At the south suburbs of Athens, Vouliagmeni, the bar-restaurant Moorings is located.
At Piraeus there is a new multipurpose facility,Piree.
Telescope is located at Haidari (the page is presented on facebook).
Apolisis located at Petroupolis (west suburbs of Athens).
Su Casa,is located at Glifada, south suburbs of Athens (tram station Glyfada).
Of course all the above magnificent places are some of the best worth to visit spots, however, not the only ones. I will additionally mention a few others, very intrested cafes/restaurants, where you can enjoy your coffee or lunch. I present them in random series:
Athens’ Attica best places for coffee, drink, food For English press here
ΤΑ ΚΑΛΥΤΕΡΑ ΜΕΡΗ ΤΗΣ ΑΘΗΝΑΣ
ΓΙΑ ΚΑΦΕ, ΠΟΤΟ, ΦΑΓΗΤΟ
Εάν κάποιος έρθει ως επισκέπτης στην Αθήνα, τα μαγαζιά που αξίζει οπωσδήποτε να επισκεφθεί τουλάχιστον μια φορά είναι τα εξής:
Little Κook, στου Ψυρρή, στο κέντρο της Αθήνας με ατμόσφαιρα από το πνεύμα των Χριστουγέννων…
Fairytale, στην Νέα Φιλαδέλφεια που το σκηνικό είναι αυτό που λέει το όνομά του, ένα παραμύθι.
Το αγαπημένο Piu Verde, στο άλσος του Παπάγου. Ένας υπέροχος χώρος μέσα στα δέντρα, με πισίνα και απίστευτη ατμόσφαιρα… Μια όαση δροσιάς στο κέντρο της πόλης.
Η μοναδική λίμνη της Βουλιαγμένης προσφέρεται για καφέ, φαγητό, ακόμη και για μπάνιο στα ιαματικά νερά της λίμνης (με έξτρα χρέωση). Προτιμήστε να πάτε απόγευμα ή βράδυ γιατί η πανέμορφη φωταγώγηση της περιοχής θα σας μείνει αξέχαστη…
Στην ίδια περιοχή και πιο συγκεκριμένα στο Λαιμό της Βουλιαγμένης βρίσκεται άλλο ένα καταπληκτικό εστιατόριο καφέ το Moorings. Η θέα του σας ταξιδεύει…
Συνεχίζοντας την λίστα με τα μοναδικά υπέροχα καφέ της πόλης μας, δεν θα μπορούσα να παραλείψω έναν εξαιρετικό πολυχώρο που άρχισε να λειτουργεί σχετικά πρόσφατα και αξίζει να τον επισκεφθείτε λόγω της ιδιαιτερότητας του. Και αναφέρομαι στο Pirée,το οποίο βρίσκεται στον Πειραιά.
Από αυτή την σελίδα δεν θα μπορούσε να λείπει το αγαπημένο σε όλους Telescope, στο Χαϊδάρι. Και για να απολαύσετε την θέα και τα υπέροχα γλυκά του το σίγουρο είναι ότι δεν θα χρειαστείτε τηλεσκόπιο!!!
Και όσοι έχουν πάει στο Άπολις στην Πετρούπολη, θα ξαναπάνε, γιατί αυτό το μοναδικό καφέ-μπαρ της πόλης μας, θυμίζει νησάκι πάνω σε βουνό.
Το Su Casa στην περιοχή της Γλυφάδας για φαγητό ή ποτό σε ένα περιβάλλον ατμοσφαιρικό, μια αυλή μέσα στα δένδρα και με εξωτική διακόσμηση.
Σίγουρα η Αθήνα, ο Πειραιάς και τα προάστια έχουν μια πληθώρα επιλογών από όμορφα μαγαζιά για καφέ, φαγητό, ποτό και με μοναδική θέα σε βουνό, σε θάλασσα, στην ίδια την πόλη. Ενδεικτικά αναφέρω για να μην αδικήσω τα ακόλουθα:
Το καλοκαίρι είναι η ωραιότερη εποχή του χρόνου! Και αν βρίσκεστε στην πόλη και δεν έχετε φύγει διακοπές σε κάποιο προορισμό, μπορείτε να ψυχαγωγηθείτε τα όμορφα βράδια του καλοκαιριού απολαμβάνοντας το καφεδάκι, την μπυρίτσα, ή τρώγοντας πίτσες ακόμη και σουβλάκια σε ορισμένες περιπτώσεις βλέποντας ταινιούλες του σύγχρονου κινηματογράφου ελληνικού ή εγχώριου! Και η Αττική προσφέρει πολλαπλές επιλογές για τέτοια όμορφα βράδια!!!
Θα σας παρουσιάσω τους θερινούς κινηματογράφους με τυχαία σειρά και ξεκινώντας από τα παραλιακά μέρη, στη συνέχεια το κέντρο της Αθήνας και αφήνοντας τελευταία τα προάστια!
Στην παραλιακή ζώνη της Αττικής και πιο συγκεκριμένα στον Πειραιά βρίσκονται τα Βοτσαλάκια(η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook), στην Μαρίνα του Φλοίσβου το cineΦλοίσβος,στην παραλία Αλίμου το cineΆλιμος(το διαχειρίζεται ο Δήμος Αλίμου, είναι από τους πιο φθηνούς σε εισιτήρια θερινούς κινηματογράφους και η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook).
Στην Δραπετσώνα βρίσκεται ο δημοτικός κινηματογράφος Μελίνα, στο Κερατσίνι το cine Μάρθα Καραγιάννη (επίσης δημοτικό) και στην Αμφιάλη το cine Αλέκος Χρυσοστομίδης και τα τρία σινεμά με γενική είσοδο 3€. Το πρόγραμμα προβολών θα μπορέσετε να το δείτε κλικάροντας τον ακόλουθο σύνδεσμο: Πρόγραμμα.
Στο Πέραμα λειτουργεί ο δημοτικός κινηματογράφοςΣινέ Πέραμα (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook).
Στην Γλυφάδα λειτουργούν τέσσερις θερινοί κινηματογράφοι: ΤοArianUrban Openair Cinema, το cine Μαριλένα, τα OdeonNova Cinema Γλυφάδας και Town cinemas.
Στην Βουλιαγμένη βρίσκεται ο κινηματογράφος Ακτή ενώ στην Βάρκιζα οι κινηματογράφοι Ρίακαι Βάρκιζα (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook).
Στα Καλύβια Θορικού βρίσκεται το θερινό σινεμά Γαλάζια Ακτή (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook).
Στην Σαρωνίδα υπάρχουν αρκετοί θερινοί κινηματογράφοι όπως: το Κοράλι Cinemax, η Αίγλη (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook), το Trianon Cinemax και ο Ορφέας.
Στο Λαύριο λειτουργεί ο θερινός κινηματογράφος Cinemax,στην Κερατέα το Cinemax Ηλέκτρα, στο Πόρτο Ράφτη ο θερινός cine Mariel(η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook) και το Alex cinema, στην Αρτέμιδα υπάρχει τοΆστρον Digital cinema (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω faceboo), στην Ραφήνα το ΑελλώDigital Cinema (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook), στο Μάτι το Cine Ρία (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook), στο Ζούμπερι το θερινό σινεμά Φλωρίδα (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook) στην Νέα Μάκρη ο κινηματογράφος Σίσσυ, στην παραλία Μαραθώνα το σινεμά cool Τύμβος.
Στην παραλία των Αγίων Αποστόλων στον Κάλαμο, βρίσκεται ο θερινός κινηματογράφος Μαριάννα (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook), στο Χαλκούτσι το σινεμά Αθηναία Garden (ακόμη δεν έχει ανακοινωθεί το πρόγραμμα προβολών) και στον Ωρωπό το σινεμά Ωρωπός 3D Digital Cinema (η σελίδα ανοίγει μέσω facebook).
Τα θερινά σινεμά στο κέντρο της πόλης μας είναι αρκετά και σε ορισμένες περιπτώσεις έχουν θέα την Ακρόπολη και τον Παρθενώνα.
Στο Κολωνάκι βρίσκεται ο θερινός κινηματογράφος Δεξαμενή (στην ομώνυμη πλατεία) και η Αθηναία (στην οδό Χάρητος 50). Στα Εξάρχεια (Βαλτετσίου 46) βρίσκεται ο κινηματογράφος Ριβιέρα, στην πλατεία Εξαρχείων (Θεμιστοκλέους 82) το Βοξ, και στην περιοχή Νεάπολη (Ζωναρά και Αγαθίου) το Εκράν. Στην Πλάκα (Κυδαθηναίων 22) βρίσκεται το Cine Paris, στο Θησείο (Αποστόλου Παύλου 7) βρίσκεται το cine Θησείον. Στα Άνω Πετράλωνα (Τρώων 36) βρίσκεται οΖέφυρος. Στην Ιερά Οδό 48 & Μεγ. Αλεξάνδρου 134-136 βρίσκεται η Ταινιοθήκη της Ελλάδος και ο θερινός κινηματογράφος Λαϊς. Στο Ζάππειο βρίσκεται ηΑίγλη. Στην οδό Μαυρομιχάλη 165, βρίσκονται τα Παναθήναια. Στο Παγκράτι (Πρατίνου 7) υπάρχει ο θερινόςΌασιςκαι στην οδό Υμηττού 109 το Πάλας. Στον Υμηττό στην οδό Κωνσταντινουπόλεως 16 βρίσκεται ο Αμύντας. Στην Πατησίων 292 (Όσιος Λουκάς) βρίσκεται η Ηλέκτρα, στην Πατησίων 140 βρίσκεται το Αελλώ, στην Κοδριγκτώνος 21 (Πατησίων 101) το Τριανόν και στην Νάξου 115 (Άγιος Λουκάς) βρίσκεται ο θερινός κινηματογράφος Λιλά. Στην οδό Τενέδου 34 (και Φωκίωνος Νέγρη), στην Κυψέλη βρίσκεται ο Δημοτικός Κινηματογράφος Στέλλα. Επίσης στο κέντρο στην Λεωφόρο Κηφισίας 29-31, βρίσκεται ο κινηματογράφος Ελληνίς. Στην οδό Κουσιανόφσκυ και Παπαδά 40 (από Κατεχάκη 37-39), στην περιοχή Ελληνορώσων (Μετρό Κατεχάκη) βρίσκεται ο θερινός Κάρμεν.
Συνεχίζοντας την παρουσίαση των θερινών κινηματογράφων, θα αναφερθούμε στους θερινούς κινηματογράφους των προαστίων της Αττικής.
Στην Παλλήνη υπάρχει ο κινηματογράφος Παλλήνη, στον Γέρακα το σινέ Γέρακας, στο εμπορικό κέντρο smart park στα Σπάτα ο θερινός Smart Cinema.
Στους Αγίους Αναργύρους και πιο συγκεκριμένα στο Odeon-Escape center υπάρχει θερινή αίθουσα και μπορείτε να ενημερωθείτε για τις προβολές κάνοντας κλικ εδώ. Στην Ανάκασα υπάρχει ο δημοτικός κινηματογράφος Μαρία-Έλενα-Όναρ.
Thessaloniki, Halkidiki, Kavala all popular cities, part of Macedonia: One destination thousand of different pictures! An unforgettable seaside paradise, a mosaic of images, lakes, rivers (Delta of Nestos with its rich flora – fauna. a variety and rarity of the species that cannot be found anywhere else), mountains, archaeological sites (Vergina), a place that everybody should visit once upon a life!
Find out more about the campings (that include resorts, rooms, studios or bungalows available for rental), outdoor activities such as rafting, wind or kite surfing, trekking, important monuments, caves, arhaelogical sites that you can visit while being in Macedonia cities during vacations.
The highest mountain of Greece Olympos is located in Pieria Prefecture. Olympos constitues a unique ecosystem with gorge, caves and more than 1.500 types of plants, dozens of animal species and many rare birds. Some of the most important sites of Pieria are:
Enipeas gorge for trekking (near Enipeas river) with beautiful nature scenery
Palaios Panteleimonas, a tradiotional stone complex of settlements for coffee or food or even for a walk in the picturesque side streets.
The indian village Jiomakoua in Elatochori of Pieria, where a visitor can live like the Indians (rent a tent), go for horse riding, practice archery and a lot of other interesting activities. Apart from accomodation the village offers meals too (a restaurant is existing there). In Elatochori of Pieria there is also a ski resort (very popular during winter months).
The archaeological city of Ancient Dion, Pieria Prefecture
The castle of Platamon, Pieria Prefecture
Indian village Jiomakoua, Elatochori, Pieria Prefecture
Pieria prefecture includes a coastal line of about 80 km with beautiful sea shores such as Korinos, Katerini, Litochoro, Plaka, Leptokarya, Skotina, Panteleimona, Platamona, Neon Poron. There are a lot of camping installations too, offering to the visitors the opportunity to rent a tent, room, bungalow, cabin, studios etc.
At the beach of Panteleimona there is a) the camping Poseidon (it offers bungalows for rental), b) the camping Heraklia(all relevant info is available through facebook page), c) the camping Esperides (it offers family rooms for rental).
Neos Panteleimonas Beach, Pieria Prefecture
At the beach of Palaios Panteleimonas there is the camping Filippion (it offers bungalows or maisonettes for rental). At the beach of Neos Panteleimonas there is the campingHellas, the camping Castle(it also offers bungalows for rental) and the camping Orpheus.
Plaka Beach, Pieria Prefecture
At Plaka beach, near Litochoro of Pieria, there is a) the luxury camping Olympos Beach (it offers caravans, bungalows and villas for rental), b) the camping Olympios Zeus(it also offers bungalows for rental).
Variko Beach, Pieria Prefecture
At Variko beach, near Litochoro there is a) the camping Stolos, b) the camping Variko Beach (it also offers bungalows for rental). At Korinos beach there is the camping Odysseia(it offers bungalows and caravans for rental). At Gritsa beach, near Litochoro there is a) the camping Evridiki(the relevant information is available through facebook page) b) the campingMitikas(it also offers rooms for rental). At Methoni there is the campingAgiannis(it also offers rooms for rental).
Litochoro Beach, Pieria Prefecture
Pieria prefecture has been surrouned by huge mountain lines and due to its distinguishable geomorphology is a beloved destination for those who like mountaineering and hiking excursions, paragliding, wind and kite surfing at the beaches of Platamonas and Neoi Poroi.
Pieria’s beaches from above
While staying in a camping you can also organize a daily excursion to nearby cities and have the opportunity to explore interesting sites and live unforgettable moments during vacations. Some of these places are:
The marvellous Pozar thermal springs (located in Loutraki, Aridea, Pella Prefecture) in a greeny natural scenery. Τhis location is about 1.30h distance by car from Katerini, capital city of Pieria. Pozar thermal springs offer balneotherapy for those who suffer from rheumatisms, arthritis, ailments of the peripheral nerves, gynecological and skin ailments, sprains, fractures.
Pozar thermal springs, Loutraki Arideas, Pella Prefecture
The museum of the Kings’ Tombs ofVergina (in village of Aigai of Imathia Prefecture). Τhis location is about 1h distance by car from Katerini.
The archaeological site of Vergina (museum), Imathia Prefecture
Edessa’s waterfalls, Pella Prefecture. Τhis location is about 1.30h distance by car from Katerini.
Edessa’s waterfalls, Pella Prefecture
The thicket of Agios Nikolaos in Naoussa, Imathia Prefecture. Τhis location is almost a little bit over 1h distance by car from Katerini.
Thicket of Agios Nikolaos, Naoussa, Imathia Prefecture
Thessaloniki is the second biggest city of Greece. It is built near the sea of Thermaikos gulf, its habitants are very friendly and hospitable, there are a lot of monuments of importance, beautiful coasts, castles and Aristotelous square with a lot of cafes, restaurants intense day and night life.
Some of the most worth-to-see sites are:
The Byzantine Castles and the famous Genti Koule (with a panoramic view of the city side, an ideal place for a walk, coffee or food)
Ladadika the hot spot of the city with taverns, cafe, clubs and restaurants
In Epanomi beach there is the only camping of this prefecture and it is called Akti Retzika, and it also offers bungalows or studios for rental. Thessaloniki is also very close to Halkidiki with its unique coastal lines with crystal blue waters (there will be extended reference below).
Thessaloniki prefecture has also a lot of thermal springs in the following areas:
Lagadas, (these thermal springs offer balneotherapy for rheumatisms, arthritis, gynecological ailments, skin ailments, kidney problems, mineral water drinking therapy for ailments of the gastrointestinal and urinary system)
Sedes,(therapeutic for those who suffer from rheumatisms, arthritis, ailments of the peripheral nerves, skin ailments, post trauma conditions, gynecological ailments)
Souroti, of municipality of Thermi. The natural resource of Souroti spring, is indicated for hydrotherapy in the form of mineral water drinking therapy for diseases of the gastrointestinal system, nephrolithiasis and iron deficiency anemia, as well as in the form of balneotherapy in cases of mild peripheral obstructive vasculopathy and mild arterial hypertension.
Nea Apollonia, of municipality of Volvi (therapeutic for those who suffer from chronic rheumatisms and degenerative injuries, gynecological ailments, neuritis, neuralgia, allergic skin ailments, ailments of the urinary tracks of the kidneys, liver, gall bladder, mineral water drinking therapy for ailments of the gastrointestinal system, inhalation therapy for infections of the upper respiratory system).
Thessaloniki Prefecture has also an airport and a port which has a ferry connection with the islands: Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisos, Lesvos, Mykonos,Limnos, Chios, Rhodes, Samos, Chania and Heraklion, Crete and Piraeus.
Epanomi Beach, Thessaloniki Prefecture
Epanomi Beach from above
From Thessaloniki (just like Katerini city mentioned above) you can implement a daily road excursion to nearby cities and very interesting sites such as:
The museum of the Kings’ Tombs ofVergina(in village of Aigai of Imathia Prefecture). Τhis location is less than an 1h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Edessa’s waterfalls, Pella Prefecture. Τhis location is less than an 1h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Pozarthermal springs (located in Loutraki, Aridea, Pella Prefecture) in a greeny natural scenery. Τhis location is about 1.30h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
The thicket ofAgios Nikolaosin Naoussa, Imathia Prefecture. Τhis location is almost a little bit less than 1.30h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Agios Athanasios is a stone-builted village in Pella Prefecture. It is located near Kaimaktsalan ski resort (Vorras Mountain), it is ideal for its routes for ski and snowboard. It is located about 2h distance by car either from Thessaloniki or Katerini.
Skra’s waterfalls and Emerald lake, in Kilkis Prefecture. Τhis location is less than 1.30h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Saint George’s cave in Kilkis Prefecture, one of the most important caves of Greece, due to the fact that it is medically indicated as suitable for the treatment of respiratory diseases. The cave of Kilkis has proved to be ideal and accumulated all the conditions as a cave-therapy center, with beneficial effects in cases of chronic respiratory diseases (asthma) and with particularly good results to children, in the treatment skin diseases from allergic infections and overall rejuvenation of the human body. It is located about 1h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Another marvellous cave is the Cave of the Dragon in Kastoria Prefecture. It is located about 2h distance by car from Thessaloniki.
Agios Athanasios, Pella Prefecture
Skra’s waterfalls, Kilkis Prefecture
Cave of the Dragon, Kastoria Prefecture
Thessaloniki is a city surrounded by mountains and the funs of hiking trails can enjoy the beauties of the nature scenery through walking paths. Chortiatis mountain, has also a lodge offering accomodation and food as well as they organize hikings excursions.
Halkidiki is the garden of paradise, one of the best journeys! The visitors repeat their vacations every year here, because the reasons are so many: Crystal light blue and turquoise waters, caves, sandy beaches, wild and cosmopolitan places of interest, intense night life all of these in combination with the greeny landscape of pine trees compose a dreamy destination.
The peninsula of Halkidiki consists of three smaller peninsulas: Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos Mountain (Holly Mountain due to its monasteries). Some of the most important places of interest are:
Petralona cave (in Moudania, Halkidiki). This cave is known for its famous skull of an ancient man, the Archanthropus (i.e. an archaic Homo sapiens).
The ancient city of Olynthoswith its remarkable ruins (a few klm distance from Nea Moudania area).
The ancient Stagira, place of birth of Aristotle (in Olympiada area of Halkidiki).
Halkidiki apart from marvellous coast lines, has also the most, in number, campings than any other prefecture of Greece. The presentation will take place in random series and will include only those campings which are organized and near the sea. A lot of campings in Halkidiki are luxurious and offer studios, bungalows, equipped rooms and appartments for rental. Armenistis is a camping located in Sithonia, Halkidiki and it offers mobile homes, beach houses, caravans, tents and youth hostels for rental.
Armenistis Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
In Kalamitsi Sithonia, there are: a) Porto Kalamitsi camping, it offers rooms and bungalows for rental b) Thalatta Kalamitsi Village Camp, it offers mobile homes, wooden mobile huts, caravans and luxury tents for rental, c) Tsitrelicamping which it offers caravans, mobile houses, rooms and maisonettes for rental.
Kalamitsi Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
In Neos Marmaras there are: a) Stavroscamping (it also offers appartments for rental), b)Areticamping (it also offers bungalows and cottages for rental), c) Marmaras camping (it offers tents and caravans for rental), d) Castello camping (it also offers rooms, mobile homes, campers, caravans and tents for rental).
Neos Marmaras Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
In Tristinika Sithonia there is the camping Iza and Anamour (which offers tents with all inclusive equipment for rental). A few kilometers away, in Vourvourou beach there are a) the camping Lacara(it offers tents, bungalows, bamboohuts, caravans, mobile homes for rental), b) Akti Oneirou (it offers bungalows, wooden bungalows, mobile homes and caravans for rental), c) campingRea(it offers caravans for rental).
In Ammouliani island, there is the camping Alikes. Ammouliani is reachable by boat from Tripiti beach, near Ouranoupoli. In Metamorfosi, Sithonia there is a) the camping Sunny Bay (it offers tents or caravans for rental) b) the camping Sithon (it offers tents, built rooms and built tents for rental). In Akti Zografou beach, Saint Nikolaos Sithonia there is the camping Porto Elea (it offers villas, mobile homes, rooms and apartements for rental), In Nikiti beach, Sithonia, there is the camping Mitari (it offers also mobile homes for rental) and in Sarti beach there is the camping Platanitsi. In Nea Roda beach, Komitsa there is the camping Komitsa. very close to Holly Mountain (Mount Athos) and it offers tents, hut homes, caravans and rooms for rental. In Ouranoupolis there is the camping Ouranoupoli(it offers luxury bungalows for rental). In Melissi, Sithonia there is the camping Melissi, in Gerakini beach there is the camping Kouyoni (it offers bungalows for rental).
Ouranoupoli Beach, Halkidiki
In Sikia beach, Sithonia there are a) the camping Pitsoni (it offers tents or caravans for 2-3-4 persons) b) the campingValti (it offers caravans, villas or houses for rental) c) the camping Paradisos d) the camping Katerina e) Linaraki Studios and camping (which offers bungalows or studios or apartments for rental).
Sikia Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
In Possidi beach (Kalandra area of Halkidiki) there is the camping Possidi (it offers tents, caravans wooden houses or studios for rental.
Possidi Beach, Kassandra Halkidiki
The most beautiful coasts of Kassandra’s peninsula Halkidiki
In Nea Moudania there is the campingOuzouni Beach. In Kriopigi beach there is the camping Kriopigi. In Sani Beach, Kassandra peninsula there is the camping Blue Dream (it offers tents, caravans and rooms for rental). In Kallikratia beach there is the campingAigeas(it offers caravans for rental).
Sani Beach, Kassandra Halkidiki
Kavourotripes Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
Paliouri Beach, Kassandra Halkidiki
Karidi Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
In Kassandra peninsula there are the thermal springs of Santa Paraskevi therapeutic for those who suffer from bone and joint diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, elystiki osteoarthritis, discopathy, myalgia- myositis, tendinitis, old fractures and cervical syndrome.
Halkidiki has also enough smaller islands such as Ammouliani, Drenia, Diaporos, Kelifos) which you can visit for a daily cruise. For further information you can press here.
Ammouliani island, near Tripiti Beach, Ouranoupoli
Ammouliani island and Drenia island from above
Diaporos island, near Vourvourou Beach, Sithonia Halkidiki
Diaporos island from above
The most beautiful coastal lines of Halkidiki
Additionaly, one of the most important religious places of Greece is the Holly Mountain, in Athos peninsula with its reverential monasteries, the access on which is permited only to males.
Kavala is consider the Mecca of tobacoo since thousands of tobacco workers, male and female, earned their living in the past. Today Kavala is a modern coastal city, with its chic shops, cafes, bars as well as a tobacco warehouses that has been transformed into a shopping center.
Some of the most important sites of Kavala are:
The Castle (or else the Acropolis of Kavala, with its panoramic view the trademark of the city.
Imaret, which was initially a religious, educational and charity center. The word Imaret in Arabic language comes from “imara” which means construction. From year 2001 this construction was given from the Egypt State to a civilian for full reconstruction and transformation to a luxury hotel.
The ancient theathre and the archaeological site of Philippi.
Castle (Acropolis) Kavala
Archaeological site of Filippi, Kavala Prefecture
The coastal lines of Kavala are expanded in decades of kilometres and the picturesque beaches are so many such as: Batis, Toska, Perigiali, Rapsani, Kalamitsa, Nea Irakleitsa, Ammolofoi, Ammoglossa of Keramoti, Kariani. From Nea Iraklitsa beach you can visit by boat the small rocky island of Fidonisi with emerald waters.
Toska beach, Kavala Prefecture
Ammoglossa beach, Kavala Prefecture
Ammolofoi beach, Kavala Prefecture
Ammolofoi beach from above
In Nea Karvali beach there is the camping Alexandros (it offers wooden bungalows or rooms for rental). In the 4th klm of the old national road of Thessaloniki – Kavala there is the multiplec camping of Batis (it offers caravans for rental). In Nea Iraklitsa there is the camping Paradiso.
Nea Karvali beach, Kavala Prefecture
Kavala has a ferry connection with Samos island, Lesvos, Limnos, Ikaria, Chios and Piraeus port. Kavala is also known for its sugar buns with almonds.
For those who like hiking excursions, there is the “Water Road“a footpath of about 10 klm where the visitor meets a lot of important sites of the area (such as old bridges, stony paths, churches, forests and springs).
Kavala is also known for its thermal springs in Krinides mud baths, near Delta of Nestos’ river (offer balneotherapy for the ailments of the musculoskeletal system, mineral water drinking therapy for the gastrointestinal and urinary system, therapeutic clay for those who suffer from autoimmune diseases, rheumatisms and skin ailments). In Paranesti, Drama Prefecture, about 1hour distance by car from Kavala, there are the thermal springs of Thermia (they offer balneotherapy for the ailments of the musculoskeletal system, rheumatism, autoimmune diseases, as well as in cases of mild peripheral obstructive vasculopathy and mineral water drinking therapy for the gastrointestinal and the urinary system).
The coasts of Kavala from above
Kavala is located in a flexible point. A visitor who stays in Kavala, has the ability to participate on a daily road excursion to nearby sites of importance such as:
Cave of Alistrati, in Nea Zichni of Serres Prefecture (about 1h distance by car from Kavala).
Alistrati Cave, Serres Prefecturet
The archaelogical site of Amphipolis, Serres Prefecture (less than 1h distance by car from Kavala).
Leon of Amphipolis, Serres Prefecture
The Fort of Roupel, in Promachonas, Serres Prefecture (a memorial symbol of heroism, self-sacrifice and courage and resistance against nazism during World War II). It is located in a distance of about 2h driving by car from Kavala.
Fort of Roupel, Serres Prefecture
The gorge and the bridge of Aggitis‘ river, in Serres Prefecture. Its a unique in beauty gorge and the visitors can taste fresh trouts and the most dareful to do rafting and kayak along the river as well as trekking in the beautiful paths. The gorge is less than 1.30h distance by car from Kavala.
Aggiti gorge and river, Serres Prefecture
Agia Varvara’s park, in Drama Prefecture (one of the most interesting and beautiful parks of Europe). It is located in a distance less than 1h driving by car from Kavala.
Agia Varvara Park, Drama Prefecture
Delta of Nestos river (with its protected bird species, the fertile valleys, the gorges) it is an ideal destination for rafting and canoe-kayak. It is located in a distance of half an hour by car from Kavala.
Nestos river, Kavala Prefecture
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Corinthos is a city, quite close to Athens (there is a suburban connection with the central train station of Athens, Larissa station). Corinthos is also an ideal destination for one day excursion. Some of the most importants sites are:
Some of the most clear and seductive coasts of the area are: Vouliagmeni lake, Oreas Elenis Baths, Asos, Kechries, Kalamia. For kite and wind surfing fans Vrahati, Kalamaki, Xylokastro and Lecheo are ideal for such activities. Corinthos has two campings: Alkioni (near Schinos-Loutraki beach). In Loutraki there are thermal springs (therapeutic services such as hydrotherapy for chronic rheumatisms, chronic rheumatoid arthritis, spondylarthrite, sciatica, infections of the skin, allergic skin ailments, psoriasis, eczema and mineral water drinking therapy for heart ailments, digestive ailments, disorders of the circulatory system, liver failure, kidney stones, cholelithiasis). Another camping is Blue Dolphinin Lecheo. Corinthos is also a very popular prefecture for hiking groups, as there are a lot of trails (Ziria, Flabouritsa, Dasia lake, Karia, Stimfalia) and additionally the ski resort of Ziria.
Argolida is another prefecture of Peloponnese full of history, great monuments, ancient theatres and a lot of important sites including caves, museums, castles and furthermore breathtaking mountains and crystal blue clear waters.
Some of the most incredible coasts of the area are: Tolo, Kondili, Nea Kios, Arvanitia, Karathonas, Drepano, Vivari. There are a lot of camping installations here and the presentation has been held in random series. In Plaka, Drepano beach there are three campings Τriton ΙΙ,New TritonandArgolic Strand. Triton ΙΙ has also wooden houses for rental (they are called tropical villages).
Drepano Beach, Argolida Prefecture
In Tolo beach there is the camping Sunset(it offers cabins and bungalows for rental) and Lido camping (it also offers bungalows for rental).
Tolo Beach, Argolida Prefecture
Tolo beach from above
Some other campings of Argolida are: Kastraki and Xeni (they both offer cabins, rooms and bungalows for rental) in Ancient Assini. There are two campings Skala and Iria (it offers cabins for rental) in Kantia village. Lefka camping is located in Vivari village and the camping Posidon at Irion beach (it also offers bungalows for rental). All the above campings are very close to Nafplio city.
At the area of Palea Epidaurus and close to the ancient theatre of Epidaurus there are three more campings: Nicolas I, Nicolas IIand Bekas (all of them also offer studios for rental). In Gialasi, near ancient Epidaurus there is the camping Verdeli. A few kilometers away there are the thermal springs of Methana (therapeutic for those who suffer from arthritic ailments such as slipped disc, rheumatoid arthritis, deforming arthritis, spondylitis, in dermatological problems).
Argolida prefecture is very popular also for hiking excursions since there are a lot of archaeological sites and paths to discover this beautiful destination.
From Tolo beach you can participate on a daily cruise to Spetses of Hydra island. From Tolo you can also visit the unique small rocky islands Romvi, Koronisi or Daskalio. Porto Cheli has a ferry connection with the ports of Piraeus, Spetses(island), Ermioni, Hydra (island) and Poros (island). Ermioni has a ferry connection with the ports of Piraeus, Hydra, Poros, Spetses and Porto Cheli.
Patra is one of the most beautiful coastal cities of Greece, a magnificent combination of mountains, rivers and sealines, Patra is also famous for its carnival festival, mavrodafni wine and tendura (liquer). Some of the most important sites of Achaia prefecture are:
Achaia prefecture has a lot of coasts such as Trapeza Aigiou, Aghios Vasilios, Akrata, Drepano (for kite and wind surfing), Akoli, Alissos, Rodini, Loggos and so many others. There are also many campings at the nearby areas. In Akrata there is the camping Akrata Beach Camping.
Akrata Beach, Achaia Prefecture
In Labiri village, the camping Tsolis is located (it also offers bungalows, tents, huts and windmills for rental). In Alissos there is the camping Golden Sunset, (it includes water slides and two swimming pools). In Kato Alissos village, there is the camping Kato Alissos. One of the most beautiful beaches near Alissos is Kalogria and the magnificent forest of Strofilia along the beach.
Kalogria Beach, Achaia Prefecture
Kalogria Beach from above
Some of the unique experiences while being in Patra, is related to the daily excursion to the picturesque Tsivlou lake and the forest of firs and chestnuts of Zarouchla. The mountainous Achaia has a lot of routes and trails for hiking excursions.
Tsivlou Lake, Achaia Prefecture
In Araxos, a city in the suburbs of Patra, there is also an airport. From Patras port there is a daily ferry connection with Bari – Brindisi – Ancona – Venice (in Italy), Corfu, Paxos, Antipaxi, Ithaki (Pisaetos), Kefalonia (Sami) islands of Ionian sea. From Rio port there are every day ferry ittineraries for Antirion port.
One of the most well known tourist destinations of Greece, the Valley of Gods, is the Ancient Olympia. The place of birth of the Olympic Games and undoubtedly the most important religious and athletic centre of Greece and internationaly, is located at Ilia prefecture.
Similar to the other prefectures of Peloponnese, Ilia is also an ideal destination for vacations, since it is less than 4 hours away from Athens and only 1 hour from Patras port, or Kalamata airport. There are a lot of beautiful and endless coastal lines with crystal blue waters, sandy beaches for swimming and water sports and this prefecture offers also a lot of activities to the visitors.
Some of the most popular beaches are: Glifa, Kyllini, Zacharo, Katakolo, Arkoudi, Kourouta and there are even more which will be presented further down.
The following sites worth a visit and they are very important:
Ancient Olympia and the archaeological museum (with the sculpted decoration of the temple of Zeus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the famous sculpture of Hermes of Praxiteles)
There are a lot of camping installations in Ilia and the presentation will include only those near the sea, organized-ones and wil take place in random series. The campings Melissa and Fournia Beach Camping are near Kyllinis’ castle. Fourni also offers bungalows for rental. Kyllini has a ferry connection with the ports of Zakynthos island, Kefalonia island (Poros and Sami port) and Ithaki.
Kyllini Beach, Ilia Prefecture
In Kourouta there is the camping Harmony Resort (it offers tents, rooms and bungalows for rental). Kourouta beach during summer months looks like an island full of life, stores, taverns, bars and clubs and amazing night life. Near Kourouta, at Palouki beach there are two more campings: Palouki and Paradise (it also offers caravans for rental).
Kourouta Beach, Ilia Prefecture
Zacharo beach is a very popular destination due to its sandy endless coastal lines. There are two campings here, Apollo Village and Tholo.In Glifa beach the camping Aginara also offers bungalows for rental.
Very close to Zacharo beach, there are the thermal springs of Kaiafa and Iraia. Kaiafa’s springs have a cave nearby and they are therapeutic for those who suffer mainly from their musculoskeletal system diseases (lower-back morbidity, ischialgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, cervical syndrome, spondyloarthritis, psoriatic rheumatism), gynecological and skin diseases and at a distance of about 200 m, there is the Gerani thermal spring, the waters of which, are ideal for positherapy (water drinking therapy). Iraia’s springs are therapeutic for those who suffer from rheumatisms, arthritis, skin ailments, gynecological ailments, cervical syndrome. Near Vartholomio village there are also the thermal springs of Kylllini (therapeutic through balneotherapy for those who suffer from arthritis, rheumatisms, skin diseases, asthma and through mud therapy for those who suffer from diseases of the spinal column, nervous system, urinary system, blood vessels and inflammations).
Zacharo Beach, Ilia Prefecture
Zacharo beach from above
And if you wish to participate on rafing activities Erimanthos and Alfios rivers will please you with their unique paths through verdurous scenery.
Lakonia is the land of Sparans and also a very special destination of Greece due to the important historical monuments, castles and caves, beautiful coasts. Every year thousands of tourists select Lakonia for their vacations due to the following reasons:
Some of the most picturesques beaches are Simos in Elafonisos, Plitra and Charakia (Monemvasia), Gerolimenas and Marmari (Mani), Vathi and Mavrovouni (Gythio).
In the list of the first three best campings of Greece, Simos is considered one of the top due to Elafonisos crystal blue waters. The accomodation includes bungalows for rental (there are also bicycles available for rental). The nearby sites to visit are Kardamili and Stoupa beach and from Gythio port a tourist has the opportunity to travelto Kythera island (during summer months there are daily itineraries). From Neapolis port a visitor can participate to hiking excursions as well as to climbing activities to Cape Maleas.
Elafonisos Beach, Lakonia Prefecture
Elafonisos beach from above
Some other campings of the prefecture are: Gythion Bay Camping (it also offers caravants, tents and bicycles for rental). Another camping is Meltemi (near Areopolis, it has also bungalows for rental), Mani Beach Camping and Porto Ageranos (its accomodation includes rooms and studios for rental). Dias camping is established in Vathi-Gythio area. From Gythio there is a ferry connection with Kissamos (Crete, Chania prefecture) and Kythera-Antikythera islands.
Monemvasia castle, Lakonia Prefecture
Lakonia prefecture is full of impressive gorge for hiking and canyoning (Louka, Milon, Smynos, Kastora. Evrotas‘ (river) delta is one of the last breeding grounds in the Mediterranean for Caretta-Caretta sea turtle and also a loveble destination for canoe-funs. In Mystra there a lot of taverns with excellent cuisine and inspirational view to the valley of Evrotas’ river.
Arcadia is located in the center of Peloponnese. It is surrounded by great mountains (Menalo, Parnonas, Taygetos) and furthermore green landscapes, incredible atmosphere and traditional villages. Arcadia has a lot of known monasteries some of them chiseled on the rocks of the mountains and they are looking like pendulous through the clouds. Lousios and Alfios rivers, are passing through this beautiful prefecture and the rafting lovers have the opportunity to meet with the beauties and the virgin nature of this land. The chestnut forrest of Vlachokerasia is an ideal destination for hiking excursions.
The majority of the campings are located at the beaches of Tiros, Astros and Leonidio.
Fokianos Beach, Arcadia Prefecture
In Tiros, there is the campingZaritsi,in Astros there are the campings Thirea and Astros,in Leonidio there is the camping Semeli(where a camper can rent a bicycle, attend scuba diving lessons, participate to hikings). From Astros, Tirow and Leonidio during summer months there are daily cruises to Spetses and Hydra islands.
Astros Beach, Arcadia Prefecture
The mountainous Arcadia is very popular for its gastronomy. Do not hesitate to taste wild boar casserole, winy cock with lazanaki (homemade pasta), herbal pies, marmalades and spoon sweets from female partnerships of Arcadia.
Messinia is located to the south western part of Peloponnes and it is one of the most beautiful destinations due to several reasons. First of all the soft climate conditions (during most months of the year the weather is shinny), secondly there are so many picturesque villages, green valleys, mountains, gorges and caves, numerous sandy beaches even palaces. Some of the places of interest are:
The capital city of Messinia is Kalamata, a lively city with plenty of different entertainment options (taverns, clubs, cafes). There are so many different and unique beaches such as: Petalidi, Kalogria, Finikountas, Analipsi, Foneas, Voidokilia, Chrissi Akti, Gialova lagoon, Glossa, Kiparissia.
Voidokilia Beach, Messinia Prefecture
Voidokilia Beach from above
Polilimnio, Messinia Prefecture
Polilimnio from above
There are a lot of organized campings and near the sea in Messinia prefecture. In Finikounta there are also wind surfing clubs (for begginers). The campings are presented below in random series.
Finikounta Beach, Messinia Prefecture
Finikes camping,it is enlisted in the 10th best campings of Greece. It offers rooms for rental. There is plenteous vegetation and a lot of natural shade for tents and enough parkings areas for cars. Anemomilos, the information about this camping is provided through facebook page. To my experience, this is a very clean and safety camping. Thines,the information about this camping is provided through facebook page. And the last camping of the area is Loutsa.
In Methoni, there is Μethonicamping. In Koroni there is Koronicamping.
Methoni Castle, Messinia Prefecture
Methoni castle from above
Koroni Castle, Messinia Prefecture
Another camping of Messinia prefecture is Navarino in Gialova area, northern of Pylos. In Tsapi Chrissokelaria beach (near Koroni) there is Tsapicamping. In Petalidi beach there is Petalidi camping. In Kalamata there is Golden Coastcamping (it also offers appartments for rental).
Messinia is a region with one of the highest biodiversity ratings in Europe, in terms of both species and ecosystems. In Koroni, Arhelon (is a national organization) operates a program for the protection of sea turtle Caretta-Caretta.
Messinia land has also a lot of routes for those who like hiking excursion, gorge of Rintomo,Viros and Fonea (with beautiful caves, stone bridges and monasteries nearby).
In Kalamata there is also an airport.
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Would you like to find out the best beaches of Athens, the most interested places of Evia,the most important destinations of Central Greece?
Central Greece is geographically situated in the middle of Greece hence providing a wide variety of interesting destinations that can be easily accessed from Athens. There are a lot of attractions here, sandy or pebble beaches, crystal blue waters, ancient sites, museums and places of immense archaelogical value in Attica, Viotia, Evia and elsewhere, mountains for trekking, rivers for rafting and even healing thermal springs. There are enough camping installations in Attica, Evia and Fthiotida prefecture. This presentation will take place in random series and will include all the organized campings located near the coastal line.
Athens is the capital city of Greece with a long history, splendid arhaelogical sites, picturesque neighborhoods, a place dedicated to the ancient Goddess Athena according to the mythology. Some of the most important sites to visit are, indicative:
Museums (a full detailed list of all the museums-galleries in the center of Athens, in Piraeus and the suburbs of Attica).
The historic center of Athens has been converted into a pedestrian zone and includes lots of beautiful cobbled little roads appareled with multicoloured flowers, shopping stores, cafes, restaurants and bistrots (Plaka, Anafiotika, Philopappou Hill, Kolonaki).
Attica prefecture has also three known ports, Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrion and two addiotional, Aghia Marina (near Marathonas) and Perama (near Piraeus). Through the three first ports, the capital city has a ferry connection with the islands of Aegean Sea, Evia prefecture and Crete. From Aghia Marina you can travel to Nea Stira (Evia), and from Perama to Salamina island. From Lavrion a visitor can participate to a daily cruise to Makronisos island (an island with magical coasts and crystal blue waters). In Athens there is also an airport (Eleftherios Venizelos).
Attica is surrounded by mountains (Mont Parness, Himitos, Penteli, Kitheronas), which give to the visitor/climber the opportunity to explore them through trails. At Mont Parness there are two lodges Flabouri and Mpafi, both of them have a restaurant, offer accomodation and the ability to participate to multi outdoor activities.
Attica is a blessed city because apart from the mountains and the Mediterranean climate there are a lot of beaches only a few kms away from the city center and the suburbs, such as Psatha, Porto Germeno, Saronida, Anavissos (ideal for wind surfing), Kalamos, Marathonas, Loutsa, Porto Rafti, Keratea.
Schinias Beach, Marathonas, Attica
One of the campings of Attica prefecture is Poseidon, located at the beach of Alepochori.
Psatha – Alepochori Beach, Attica
At Sounio there is the camping Βacchus, which is operates during all the months of the year.
At Nea Makri beach, there is the campingNea Makri.
Nea Makri Beach, Attica
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Evia is the mainland island of Greece due to the fact that it is connected with two bridges with Central Greece. Evia is a geographical department that combines the many forests in the north with the rocky scenery (similar to cyclades islands) at the south part. The capital city is Chalkida (about 1 hour journey by train or bus from Athens). Chalkida is a cosmopolitan town, famous for the tidal phenomenon of Euripus (another place of Greece with the same phenomenon is Prasonisi beach in Rhodes island). Some of the most important sites of Evia are:
Evia is an ideal destination for weekend escapes near Athens. There are so many beaches some of them very popular, such as Alikes at Drosia, Chiliadou with light blue crystal waters, Aghia Anna – Aghios Georgios – Ellinika – Rovies – Limnionas (north Evia), Potami and Aghios Dimitrios (near Karistos), Kalamos, Korasida (south Evia). For those who are funs of kite surfing the ideal beaches are: Liani Ammos (near Chalkida), Marmari and Lefkanti (south Evia) and Pefki (north Evia).
There are a lot of camping facilities at this great island and Club Aghia Anna is one of them. It is enlisted in the 10 best campings of Greece due to the fact that it offers many activities for the campers (including a variety of activities addressed to children). The camping offers tents, bungalows, studios and Yurts for rental. Another camping at the same beach is Oasis Village (it also offers bungalows for rental).
Aghia Anna Beach, Evia Island
At Pefki beach, southern Evia, there is the camping Pefki(the relevant info is provided through facebook page) and it offers also bungalows for rental. From Pefki, during summer months, you can participate on daily cruises to Skiathos, Skopelos or Lichadonisia islands. From Aghios Georgios beach you can also visit Lichadonisia islands on boat. At Aidipsos town, there are thermal springs (therapeutic for those who suffer from chronic or sub-acute rheumatisms, deforming arthritis, spinal arthritis, neuritis, ischialgia, lower-back morbidity, post-traumatic ankylosis and deformities, chronic gynecological conditions, skin diseases, respiratory diseases). Aidipsos has a ferry connection with Arkitsa, town of Fthiotida prefecture and Agiokampos port withGlifa port of Fthiotida.
Pefki Beach, Evia
Ellinika Beach, Aghios Nikolaos, North Evia
The camping Rovies, at northern parts of Evia, is located near the Monastery of Osios David, the Waterfalls of Drimonas and Lichadonisia islands.
Rovies Beach, Evia
At Eretria city, south Evia, there is one camping and it is called Milos (it offers caravans and tents for rental).
Eretria Beach, Evia
Chiliadou Beach, Evia
At Alikes, Drosia village, near Chalkida there is one of the most cosmopolitan coastal lines of Evia and the campingPraia Daluz offers you the chance to get inspired and feel like being in an island.
Alikes Beach, Drosia, Evia
Evia is a destination with a variety of choices for interesting excursions. From Mantoudi port there are daily itineraries for Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonnisosisland and Volos city. From Kimi port there are itineraries (twice a week) for Skiros island, Skopelos island and Alonnisos island. From Marmari you can organize a daily cruise to the marvelous Petalii islands. For those who like trekking there are a lot of various gorge with incredible nature scenery. Nileas gorge is one of them, Dimosari gorge, Stropones gorge andAgalis gorge, definitely worth a visit.
This prefecture has a rich history due to Spartan King Leonidas and the 300 Spartans who fight for freedom against Persians, at Thermopiles city. Fthiotida is located between great mountains (Parnassos), rivers (Sperchios-Asopos), picturesque seaside (Maliakos gulf) and has the most (in number) thermal springs, equipped with modern tourist facilities. Some of the unique sites are:
Ipati, Mavrilo, Makrakomi and so many other villages with their unique view, lush greenery and the historical remains of another era.
Fthiotida has so many different coastal seaside some of them Kamena Vourla, Glifa, Aghios Konstantinos, Karavomilos, Livanates, Raches (for kite surfing lovers). From Arkitsa’s port there are every day itineraries to Aidipsos (Evia), and from Aghios Konstantinos there is a ferry connection with Skiathos and Skopelos islands. From Glifa port there are daily itineraries for Agiokampo (Evia) anddaily cruises also to Skiathos island. From Kamena Vourla you can participate on a daily excursion to exotic Lichadonisia.
This prefecture is surrounded by mountain lines and as a consequence it has three highland refuges (which offer accomodation) and a visitor can participate on a hiking excursion: Oiti refuge, Grameni Oxiarefuge and Kalidromo refuge (near the beautiful lake of Nevropolis).
Lake of Nevropolis
Fthiotida has many camping facilities near the coastal line. Venezuelacamping is located at Aghios Serafim beach and very close to Thermopiles thermal springs. At Aghios Konstantinos beach, there is the camping Blue Bay, and camping Interstation is located between Stilida beach and Karavomilos (it offers bungalows and cabins for rental). Another glamorous multi purpose camping is Nisi (near Karavomilos beach) and it offers bungalows, tree houses, luxury tents or cob for rental.
Fthiotida prefecture has a lot of thermal springs:
Thermopiles (therapeutic for those who suffer from rheumatisms, gynecological ailments and ailments of the peripheral nerves)
Ypati (therapeutic for those who suffer from ailments and syndromes of the vessels, arterial hypertension, ailments of the heart and the skin, chronic ailments of the nervous system)
Dranista-Kaitsa(therapeutic for those who suffer from arthritis, neuropathies, neurological ailments, chronic rheumatisms, lombosciatalgia, spondyloarthritis, degenerative arthritis, myalgia, headaches, cervical syndrome, gynecological ailments)
Platystomo (therapeutic services such as hydrotherapy for rheumatisms, arthritis, skin ailments, gynecological ailments)
Palaiovraha(therapeutic for those who suffer from cervical syndrome, arthritis, asthma, chronic bronchitis, light skin ailments)
Kamena Vourla (therapeutic services such as balneotherapy for ailments of the musculoskeletal and integumentary system)
Ekkara (therapeutic services such as hydrotherapy for ailments of the musculoskeletal system and degenerative arthritis, skin ailments, rheumatisms and autoimmune ailments, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis of the hip and knee, fibromyalgia and inhalation therapy for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).
Saint Georgios Beach, Fthiotida
Athens, Chalkida and Lamia are three cities located very close to the rest towns and prefectures of Central Greece. Below you will find useful information about important sites, excursions, hiking trails you can visit while you are staying in the above beuatiful cities (or campings).
Kria Springs(a place with lots of taverns and springs, ideal destination for a daily excursion).
Greece of East is Thrace: Xanthi, Komotini, Alexandroupolis. Three cities with imposing mountains, green valleys, picturesque beaches and organized campings, giving the tourists the chance both to swim in crystal blue waters and to walk along with the aquatic land of Nestos river and the paths through Rodopis’ majestic mountains.
Xanthi is a very beautiful city, known for its carnival festival, the second biggest festival of Greece. The old city is full of colours. Paved streets, preservable buildings, cafes and restaurants are embellishing the city center and the river banks, creating a unique atmosphere. Some of the most important sightseeings of Xanthi are:
Xanthi prefecture has a lot of dreaming coasts, Maganas, Porto Lagos, Mirodato. At the beach Mandra, Avdira area there is the only one camping of the town, Natura camping (it offers tents, reed cabins or caravans for rental). At the borders of Xanthi with Bulgaria you can find the thermal springs of Genisaia – Potamia (curative for those who suffer from chronic rheumatisms, gynecological ailments, neuralgia, neuritis, allergic skin ailments). Τhe local cuisine has a lot of influences from Anatolia, Turkey, Pomaki (Bulgarian tribes) and the traditional dishes include different kinds of spices, pork meats, turkish delights, syrup deserts.
Some of the cosmopolitan beaches of Komotini are: Fanari, Arogi, Mesi. There is only one camping Kryoneri of Maronia-Sapes area. At Maronia you can participate on trekking routes, canoe-kayak activities, visit caves, at Pandroso village you can visit the local taverns and taste greek goat cooked in flower-pot. Other delicious dishes of local cuisine are lachmatzoun, soutzouk turkish delight, kazan-ntipi (great sweet). Βefore leaving the town, do not hesitate to purchase fresh coffee from local coffee grinders.
Thermal springs of Traianoupolis(curative for those who suffer from Balneotherapy for ailments of the integumentary system and the musculoskeletal system, as well as for rheumatisms and autoimmune diseases).
Alexandroupolis has a ferry connection with Samothrakiisland. There are a lot of picturesque beaches: Santa Paraskevi Makris, Dikela, Kiani Akti, Demir Ali beach and only one municipal camping Ditea. From Alexandroupolis you can organize a daily excursion to Constantinopole (Istanbul) or Bulgaria. The local cuisuine is marvellous inspired from Anatolia and greek gastronomy.
Santa Paraskevi Beach, Evros
Santa Paraskevi Beach, Evros
Mesimvria Beach, Evros
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Thessaly is a geographic department of Greece, mostly known for its outstanding beauty, its greeny mountains and its beautiful seaside area. Furthermore due to this morphology, Thessaly constitutes a loveable destination for all those who wish to spend their vacations not only close to the beautiful coastal scenery but also to join to different kinds of activities (hiking, canyoning, scuba diving, rafting, rappel, kayak, mountain bike). The organized campings and those near the sea are presented below in random series.
This prefectue resembles to Sporades islands, because of its forests, rivers, waterfalls, a lot of picturesque villages, ski resorts, marvellous sandy beaches, night life at the famous raki-taverns of Volos (capial city of Magnisia). Some of the most interesting sightseeings are: Athanassakeion Archaelogical Museum of Volos, Anavros’ modern sculpture coastal park, Centaur’s trail of Pilion. For those who loves trekking, Magnisia has a lot of trail-paths. Another unforgettable experience is the trip with the Pelion train (the route between the mountains is full of lush vegetation, plane trees, olives and pine trees and the view to Pagasitikos bay spectacular). Another important site of Volos, is the archaeological Hill of Goritsa (the view to the city is concussive). Magnisia prefecture has so many attractive cities and villages (Pelion, Tsagkarada, Makrinitsa), coasts such as Marathia, Marmaro, Argalasti, Plaka, Melani, Fakistra. At the beach Kato Gatzea there is the camping Ελλάς, (it offers all inclusive tents for rental, water sports activities: kayak, wind-surfing, water-ski) and the camping Sikia, (it also has water sports activities). Some other campings are: Chorefto (a camper here can join groups for hiking, surfing, bicycling activities), Louisa camping at Plataria beach (it also offers tents for rental),Kastri beach camping and Papa-Nerocamping, at Aghios Ioannis beach (where a camper can rent a tent). If you wish to go for a cruise, Sporades islands (Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonnisos) are ferry connected to the port of Volos with daily itinerraries and Almiros port and Amaliapolis with Elisabet Cruises.
Larissa is one of the largest cities of Greece surrounded by fertile plains and imposing mountains (Olympos is the highest mountain of Greece, Ossa mountain), furthermore, a city with historical and archaeological sites as well as endless coastlines with clear waters and amazing cafes and nightlife. Some of the most interesting sites to visit are: The ancient theatres, the Alkazarpark, Calypso canyon (one of the most impressive locations for canyoning), Polidendri Forest (ideal for trekking, rafting, rappel), Pinios river, at the valley of Tempi. Larissa prefecture has outstanding coasts and in total, three campings: Filoxenia and Aegeas (it offers tents for rental) at Agiokampos beach and Stomio camping at Stomio beach. Some of the most sublime beaches are: Rakopotamos, Paliourias, Velika, Karitsa. Larissa is also popular for its thermal springsat Kokkino Nero (curative for urinary and gastrointestinal system diseases). Due to its morphology Larissa prefecture is an ideal destination for water sports (surfing, kite-surfing, kayak) rafting, canyoning, paragliding as well as winter sports (ski, mountain bicycle, climbing etc). Before leaving the city do not forget to taste cheeses (galatotiri, nivato or manouri) and the famous greek halva from Farsala (sweet with almonds).
Agiokampos Beach, Larissa
Rakopotamos Beach, Larissa
Κokino Nero Beach, Larissa
Kokino Nero Thermal Spa, Larissa
From Larissa you can organize a daily excursion to the magnificent Meteora, one of the most important monuments of Orthodoxy with 24 monasteries, located on the top of the rocks (the distance between Larissa and Meteora is less than 1.30 hour by car).
Meteora, Kalabaka, Trikala Prefecture
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DO YOU LIKE CAMPING? AT EPIRUS YOU WILL DISCOVER A LOT OF CHALLENGES AND SITES TO VISIT WHILE STAYING IN A CAMPING…
Epirus is the geographic department of Greece consists of Arta, Ioannina, Preveza and Thesprotia prefecture and mostly known for its impressive mountain lines (Pindos), its rivers (Acherontas, Acheloos, Voidomatis), its lakes (Pamvotida, Arachthos, Louros), its gorge. As a consequense of its morphology, the waters of shoresides are green blue and the proximate places are full of varicolored vegetation. Epirus is an ideal place for all kinds of alternative tourism activities (mountaineering, climbing, ski, hiking, mountain biking, kayak, rafting, canoeing etc).
There are a lot of camping installations, organized and close to the sea, at Preveza and Thesprotia Prefecture. Most of the campings are located near magnificent forests and wonderful seaside scenery and offer you the ability to travel to Ionian islands for one day excursion.
Preveza is a coastal town with lots of taverns, cafe, restaurants and bars, a destination with lots of campings, surrounded by plenty of trees and located quite close to clear blue water beaches. The weather is a little unpredictable, especially during summer months (from June to August), where although it is hot (over 30-35 C), the short summer rains are a very common phenomenon and after these rains, appears again a shiny sun. Some of the most beautiful cities of terrestial Greece is Parga, where Lichnos camping and apartments is located (it also offers studios/appartments for rental and water sports activities). From Parga you can participate on a daily excursion to Paxos-Antipaxi islands, Corfu, Sivota beaches, Meteora and Lefkada-Kefalonia and Ithaki island. At Valtos beach, there is the camping Valtos (it also offers bungalows for rental). Another camping isAsteriasat Kastrosikia beach (it also offers tents, rooms – 2/persons 3/persons or 4/persons – and mobile houses for rental). At Monolithi beach there are two campings, a) the camping Monolithi(it also offers tents or bungalows for rental) and b) the campingPanorama(it offers tents for rental). Very close to Monolithi, there is also another camping Kalamitsi (which offers bungalows for rental). At Riza beach there is the camping Acrogiali(it offers rooms and appartments for rental) and the camping Corali, (it also offers rooms and appartments for rental). Some of the finest sightseeings of Preveza’s prefecture are: The castle of Parga, the ancient city and museum of Nikopolis, Zaloggo, Nekromanteion (the ancient Greek temple of necromancy). At Preveza town there are also thermal springs, (therapeutic for those who suffer from chronic rheumatisms, myositis, degenerative injuries, skin ailments, gynecological ailments).
Thesprotia is a prefecture with mountainous regions as well as beautiful seaside areas. The capital city Igoumenitsa constitutes an important port with a ferry connection to Italy (Bari, Brindisi, Venice and Ancona), Corfu and Paxi islands and Patra. There are so many beautiful beaches such as: Perdika, Arillas, Sivota, Drepano, Makrigialos and quite memorable sites to visit: The Mills of Souli, the old city of Sagiada, the ancient towns of Gitani and Fotiki, Perdika’s amusement parkwith bridges, paths and small waterfalls, Acheron (river) spings. At Acheron (river) springs, you can enjoy rafting, kanoe-cayak, horse riding, trekking, paragliding and many other activities. There are a lot of camping installations at Thesprotia. At Drepano beach there is Drepano camping. At Plataria beach there are, Nautilos camping, Kalami Beach camping and Elena’s camping. These three campings are close to the town of Sivota from which you can organize a daily cruise to Paxos and Antipaxi islands or to the proximatesmall islandsof Mavro Oros and Aghios Nikolaos. Another worthy daily cruise, in which you can participate, is related to Igoumenitsa port, with the destination the port of Lefkimi, at Corfu island. The city ofIoannina with the famous Pamvotida lake is also an important place of interest, worth to visit. Do not forget to taste delicious dishes from Epirus traditional cuisine, some of them include different types of pie such as blatsaria (herbal pie with cheese), gabari shrimps (cooked with melted cheese), wild pigs, rabbit stew etc.
Plataria Beach, Thesprotia
Sivota Beach, Thesprotia
Karavostasi – Perdika Beach, Thesprotia
Sarakiniko Beach, Thesprotia
Thesprotia’s Coasts from above
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