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15 crazy things to do in Greece before you die

Greece ● 09 July 2017
 

Greece is a country with great variety and numerous options for any kind of activity. In Greece, you can do many crazy things that will be your lifetime experiences. That is your bucket list with the best unusual things to do. Keep in mind that these vacations will be the most enjoyable of your life.

1. Cross a Greek island on a bicycle. You will enjoy an amazing coastline and a magnificent view from the top of a cliff.

2. Try skiing on a Greek mountain. Kalavrita, Arachova, Kaimaktsalan and Seli are only a few of the ski resorts in Greece. And if the weather is good and the season is about to end in April or May, you can swim afterwards in the sea, which is located less than 1 hour from the ski resort!

3. Eat breakfast on a Greek island, lunch on another and dinner on a third. Greek islands are located very close to each other and ferries have flexible schedule. With the island passes of Hostelbay, you can visit the one island after another paying only for the one route, having the ultimate island-hopping experience!

Mykonos

4. Climb Mount Olympus. Meet the gods and have an abundant culinary adventure.

5. Dive with dolphins. In Crete and Sporades, there are hundreds of them everywhere.

6. Scuba dive, surf and do other water sports in the Greek islands. The water sports facilities in Greek islands such as Rhodes, Zakynthos, Crete and Mykonos are fully organised and amazing. Plus, the waters are calm, and they don't include dangerous species or sharks.

7. Volunteer during your summer vacations. Save the sea turtle caretta-caretta in Zakynthos, the seal monachus-monachus in Alonissos or the strays in Athens.

8. Visit the volcanoes of Greece. Milos, Santorini and Nisyros islands are waiting for you.

Volcano of Santorini

9. Rent a boat. On some islands, it is the only way to visit remote yet stunning beaches.

10. Bathe in waterfalls. The best are located in Edessa and Samothrace.

11. Enjoy sea kayak, rafting and canoeing. The rivers of Greece have a unique natural beauty.

12. Spend the night in a traditional guesthouse. Enjoy the overwhelming hospitality of the locals.

13. Visit remote monasteries and churches. They are built in unique locations on the Greek islands. And the chapels are literally everywhere.

14. Deny a treat from a Cretan in a coffee house or tavern. And see what happens. However, we suggest you to accept the treat and make easily new friends.

15. Attend a live stage with Greek music. Get familiar with the oriental part of Greece.

Where to Stay

Villa in Nisyros, Greece La Casa d'Irene
La Casa d'Irene
Mandraki, 85303 Nisyros, Greece

La Casa d'Irene is situated in picturesque Mandraki just 1 km from the island's main port from where ferries to Kos and Leros depart. The nearest airport is located on the neighboring island of Kos.

Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece Hotel Olympia
Hotel Olympia
65, Olympou Str., 54631 Thessaloniki, Greece

Hotel Olympia is centrally located hotel in Thessaloniki, right by the Ancient Roman Forum and within a 5-minute walk to Aristotelous square, the main square of bustling town of Thessaloniki. The hotel is located in a very short walking distance to shops, restaurants and all historic monuments and places in the center of Thessaloniki. The distance from Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia is 16 km.

Hotel in Zakynthos, Greece Avalon Hotel
Avalon Hotel
Stavros Bochali, 29100 Zakynthos, Greece

Enjoying the magnificent view of Zakynthos Town, Avalon Hotel is located on the picturesque hillside of Bochali just 1 km away from the center of the lively capital of Zakynthos and from the nearest beach. The main port of Zakynthos island is at 3.5 km. Zakynthos International Airport is 6 km away.


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