travelling 2 Greece
Follow
Find tag "caves"
9.4K views | +0 today
travelling 2 Greece
travelling 2 Greece
all about travelling to Greece
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Demetrios Georgalas
Scoop.it!

Petralona Cave | Across Greece

Petralona Cave | Across Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

the Petralona Cave in Chalkidiki (Western Makedonia) is situated about 1 km to the East of the homonymous village, on the western cliffs of the ancient Kalavros mountain (~700 m height), that the inhabitants of the region call Katsika. Cave’s geographic position is about 50 km to the SE of Thessaloniki, 12 Km to the East of Kallikrateia and another 50 Km to the West of Polygyros – Chalkidiki’s capital, in an altitude of about 300 meters from the level of sea. It was found in 1959 by the inhabitant of Petralona, Mr. Philippos Hatzaridis and it became well known all over the world in 1960, when the skull of Arhanthropos was found by another inhabitant of Petralona, Mr. Christos Sarrigiannidis.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Demetrios Georgalas
Scoop.it!

Cave of the Lakes | Across Greece

Cave of the Lakes | Across Greece | travelling 2 Greece | Scoop.it

Explore the legendary “Cave of the Lakes” in the village Kastria of Achaia, only 17 km far from Kalavrita. It truly is a rare creation of Nature. Apart from its labyrinth of corridors, its mysterious galleries and its strange stalactite formations, the “Cave of the Lakes” has something exclusively unique that does not exist in other well known caves. Inside the cave there is a string of cascading lakes forming three different levels that establish its uniqueness in the world.

more...
No comment yet.