Greece Offers More Than Just Sandy Beaches

  • by XpatAthens
  • Wednesday, 18 February 2015
Greece Offers More Than Just Sandy Beaches

When you think about Greece it is easy to think of just golden sandy beaches and beautiful blue oceans. However, Greece has a lot more to offer, particularly to outdoor enthusiasts who like getting off-the-beaten track, according to Grecian Plato Balomenakis who thinks that more people should explore wild Greece. “My friends and I like to climb the rocky hills, but visitors seem to prefer walking,” he says.

 “In Crete the Samaria Canyon is always very popular particularly in the Spring when the wild flowers are everywhere.”

The Samaria Canyon is in fact home to over 450 species of flower. By law, not a single flower may be removed from the canyon; this ensures the delicate ecosystem is maintained for the enjoyment of future generations.

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