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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

Hostel in Athens, Greece Athens International Youth Hostel
7.8 10
Athens International Youth Hostel
16, Victor Hugo str., 10438 Athens, Greece

Athens International Youth Hostel is a friendly, budget hostel located in a quiet residential street, close to the historic center of Athens and just 3 minutes walk from the nearest metro station. The main square of Athens, Syntagma, is at 1.5 km, while the lively Monastiraki Square is at 1.3 km. Plaka, the historic and picturesque part of Athens with narrow cobblestone streets can be reached within a 18-minute walk.

Studio & Appartment in Lipsi, Greece Michalis Studios
Michalis Studios
Lipsi, 85001 Lipsi, Greece

Michalis Studios is centrally located in Lipsi town, just a 3-minute walk away from the port. The nearest beach is a 6-minute walk away.

Hotel in Ioannina, Greece Krikonis Hotel
Krikonis Hotel
10, Niarchou Str., 45500 Ioannina, Greece

Krikonis Hotel is located in Ioannina, close to the city center and close to the University of Ioannina. The National Airport of Ioannina is a 15-minute drive away from the property.


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