Top 5 outdoor activities to do in Greece
Greece is a heaven for people seeking a little adventure. There are lots of things to do here. Here are the top five outdoor activities that you can enjoy on a Greek holiday.
1. Birdwatching in Macedonia
The weather of northern Greece is perfect for bird-watching. Lake Kerkini is the main venue for it. You will find about 300 species of birds here which includes pelicans, herons, spoonbills, storks, eagles, and grebes. June is the best time for birdwatching.
2. Windsurfing at Prassonísi, Rhodes
The water is perfect for windsurfing at all ability levels. You will find many windsurfing schools here. They arrange week-long packages to learn windsurfing. You can stay at one of the nearby hotels and learn windsurfing from the experts.
3. Rock-climbing on Kálymnos
The limestone cliffs attract people from all over the world for rock climbing. There are many routes that you can take. The best seasons to climb rocks are spring and autumn. In summer, the surface of the rocks become too hot and this season must be avoided. Each year during early October, there is a big climbers’ festival.
4. Sea Kayaking in Kefalonia and Ithaca
Greece is one of the best places on earth for watersports. You can go for a week-long village hopping tours in Kefalonia and Ithaca for kayaking. You can paddle along the west coast of Kefalonia where you can view the stunning limestone cliffs and the beautiful scenery.
5. Bicycle-touring, Peloponnese
It is the best place for cycling with lovely paths. There are very less traffic and feasible grades of path other than the steep passes. Bike tours take place throughout the year.
If you love watersports, then you should choose Greece for your next holiday destination. There are many options available, and you will enjoy your stay in this beautiful country.