Let’s organize geotourism here in Zagori at Vikos-Aoos Geopark in northern Greece!

Let’s organize geotourism!

Springtime is here in Vikos-Aoos Geopark and the Zagori region and the snow is melting revealing a new relief! Tymfi -the limestone mountain range – is a living organism. The complex geological processes of the past with the evolving karstic phenomena of the present create one of the most impressive landscapes. The outdoor travel era…

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Greek impression

Whoever thinks of Greece, usually imagines the islands with their blue and white houses, or maybe thinks about the big cities such as Athens or Thessaloniki, but the land actually has a  very varied landscape and has several natural parks. Unfortunately, it is less known that geotourism is possible in Greece. That’s why Georgia Kanellopoulou, who…

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Participation to the 1st International Conference on Experiential Tourism, 9-11 October 2015, Santorini

Participation to the 1st International Conference on Experiential Tourism, 9-11 October 2015, Santorini

THE CHALLENGE OF GEOTOURISM IN GREECE: GEOCULTURAL ROUTES IN ZAGORI REGION (NW GREECE) Georgia KANELLOPOULOU1 1 PhD student, Department of Cultural Heritage Management and New Technologies, University of Patras, Seferi 2, 30100, Agrinio, Greece Abstract Geotourism focuses on living experience through the contact of geoenvironmental and cultural components that constitute the particular identity of a…

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TeRA, Zagori mountain race, is a mountain race spanning 80km and with an elevation gain of +5000 m

Zagori mountain race – TeRA 80km

TeRA is a mountain race spanning 80km and with an elevation gain of +5000 m.It starts at the art station of the High School of Fine Arts in Tsepelovo. After passing through the village, it enters a dirt road for 3km and after that on a trail. After 6.5km the participants will reach the first…

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