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Corfu

 
Corfu Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea located between mainland Greece and Italy. It is a very nice island to visit and especially popular with British tourists. The island is steeped in history and perennially connected to the history of Greece from the beginning of Greek mythology. Its Greek name, Kerkyra or Korkyra, is connected to two powerful water symbols: Poseidon, god of the sea and Asopos, an important Greek mainland river. ==== CORFU - SIGHTSEEING Palaio Frourio - The old citadel (Palaio Frourio literally: Old Fortress is an old Venetian fortress built on an islet with fortifications surrounding its entire perimeter, although some sections, particularly on the east side, are slowly being eroded an...
 

Knossos

 
Knossos Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site on Crete, probably the ceremonial and political center of the Minoan civilization and culture. It is also tourist destination today. It is nearest to Iraklion. The ruins at Knossos were discovered in 1878 by Minos Kalokairinos, a Cretan merchant and antiquarian. ==== KNOSSOS - PALACE FEATURES The palace is about 130 meters on a side and since the Roman period has been suggested as the source of the myth of the Labyrinth, an elaborate mazelike structure. The great palace was built gradually between 1700 and 1400 BC, with periodic rebuildings after destruction. Structures preceded it on Kephala hill. The features currently most visible date mainly to the last p...
 

Lassithi Plateau

 
Lassithi Plateau The Lassithi plateau also called Oropedio Lasithiouis a large fertile plain in the North-West part of Eastern Crete. It is approximately 70 km from Iraklion and lies at an average altitude of 840 m, which makes it one of the few permanently inhabited areas of such altitude around the Mediterranean. ==== LASSITHI PLATEAU - ATTRACTION The scenic beauty of this plateau become marvelous when melting snow comes down from the surrounding mountains in spring. There are several caves of archaeological interest in the surrounding countryside, of which Diktaion Andron near the village of Psychro is the birthplace of Zeus according to Greek Mythology. Zeus is also said to have used Diktaion Andron as his hiding pla...
 

Dodona

 
Dodona Dodona in Epirus in northwestern Greece, was a prehistoric oracle devoted to the Mother Goddess identified at other sites with Rhea or Gaia, but here called Dione and later, in historical times also to the Greek god Zeus. The shrine of Dodona was the oldest Hellenic oracle, according to the fifth-century historian Herodotus and in fact dates to pre-Hellenic times. ==== DODONA - ATTRACTION Archaeological excavations over more than a century have recovered artifacts as early as the Mycenaeanera, many now at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, and some in the archaeological museum at nearby Ioannina. There is ruins of Ancient Greek Theater which worth to visit....
 

Eleusis

 
Eleusis Eleusis or Eleusina and also called Elefsina is a town and municipality about 30 km North-West of Athens. It is located near the northernmost end of the Saronic Gulf and is the seat of administration of West Attica Prefecture. It is best known for having been the site of the Eleusinian Mysteries, the most famous religious center of ancient Greece. ==== ELEUSIS - ATTRACTION Forests align with the bay with a length of around 200 m. The nearest mountain is in the northwest. Eleusinian Mysteries, the most famous religious center of ancient Greece....
 

Florina

 
Florina Florina is a town in mountainous northwestern Macedonia, Greece and its motto is, 'Where Greece begins'. It lies in the central part of Florina Prefecture, of which it is the capital. Florina belongs to the periphery of West Macedonia. It is in a wooded valley about 13 km south of the border with the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. ==== FLORINA - ATTRACTION The area is very beautiful, with rugged mountain scenery, great lakes (Mikri and Meghali Prespa - small and Big Prespa). In Mikri Prespa you will encounter a little-known small isle, Aghios Achileios, with a gorgeous view of the region. Once in the area do not forget to visit the picturesque village of Psarades by the Big Prespa lake. In this small vil...
 

Hydra

 
Hydra Hydra lies South in the Saronic islands after Aegina and Poros, facing Troizina in Argolis. It is a very popular destination because of its traditional architecture and scenic view. ==== HYDRA - SIGHTSEEING There are many reasons that made Aegina a popular holiday destination. The traditional architecture and the untouched nature of the island (strict laws helped Hydra escape the building mania of the 20th century), the absence of cars and bikes, leaving Hydra in the peace of the past, the nice cafe on the port, beautiful beaches, traditional architecture, the picturesque settlement of the Town. Hydra offers a view of the past, as if the the island skipped the 20th century nature view which we not like. ===...
 

Kalambaka

 
Kalambaka Kalambaka is a small modern town near Meteora. The most interesting feature of the town is the dramatic backdrop of the steep Meteora rocks that frame the northern part of the skyline. ==== KALAMBAKA - ATTRACTION The famous Meteora monasteries are located in the municipality. The high rock named Agia is the landmark and separates it from Kastraki. The town is clean and quiet, with one main street that runs through it like a backbone, and several squares adorned with lavish fountains that become pivot points for families and boisterous children late in the evening. Most restaurants and cafes are located along the main street and in the few side streets in the center of town. Kalambaka is a year-round tourist d...
 

Kardamili

 
Kardamili Kardamili is Kardamili is a scenic valley in Exo Mani south of Kalamata. It is in the Messenia prefecture of the Mani Peninsula in the Peloponnese. It is a frequent stop for travelers headed south to Mesa Mani. ==== KARDAMILI - ATTRACTION The area is filled with some of the most beautiful beaches in the county: the Kalamitsi, the Ritsa, the Chalikia, the Salios, and the Neo Proastio. The quiet beauty of the place, and relatively uncrowded beach make this a favorate place for the people of Kalamata to take important visitors. It is worthwhile to wander around the stone paths through the Old Kardamili area, where you can marvel at the ruins of the medieval Castle and the ancient fortifications, the imposing temple...
 

Chalkis

 
Chalkis Chalkis or Chalcis is the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, is situated on the strait of the Evripos at its narrowest point. Under Roman rule, Chalcis retained a measure of commercial prosperity; since the 6th century AD it again served as a fortress for the protection of central Greece against northern invaders. ==== CHALKIS - SIGHTSEEING Chalkis has mainly architectural beauty which mainly include: Castle of Chalkis, Chalkis centre, Church of Saint Paraskevi, Old Town Hall of Chalkis....
 

 

 

 

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