of Nikolas Georgiakodis
For some, summer season means completely seashore, solar lounger, sand, sunbathing and 42 levels Celsius. We do not say, good and these, we lived them, we did them, why not strive one thing barely totally different this yr? One thing extra mountainous?
Oh sure, you bought it proper, summer season trip within the mountains just isn’t self-indulgence, it is magic. As a result of additionally, you will have your cool, and you’ll discover forests and rivers and you’ll attempt to dive (sure, and on seashores, you ate quite a bit), and you’ll give much less cash.
So what do you say? Are we going to the mountains?
Sunbathing in Gamila
Nationwide parks, dozens of picturesque villages drowned within the inexperienced for discovery, scrumptious native delicacies, a really cool river, pure swimming pools, arched bridges and paths within the coronary heart of nature. Zagorochoria girls and gents in the summertime, as a result of we are able to.
In japanese Zagori, you’ll wander round Vovousa and wander round Aoos, climb the stone-built Kapesovo and admire the full of life Tsepelovo with its imposing mansions or the picturesque oasis of Dilofos. You’ll discover the Nationwide Park of Vikos-Aoos, you’ll strive different dives and water sports activities in Voidomatis, you’ll eat prime pies in Monodendri, you will notice Papigo with one other eye and if you’re very daring girls and boys you’ll dive in Kolimbithres, at Rogovou, the pure swimming pools with icy waters, for a particular expertise.
Do you wish to tan? Then why not cheesecloth and plowing at an altitude of 2000 meters in Drakolimni of Tymfi? Additionally, you will have to inform your mates. When you missed the seashores now and also you wish to dive to the salt water in any respect prices, then listed here are one of the best of Epirus, you ate!
The place can we reside At Mazzato in Monodendri with € 51 the double with breakfast, on the Vikos Resort additionally in Monodendri with € 50 for a double, on the puppet Resort Machalas within the Gardens, on the foremost Zagori with € 78 for a double with breakfast, and at Villa Paroraia, which It’s totally good, with € 74 for a deluxe double with breakfast.
Is Parnonas diving in Myrto?
It is without doubt one of the most lovely mountains within the Peloponnese and has the great fortune to dive within the great waters of Myrto, so sure, you bought it proper right here we’ve got the bundle that mixes “mountain and sea” in superb proportions. On its slopes you’ll discover the sweetest villages resembling Kosmas with its stone homes, the tiny Santa Claus with the age-old airplane timber and the marble fountains, the one hidden within the chestnut forest of Kastanitsa, the blue marbles of Tsintzina and the crimson ones. be led to the distinctive arboriculture forest of Europe.
As you go alongside the coast, the place Parnonas marches Myrto, two small seaside villages are a should for an tour: first the picturesque Poulithra, close to Leonidio with its spectacular mansions and the massive pebble seashore with loads of fish taverns for snacks. and Fokiano, one of many largest and most lovely seashores within the Peloponnese, and Kyparissi, small, secluded and exquisite for walks in Byzantine Castles and flowery courtyards.
Learn extra – Fokiano: Swimming with Myrto fragrance
The place can we reside On the lovely Hatzipanagiotis Mansion in Leonidio (67 € the double with breakfast) on the low funds Costarini additionally in Leonidio with 46 € the double with breakfast and on the Rector’s Workplace in Gingzina at 86 € for a double with breakfast.
Longboats from Taygetos
The best mountain vary within the Peloponnese and one of many highest in Greece on its japanese aspect ends within the waters of the Messinian Gulf, the place you possibly can dive from spectacular seashores resembling Foneas, Kardamili, Agios Nikolaos and Stoupa. And from above? What we’ve got; Stunning issues, belief us.
So within the mountains, make sure to take a stroll round Exochori with its gorge, Arna with its stone mansions, perched among the many verdant slopes of Kastania, and you probably have no drawback with “writing” kilometers, the Byzantine fort of Mys. and the Pikoulianika, with their spectacular views. For followers of the paths, notice Koumusta – Golas Monastery (South Taygetos): a unbelievable route that begins from the medieval village of Koumusta (at 750 meters altitude) and ends on the well-known Gola Monastery after about an hour and a half. It passes by means of the inexperienced gorge of Larnaca, over stone bridges and subsequent to small, crystal waterfalls that kind pure swimming pools – an event for diving.
Learn additionally: Peloponnese: 5 great villages by the ocean
The place can we reside Within the stone-built cottages of Palataki in Kardamyli (€ 64 for a double room), within the Papanestoras Flats additionally in Kardamyli with € 61 for a double studio and in Taygetos Flats (€ 38 for a double room).
Pelion as if on an island
Picturesque Pelion villages in forests within the mountains, turquoise seashores and taverns by the ocean within the lowlands. In Pelion you’ll trip like on an island, however on the mountain. Is there something higher?
Within the mountains, you’ll discover lovely villages resembling Tsagarada with its fairytale forest, Vyzitsa with its charming mansions and Milies with the picturesque Moutzouri, whereas within the “low”, you’ll gaze on the infinite blue “within the unique dancing place of Damouchari the place he returned Mama Mia “, you’ll chill out in Kato Gatzea, you’ll cool off in Horto (however you’ll not drink it) towards the backdrop of the olive groves and you’ll dive within the actually lovely Mylopotamos, Papa Nero, Agioi Saranda and Plaka, whereas you’ll measure their shades waters of our favourite Fakistra. Additionally notice the “searched” seashores of Parisina and Analipsi. Extra dives right here.
The place can we reside