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Fortress of Corfu!

The Fortress of Corfu is one of the most popular attractions of the island. It is the first image that the visitor sees as he approaches the capital of the island by the sea. The fortress is really imposing. It is built on a rocky peninsula. The location was perfect for the residents to control […]

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Paxinos Corfu Restaurant

The space It is a very good restaurant on the island of Corfu. The place is great, while the cleanliness of the area impressed me a lot! The choices are many. Meat, fish and seafood dishes are available, while salads are excellent We tried We tried season salad, fried zucchini, feta cheese and fried calamari. […]

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The strange carnivalists of Sochos ,Thessaloniki

Every year, the inhabitants of the village called Sochos, in the prefecture of Thessaloniki, celebrate the carnival in a special way. They dress up with a strange outfit, representing a goat, wearing big bells and walking slowly, making these bells ring. The sound of the bell melody echoes across the entire area of Sochos. This […]

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Grand Resort Lagonissi, Attica, Greece

A few weeks ago I spent an amazing weekend at Grand Resort Lagonissi in Attica. It is a five-star hotel with its own beach in the area of ​​Lagonissi, in the so called Attica Riviera. The hotel is about 45 minutes from the center of Athens. As soon as we arrived at the hotel, we […]

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Veria – Βέροια!

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 site of Vergina and many historical monasteries, not to mention that the town  is a site by itself! The town has two museums, an Archaeological and a Byzantine […]

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Monastery of Saint John the Baptist, Veria

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 was founded in the 14th century AD and it is built in a truly breath-taking location with panoramic view! Πρόκειται για ένα μοναστήρι αφιερωμένο στον Άγιο Ιωάννη τον […]

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Old Metropolis church of Veria!

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 wall frescos are as old as painted in the 13th AD century and of great historical importance. Πρόκειται για ναό που ανοικοδομήθηκε τον 11ο μΧ αιώνα. Είναι ο […]

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Archaeological site of Vergina – Aeges

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 one that belongs to King Phillipos the second, father of Alexander the Great. Due to its extreme importance, in 1996 UNESCO announced that the specific monument is officially […]

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Hebrew Synagogue of Veria

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, you need to call first and make arrangements with the Tourism Mayoral desk of Veria. Πρόκειται για την αρχαιότερη εβραϊκή συναγωγή της Βόρειας Ελλάδας, η οποία κτίστηκε το […]

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Chania – Old Town

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 of cultures as during the town’s old history; Venetians, Muslims and Jews lived here in piece along with the local Orthodox Christians. This unique culture blend is imprinted […]

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Old Port, Mykonos

The old Port is one of the nicest parts of the island, almost always crowded. We recommend that you stroll around and admire the beautiful view! Along the port you can find several souvenir shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Depending on your mood and the time of day, you can sit in any of these […]

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Armenistis Lighthouse, Mykonos, Greece

It is a worthwhile place to visit in the island of Mykonos. North of the town, following the signs you will reach it in a few minutes. The lighthouse was built in 1891. Its tower stands up to a height of nineteen meters. You can enjoy beautiful views of Tinos island from the area and […]

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Monastery Myrtia, Trichonida, Etoloakarnania

Following the road across the Lake Trichonida and torwards the direction of Agrinio to Thermo, you will find the village called Myrtia. The Monastery of Virgin Mary of Myrtia is located just outside the village. It is an important Byzantine monument counting thousands of years of history and has been the historical and artistic heart of […]

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Houlakia, Mykonos

Houlakia is a beautiful bay in Mykonos island. The view from there is amazing and the area is just seven kilometers away from the island’s capital, Chora. Houlakia is located in the northwestern part of the island and is a place of exceptional natural beauty. Houlakia is also a protected beach with a coast of […]

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St. John village, Mykonos, Greece

It is just five kilometers away from the town! Once you arrive you can enjoy a beautiful beach, with magnificent views towards the island of Delos. The area offers enough hotels and several restaurants, while the beach is well organized! Απέχει μόλις πέντε χιλιόμετρα από τη Χώρα! Μόλις φτάσετε σας περιμένει μια πανέμορφη παραλία, με […]

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Ornos, Mykonos

One of the most beautiful areas of the island, almost next to the capital Chora, only two kilometers away. A beautiful beach and a small port used by luxury boats and yachts. The natural beauty of the area is the reason that so many tourists visit it every year! Enjoy swimming in the emerald waters, and […]

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Lake Kastraki, Etoloakarnania

It is an artificial lake near the village of Kastraki at Etoloakarnania. The extent of its surface is 28.000 km. The area is well known for its natural beauty. It is about half an hour ride by car from Agrinio. If you happen to be in the area it is worth a visit ! Τεχνητή […]

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Amfilochia – Αμφιλοχία

It is a picturesque coastal town in Etoloakarnania, built amphitheatrically on two hills. Amfilochia is “embraced” by the Amvrakikos bay and is built on the site of the ancient city Limnaia, some ruins of which are preserved to our days! Γραφική παραλιακή κωμόπολη του νομού Αιτωλοακαρνανίας. Χτισμένη αμφιθεατρικά πάνω σε δυο λόφους, η Αμφιλοχία «αγκαλιάζεται» […]

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Ancient Thermo, Etoloakarnania

In ancient times, Thermo was the most important center of the area called Aetolia. There, the temple of Apollo Thermios was located measuring 12 meters wide by 38 meters high. A temple of Apollo Thermios, the agora, two smaller temples, plus more findings have been discovered recently in the archaeological site. At Thermo you can also […]

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Agrinio – Αγρίνιο

It is the largest city of the prefecture of Etoloakarnania. According to the mythology of the ancient Greeks, the city was built by the King Agrio (Wild). Agrinio is built very close to Acheloos river and the surrounding area has been inhabited since ancient times. Today, Agrinio is a large live city with many beautiful […]

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Lake Trichonida, Etoloakarnania, Greece!

It is the largest lake and one of the most important wetlands in Greece! It is located in the region of Etoloakarnania, very close to the city of Agrinio. With an average depth of 29 meters and a maximum of 58 meters, Trichonida impresses visitors! Due to its continuous renewal, the water is very clean […]

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Folklore Museum of Paravola, Etoloakarnania

A folklore museum with a wide variety of exhibits, gathered by the meticulous efforts of the “Trichonida” Women’s Club members. Most of the exhibits belong to the past century and the collection is rich in house ware utensils, clothing, fire arms, farming equipment as well as traditional local costumes and many more. The Museum is […]

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Igoumenitsa, Thesprotia, Epirus – Ηγουμενίτσα

A beautiful coastal city, is also one of the biggest ports of Epirus. The city is built amphitheatrically around the port. Igoumenitsa was developed in the form that we know it today after the second world war. Archaeological findings, however, show that the area was inhabited from the middle Paleolithic Period. Today, several hotels, restaurants, cafes […]

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Ancient Dodoni, Epirus – Αρχαία Δωδώνη

The archaeological site is located about twenty minutes away from Ioannina. According to archaeologists, the area was inhabited since the Bronze Age. In ancient times, the area was dedicated to the god Zeus and Dione. One of the most popular oracles of the ancient Greeks was located there. In the archaeological site the ancient theater […]

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Papigo, Zagorochoria, Epirus, Πάπιγκο

One of the most famous villages of Zagorochoria in the region of Epirus. Built at an altitude of about 960 square meters, in a green environment, Papigo became well-known because of its special beauty. Characteristic of the village is that it is an excellent example of local architecture. Visitors walk in the small paved streets […]

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Epirus Palace, Ioannina, Greece

Since 1998,Epirus Palace is renown, as one of the most stylish and elegant five star Hotels in Greece. Epirus Palace is a charming Hotel, located in the historic town of Ioannina. The hotel is a perfect place for both leisure and business trips. It is situated in the heart of the Greek “Alps”, at the crossroad, […]

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Sun Beach Hotel, Agia Triada, Thessaloniki, Greece

For your private getaway or your business trip choose Sun Beach Hotel and add pleasure to your stay. The staff of Sun Beach Hotel looks forward to welcoming you and to offer you the hospitality that combines tradition with a modern environment. Near the sea, not far from the airport and the casino, with an […]

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Agii Apostoli, Chania, Crete

It is a very beautiful coastal area about three kilometers away from the center of the city of Chania, next to the village of Kalamaki. The area is beautiful and filled with tourists all summer long. The beaches are gorgeous! Typical picturesque landmark of the area is the small chapel of the Holy Apostles. Πολύ […]

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Vlychadia, Kalymnos – Βλυχάδια, Κάλυμνος

This coastal region is one of the most beautiful in the island of Kalymnos. It is located in the southern part of the island   about five kilometers away from the village Pothia. Two beautiful beaches and several restaurants are at the visitors’ disposal. If you love diving, a well-equipped diving center in the area […]

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Haniotis, Chalkidiki – Χανιώτης, Χαλκιδική

One of the most well-known holiday settlements in Kassandra, the first peninsula of Halkidiki, only a few kilometers away from the familiar to tourists town Kallithea. It is a large and very well organized tourist destination in Halkidiki, full of life, especially in summertime. Many hotels, rent rooms, restaurants, bars, cafes and beach bars are […]

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Develiki, Chalkidiki – Δεβελίκι, Χαλκιδική

A charming place, still not very well known to the public. You will find it near the village called Gomati. Being settled by the sea, offering a few taverns and rent rooms, Develiki attempts to retain its natural beauty. Have no doubt that it is worth a visit if you happen to be in the […]

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Agia Triada, Thermaikos, Thessaloniki, Greece

Twenty-five kilometers away from the bustling center of Thessaloniki, you will find the village of Agia Triada, a beautiful coastal settlement, busy all year round. Located in a short distance from the airport, it is stretched along a wide sandy beach full of hotels, apartments, coffee bars and beach bars. The beauty of the area, […]

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Nei Epivates, Thermaikos, Thessaloniki, Greece!

The village is also known with its old Turkish name of Bakse Tsifliki and is located around twenty kilometers away from the center of Thessaloniki. It is deployed along a large sandy beach, a place full of life, especially in summertime. A lot of accommodation options to choose from, restaurants, beach bars and several cafes […]

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Lourdata, Kefalonia

It is a beautiful small picturesque village in the island of Kefalonia located in a distance of about 15 kilometers away from the capital of the island Argostoli. The beautiful sandy beach is one of the most famous on the island. The area offers many and quite good options of accommodation. Όμορφο μικρό γραφικό χωριό […]

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Arginonta Beach, Kalymnos

It is one of the most beautiful beaches of the island of Kalymnos, located approximately 17 Km away from the island’s capital Pothia. The crystal clear waters combined with the beautiful natural scenery, have made it one of the most famous beaches on the island. In the area you will find beach bars, taverns, and […]

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Thessaloniki Concert Hall

It stands in a large seaside plot of eighteen acres! It was designed to cover all requirements of a modern conference center that can host a number of different events such as conferences, concerts, cultural exhibitions, theater and opera, dance performances etc. The building was designed by the architect Arata Isozaki. It was built in minimal […]

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Vikos gorge – Χαράδρα Βίκου

The Vikos Gorge is one of the most impressive areas of Epirus. It is mentioned even in the book Guinness, as the deepest canyon in the world. The gorge is about twenty kilometers long and is crossed by the river of Voidomatis. The gorge, with its impressive cliffs, is one of the most visited tourist […]

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Thessaloniki port

It is one of the largest commercial ports of Greece and the sea entrance of the city of Thessaloniki. Historians claim that it was founded in 316 BC. In the broaden area you will find an endless variety of restaurants, bars and coffee shops to choose from. Ένα από τα μεγαλύτερα εμπορικά λιμάνια της Ελλάδας, […]

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Volos – Βόλος

A seaside town in the region of Thessaly and one of the most important ports in Greece. Volos is a very popular tourist destination. The city is beautiful and scenic with the port and the beach being its two nicest spots. On the beach there are plenty of options for coffee or food. Παραθαλάσσια πόλη […]

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Ladadika, Thessaloniki

One of the most famous neighborhoods downtown the docks of Thessaloniki! It is famous because it is the entertainment district of the city, since many bars come live there all night long! The area is next to the Port of Thessaloniki and will charm you with its narrow traditional streets and its different colorful atmosphere! […]

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