Yachting sport, surfing, skiing…You can meet adventures in the sea, beach, in every corner of Greece. The climate is soft. The beach line is the longest in the world. This is a unique place, where you can meet perfect conditions for all sports all over the year. It is all about real adventures and unforgettable moments.
Sea Sports in Greece
Do you like yachting? Do you like sea sport, diving or surfing? Greece boasts with the strong wind, deep water and waves energy. Whenever you go, you are offered to go into the sea sports. The best places are: beaches of Lefkada, Mykonos, Paros, Rhodus, and Crete. The places are amazing – the best variant to have sport there from spring to the late autumn. Are you ready to subdue nature?
The best time to go yachting is August to catch the season wind. This is your chance to learn sea territory with your yacht to conquer the water of Aegean Sea. The best visiting Greek island to start yachting are: Crete, Cyclades, Dodecanese, and Sporades. Choose one of them and go ahead!
Aegean Sea is free from strong season winds. So, all you see is exotic landscapes of Ionian Islands one by one. If you want, you can take part in Ionian Rally – popular yachting competition. Are you strong enough?
Greece is beautiful not only outside, but deep inside. It means that yachting is not enough to feel the beauty of the country to the full. Go diving! The sea, full of adventures, mysterious caves and deep beauties is waiting for you! What do you want? – Underwater caves, wrecked ships, beautiful reefs full of thousands of colored fish. There are special programs for newcomers in diving, schools, courses. The competent specialists teach you to go diving with all necessary equipment and knowledge. Never miss your chance to enjoy the beauty of underwater world.
Surfing and Water Skiing
Surfing…If you like surfing and kiting, Crete, Lefkada, Paros, Rhodus are waiting for you. To start water skiing or wakeboarding, you can choose any of available Greek beaches. All of them are comfortably equipped for sea sports and good leisure, offering special equipment for rent.
Mountain Sports in Greece
Feel boring? Want something new? Feel tired from the sea sports? You can easily get away from the sea to mountains: mountain peaks, undiscovered forests, waterfalls, rivers, crystal lakes. Where to start? Kalimnos is one of ten interesting places for alpinism. The deepest comb in Europe is situated here. As you can see, the choice is really wide. Every day, every season is beautiful. The most popular mountain bases are: Parnas, Kalavrita, Evritania. They give joy to all lovers to climb mountains in winter. What about rifting? You can try it in Loussios, Achelous, Peneus and Voidomatis Rivers.
Extreme Sports in Greece
As you know, Greece is full of opportunities for all people, who want to try something new. Do you like adventures? The country offers to have a shot in racing along the rocky mountains, dusty roads, admirable landscapes. The road competitions take you to feel real Greece.
Off roaders Adventure
It is not only car competitions, but big adventure! The network of dirt roads is still considered to be grandiose. The dirt arteries cross the green valleys and mountain peaks, taking you to the best isolated part of the country. Meet the new Greece – dangerous and impudent. It is worth discovering. The routs go through the small villages, stony bridges, architectural monuments, Middle-Aged castles and ruins. All you can see along the roads are the sources of pride of the great country.
Of course, the routs in Greece are not as dangerous as they are in the Southern America or Asia. Nevertheless, the landscapes and feelings are sharp and strong. There is a big positive moment in Greek rally – you meet hospitable open-minded people, mountain villages, where you can always find something to eat and drink. The local cuisine is good and tasty. All dishes are made of fresh products. So, it is the right time to meet the best visiting and picturesque routs for your rally. They are:
This is the place along the Agrafioti River that is characterized with no more than 10 kilometers of asphalt road. The mountain peaks are difficult to take in winter. Actually, the route in Agrafa is dangerous. You need to buy a high strong car and special tires.
The rout starts in Kosmas, the heart of Parnonas. The key point is Prasto – the most beautiful rally route. It takes you to the mountain villages, deep forests, native traditions and culture. So, this is the great chance to practice in driving and learn history and culture of the region.
The villages are beautiful, lonely and quiet. They are situated along the deep mountain rivers, lakes. This is probably the most admirable and quiet race. Follow the route to learn new Evritania, far from the ski descents and noisy cities.
Meet the next admirable circle route that is 30 kilometers long. It is not difficult (especially in summer and autumn). Make a stop to see the mountain views. It makes you to feel floating in the sky. Do not forget to take one or two pictures to remember.
Do you like adrenaline? Do you like feel free in the sky? Have you ever tried to feel free at a height of 10 000 meters. Free fall in Greece is a real challenge and serious task for all people, who are ready to prove themselves to cope with the challenge. This is also a good opportunity to see the country from the height of a bird’s flight. If you are newcomer in sky jumping, you are offered to visit a set of courses and seminars to learn more. Experienced sportsmen can take a plane and all necessary equipment to go jumping: glasses, uniform, helmet, and parachute.
So, Greece is a country of adventures. There is not time to waste. You should start your adventure from Athens. All you need is hire a car in Athens to get to the next point of your route. What must it be – mountain peak or wavy beach – the choice is yours? Are you ready to launch a challenge to Greek extreme?