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Walking in the forests of Xanthi, feels like travelling back to time, many centuries ago, when horses used to trot on the cobbled tracks among the green oaks.Hiking to Xanthi’s ancient castles is a unique experience of contacting both...
Here is another guest post from our friends at Xanthi, Greece about "The Ermario Summit" (otherwise entitled as "The Rocks of Abar Kaya") at an Altitude of 1.441 meters.You can also read about more routes in the same area,...
Here is a timelapse video made by a fellow Greek for the sky over his birth city. The name of the photographer: Konstantinos Vasilakakos. The place: Petrilo, Karditsa, Greece.What an amazing project!Konstantinos has been working on the time-lapse project since...
The Nestos river straits starts from Galani village at Xanthi. A guest post from Vassilis and Ioanna.Length: 4 km and 100 meters Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes. Altitude slope: 113 meters. Route rating: Cross and return on...
The trail is part of the international path E6 which starts from the village of Livaditi and, crossing a beautiful beech forest filled with streams of running water, it leads to the waterfall of Livaditis.(This article is a guest...
The day was promising and the sun was shining while raising and glowing. A perfect day for Hiking Agrafa! Another great day was starting at Montanema, where we would meet Constantinos, our initiator into the hiking paths of Agrafa...
We have been before in the nearby area for different activities but never heard of  Montanema Handmade Village. Deep into the forests of Agrafa, happened one of those trips that open up a new window in our mind.  We thought we would...
Today, April 18th is the World Heritage Sites Day and it is a celebration of Cultural Heritage. Greece -as the cradle of Western civilization- also has to exhibit a good number of Unesco recognized world Heritage sites. Let's have...
It is called "The Bride of Thermaikos", the "Loveable City", or "The City to Eat the Best Brioche or Bougatsa in Greece". But Thessaloniki is much more. People here know each other and really know how to have fun...
Where you familiar with outdoor activities in this North part of Greece? If not, here what "flew" in today."Kastoria Outdoors" is an alternative tourism company that operates mainly in Kastoria and generally in western Macedonia and Ioannina. All their...
Ah! The wonderful vehicle that transfers our inner child to all hidden places: the amazing bike! Don't we recollect memories from our childhood, dashing out with our friends and the joy we felt discovering new locations and secret paths?Don't we remember...
Going on a sea kayak trip is by far one of the best ways to get away from your stress and worries in your day-to-day life. There is nothing better than venturing out into the sea on a kayak...
Going down such a waterfall (in combination with the path to go there) is a special experience. We start a little after the beach of Pachia Ammos at Samothrace and after 1 hour of walking we arrive at the...
The village Nimfaio, is a mountainous village (alt. 1350) designated as "preserved traditional settlement”, in Florina Prefecture. It’s one of the most picturesque village in North Greece, surrounded by forest of beech.Being there you can enjoy the tranquility of...
Xanthi is a city in North Greece in which, in the last few years, a big network of mountain bike trails has been built. These trails were first realized by a small number of local riders who started trail-building...
Nestos is one of the biggest rivers in Greece and flows across the island of Thassos, in the Thracian Sea.Canoe-Kayak are the best ways to experience all twenty kilometers of the river canyon. In this place have survived for...
At the altitude of 1100m a model center of outdoor activities and mountain sports has been created, along with accommodation in 35sq.m. Family rooms, or for 2-4 persons, plus a refuge room with 14 beds.The refuge is built...
Do you need to get away? What if you didn’t just follow the standard beach vacation or stress-filled tour groups this time?What if you instead opted for a vacation place that made you feel as if you were wholly...
In Greece's central Macedonia region lies the beautiful Kaimaktsalan ski resort. Resting on the the northeastern side of Mt Voras, visitors from around the world come to ski and enjoy the wonder and history of Greece. The Prefecture of Pella,...
A place of wonder and ancient historical charm, as well as being a major sea port and commercial center for the northeastern part of Greece.Its earliest beginnings were as a fishing village. Two fishermen Makri and Maroneia established a...