Greece

Steep peaks of the Pindus, Mount Olympus, endless lakes and rivers

 
 
 
 
 

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There are many reasons for choosing Greece

The 160-kilometre-long mountain chain of Pindus runs along northern Greece and southern Albania, with its most prominent point culminating in Mount Smolikas, at 2,637 meters. The snow-covered slopes give great skiing runs in the winter.

 

Good to know:

Country Code

+30

Currency

Euro

Language

Greek

How to get there?

With over 21 million passengers coming through its doors every year, the Athens International Airport is the busiest in the country and the likely first stop in your travels to Greece

What’s the weather like?

The primarily Mediterranean climate of Greece features mild and wet winters, and hot and dry summers. In the mountainous areas an alpine climate dominates, bringing heavy snowfalls to the slopes

Best time to visit

If you’re coming to Greece for rock climbing, then fortunately it’s possible to climb all year round. However, the peak periods to visit are the spring months of April and May, and the autumn months of September and October. If you’re coming to ski, then head to Greece from January to March

More info about Greece:

Located in the south of Europe, and with a population of 11 million, Greece is composed of a mainland and a huge number of islands, of which 227 are inhabited. With approximately 80% of the country mountainous, it is a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts, especially hikers and rock climbers. Situated at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa, the geography of Greece has been hugely influential in its history, culture, and traditions

 

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