Canyoning or canyoneering is a highly adventurous water sports in which a person travels through canyons using a variety of methods such as walking, climbing, jumping, swimming, etc. In Greece, you can find canyons that are very easy or others extremely adventurous. Canyoning in Greece is suitable for those who love danger and are in good health, since many misfortunes or difficulties may come in the way.
Canyoning spots and clubs
There are many gorges and mountainous areas in Greece where canyoning is organized. To name a few, particularly popular are Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, in the numerous gorges in Evritania (Central Greece), such as the gorges of Vothonas and Viniani, in Epirus (the most famous gorge of Epirus is Vikos), in Crete island and Thrace (the gorge of Xiropotamos).
There are many clubs to practice canyoning in Greece that organize excursions, mainly during week ends. The prices are not high and if they last for more than one day, then regularly accommodation is arranged. However, in any case, you have to contact the club for more info on the location, the equipment needed, the details of the excursion, the price and the particular dates.Trekking Hellas
Address: Rethymnou 10, Athens
Address: 1 Ptolemeon St., Pagrati, Athens
Address: Konitsa, Epirus
Address: 10, Evans Str, Heraklion, Crete
Address: 3 Chr. Pipsou str., Thessaloniki