Vikos Gorge – The Deepest Gorge in the World
The Vikos Gorge holds a record in Guiness, for being the deepest gorge in the world, it is not the largest is the one that has the greatest relationship between width and depth.
It is located in the mountains of Pindo in northern Greece, near the border with Albania. It has a length of about 20 km, and width about 400m, the depth varies between 450m and 1600m.
There is a natural viewpoint near the village of Monodendri, which you can reach by car and have a breathtaking view without having to make a great walk or physical effort.
The viewpoint is on a dead end road and is called “Oxya Viewpoint“, when you reach the end of the road, it is time to get out of the car and walk a small path on a stone path.
Vikos Gorge is in a natural park and is surrounded by nature and wildlife.
It is an ideal place for hiking, cycling, animal watching. From the residents of the park you can find some bears, wild horses, vultures, eagles ..
To spend the night by motorhome: 39 ° 54’23.9 “N 20 ° 45’06.1” E (far from everything, no mobile phone network, near the viewpoint)
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