In the age of Google maps and GPS equipment you might wonder why I even have a section on maps.  Yet most trekkers know that whether you have run out of battery or simply want to plan ahead and fantasize, you just can’t beat the printed item.

There are two main companies in map making in Greece.   Road Editions – http://www.road.gr/ has the better marketing but their maps are better suited for driving or motorbiking holidays.   Aim squarely for Anavasi – http://www.anavasi.gr/, maps created by hikers that actually walked the routes.

Also check out the service created by the Greek government in its desperate attempts to figure out who owns what which has higher quality aerial maps than Google maps.   It also has more accurate GPS information as it has been checked on the ground by surveyors – http://gis.ktimanet.gr/wms/ktbasemap/

 

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