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Best natural wonders in Greece

Best natural wonders in Greece

Some theories suggest that philosophy was born in Greece because its landscapes were conducive to the escape of thought, to philosophical reflection. The endless blue sea at "Akra Drastis", the mountains of Meteora, the sublime beach of Corfu, the natural pools of Giola... Leave your worries at home, you are on holiday in one of the most beautiful country in the world.

 

We do not know if it is the blue of the sky or the sea that are responsible for it, but you will feel inner peace will at the sight of these magnificent landscapes.

 

Get peace of mind by booking your flights and accommodation and your tours and activities in Greece. Travel more and spend less by booking at the best price. 

 


Best natural wonders in Greece - Balos Lagoon copyright Georgios Tsichlis - European Best Destinations
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Balos Lagoon

Kissamos - Crete

Located in Crete, one of the favourite destinations of travellers visiting Greece, Balos Lagoon is one of the natural wonders in Greece.

 

Do not forget to bring your parasol with you: the sun shines all day long on this heavenly place.

 

The road is in very bad condition and your car rental company may not appreciate it. We advise you to book your flights and accommodation at the best price as well as your tours and activities in Crete such as a boat cruise to Balos Lagoon.

 

 How to get there: Book your flights to Chania Airport (1h30 from Balos Lagoon by car).

 

 Where to stay:  "Balos beach" overlooking Kissamos Bay.

 


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Natural pool of Giola

Astris - Thassos Island

The Natural Pool of Giola is considered one of the most beautiful natural pools in Europe and one of the best places to dive in Europe.

 

This sublime seawater pool is located two hours from Kavala Airport in northern Greece. The easiest way to get there is to book your flights to Kavala and get to the port of Keramoti by car or bus. A ferry connects the port of Keramoti to the beautiful island of Thassos every 45 minutes (from 5am to 9pm). Giola Lagoon is just a 50-minute drive from Thassos Port.

 

Once settled in your hotel, take your car and go towards the natural pool of Giola. Unless you have an all-terrain vehicle, you will need to park your car in a parking lot upstream from the beach and walk 30 minutes to get to this great place but it's worth it.

 

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Konavla airport and take the ferry to Thassos Island (45 min).

 

 Where to stay:  Book at the "Giola Bungalows Sirines" and enjoy panoramic views of the Aegean Sea from your balcony , it is just 50 m from  Kalami beach.

 


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Heart Rock

Preveli - Crete

Crete is one of the favourite destinations of travellers looking for sun, hotels and affordable gastronomic restaurants or diet menus. The Cretan diet is also known as one of the best diets in the world: it promotes greater longevity and prevents  cardiovascular diseases and disorders. Crete is hell for lovers of junk food and paradise for gourmets. Crete and especially Preveli were also a must place to go for hippies in the 60s.

 

Preveli beach is really atypical: it is located in a nature reserve, at the end of a canal where a river flows into the sea. You can choose whether to swim in fresh  water or in the warmer sea water. Preveli beach, famous for its beautiful made to measure heart-shaped rock, will explode your Instagram account.

 

Book your flights to Chania, your accommodation at the best price and your best experiences in Crete such as an "Olive oil experience tour" and taste different types of olive oils.

 

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Chania Airport and drive to Preveli (1h30).

 

 

 Where to stay:  If you want to stay near this beach, book your accommodation at the best price at "Kionia Apartments", they enjoy unobstructed views over the Libyan Sea.

 


Best natural wonders in Greece - Cape Drastis copyright  Andrew Mayovskyy - European Best Destinations
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Drastis Cape - Akra Drastis

Corfu

Enjoy a moment of relaxation (preferably in the morning) and swim in the crystal blue waters of this beautiful place located 10 minutes drive from the town of Sidari.

 

You can also hike at the end of the day and watch the sunset at "Akra Drastis". If you are a lover of unusual places, discover the Canal d'Amour, a secret beach located in Sidari; it is ranked among the most beautiful beaches in Greece.

 

Are you afraid of getting bored? Discover a selection of the best tours and activities in Corfu such as "Full day boat cruise with lunch". Book your accommodation in Sidari, 10 minutes from Akra Drastis.

 

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Corfu and drive to Sidari (10 minutes from Akra Drastis).

 

 Where to stay: "The Seahorse" overlooking a beautiful pool and a beautiful garden.

 


Best natural wonders in Greece - Lighthouse Tourlitis of Chora in Andros island Copyright Lemonakis Antonis    - European Best Destinations
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Tourlitis Lighthouse

Chora - Andros Island

It is a long journey from your place to the lighthouse of Tourlitis located on the island of Andros.

 

This frail lighthouse has been standing on this small rock in the middle of the Aegean Sea since 1887. Given the small size of this lighthouse and the fact that it is located on a tiny island people quickly realized that it had to be automated. Tourlitis lighthouse  became the first automated flagship of Greece.

 

How to get there : there is no airport in Andros, and there is no ferry from Athens port to Andros port. The easiest way is to get there is to take a bus to Rafina port (30 minutes from Athens airport) and take a ferry to Andros (1h30).

 

 How to get there:   There is no airport in Andros. The easiest way is to book your flights to Athens and get there is to take a bus to Rafina port (30 minutes from Athens airport) and take a ferry to Andros (1h30).

 

 Where to stay:  "Belvedere Andros" the hotel is run by a lovely family that will make your stay perfect.

 


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Blue Caves

Zakynthos

North of one of the most beautiful islands of Greece come discover the "Blue Caves", one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Greece. The Blue Caves are located in Agios Nikolaos, a former fishing village that has become one of the favourite places for travellers who are staying on Zakynthos Island.

 

Board a cruise boat and discover some of the 150 blue caves of Agios Nikolaos. Need an additional argument to convince you? It is the favourite tourist attraction for travellers staying on the island of Zakynthos.

 

Book your accommodation at the best price in Agios Nikolaos as well as your best tours and activities in Navagio Beach and Blue Caves.

 How to get there: book your flights to Zakynthos and drive to Agios Nikolas (50 min).

 

 

 How to get there: Book your flights to Zakynthos and drive to Agios Nikolaos (50min).

 

 Where to stay:  "Orfos Villa" for its unlimited Ionian Sea views.

 


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Melissani Cave

Sami - Kefalonia

Melissani Cave is one of the best hidden gems of Kefalonia Island. This magical place is worth the trip: you will have memories for a lifetime. The visit to this cave with its well of light piercing the vault and opening onto a wild forest is unforgettable.

 

The tour is quite short, 15-20 minutes, but it's breathtakingly beautiful, certainly one of the most beautiful places in Greece. We recommend a visit at 2pm when the sun rays are just above this well of light.

 

Book your flights to Agrostoli aiport and your accommodation at the best price as well as your best experiences on the island of Kefalonia.

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Agrostoli Airport and drive to Melissani Cave (50 min).

 

 Where to stay: If you want to stay near the cave, book your accommodation in the village of Sami.  

 


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Porto Timoni

Corfu

If you are brave, like walking and love nature, this beautiful beach is for you. When we say Porto Timoni beach, we should say "the beaches" of Porto Timoni. On one side one of the beaches overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, on the other side the other beach overlooks a lagoon of a captivating colour.

 

Porto Timoni is located 1 hour from Corfu airport, south of the village of Afionas, south of the island. During your stay in Corfu we invite you to enjoy the so-called "Canal d'Amour" beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, located a few hundred metres from the port of Sidari, north of Corfu Island.

 

Come and discover these dream places by booking your flights to Corfu as well as your accommodation at the best price in Corfu and your tours and activities such as a "full-day cruise to the blue lagoon".

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Corfu and drive to Porto Timoni (1h).

 

 Where to stay:  "Phivos Hotel" is located 800 m from the nearest beach.  

 


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Meteora

Kalabaka

Perched on top of geological formations, the Meteora Monasteries are one of the most incredible places to visit in Greece.

 

Nowadays you can get to the top more easily than centuries ago thanks to the steps carved out of the rock, but for centuries monks and visitors could only reach these sacred places by climbing into large wicker baskets that were lifted to the top by a system of pulleys.

 

The six active monasteries are not the only reason to visit this destination; nature in this region of Greece is also worth seeing. Under the sun, in the mist, under a stormy sky, Meteora completely changes her face through the seasons and sometimes during the same day!

 

Book your flights to Athens (4 hours) or Thessaloniki (3 hours) and your accommodation at the best price and your best experiences in Greece such as a "Majestic Sunset on Meteora Rocks tour".

 

 

 How to get there:  Book your flights to Thessaloniki Airport (3h by car) or Athens (4h drive).

 

 Where to stay:  "Hotel Doupiani House" with amazing views of the Meteora.

 


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Agios Sostis

Zakynthos

This tiny island, located north of Zakynthos Island, is just 15 minutes’ drive from Zakynthos Airport and is a true paradise on earth. The entrance at the island of Cameo is not free of charge but it includes a nice drink!

 

Enjoy the sun, the endless sea and crystal clear waters; you’re on holiday now!

The island may  be privatized for big events such as weddings (if you pretend you are a distant cousin you might take part of the fair!). Apart from these private events the island is still open to the public. If it is closed upon your arrival please visit the nearest beach, Martini Beach. You can also rent or buy a white dress and schedule your wedding for the next day!

 

All joking aside the island of Zakynthos is worth the trip and will amaze you by the beauty of its landscapes and paradisiac beaches. Book your flights to Zakynthos, your hotel or apartment at the best price guaranteed and your tours and activities on Zakynthos such as a full-day cruise to beach & blue caves.

 

 

 How to get there: Book your flights to Zakynthos (15 minutes’ drive from this beautiful beach).

 

 Where to stay: "Porto Koukla Beach Hotel" offers direct access to the sandy beach of Porto Koukla.

 


 

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