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Hiking in the gorge of the river Aggitis

Hiking in the gorge of the river Aggitis

Hiking in the gorge of the river Aggitis
Completed Event
Date/Time: 
26 September 2021 / 7:30
Duration: 
9 hours
Difficulty: 
Level 1
Price: 
20 euro
Overview

The Salonica View office for outdoor activities and sports tourism organizes a day trip and  hiking in the gorge of the river Aggitis.

 

 A few words about Aggitis:

It is the largest tributary of the Strymon river with a length of 75 km. Its springs are located in Drama and its gorge extends between the mountains Paggaio and Menoikio with a length of 15 km. The river crosses part of the prefecture of Drama and Serres. Also, its cave is the largest cave in the world at 11 kilometers and the largest in Greece.

 

 A few words about the cave of Orpheus:

The Cave of Orpheus is a place of incomparable natural beauty. Inside the cave, the slow but invincible power of water has carved 45,000-year-old stalagmites into stunning formations. It is a horizontal, labyrinthine cave, with a total length of 300 meters and a width ranging from 20 meters to 30 meters.

 

Route features

Total route length: 9 km

Time: 6 hours

Degree of difficulty: 1

 

Detailed program:

07:30 - Departure by bus from Thessaloniki (Statue of Venizelos - Aristotelous Square)

09:00 - Arrival in the village of Symvoli, Serres (Hiking starting point)

09:15 - Start of hiking

15:00 - End of hiking

16:00 - Coffee break 

17:15 - Departure for return to Thessaloniki

18:30 - Arrival in Thessaloniki

 

Participation cost: 20 euros / person

 

The price includes:

Escort and organization

Gymnasts specializing in outdoor activities

Travel by bus

First aid box

 

CAUTION!!! Payment of the entire amount is made to the following bank accounts within 4 days after your booking. Otherwise, the reservation is canceled.

 

IBAN Piraeus Bank GR41 0172 2220 0052 2209 3179 693 (PAYEE TSAGGARIS ANDREAS)

IBAN National Bank GR2701102230000022300527524 (PAYEE TSANGARIS ANDREAS)

 

You must have with you:

Good sneakers or mountaineering (if you have any)

Mountaineering pants or leggings

Second blouse, socks, a small towel (change)

Snack and Water

Backpack

Raincoat (required)

Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen

Tissues

Trekking pole (optional)

Camera (optional)

 

 

Note 1. For the best operation of the event and for safety reasons, participants must comply with the instructions of the escorts.

 

Note 2. In case of cancellation of the event due to bad weather conditions, the trip is postponed to another date. Participants who can not participate on this date will have a refund. However, if the weather conditions still do not allow the event to take place, the event is permanently canceled and a refund is given to everyone. In case of cancellation by the participants, 7 days or less before the date of the event, the money is non-refundable.

 

Note 3. Photographic material is shared on our page and on social media after each event. By participating in a Salonica View event, you also agree to the sharing of photos. Otherwise, please let us know.  

 

 

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