A mystical and mythological experience; Discover the Greek caves

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Time to suggest a mystical and mythological experience! Are you passionate about nature and its beauty? Are you fascinated by the natural sculptures and their majestic hard to explain beauty? If yes, one more time this is the page you should consult! Discover the Greek caves!

The Greek land is scattered with caves exceeding 8500 in number. Major geological processes have endowed the bowels of the Greek earth with true monuments to nature, filled with charm and mystery. Some of the caves are renowned all over the world for their significant anthropological findings. Human history has been linked to these mystical caves. Many of them were refuges for primeval man; others were important places of worship.

The power of nature, manifesting itself in the silence, unseen by human eyes, has captivated all cultures. Greek caves, like Melissani on Kefalonia, those at Alistrati in Macedonia, the Perama cave in Ioannina, Epirus, fascinate visitors with their inner, complex decoration. Stalactites and stalagmites of incredible beauty, an ‘architectural’ structure that forms halls similar to those in royal palaces, underground waters, crystal-clear and mystical, create unparalleled underground landscapes. Apart from being one of the special sights to see when traveling around this country, a visit to a Greek cave is a deeply mystical experience.

Discover them on this page!


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Chrisa Lepida

Chrisa Lepida

My name is Chrisa and I come from Greece. As nature lover, winter sports addict and Erasmus obsessed, I’m always writing about these topics.

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