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Vigla Hotel Promotes Amorgos as Hiking Destination at French Expo

Photo Source: Vigla Hotel

Photo Source: Vigla Hotel

Aiming to promote Amorgos as a hiking destination, the Vigla Hotel recently participated in Europe’s leading exhibition on hiking activities and products “Le Salon du Randonneur”, which was recently held in Lyon, France.

Photo SourceThe annual event is dedicated exclusively to the hiking industry and offers all professionals in this sector of activity, the possibility to meet with tour operators and travel agencies, regional authorities, chambers of commerce, tourism associations, accommodation facilities, product manufacturers and distributors, among others.

Photo Source: @Vigla Hotel

The stand of Vigla Hotel at Le Salon du Randonneur.

During the event, Vigla Hotel presented Amorgos’ natural beauties and wide trail network along with the Paths of Greece organization and the Trail Challenge sports event, which has been taking place on the island for the last three years.

Located in the traditional village of Tholaria on Amorgos, Vigla Hotel has been certified as a Hikers’ Friendly Hotel. “This way we are dynamically supporting hiking tourism,” the hotel’s managing director, Despina Giannakopoulou, told GTP Headlines.

The hotel offers hiking equipment and guidelines, and organizes hiking tours on Amorgos’ wide trail network.

“Hiking tourism is constantly growing in Greece, while Amorgos is an island with a unique natural environment that can impress hikers from all over Europe,” Giannakopoulou added.

Photo Source: @Amorgos Trail Challenge

Photo Source: @Amorgos Trail Challenge

Overlooking the bay of Aegiali, the Vigla Hotel also offers recently renovated rooms with private balcony or terrace in Cycladic style, modern facilities and breathtaking views.

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