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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

Hotel in Volos, Greece Hotel Stella
Hotel Stella
Vasileos Georgiou 12, Alikes, 38500 Volos, Greece

Hotel Stella is located in the area of Alikes (Nees Pagases), just a 2-minute walk from the beach. The center of Volos is a 10-minute drive away. The town of Larissa is 64 km away.

Hotel in Edessa, Greece Hagiati Guesthouse
Hagiati Guesthouse
40, Makedonomachon Str., 58200 Edessa, Greece

Hagiati Guesthouse is located in a central location in the town of Edessa, very close to the famous Waterfalls. The closest airport to the town is Kozani's Airport, which is 90.4 km away.

Hotel in Delphi, Greece Hotel Orfeas
Hotel Orfeas
Ifigenias & Syggrou Str. 35, 33054 Delphi, Greece

Hotel Orfeas is set in a central location in the village of Delphi, close to the archaeological site. Arachova is a 15-minute drive away.


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