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Mount Ochi

06-07-2012 Hits:2240

Mount Ochi

Mount Ochi is located on the southern edge of Evoia (Euboea) and, together with Dirfis and Kandili, it is among the island’s biggest mountain ranges. On the south, the landscape...

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Mount Triklario

15-01-2012 Hits:2169

Mount Triklario

One of the most unknown and least discovered Greek mountains is mount Triklario. It is situated next to lake “Mikri Prespa” and borders with mountains Varnountas and Verno. At its...

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Mount Vardousia

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Mount Vardousia

Mount Vardousia covers a large area of central Greece, mostly in the prefecture of Phocis, but with a small part claimed by Pthiotis. It is one of the few mountains...

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Mount Fengari

30-03-2011 Hits:7376

Mount Fengari

Mount Saos or Fengari, towers above Samothraki (Samothrace), Greece’s northernmost island, and is the first thing a visitor will notice when approaching the island (accessible only by boat from Alexandroupoli)....

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Mount Siniatsiko (Askion)

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Mount Siniatsiko (Askion)

Having a longitude of 33 km mount Askion or Siniatsiko stands out from the plain of Ptolemaida separating mount Verno to the north from mount Vourino to the south. It...

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Mount Tzoumerka

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Mount Tzoumerka

Recognizable by the steep edges of its western side, Mount Tzoumerka is situated between Arta and Ioannina. Together with Kakarditsa and Lakmos they constitute the area's most significant mountain...

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Mount Avgo

04-09-2011 Hits:3863

Mount Avgo

Mount Avgo is located north of mount Chatzi and belongs to the southern Pindus range. Its three peaks, Loupata, Marosa and Avgo, all exceed 2.000 meters in height. It is...

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Mount Mikri Ziria

27-09-2011 Hits:5834

Mount Mikri Ziria

Mikri (Little) Ziria constitutes the northern end of Mount Kyllini.Thanks to its orientation, it remains clad in white for several months, while on certain years it receives more snow than...

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Mount Hymettus

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Mount Hymettus

Located in the eastern side of Athens, Hymettus- with its greenfiled of 81.230 acres- is one of the city's last remaining green havens. The valley of Prinaris splits the mountain...

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Mount Erymanthos

29-03-2012 Hits:2117

Mount Erymanthos

Erymanthos is situated at the Northwest Peloponnese and borders with mountains Kallifoni and Lampeia. It is divided in three parts: Profitis Ilias, Mouggila and Olonos. Profitis Ilias has the longest...

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Mount Grammos

15-01-2012 Hits:4137

Mount Grammos

One of the best known and most discussed mountains in Greece is mount Grammos. It is known both for its ecological value and the role it played during the Greek...

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Mount Dirfis

30-03-2011 Hits:5702

Mount Dirfis

Mount Dirfis is situated in the middle of Euboea and, with a height of 1743 m., is the island’s highest mountain. Its steep slopes are exposed to the cold northeastern...

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Mount Tsigori

02-10-2011 Hits:1750

Mount Tsigori

  Tsigori is a relatively unknown mountain of southern Pindus. It borders with Tzoumerka and Avgo while at the foot of the mountain flows river Acheloos. The slopes of the mountain...

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Ratzorema Gorge (Mount Chatzi)

04-09-2011 Hits:3436

Ratzorema Gorge (Mount Chatzi)

Ratzorema gorge is situated at the foot of mount Chatzi, not far from the dam of Mesochora. Its opening gives the appearance of a dried up stream, but the river,...

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Mount Kitheronas

11-03-2012 Hits:4660

Mount Kitheronas

Mountain Kitheron is located west of Mount Parnitha and it joined to it with mount Pastra. Further south and east stand Gerania and Patera mountains. It is covered by forest...

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Mount Elikonas

19-02-2012 Hits:3496

Mount Elikonas

Helicon (Elikonas) in Boeotia prefecture along with Dirfis is one of the favorite and closest destinations for Athenians climbers. It has a rich flora, with the firs (Abies cephalonica) to...

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Vikos Gorge

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Vikos Gorge

Located 30 km north of Ioannina, the Vikos gorge is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Greece. Its length is around 12 km- or 24 if you also...

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Mount Parnonas

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Mount Parnonas

The greatest mountain range of Peloponnese, Mount Parnon extends along the east side of the peninsula, separating the Laconian plain from the Argolic Gulf and ending at Cape Maléa...

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Mount Oiti

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Mount Oiti

Oiti is located at the northeast end of Vardousia and spans at Fthiotida and Fokida prefectures. It is a limestone mountain and at its alpine part there is flysch. Its...

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Acheloos river

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Acheloos river

Also known as Aspropotamos (Whiteriver), possibly because its water takes a pale white colour as it crosses the rich in clay minerals grounds of Pindus, Acheloos begins its journey from...

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Mount Parnassus

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Mount Parnassus

Mount Parnassus is best known for its snow resort and surrounding villages, which are stormed by thousands of skiers and visitors during the winter months. Still, the ski center is...

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Samaria Gorge

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Samaria Gorge

Situated within the muncipality of Chania, in western Crete, Samaria gorge is 16 km long- one of the longest in Europe. Thanks to its beauty and reputation, it is visited...

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Mount Smolikas

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Mount Smolikas

The second highest mountain in Greece, mount Smolikas is situtated close to Vasilitsa and Tymfi (Gamila), while Grammos is further to the north. The whole region is of great ecological...

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Mount Tzena

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Mount Tzena

Mikri (small) and Meghali (big) Tzena, two peaks of an almost equal height, are the continuation of the mountain range that includes mounts Kaimaktsalan and Pinovo. Renown for its rivers...

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Mount Oligyrtos

04-04-2011 Hits:4535

Mount Oligyrtos

Mount Oligyrtos, located at the borders of Argolida, Korinthia and Arcadia, is one of the region's smaller- in terms of perimeter- mountains, but is renown for its green slopes and...

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Mount Chelidona

30-03-2011 Hits:4846

Mount Chelidona

Fir-clad mount Chelidona is located in Evrytania perfecture, next to the mountains Panetoliko and Kaliakouda. Rivers Karpenisiotis and Trikeriotis flow at its foot, while its peak offers spectacular views of...

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Mount Menalo

31-03-2011 Hits:4868

Mount Menalo

Mount Menalo is located centrally on the Peloponnese peninsula, within the borders of Arcadia prefecture. Its greatest part is covered in fir, with pines and cypresses growing on the southern...

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Mount Penteli

14-04-2011 Hits:5672

Mount Penteli

Situated north of Athens city center, mount Penteli is easily recognizable from afar because of its extensive quarries , looking like wounds which will never heal. The mountain is famous...

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Mount Mavrovouni (Flega)

30-04-2011 Hits:5508

Mount Mavrovouni (Flega)

Overlooking the road that links Kalabaka to Ioannina and the Aoos artificial lake, mount Mavrovouni forms the natural border of the Pindus- Valia Kalda national park. The region is...

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Mount Agrafa

29-03-2011 Hits:6068

Mount Agrafa

Agrafa is a densely forested mountainous region in mainland Greece, divided in West, East and Northern Agrafa and extending from the outskirts of Mount Tymfristos to Tavropos artificial lake. The...

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