Exploring Greek caves is a unique adventure that provides explorers the opportunity to acquire or enhance their knowledge of geology and elements, paleontology, anthropology, hydrology, physics, biology and archeology.

The Greek caves are among the most beautiful in the world and impress visitors with the beauty of the geological formations, ground waters, eerie colors and sounds of the earth.

Many Greek caves have been explored and several of these are recovered and open to the public. But there are many more that are unused or not fully explored. In these, browsing ισ only allowed under certain conditions and of course with a permit.
 
The Greek law does not allow exploring caves (caving) by individuals, unless they are members of a Speleological Society and licensed by the IRS Paleoanthropology and Speleology belonging to the Ministry of Culture.

Some of the most known Greek caves

In this section we feature some of the most interesting caves in Greece that have been explored, recovered and open to the public.

These are:

Alistrati cave operating in Macedonia, one of the largest in Greece and in Europe

Aggitis cave (also called Maaras Cave) in Drama

Alepotripa and Vlichada caves in Diros

Cave of the Lakes in Achaia

Pitson cave near Xilokastro, Korinthos

Melissani or Melissanthi cave in Kefalonia

 

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