Trekking in Greece

The Peloponnese and Pindos Way

By Tim Salmon, Michael Cullen

Guidebook describing challenging treks in the mountains of Greece, traversing the Pindhos Range, near Athens, and the Peloponnese, plus a handful of shorter routes including Mount Olympus. The treks demand a high level of commitment and fitness due to their remoteness and difficult terrain, and boast stunning unspoilt scenery.

Seasons

Seasons

June-Sept is the most settled period for weather, and not too hot in the mountains; snow Nov-April in the mountains.
Centres

Centres

Karpenísi, Métsovo, Ámfissa, Trípoli, Dhíakhofto, Sparta, Áyios Nikólaos
Difficulty

Difficulty

demanding rather than technically difficult; suitable for fit and experienced walkers; remote: navigation skills essential
Must See

Must See

traverse of the Pindos, Mt Olympus, Mt Khelmós, Mt Párnonas, beautiful scenery, rich flora and cultural interest
ISBN
9781852849689
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Published
16 Mar 2018
Edition
Third
Pages
304
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.6cm
Weight
330g
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Salmon Tim

Tim Salmon

Tim Salmon first visited Greece in 1958. He has lived and worked in the country, visited countless times, written and translated books and articles, and made a film about shepherd life for Greek TV.

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Cullen Michael

Michael Cullen

Michael Cullen was born in Greece and spent his childhood there, returning in 1990 to set up his own trekking business. He has spent most of the last fifteen years researching and leading hikes throughout the country, as well as compiling walking guidebooks and accommodation websites.

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