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PARALIA (LOUTSAKI), ARTEMIDA (LOUTSA), ATTICA, CENTRAL GREECE

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Activities: Windsurf, SUP
Popularity: Not Much
Style: Freeride, Wave
Level: Good, Specialist

This small beach is a good choice for those who are looking for a relatively quite spot (It can be described as a secret one) on wintertime and do not mind sacrificing one beaufort less wind strength than Nissakia Spot.

Check the location of Loutsaki (means Small Loutsa in Greek) on our map so you can be sure you won't miss the spot and get ready to enjoy windsurf jumping!



Best Months: January, February, March, December
Medium Months: April, May, September, October, November, December
Wind Type: Thermal Winds, Frontal Winds
Best Direction: N, NNE, NE
Main Direction:
Worst Direction: W
Wind Factor: 11-16 knots (4 bft), 17-21 knots (5 bft), 22-27 knots (6 bft)
Main Wind Direction: Side shore, Side Onshore
Blowing at: Morning, Midday, Afternoon
Wave Tack: Port (from the left)

The best wind direction blows from the N, NNE, and NE with average force 13-25 knots. Usually stable winds. A little bit less windy than Nissakia Spot.

It is recommended for stormy days or days full of windsurfers at Nissakia.


WindGuru Poseidon Windyty NOA UOA Greece UOA
Type: Chop, Small Wave (< 1m), Medium Wave (1-3m)
Quality:
Depth: Shallow (walking several steps not to step on)
Seabed: Sand, Rocks
Attention: Reefs, Urchins

Nice waves with 25 knots NE winds. A wide reef at the south end of the beach, with many urchins on it. Don’t windsurf too close.

Type: Sand, Stones
Size: Small
Bathers Period: June, July, August
Bathers: Average
Shade: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Attention: Rocks

The wild, sandy beach is very small. There are sharp rocks at the south part. In summertime the beach is full of swimmers.

GPS Google Maps: 37.96036, 24.00792

Paralia is situated in east Attica about 31 km east of Athens center, 15 km northeast of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and 9 km from Rafina Port.

Arrival by Airplane: The new airport of Athens “Eleftherios Venizelos”, one of the best airports in Europe, (IATA: ATH, ICAO: LGAV) is located in Spata Town and serves flights to Greece daily from several international airlines from all over the world. You can take a charter flight, so you can carry your windsurf equipment with you as well.

The metro and the Proastiakos-Suburban railway, as well as taxis and buses to and from Athens are to be found opposite the main exit of the airport. The distance is 44 km. The bus journey takes between 35 and 45 minutes to the city centre at Syntagma (Parliament) Square (of course depending on the time and traffic), therefore the best way is to take the “Athens metro” that connects the airport with Athens and Piraeus. There are car hire agencies at the airport, in case you want to rent a vehicle.

If you want to go directly to Paralia Spot by car or taxi, the airport is 15 km away, with quick and easy access. The metro and the Proastiakos-Suburban railway do not serve this area!

Arrival by Ferry/Boat: If you are coming from the European continent and you prefer to take the ferry from an Italian Port, you need to head towards Italy and the Italian ports of Ancona, Venice Bari or Brindisi. Those ports have daily connections to Corfu, Igoumenitsa and Patras. If you are coming from Aegean Sea (from a Greek Island, Turkey or Cyprus) you will reach one of the Attica’s Ports in Piraeus, Rafina or Lavrio Town.

Arrival by Car, Moto, Camper Van: If you’re coming by Ferry from an Italian port, Patra is about 211 km away from the center of Athens and Igoumenitsa is about 445 km. There are some good highways a like the Corinth-Athens and the Athens-Larissa, Corinth-Tripoli and the Egnatia highway.

Paralia is about 31 km away from Athens and 50 km away from Piraeus, 9 km from Rafina and 41 km from Lavrio. If you come from Thessaloniki -Greece's second largest city- the distance is about 521 km till Athens center. To reach the spot drive Vravronos Avenue from Artemida to Vravrona and turn left when you reach Vravronos Avenue 76. At the end of the road the spot will be at your left side.

Arrival by Bus: There are bus routes available all year long.  The closest bus stop is “3rd Vravronos”.Then 3’ Walk. Buses 304 & 316 starts from “Nomismatokopio” metro station and bus 323 goes from Artemida to Vravrona and back.

Arrival by Train: Train travel is not so much in fashion anymore due to the complexity of the journey through the Balkans. Rail services link Thessaloniki with, Athens, Thrace and Patra. The line through what was once Yugoslavia provides connections with Central and Western Europe. The line through Bulgaria connects to Eastern Europe and the line through Istanbul, Turkey with the countries of the Near East.

If you to come to Attica by train, you can get the metro Line 2 from “Stathmos Larissis” station. From “Nomismatokopio” metro station you can get the bus.



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  • Storage Storage

  • Repair Repair

  • Washing Washing

  • Rescue Rescue

  • Equipment Store Equipment Store

  • Events Events

  • Parking Parking
    A few parking spaces along the beach
  • Toilet Toilet

  • Shower Shower

  • Beach facilities Beach facilities

  • Food Food

  • Market Market
    Mini Markets very close, Supermarkets, Bakeries, Butcher shops & Grocery stores in the area

  • Acommodations Acommodations
    Some hotels in the area

  • Camping Camping

  • Room for Camper Vans Room for Camper Vans

  • Nightlife Nightlife
    In Artemida Town

  • Internet Access Internet Access

  • Medical Center Medical Center
    In case of emergence the local Medical Center and the pharmacies of Artemida are available for you





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