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The Alyki wetlands

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Not really what I'd call a reserve

Maybe it was the time of year but in October this was a salt flat where locals go to do handbrake... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
shamwo
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Ashford, United Kingdom
Beautiful nature area

We have many times cycled from Pythagorion to Psili Ammos. A wonderful cycle-route. Short before... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
LN1946
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Oksboel, Denmark
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9 Nov 2016
“Not really what I'd call a reserve”
6 Oct 2016
“Old, dried up salt pans”
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The Alyki Wetlands, Psili Ammos 831 00, Greece
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Maybe it was the time of year but in October this was a salt flat where locals go to do handbrake skids with their vehicles. No self respecting wildlife would stay anywhere near.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank shamwo
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Please don't come here specially, because it's quite depressing and very unattractive. It sits opposite a Greek military post with blow up plastic tanks to impress the Turks. You will pass it on the way to Psili Ammos, so stop and take a picture if...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank pedroofpobla
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We have many times cycled from Pythagorion to Psili Ammos. A wonderful cycle-route. Short before Psili Ammos, you pass Alyki Wetlands. Alky Wetlands is a salt lake. The water level can vary a lot. Sometimes you can see flamingos in the lake.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank LN1946
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Visited Alyki wetlands, a salt marsh where migrating flamingos stay during fall and spring, one of the few places you can see flamingos in europe. Had luck visiting the site in late may and saw one (1) flamingo. I would imagine visiting the site when...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Peter A
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