Discover Central Greece
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Central Greece is the mainland of Greece and has been inhabited since ancient times. It is one of the most historically significant regions of Greece. Its forested mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, rich biodiversity, and remarkable archaeological sites attract year round Greek and foreign visitors alike.
Don’t miss out on:
- Visiting the Acropolis of Athens and the Parthenon, one of the landmarks of humankind, the monument of classical monuments.
- The antiquities of Athens and up on Mt. Parnitha,strolling alongside the Athens Riviera, or marveling at the island-like seaside of Attica district on your way to cape Sounion and the temple of Poseidon.
- Making the best of the vicinity of Athens to some gorgeous islands: hop on a boat at Piraeus port and hop off at Aegina,Agistri, Poros, Hydra and Spetses, to live your own authentic Greek island experience.
- Going rafting and kayaking at the Evinos River, as well as canyoning at Vothonas.
- Touring around the green-clad Northern Evia with the wonderful beaches and the spa resort of Edipsos. Further to the South, go to Kymi and sail to the island of Skyros, where some of the most characteristic traditional customs of Greece revive at Carnival.
- Stopping over Thermopylae on your way to the city of Lamia, not only for the spa centre there, but also because this is the celebrated place where King Leonidas and his 300 Spartans heroically lost a fight over the Persians in 480 BC. A monument stands there to remind of their bravery.
- Paying a visit to the lagoon of Messolonghi, the largest wetland complex of Greece, a natural paradise of islets,dunes, forests on the banks and a rich flora and fauna that provide salt and fish to the locals; taste the precious secret of its salty and shallow arms, the renowned avgotaraho, a Greek version of caviar.
- Visiting the area of Karpenissi, for the towering snow-capped mountains, the deep ravines, the fast-flowing rivers and lakes, the impressive gorges, the Byzantine monasteries and the tiny mountain villages making up an alpine landscape that promises to offer the ultimate winter experience.
- Getting to two of the most romantic destinations in Greece, Nafpaktos and Galaxidi, to walk through cobbled narrow roads and past captain’s mansions and marvel at a venetian castle and the attractive seaside. And all that at a stone’s throw from Delphi, the most famous oracle of ancient Greece and centre of the world in those times.
- Skiing at Mt Parnassos, one of the highest mountains in Greece, whose spectacular geomorphology and rich biodiversity deservedly place it among the country’s most important mountain environments. It is here that you will find the biggest downhill ski resort in Greece.