Greece Sports & Outdoors

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Greece Sports & Outdoors

  • Olympics 2004

    Athens Sports & Outdoors

    The huge Olympic Stadium is the heart of the Olympic Centre OAKA. It offers a place to over 70.000 people, and is used to keep the flame of the Olympic fire and was the place of the opening and closing ceremony. The final of the football (soccer) tournament was here and so were the athletics games. Because of the Olympics the stadium, that...

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  • Beaches

    Crete Island Sports & Outdoors

    Preveli beach is a ery scenic beach, especially when seen from high up: there's the sea at the front and a river at the back. In one day you can get a salty and a resh water swim. You can also walk along the river and admire the canyon and vegetation, or rent kayaks to go upstream. There's soft sand and may trees for some precious shade. Parking...

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  • Beaches

    Santorini Island Sports & Outdoors

    Perissa Beach is a beautiful black beach where one can leisurely pass the time away. It is recommended for all who just like to take life easy. Perissa Beach is easy to get to and the water there is magnificent. It is a great place to get a tan. If it gets too hot, just jump in the water and cool off. Bring along sunblock, swim truncks (or...

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  • Biking the Lassithi plateau

    Crete Island Sports & Outdoors

    We had a great time, biking the Lassithi plateau for a few hours. Everything was there: helmet, water, supportcar, good and friendly guides.... And I can tell you, it wasn't easy for Rik and his crew to keep 25 women going... They did a great job, we had a very nice lunch in the middle of nowhere and really experienced Crete in another way. You can...

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  • Watersports

    Santorini Island Sports & Outdoors

    At Caldera Beach you will find the Diving centre. It is a small remote beach with traditional caves below the cliffs of Akrotiri. Ask to be transfered from your hotels here. Santorini Dive Center has an office also in Perissa village, at the southeast part of the island and is located in Perissa Camping in front of the famous Black Sand Beach,...

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  • Hiking at the isand of Evia

    The previous weekend i went for hiking at the beautiful island of Evia.I started from Athens,i drove for 45 minutes until Chalkida,the capital city of the island and from there in 40 minutes i was at the village of Stropones.I parked my car at the square of the village and i took a path that starts a few meters away from the centre of the...

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  • Sailing in Greece

    We went sailing with VT last year (see the numerous meeting pages) and i have been sailing before a few years ago. I found that the sea water and air was much warmer end of august then early june. So i liked end of august/ early september best.You have several isles groups, like Cyclades, Sporades, Lefkas. Cyclades and Lefkas are for the more...

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  • Ski in Greece!!

    If you were like me before going to Greece in thinking that we were not able to ski in Greece. You're wrong! There is 18 ski resorts in Greece. You can find the location of all of them on this picture.

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  • E4 Rambler Trail

    The E4 European Rambler Trail, which has its start in the Pyrenees, reaches Greece through Yugoslavia at the border post of Niki, north of Florina. It then winds through the whole country down to the south coast of the Peloponnese at Gytheio, making it possible for hikers to sample the full variety of the Greek landscape and outdoor life. In Greece...

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  • Football

    Football is the national sport here. Usually greeks know a lot about the internationakl teams, i was surprised that th eonly thing they knew about my country were the football teams and surnames of the footballers. But still at least it was something...:)

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  • Biking

    A good way to explore the Greek island you are visiting is to rent a bike and go around. Just remember to bring a lot of water, snacks and sunprotection. It can be very hot! There can also be a lot of hills. In Poros, where I was biking, it fist went up, up and up. When I started to get tired it luckily went down.

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  • Hosts Of The 2004 Olympic Games

    2004 is the year of the Athens Olympics. The Greeks see them as coming home to their birthplace and seem to make the most of their arrival in the city. There has been major work within the city in order to facilitate such a major event. It seems that the city is trying to make a point that the games that giving the Millenium Olympics elsewhere was...

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  • Bay of Dexa (ITHAKA)

    This little beach just below the Cave of the Nymphs is a wonderful quiet place for a swimm. It's got a Blue Flag of the EC, a food stall, and clear waters.Here is where the Phaeacians disembarked and laid the sleeping Odysseus on the sand.

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