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Athens Greece tourist Attractions
June 21, 2019

Athens Greece tourist Attractions

We could go on with the list of what to do in Athens if you are souvenir-hunting and what to buy, but you may want to remember your unique experiences with some more alternative souvenirs. Three of our favourite shops, the newly-opened Flâneur Souvenirs & Supplies, the alternative hub Forget-Me-Not and the inspired design shop Greece is For Lovers offer…

Major tourist Attractions in Greece
April 30, 2019

Major tourist Attractions in Greece

The importance of Ancient Olympia as a major tourist attraction in Greece was among the main topics discussed in a meeting between Greek interim Alternate Tourism Minister Alkistis Protopsalti and Western Greece Regional Governor Apostolos Katsifaras. During her visit to the region on Monday, Ms Protopsalti was briefed by Mr. Katsifaras on the region’s strategy…

Attractions in Mykonos Greece
March 14, 2019

Attractions in Mykonos Greece

Sightseeing: 26 things to see in Mykonos island Mykonos Cyclades is considered the most cosmopolitan spot in Greece. The island is famous for its amazing beaches, the picturesque villages, the vivid nightlife and its gay friendly attitude. This is the second most popular Greek destination and it is often described as the Ibiza of Greece . Apart from beaches and…

Top Ten tourist Attractions in Greece
March 6, 2019

Top Ten tourist Attractions in Greece

A few years ago, I was member of a thinktank advising the Greek Wine Board and, after a lot of thought, we took a strategic decision: instead of trying to promote Greek wine domestically and abroad putting forward a considerable chunk of the 300+ native grape varieties of our country, we should name four of them “ambassadors” and focus primarily on those. They…

Attractions in Santorini Greece
February 26, 2019

Attractions in Santorini Greece

The island of Santorini (Thíra) is most impressive when approached from the sea as you sail into the massive caldera (sea-filled volcanic crater), almost totally enclosed by sheer cliffs ranging in height between 200 and 400 meters. Along the gray-black lava cliff tops, the whitewashed settlements of Firá and Oia are the island s most alluring (and most expensive)…

Greece Famous Attractions
February 10, 2019

Greece Famous Attractions

English writer G.K. Chesterton said that the traveler sees what he sees, while a tourist only sees what he came to see. And sometimes, those tourist attractions aren’t worth seeing at all. We re not saying you should never visit the Great Pyramids in Cairo or view the art in the Louvre Museum. We re just saying that you should also get off the beaten path — it…

Top Attractions in Greece
February 2, 2019

Top Attractions in Greece

The ancient symbol of sanity, the plethora of philosophy, a land where various cultures and civilizations are bred and a nation where geometry, thalia and melpomene and Olympics was born; Greece is an ineffable destination. How great are the dangers I face to win a good name in Athens Alexander the great described Athens in precise words that define the greatness…

Olympia Greece Attractions
January 21, 2019

Olympia Greece Attractions

Olympia the birthplace of the Olympics was a sanctuary dedicated to Zeus. The sanctuary was surrounded by an enclosure separating the temples and other religious buildings from the non religious ones. While few restoration have been carried out on some major structures the scenery remains aweinspiring Read more Museum of history of the games This neoclassical…

Chania Greece Attractions
January 17, 2019

Chania Greece Attractions

1 Old Harbor Chania s historic importance stemmed from its location as a port, and still today, the deep, curving harbor, which gained its present appearance under the Venetians in the 14th century, is its main tourist attraction. Filled with wooden fishing boats and ringed by a promenade lined with seafood eateries and cafés, it buzzes with visitors in summer…

Top tourist Attractions in Greece
November 18, 2018

Top tourist Attractions in Greece

A Venetian castle towers above Chora village on Astipalea island. The quiet and unassuming Dodecanese island boasts beautiful scenery, some of which you can see in the video featured in my post Aspects of Astipalea. Budget friendly : Are you considering a trip to Greece this summer, but wondering where you can go to avoid draining your bank account paying for…

Famous Attractions in Greece
November 6, 2018

Famous Attractions in Greece

The Acropolis in Athens is Greece s most famous landmark. (Photo: Images ) Related Articles Greece s ancient history has produced so many landmarks, many of them world-famous, that the entire country could be considered a famous landmark. When you plan your trip to Greece, however, you will find that some of the landmarks are mentioned in every travel guide…

Greece Top tourist Attractions
July 29, 2018

Greece Top tourist Attractions

Athens Our Top Selections Greece is a country rich in ancient history. We proudly present you the archaeological sites not to miss with your family in Greece. Steeped in culture and packed full of wonderful landscapes and family-friendly activities, Greece is a great place to bring your children. There are a number of historical sites to visit, including these…

Greece tourist Attractions Top 10
May 13, 2018

Greece tourist Attractions Top 10

Tips: Sometimes locals call the city “Barna.” Don’t call it by it’s international abbreviation, “Barsa, ” as locals only use that term to refer to their professional football club London is the New York City of Europesort of. As the home of the Beatles, the historic capital of the British Empire, and half the inspiration for “A Tale of Two Cities, ” London can’t…

Attractions in Corfu Greece
March 2, 2018

Attractions in Corfu Greece

1 Old Fortress (Citadel) Especially imposing when viewed from the sea, the magnificent Old Fortress lies on a small, rocky peninsula, immediately east of the old town. Built by the Venetians in 1546 on the site of an older castle, it is accessed off the Esplanade via a bridge that spans a moat, the famous contrafossa, measuring 15 meters deep and up to 40 meters…

Famous tourist Attractions in Greece
February 14, 2018

Famous tourist Attractions in Greece

Great weather, beautiful waters and awash with antiquity, it’s no wonder Greece is the destination of choice for a multitude of holidaymakers every year. And with so much to see it’s hard to know where to begin – which is exactly why we thought we’d lend an overly-charitable helping hand with our sparkling list of the Top 10 tourist attractions in Greece. No-matter…

Attractions of Greece
December 20, 2017

Attractions of Greece

Piralia Distomou and the Bay of Corinth Lunch with a view at Le Perroquet. Our first introduction to Central Greece, after getting out of Athens, was lunch along the Bay of Corinth. This was our first glimpse of Greek waters, which are crystal clear throughout the country. How could we not start to fall in love with Greece with such a picturesque view? We ate…

Santorini Greece tourist Attractions
December 8, 2017

Santorini Greece tourist Attractions

1. Don’t…expect Ios / Mykonos. Santorini is not a party island (necessarily). Yes, you will find clubs in the towns of Fira and Kamari (and, to be honest, I’ve had some big nights on Perrisa’s beachfront) but Santorini is not famed for its round-the-clock partying the way the islands of Ios and Mykonos are. Do…love Santorini for that very reason. Part of the…

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…

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