Hikes

Sierra de Torcal

From our lovely spot between the oak trees, we had made a detour to Estepona, but afterwards we went inland again to Torcal de Antequera. We had been here in February 2019 and had experienced this fantastic area with grey skies, fog and low temperatures. This time we were thankful, that it wasn’t as hot …

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Roca del Corb

At the foothills of the Pyrenees, near the villag e of Peramola, lies a fascinating rock formation, called Roca del Corb. We found a hike on Wikiloc, starting from the village, which we followed up into the mountains and around Roca del Corb with incredible views of an even bigger and similar rock formation. They …

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Hiking Meteora

Early in the morning we drove up into the mountains of Meteora, to experience the morning light on these fascinating formations. After driving from one lookout point to the next, we started at the bottom again, to explore the rocks close up on a hike. When the sun rose, the tips of the boulders with …

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A bridge and a waterfall

We had reached the national park around the 2,152 meters high Mount Oeta or Oiti, where we wanted to go on a hike. Our spot for the night was at the famous Gorgopotamos Bridge, which is a railway bridge over the river with the same name. It played an important role in WWII, when the …

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@ Argos

Yeah! Our first visit to an archeological site since we came to Greece 2 months ago. Until recently everything was closed due to the lockdown, but archeological sites are open since maybe a week now. We came to Argos to hike up to the castle Larissa, but first stopped at the remains of the historic …

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Kap Tigani

It was market day in Areopoli (every Saturday), which made it a great stop for some fresh fruits and veggies – always so much more fun than a supermarket. We were on our way to Kap Tigáni, a little peninsula in the shape of a pan handle. But more about it later, first we did …

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The old Mani path

Already the name of this hike sounded lovely: Pigi & Platsa – the 2 villages we would reach on cobblestone-paved roads built hundreds of years ago for hoofed traffic connecting the mountain villages with each other and the coast. These roads are called kalderimi and are typically 2 m wide, so that two fully laden mules could …

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