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Nature in Greece

Orchard Bloom Megaplatanos Northern
Orchard in bloom near Megaplatanos in northern Greece, with the Voras Mountains in the background. (1289k)
Snow Covered Mount Olympus
Snow covered Mount Olympus, seat of the Ancient Greek Gods. (617k)
Gorge Mount Olympus
Gorge on Mount Olympus. (1157k)
Rainbow Over Mount Parnassus
Rainbow over Mount Parnassus. (514k)
Snow Covered Pindos Mountains
Snow covered Pindos Mountains. (1131k)
Snow Covered Pindos Mountains
Snow covered Pindos Mountains. (818k)
View Over Lake Pamvotis
View over Lake Pamvotis with the Pindos Mountains behind. (1088k)
Pindos Mountains
Pindos Mountains. (1239k)
Vikos Gorge
Vikos Gorge. (1.6M)
Vikos Gorge
Vikos Gorge. (833k)
Vikos Gorge Monodendri
Vikos Gorge near Monodendri. (728k)
Vikos Gorge Monodendri
Vikos Gorge near Monodendri. (1419k)
Vikos Gorge Monodendri
Vikos Gorge near Monodendri. (1289k)
Vikos Gorge Monodendri
Vikos Gorge near Monodendri. (927k)
Vouraikos Gorge
Vouraikos Gorge. (1.7M)
Vouraikos Gorge
Vouraikos Gorge. (1.7M)
Vouraikos Gorge
Vouraikos Gorge. (1297k)
Voidomatis River Klidonia
Voidomatis River near Klidonia. (1.8M)
Venetikos River
Venetikos River. (932k)
Venetikos River
Venetikos River. (1328k)
Mountain Creek Mount Pelion
Mountain creek on Mount Pelion. (1274k)
Snow Mount Pelion Notice
Snow on Mount Pelion. Notice how the snow has melted around the trees from the warmth of the trees. (1060k)
Rock Formation Zagori Region
Rock formation in the Zagori region. (1056k)
Rock Formation Voidomatis River
Rock formation on the Voidomatis River. (1.8M)
Rock Formation Voidomatis River
Rock formation on the Voidomatis River. (1.7M)
Stone Forest Monodendri
Stone Forest near Monodendri. (1.6M)
Stone Forest
Stone Forest. (1.8M)
Stone Forest
Stone Forest. (1.6M)

Corycian Cave

From the Corycian Cave entry in Wikipedia:

The Corycian Cave (Greek: Κωρύκιον ἄντρον, romanized: Kōrykion antron) is located in central Greece on the southern slopes of Mount Parnassus, in Parnassus National Park, which is situated north of Delphi. The Corycian Cave has been a sacred space since the Neolithic era, and its name comes from the mythological nature spirits the Corycian nymphs, which were depicted as looking like beautiful maidens and were said to inhabit the cave. More specifically it is named after the nymph Corycia; however, its name etymologically derives from korykos, "knapsack". A modern name for the cave in some references is Sarantavli, meaning "forty rooms" due to the fact that the cave has many caverns that go deep into Mt. Parnassus. The Corycian Cave was used primarily as a place of worship for the Pan, the god of the wild, as well as the Corycian nymphs, Zeus, and is also thought to be the ritual home of Dionysus. Also in mythology, Zeus was imprisoned in the Corycian Cave by the monster Typhon.

Entrance Corycian Cave
Entrance to the Corycian Cave. (1.7M)
Interior Corycian Cave
Interior of the Corycian Cave. (925k)
Looking Inside Cave
Looking out from inside the cave. (666k)

Diros Caves

Large Cavern Speleothemes
Large cavern with speleothemes. (882k)
Large Cavern Speleothemes
Large cavern with speleothemes. (830k)
Cavern Lots Stalactites Stalagmites
Cavern with lots of stalactites and stalagmites. (1000k)
Cavern Lots Stalactites Stalagmites
Cavern with lots of stalactites and stalagmites. (1018k)
Cavern Lots Stalactites Including
Cavern with lots of stalactites (including straw stalactites) and stalagmites. (1017k)
Closer View Speleotheme Formation
Closer view of the speleotheme formation. (1032k)
Lots Speleothemes Column Center
Lots of speleothemes with a column in the center. (1186k)
Lots Speleothemes Thin Column
Lots of speleothemes with a thin column in the center. (1068k)
Jumble Deposits
A jumble of deposits. (1241k)
Various Types Speleothemes
Various types of speleothemes. (984k)
Narrow Passage Columns
Narrow passage with columns. (968k)
Couple Columns Connected Stalactitestalagmite
A couple of columns (connected stalactite/stalagmite formations). (1102k)
Thick Column
Thick column. (869k)
Large Flow Stone Formation
Large flow stone formation. (1047k)
Draperies Sheet-like Speleothemes
Draperies (sheet-like speleothemes). (923k)
Draperies
Draperies. (654k)

Edessa Waterfall and Cave

Edessa Waterfall
Edessa waterfall. (1434k)
Closer View Falling Water
Closer view of the falling water. (934k)
Cave Behind Waterfall Rare
Cave behind the waterfall. It is a rare primary cave that formed together with the rock at the same time. (996k)
Cave Behind Waterfall
Cave behind the waterfall. (901k)
Cave Behind Waterfall
Cave behind the waterfall. (773k)
Cave Behind Waterfall
Cave behind the waterfall. (748k)

Flora in Greece

Lichen
Lichen. (1382k)
Common Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria parietina)
Common Sunburst Lichen (Xanthoria parietina). (1129k)
Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri)
Tree full of Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri). (923k)
Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri)
Close-up of the Oakmoss (Evernia prunastri). (1.7M)
Tree Full Mistletoes
Tree full of mistletoes. (1.6M)
Fir Mistletoe (Viscum album abietis)
Fir Mistletoe (Viscum album abietis, german: Weißbeerige Mistel, french: Gui). (1443k)
Fir Mistletoe (Viscum album abietis)
Close-up of a Fir Mistletoe (Viscum album abietis, german: Weißbeerige Mistel, french: Gui). (1011k)
Areas South Mani Peninsula
Many areas in the south of the Mani Peninsula were covered with yellow flowering bushes. It was quite impressive. (1360k)
Giant Fennel (Ferula communis)
Giant Fennel (Ferula communis, german: Riesenfenchel, french: Férule commune). (1489k)
Field Wildflowers
Field with wildflowers. (1.9M)
Flowers
Flowers. (1136k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1165k)
Flower
Flower. (840k)
Flower
Flower. (593k)
Flower
Flower. (755k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1499k)
Flowers
Flowers. (914k)
Poppies
Poppies. (1.7M)
Flowers
Flowers. (1.5M)
Flowers
Flowers. (1379k)
Flower
Flower. (1450k)
Thistle
Thistle. (647k)
Flower
Flower. (854k)
Flowers
Flowers. (1223k)
Flower
Flower. (1479k)
Branched Asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus)
Branched Asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus, german: Ästiger Affodill, french: Asphodèle ramifié). (1.9M)
Branched Asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus)
Close-up of the flowers of Branched Asphodel (Asphodelus ramosus, german: Ästiger Affodill, french: Asphodèle ramifié). (643k)
Annual Honesty (Lunaria annua)
Annual Honesty (Lunaria annua, german: Einjähriges Silberblatt, french: Lunaire annuelle). (1172k)
White Mignonette (Reseda alba)
White Mignonette (Reseda alba, german: Weißer Wau, french: Réséda blanc). (1391k)
Mediterranean Spurge (Euphorbia characias)
Mediterranean Spurge (Euphorbia characias, german: Palisaden-Wolfsmilch, french: Euphorbe characias). (1.6M)
Greek Anemone (Anemonoides blanda)
Greek Anemone (Anemonoides blanda). (1217k)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (1.6M)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (1.6M)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (896k)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (1115k)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (1110k)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina)
Peacock Anemone (Anemone pavonina, german: Pfauen-Anemone). (1259k)
Common Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
Common Poppies (Papaver rhoeas, german: Klatschmohn, french: Coquelicot). (1281k)
Common Poppy (Papaver rhoeas)
Common Poppy (Papaver rhoeas, german: Klatschmohn, french: Coquelicot). (892k)
Violet Honeywort (Cerinthe retorta)
Violet Honeywort (Cerinthe retorta). (661k)
Dandelion (Taraxacum sp.)
Dandelion (Taraxacum sp., german: Löwenzahn ). (1486k)
Mullein (Verbascum undulatum)
Mullein (Verbascum undulatum). (1352k)
Hoary Rock-rose (Cistus creticus)
Hoary Rock-rose (Cistus creticus, german: Kretische Zistrose, french: Ciste de Crète). (700k)
Iris
Iris. (1401k)
Close-up Iris
Close-up of the iris. (539k)
Rose Bush
Rose bush. (1060k)
Close-up Roses
Close-up of one of the roses. (742k)
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis, german: Echter Lorbeer, french: Laurier vrai). (1.8M)
Odd Shaped Tree
Odd shaped tree. (1.8M)
Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum)
Judas Tree (Cercis siliquastrum, german: Gewöhnlicher Judasbaum, french: Arbre de Judée). These trees were everywhere. (1342k)
Mediterranean Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens)
Mediterranean Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens, german: Mittelmeer-Zypresse, french: Cyprès commun). (1.7M)
Olive Tree (Olea europaea)
Olive Tree (Olea europaea, german: Olivenbaum, french: Olivier) and Mediterranean Spurge (Euphorbia characias, german: Palisaden-Wolfsmilch, french: Euphorbe characias). (1.7M)
Tree
Tree. (1.8M)
Oriental Plane (Platanus orientalis)
Huge Oriental Plane Tree (Platanus orientalis, german: Morgenländische Platane, french: Platane d'Orient). (1017k)

Fauna in Greece

Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Western Honey Bees (Apis mellifera, german: Westliche Honigbiene, french: Mouche à miel). (1314k)
European Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus)
European Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus, german: Gemeine Feuerwanze, french: Gendarme). (670k)
White Garden Snail (Theba pisana)
White Garden Snail (Theba pisana, german: Mittelmeer-Sandschnecke). (426k)
Gecko
Gecko. (750k)
Peloponnese Wall Lizard (Podarcis peloponnesiacus)
Peloponnese Wall Lizard (Podarcis peloponnesiacus, german: Peloponnes-Mauereidechse). (1360k)
Greek Rock Lizard (Hellenolacerta graeca)
Greek Rock Lizard (Hellenolacerta graeca, german: Griechische Spitzkopfeidechse). (925k)

This page contains 113 pictures with 25 species

Here are the links to the other main pages on Greece:

Greece
Greece
Ancient Architecture in Greece
Ancient Architecture
Mythology in Greece
Mythology

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