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Pefkochori (pine trees village) is one of the most tourist places in  the first peninsula (leg) of Halkidiki . It is located about 105 kilometers away of

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In the center of the city of Thessaloniki, right next to the church of Agia Sophia, at a point that is not easily visible, there is a

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Some time ago I had the unique opportunity to be toured around the Museum of Acropolis and get the chance to admire its monumental exhibits. I was

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One of the most beautiful areas of Pieria, not one you will find among its most famous tourist sites, but worthwhile to visit and get to know

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Kamares in the city of Kavala is what they call the medieval water supply reservoir, which is one of the most photographed and well known areas of

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It’s a small mountainside village of Halkidiki. Here is located the largest vein of white stone available in Greece. The village is built amphitheatrically on the mountainside

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Parthenonas is one of the oldest settlements of Halkidiki, a beautiful and traditional one. You will find it at 350 meters height above sea level, above the

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It is the capital of the Imathia province, a gorgeous town that has a lot to offer to the visitor. Veria is right next to the archaeological

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It’s an old monastery dedicated to Saint John the Baptist that rumor has it was a holy hermitage as early as the 9th century AD. The monastery

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It’s a temple reconstructed in the 11th century AD. It’s the oldest church in town and one of the largest Byzantine churches in the Balkans area. The

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The archaeological site of Vergina is one of the most important archaeological sites in the entire Greece. Here were found many ancient royal tombs, among them the

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It is the oldest synagogue in Northern Greece, built in 1850 AD. The building is well preserved and worthwhile to visit. In order to visit the synagogue,

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The old Town of Chania is considered one of the most beautiful old towns in Europe and for good reason! Here you can find a fascinating mixture

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It’s a popular vacation destination in Crete. You will find it around 40 kilometers west of the city of Chania. The scenery is beautiful and the entire

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The old town of Rethymno will impress the visitor at first glance! All buildings carry their very own architectural identity influenced by the Venice domination as well

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A beautiful park with its very own identity, downtown the city of Drama! It is located right across the church of Saint Barbara, amongst the water springs

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A charming, well organized and inviting space for children is operating lately at the area of Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, one established by the well known Greek children’s

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It’s a brand new five star hotel, worthwhile to visit and experience its hospitality even for just a few days! Setting foot in the reception lobby you

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If you find yourself in Athens, your choices of accommodation are endless! Each time I happened to be visiting Athens myself, would be looking for ideal new

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Alaja Imaret in Turkish means «colorful sanctuary». It’s a mosque built in the 15th century, worthwhile to visit as it offers a lot more than just sightseeing.

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It is one of the most beautiful areas of Thessaloniki, maintaining its original traditional color up to nowadays. Being located at higher ground (thus its name) it’s

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The monastery was founded in the 14th century and is still operating. According to tradition, the monastery was built in the place that Apostle Paul stayed and

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Kamara  is  called the Arch of Galerius built in the early 4th century AD in honor of Emperor Galerius. Today it is a popular meeting point not

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The George Zoggolopoulo’s  umbrellas sculpture,  standing proudly in Thessaloniki’s promenade,  is one of the most famous attractions in the city. Greece was represented with this sculpture at

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This is the ideal place to get the most beautiful view of the city. Dominant at the top of Kavala, it sets the boundary of the Old

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Kavala is one of the most well-known harbors since ancient times due to its exceptional geographical and strategic positions. In our days, the commercial and tourist harbor

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       If you happen to love loose rhythms, quiet beaches, crystal clean sea and great food, then Evia is the ideal vacation place for you

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The cave was explored for the first time around the 1960s. Until today a part of 270 meters of it has been explored and it is accessible

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It is a complex of private villas in Sivota, in the beach called karvouno. The villas are built right next to the beach, and is a must

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One of the most «famous» beach bars in the area of Sivota! Located in one of the most beautiful beaches  is well known not only for the

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One of the best restaurants in Sivota ! Located just above the port,  in a pretty and cool area, excellent Greek plates are served! We highly recommend

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Restaurant, cafe and rooms for rent complete the picture of Palm Beach, located in Sivota, right by the sea! The garden is very large, full of sunbeds

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The tavern Areti is located at the harbor of  Sivota and  is one of the best restaurants in the area, famous for its good cuisine! The place

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  The port of the island is stretching lazily embracing a big part of the capital! A stroll at the promenade offers an amazing view! A lot

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       A few days ago I happened to visit  the island of Chios for a weekend! For my stay I chose the hotel Almiriki, at

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One of the most beautiful beaches of Chios! Being sandy, wide and blue is waiting to welcome and refresh you in total! The area offers hotels, restaurants,

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  This beautiful city has about 30,000 inhabitants. Historians claim that the city was built by the  Ionians in 1000 BC. Its great history is getting obvious

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It is a beautiful area to the south of the island, famous for its citrus production. Campos is also known for its architecture, which many travelers of

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It is a beautiful and picturesque village one of the many called Mastichohoria (Mastic villages). It still maintains its traditional color, as most houses are built with

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It is a beautiful mountainous village at the southwest of Chios, located about thirty kilometers away from the town. It belongs to the so-called Medieval Villages. Many

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It is a beautiful village, one of the many called Mastichohoria (mastic villages). It is picturesque, built on a hill right above the homonymous beach. A small

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This commercial area is located in the center of the island’s capital. You can walk, do some shopping or just see the shop windows. Among the shops

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Many consider   Rethymnon as the most beautiful city of Crete and for good reason. It is the capital of the prefecture and a city with its

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It is a beautiful pebble beach, extending just below the pedestrian walkway of the village Kastelli. Next to the beach you will find many taverns and cafes.

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It is one of the biggest and most impressive museums I have visited! A virtual trip of about 5.500 years , from the Neolithic Age to Roman

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There is no doubt that Knossos is one of the most important ancient cities of Crete. Visitors of the site have the chance to see how the

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The largest city of Crete has its own magical corners worth to be discovered! A walk in the old city watching the beautiful buildings will charm you!

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As many times someone visits Chania, cannot resist to the charm of this city ! I recently visited the city and walked around the old Venetian Port,

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This ancient Necropolis will surely amaze you! The area and the findings are very interesting! The museum of ancient Eleftherna will be open to visitors next month

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You will see these imposing mountains in the western part of the island of Crete, covering the largest part of Chania and part of Rethymno. The human

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       It is a unique park, home of plants from all over the world! It is truly one of a kind! You can take a

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     It was by chance that I stayed at this beautiful villa just outside the city, but it ended to be a great pleasant surprise. The rooms

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It is a genuine Cretan liqueur based on Cretan raki, found all over the island of Crete (the company’s headquarters are in Heraklion, but you can enjoy

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If you are looking for an alternative getaway, then you will definitely find it in Xenion in Pramanta, Tzoumerka. It is a guest house that does not

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A traditional stone built village in Tzoumerka, that will really make you feel you travel back in time! You have to leave your car at the entrance

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Running in a route of 110 km, the river Arachthos is the eighth-largest river in Greece. It springs from the Pindos Mountains and flows into the Amvrakikos

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The   Castle clock of Ioannina was called Venetian. It rang loudly the hours   until 1917 that the Italians put it out of order. It recently

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A lot of years before in the famous Louli Gallery in Ioannina, old shops and stores operated! Today the gallery operates as a restaurant – tsipouradiko deleting

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A traditional village in the heart of Tzoumerka, Epirus! The village is built at an altitude of 840 meters above sea level. It is said that in

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It is a private space, an old house located in the village square, which is filled with mementos and objects of the village’s history! It is worth

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It is a city in the prefecture of Thesprotia, Epirus. The city was built in 1000 BC amphitheatrically in an altitude of 750 meters above sea level.

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The Castle of Ioannina was built in 528 AD and designed by the Emperor Justinian who worked and made the fortification of the Byzantine State in general.

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It is perhaps the most famous attraction of the city of Athens. It is a temple dedicated to the goddess Athena, protector of the city of Athens

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A very popular dessert in Greece, consisting of round pieces of dough fried in hot oil accompanied with honey and cinnamon. It is one of the most

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       The important exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Ioannina cover a long period of time, starting 250.000 years back to the Paleolithic age and

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In Thrace during the early 2nd century AD, a rich local family lost four of its members. The corps were cremated and buried in their tombs, under

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The Dadia Forest is one of the most important habitats in Europe. It is a typical Mediterranean ecosystem home of pastures, croplands, small glades and oak or

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The village of Lefkimmi is a short drive, about twenty minutes away from the city of Alexandroupolis. In recent years it has started to be well known

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Beautiful mountain settlement built near the forest of Dadia. It is said that it got its name from torches (dadia in Greek) as the pine wood is

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Athonos Square is downtown Thessaloniki, close to St Sophia church. It’s an area developed around a small traditional square. The narrow streets all around are full of

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       Biscotto coffee is a place serving coffee, drinks, snacks and sweets. In an elegant special designed for this purpose corner, art objects made by

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It’s the archaeological site of the oldest library in the city of Athens, named after the Roman Emperor Andrianos who was the one to establish it! The

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It is the most well-known hill of Athens. Featuring the church of St. George on his top is accessible by a lift. It’s the second highest point

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One of the most well-known and beautiful districts of Athens. This area has been inhabited forever, since the Neolith period, a claim supported by archaeological finds in

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It is a beautiful seaside settlement of Attica. You will easily access it being located only 25 kilometers away from downtown Athens. In the past it was

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It’s one of the most historical neighborhoods in Athens. Located in the historical center of the city, it expands around the Square of Heroes. The neighborhood of

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This lake is within a cave and very special as it was created under very rare circumstances. The high temperature of waters running through the roof of

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  It’s one of the oldest churches in Athens, built at eleventh century A.D. over the site of the original older church. It’s a simple church that

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A few days ago I decided to fly on my business trip with a new air company, Ellinair. Ellinair is based on my home city, Thessaloniki, with

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        Through the walking downtown tour organized by Handpeak, we got the chance to explore and view a different aspect of the city of

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