Caving in Greece in North Aegean


The cave of Halaris or Parathiri as it's also known, can be found near the village of Chrysostomos in the southern part of the island, just a few metres from the riverbed of Halari.
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This cave is located between the village Petroupoli and the area of Arvopeza within the northern section of the island. Like most other caves, this one has been connected with legend for years.
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This cave can be found within the northeastern side of the island near the village of Perdiki, in the area of Avgolimena, near the banks of a river. It's location near a ravine and the fact that its covered by thick vegetation, make accessing the cave difficult.
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Once can find the Cave of Iero in the eponymous seaside village in the area of Faros. According to legend, the cave was once a site of worship and offering to the god Dionysus, who was said to have been born on the nearby mountain of Drakanos.
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In the southeastern section of Ikaria near the village of Katafygi nad just below the Rock of Paroufa, you'll find the Cave of Semni. This cave runs from northwest to southeast, and is difficult to access due to the dense vegetation surrounding it.
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Legend has it that the cave of Katafygi stretches from its entrance in the area of Xilino near Katafygi, just below the church of Agios Nikolaos, all the way to the village of Faros.
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Spelunkers will rejoice in the unique labyrinthine chambers of this narrow cave. Archaeological artifacts prove that it was settled as early as the 5thC BC and there were a number of Roman pottery shards uncovered when this cave was explored.
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If you love exploring unique caves, Fousa cave is perfect for you. This 95-meter cave is made of marble and boasts two beautiful chambers. It is important to note that artifacts dating back to the 6thC BC were unearthed here, which proves it played an important role in Ancient Greece.
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This beautiful cave boasts a central chamber that once housed a Prehistoric settlement. Artifacts dating back to this era held critical archaeological significance and put this cave on the map for researchers and amateur archaeologists alike.
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