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Patras Greece Attractions
September 18, 2017

Patras Greece Attractions

A significant place of interest is the Byzantine castle of Patra, a fort built by Emperor Justinian in 551 A.D. located about 800 meters above sea level, literally “towering” the greater area of the city. Another historic monument is the Ancient Conservatory, which, according to archaeologists, is much older than the Ancient Conservatory of Athens, dating as…

Volos Greece Attractions
September 11, 2017

Volos Greece Attractions

Α mythical destination Volos is one of the largest and most attractive cities in Greece as well as one of the country’s most prominent ports. The modern-day city, built near the site of ancient Iolcos, dominates the region of Magnesia from its position at the foot of Mount Pelion overlooking the Pagasetic Gulf. This is one of the most beautiful areas in Thessaly…

Best tourist Attractions in Greece
September 5, 2017

Best tourist Attractions in Greece

Santorini is considered one of the top island destinations in the world. (Photo: Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images ) Related Articles The top destinations in Greece are, not coincidentally, where you find the country’s most important archaeological sites. These ruins from antiquity, many of them UNESCO World Heritage Sites, dot the mountainous Greek mainland and…

Tourist Attractions in Mykonos Greece
August 19, 2017

Tourist Attractions in Mykonos Greece

23 reviews 10. Super Paradise Beach The aptly named Super Paradise Beach seems to have one goal: to out-party Paradise Beach. Travelers who came to Mykonos for peace and quiet should stay away from Super Paradise Beach, where the loud music and open-air party atmosphere is present day and night. Those who did come to party will find the beach fun that they are…

Tourist Attractions of Greece
July 29, 2017

Tourist Attractions of Greece

I was in Athens, on a rooftop restaurant under a floodlit Acropolis, marveling at how a Greek salad never gets boring. It was the last day of a long trip. I was reviewing, as I always do after completing an itinerary, how effectively our time was spent. We had kept our focus more on seeing historic sights on the mainland rather than luxuriating on Aegean Islands…

Top Attractions in Athens Greece
July 20, 2017

Top Attractions in Athens Greece

For most of us, when we speak about Athens we think of the Acropolis. This place is by far the most unique and most popular historic site in the capital of Greece. The fact that his citadel is built on the top of one of the Athens hills makes the place gorgeous. In the Acropolis, you can find several ancient buildings that have been here since … forever. It is…

Attractions in Crete Greece
July 31, 2015

Attractions in Crete Greece

Minoan sites, Iráklio Archaeological Museum Of the dozen excavated Minoan towns and palace complexes, Knossos – 3 miles/5km outside of Iráklio (summer 8am-8pm, closes 3pm in winter; €16 joint ticket with Iráklio Museum) – is the best place to start, despite a highly speculative, garish 1920s restoration by Arthur Evans and the Emile Gilliéron duo (father and…

Piraeus Athens Greece Attractions
May 27, 2017

Piraeus Athens Greece Attractions

Information about Piraeus, shopping and sightseeing The main port of Athens and one of the largest in Europe is the Port of Piraeus, the passenger port its self has an enormous passenger traffic throughout the year, not to forget that Greece has more that 200 inhabitant islands that their main connection with the mainland is via the Piraeus port. Daily numerous…

Major Attractions in Greece
February 20, 2016

Major Attractions in Greece

The Acropolis with its rich history and archaeological significance has become the embodiment of all ancient Greek ideals. The archaeological finds of the Acropolis, its art and architecture, have influenced western culture for the past two millennia and even in a ruinous state, continue to guide aesthetics and ideas as a cultural compass from the past. With…

Greece Main Attractions
April 12, 2017

Greece Main Attractions

Acropolis, Athens (1987) Archaeological Site of Aigai (1996) Archaeological Site of Delphi (1987) Archaeological Site of Mystras (1989) Archaeological Site of Olympia (1989) Archaeological Site of Mycenae and Tiryns (1) Delos (1990) Historic Centre (Chora) with the Monastery of Saint John (1) Medieval City of Rhodes (1988) Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas…

Best Attractions in Greece
November 13, 2016

Best Attractions in Greece

What not to miss during your Holiday in Greece? How many answers could we find for this question? Although there are innumerable answers to this question, we have gathered in the list below the most popular attractions and things to do all over Greece and the islands. #1 Sunset of Santorini This is probably the most romantic spot in Greece. The sunset from the…

Corfu Greece Attractions
August 21, 2016

Corfu Greece Attractions

Paleá Períthia A Venetian-era village nestled in a hollow on the north slope of island summit Mt Pandokrátor, was abandoned from the 1960s onwards, resulting in a medieval time-capsule. The most noteworthy single monument is the 14th-century church of Agios Iákovos O Pérsis at the village approach. This was restored during 2013-14 under the supervision of the…

Greece Landmarks Attractions
November 16, 2016

Greece Landmarks Attractions

There are an incredible amount of reasons to go to Greece, just like there are an incredible amount of things to do once a traveler arrives there. Greece offers incredible scenery, both high up in the mountains, as well as down along the coast. Greece offers an exciting social scene with many great bars, dance clubs, and nightclubs in both the resort areas, as…