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Christ in Thermi Beach

At the church of Saint Efstathios (Ai-Stathis) in the area of Plaka in Megalochori, a very beautiful path begins that leads to the edge of the caldera, by the sea, at the beautiful beach of Christ in Thermi (also called Christos or Thermi Beach). A few meters above the beach, wedged into the rock, we can see the little church of Christ (Transfiguration of the Savior)--Christos or Metamorphosi tu Sotiros, in Greek. Like any caldera route, this path requires care and attention, because it is quite steep. The trail is generally distinct, but there are two or three points where we need to be careful not to go in the wrong direction. (We have marked them as separate points on the map, and there are also stones on the path.) It takes 25 to 30 minutes to head downhill, while the laborious ascent requires 30 or 40 minutes. The beach is secluded, with large, dark volcanic pebbles, beautiful views, and deep, clear waters. The little church of Christ and the area the path crosses are privately ow


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Altitude (in meters) : 5
Type of Place : ScenicScenic
Depth : DeepDeep
Type of Seabed : PebblePebble
Type of Beach : Large pebblesLarge pebbles
Organized : No
Nudity : YesNo
Suitable for : CouplesCouples
Young peopleYoung people
Access : PathPath
Accessible : DifficultDifficult


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