn’t an activity that today’s tourist necessarily think of, it was a major draw for visitors during Greece’s ancient past. Ancient visitors flocked to these waters looking for a boost to their health, enhanced relaxation, and cures for their health problems.
Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With over sixty inhabited islands, historic sites that span four millennia, idyllic beaches and towering mountain ranges there is a wide variety of tourist attractions in Greece to explore. And despite the debt crisis with credit downgrades and protest by day, Greece as a travel destination is as popular as it has ever been.
Easter in Greece is a unique experience every year for locals or tourists. The Easter atmosphere and customs in combination with the shining Spring, make Easter in Greece an unforgettable experience of a lifetime!
Greece plays host to religious festivals with deeply rooted customs and centuries-old traditions all year round. One of the greatest celebrations of Christianity is Easter. The faithful Christians all over Greece follow the Holy Week ritual devoutly, giving themselves body and soul into the culmination of the Passion of Christ and finally rejoicing in His Resurrection. Let’s take a deeper insight into ancient-old rituals and traditions…