Perfect to visit all year round, particularly for lovers of the outdoors and wishing to find adeventures in nature. More than 400 beaches and 10 marinas were awarded with BlueFlags.You will beneath of crystal clear waters and swim around the colourful fishes.
The well known island of Crete invites you for its National Park.
The Samaria Gorge is at world’s biosphere reserve and a great tourist attraction. Take the chance to visit the Lychnostatis Open Air Museum and the Nautical Museum.Discover the amazing underwater life at the CretAquarium.There are more than 2500 species.
Each tank of CretAquarium bears labels with hosted species’ names printed in nine languages (Greek, English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Russian, Czech).
For all those interested in getting to know more about the organisms hosted by CretAquarium, to learn more about its operation and the ecology of the marine environment, there are tour options. Check http://www.cretaquarium.gr/en/
Milos is another option for those who need a peaceful getaway.Relax, swim and go snorkelling.There are many cruises, choose the one that fits you.Next time in Greece we will go hiking so, please follow us if this is of your interest.
Nature and Blue Flag Global
The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (HSPN) is the oldest national environmental NGO in Greece, founded in 1951, and strives continuously for the protection of Greek nature since. It is active along four axes: environmental intervention; nature conservation; environmental education; sustainable management and general public awareness raising.
It has established the “Byron Antipas” prize, which is awarded to an individual or organisation that has decisively contributed to the protection of Greek nature; among its recipients are the renowned environmentalist Luc Hoffmann (2005), and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (2011).
It is a member of major international conservation organisations, such as the IUCN, and has been honoured for its work, it by the Academy of Athens, the Council of Europe and the Ford Foundation.