Mainland Greece

Arguably, when you think about Greece the first thing that comes in your mind is the sun, the endless blue of the Aegean Sea and the traditional architecture of the Cycladic Islands featured with blue windows and white-washed houses. At this point, we should mention that Greece has so much more to offer. Apart from the numerous, though gorgeous, Greek Islands, what you should also explore if you visit this magical country, is mainland Greece. 

Whether you are a nature lover or a cultural one, mainland Greece can satisfy all the preferences! From mountainous places with alpine lakes and incredible hiking routes among spectacular green natural surroundings, breathtaking gorges and high mountains, to Byzantine monasteries and interesting ancient sites as well as unique monuments of great historical significance. Meteora, Delphi and Epidaurus are among the best Greek mainland destinations that are definitely worth a visit.  

Depending on the type of traveller and the period of the year, there are many things to do in mainland Greece. If you are about to come in the winter period, you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding at one of the 22 natural ski resorts that are scattered all around Greece. Alternatively, if you come in Autumn or Spring, we would recommend you to explore the mountainous side, such as the imposing Olympus Mountain, the breathtaking Vikos Gorge in Zagorochoria and many more, including stunning alpine lakes, national parks, waterfalls, canyons and interesting rivers. However, if you still want to come during the summer, the wonderful beaches of mainland Greece, including the exotic and famous Halkidiki beaches awaiting to be explored. 

As for the gastronomy, mainland Greece has to offer some of the best dishes and local products of the whole country. From the famous Epirotic and Macedonian cuisine to Thracian and Thessalian, the culinary traditions of mainland Greece will enthuse you. 

A trip to Greece mainland is totally worth it!

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