Explore these Activities in Greece
Strong consistent winds and crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea makes Greece the perfect destination for any sailing enthusiast. Can you think of anything better than sailing to the Greek Islands on a perfect sunny day, while sipping a cocktail on the deck of a millionaire's boat.
The quiet surface and the crystal clear waters of the Aegean Sea, together with strong consistent winds are very favorable for those who like windsurfing. Windsurfing is the most popular sport in Greece and Paros is hosting for the 7th year the PWA World Cup.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
The calm and crystal clear waters together with the favorable warm temperature of the Aegean Sea, makes Greece the perfect destination for this exciting past time. Note that scuba diving however is strictly forbidden along the coast, unless under the supervision of a diving school, in order to protect Greece's underwater antiques.
The countryside, mountainous areas and the sea-side of Greece is ideal for horseback riding. There are many horse riding schools in Greece, that offer lessons as well as tours.
There are various sites in Greece both for beginners and for experienced rock climbing enthusiasts. The Meteora, a group of incredible rock formations with centuries-old monasteries perched on top, is certainly one of the most amazing places in the world for rock climbing.
Greece is covered by mountains, many of which reach over 2000 meters, and there are 18 ski resorts in the country. Most ski resorts operate from the end of December until mid-April. Very few people think of Greece as a skiing destination, because of its Mediterranean climate, but rather think of it as a place to come to when the Alps are a little crowded. The hotels and ski resort in Greece has lots to offer and they have excellent facilities.
Hiking and Trekking
Greece is very mountainous which is perfect for hiking and trekking. The countryside of Greece is crisscrossed with goat and donkey track, as well as some other wild animals. The small hiking paths link most villages, which will give you the chance to meet all the Greek cultures. Most of hiking paths here are amongst the best in the world and they are very well maintained.
For the Kiddies
Greece can provide ample entertainment for your children. Greece has a variety of beaches which are shallow and sandy, safe for young children or those learning how to swim. There are a number of playgrounds in different areas in different towns and many convenient places with children activities to eat at. Kolimbithres has a large Aqua Park, owned by a hotel Complex. It has water slides and a Go Kart facility. This outing will undoubtedly make every child's day.