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Municipality of Marathon

On the east coast of Attica, Marathon offers a large array of gorgeous sightseeing, splendid beaches, and unique monuments which attract travellers of diverse origin, providing them with the traditional Greek hospitality. It is therefore suited to all tastes. The area also boasts a 25-mile long coastline, comprising popular, as well as quieter beaches, with isolated sandy areas and unspoiled crystal-clear waters. The protected and safe gulf is suitable for swimming and several water-related activities (snorkeling, windsurfing, etc) for nine months a year.

This sunny destination is welcoming to all visitors, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities or age, with countless opportunities for exploring. People with access needs are invited to enjoy high quality integrated services here.

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Municipality of Delphi

Municipality of Delphi

According to legend, when Zeus sent out two eagles from the ends of the universe to find the ‘omphalos’, the centre of the world, they met in Delphi. The Delphi region at the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus is an enchanting destination in the heart of Greece. It is a place of harmony and serenity, where the sea meets a jagged coastline, capes, islets and mountains. It is a place of great contrasts; with snowy-white mountain peaks which run down to beaches and crystal clear waters. The municipality of Delphi unites several regions: Amfissa, Delphi, Desfina, Galaxidi, Itea, Gravia, Parnassos and Kallieon. Each region tells a different story and offers an array of tourist attractions.

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Prefecture of Serres (Greece)

Prefecture of Serres (Greece)

Stretching from the Strymonikos bay to the Bulgarian boarder, The Prefecture of Serres, is Greece’s treasured possession. Today, both the Strymon River and Lake Kerkini constitute invaluable wetlands of great ecotourist and ecological interest. In other locations in the area such as Agistro and Sidirokastro, you can take advantage of the medicinal water springs that the locals believe have been offered to them by the ancient gods.

www.naserron.gr/, www.kerkini.gr

Prefecture of Lesvos

Lesvos coast © Prefecture of Lesvos

Lesvos is located in the north-east of Greece. In 2009, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in protected areas. The Island of Lesvos combines natural beauty and history in a way like no other. An island best known for its beaches, Lesvos is home to some of the most spectacular natural attractions in the world. Sights not to miss in Lesvos are the horseback-riders venturing up mountain sides, pristine beaches, migrating birds touching down on the salt flats and religious celebrations in ancient places of worship.

www.lesvos.gr

Grevena

Lake and forest in a mountainous region © Grevena

Grevena is located in northern Greece. In 2008, it was awarded the title of European Tourist Destination of Excellence in Intangible Heritage. The south-west region of Western Macedonia Stone will get you active by offering geo-touristic adventure experiences, such as mountain climbing, trekking, hiking or skiing, whilst its cultural and historical heritage can be experienced first hand.

www.grevena.gr

Florina

Ruins with lake and mountain backdrop © Florina

Florina is located in northern Greece. In 2007, it was awarded the title of Best Emerging European Rural Destination of Excellence. Eight municipalities attract visitors with perfect mountainous landscapes ideal for skiing holidays alongside many further opportunities to enjoy an eco-friendly vacation and excellent traditional cuisine.

www.florina.gr

Last update: 13/01/2014 | Top