Outdoor Sports to Enjoy in Lipsi, Greece
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Lipsi, Greece is a paradise for anyone who loves the great outdoors. The island of Lipsi is home to sheltered bays, coves, and beautiful turquoise waters. The beaches vary from sandy to pebbled, but they all boast gorgeous waters and amazing views. Here’s what you can expect for outdoor sports when visiting Lipsi, Greece.
Go for a Bike Ride Around Lipsi, Greece
Lipsi Island is a great place to go bicycling. Since the island is so small, it’s no trouble cycling around the entire island if you choose to do so. There are at least two places on the island where you can rent bicycles and scooters. The island has a circular road that passes through all regions of island, so you don’t even have to rent a car while on the island. You can get where you want on bike with no trouble. This is also a great way to see the island and surrounding views at your own pace. You can stop for meals and rest when you want to.
Hike the Island of Lipsi
The island of Lipsi is ideal for hikers. Many of the trails are easy to moderate in difficulty, so if you’re there with your kids, they will be able to hike as well. One beautiful hiking route starts at the lovely cobblestone path of the Church of the Dormition of Virgin Mary and leads to the Temple of Ano Kimisi. The length of the hiking routes varies. Some are as short as under 3 km while others are closer to 16. Whatever you’re looking for in a hiking trail, you are sure to find it on the island of Lipsi. These hikes will take you through nature and to sites that you won’t want to miss. No matter where you are on the island, you will be within 5 km of the main town, so you never have to worry about wandering too far.
Enjoy Water Sports in Lipsi
If you’re spending time on the beaches of Lipsi, you will enjoy swimming in their crystal clear waters. Kambos Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Lipsi due to its close proximity to Hora. If you want to spend an afternoon in the water, this beach is a good choice as it has a number of amenities around. If you are craving a little more adventure, head to Mikro Beach or Megali Myrsini Beach are ideal for windsurfing. Unfortunately there are no windsurfing centers on the island, so if this is something you want to do, you’ll have to find an alternative for borrowing or renting equipment.
Lipsi is also a great place to take a boat tour and explore the area from the water. Being so close to the neighboring island, there are many options to choose from. You can enjoy swimming in the beautiful turquoise sea, which is included in many of the tours offered. Imagine jumping off a boat into the sea.
This is a great destination for anyone who loves spending time outdoors. Lipsi is one of those places where you won’t have trouble finding things to do!
This post was written by Greek Boston