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Hania Hania also called Chania is one of the nicest towns in Crete, with wonderful houses, parks and squares and a well designed town-plan. ==== HANIA - SIGHTSEEING The Public Market is an impressive building, in the town center, built at the beginning of the present century (1911) and houses grocery stores, butchers' shops, a fish market and vegetable shops. The Public Gardens, next to the Market, are ideal for those in search of shade and tranquillity. Northeast of the gardens is the beautiful neighborhood of Chalepa. The old city has preserved to a great extent the distinctive atmosphere and charm of the Venetian and Turkish periods. Entire Venetian, Turkish and Jewish quarters are saved, with well preserved bui...


Iraklion Iraklion or Heraklionis the largest city and capital of Crete. It is also the fourth largest city in Greece. It concentrates most of the economical activity of the island, and is the main port of entry to Crete for the majority of visitors. Iraklion is close to the ruins of the palace of Knossos, which in Minoan times was the largest centre of population on Crete. This Bronze Age palace and human settlement has yielded significant archaeological finds that have given insights to the Minoan civilization. ==== Iraklion - SIGHTSEEING History is very much alive in Iraklion just like in most Greek cities. The visitor to Iraklion should definitely visit the archaeological site at Knossos and the Archaelogical Museum o...


Ioannina Ioannina is one of the four cities that belong to Epirus department.It is the capital of Ioannina Prefecture and of Epirus, lying on the western side of lake Pamvotis . Everyone can attract from it's beauty and that's why it become the ideal place for vacation throughout the year. ==== IONNINA - SIGHTSEEING There are important sights for those who want to combine travel and culture... there is the lake with its island surrounded by the mountains for those who like nature and walks... there are opportunities for extreme sports for those who combine travel and adventure... there is a nightlife and a traditional cuisine for those who like good food and pleasure. Castle of Ioannina, the lake Pamvotis with the Is...


Katerini Katerini is a newest town in Central Macedonia, Greece, the capital of Pieria prefecture.It lies on the Pierian plain, between Mt. Olympus and the Thermaikos Gulf, at an altitude of 14 m. ==== KATERINI - SIGHTSEEING A popular tourist destination, Katerini is close to the sea and to several archaeological sites of great interest such as the ancient city of Dion and the Venetian Castle of Platamon. The beaches of Korinos, Paralia and Olympiaki Akti (or Katerinoskala) are visited by both Greek and international tourists during the summer. A large number of pretty villages surround Katerini and are worth a visit. Most of the people living in the villages work in agriculture (tobacco, cotton, etc.). Litohoro and ...


Kavala Kavala is a nice port city in northern Greece, the second biggest at north Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala prefecture. It is situated on the Bay of Kavala, across from the island of Thasos. ==== KAVALA - ATTRACTION Kavala has a nice waterfront area with stores and restaurants. It also has remains of an Ottoman aqueduct built to provide water for the city's acropolis. The acropolis dates back to the Byzantine's and is well maintained. It provides a great view of the city and harbor. Another popular site to see is the statue of Muhammed Ali (don't confuse with the same name of famous boxer). Muhammed Ali was the founder of modern Egypt, but he was born in Kavala. I...


Mytilini Mytilini or Mytilene is the capital city of Lesbos, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, and the Lesbos Prefecture as well. It is probably the most visited city on Lesbos, not in the least because this is one of the few places in the eastern part that can be reached fairly easy by public transport (both boat and bus). ==== MYTILINI - ATTRACTION The museum of Theofilos gives a nice overview of the life of this popular painter. If you want to know more about Lesbos' history, a visit to the New Archaeological Museum might be an idea. Another attraction that you may not want to miss is the Mytilini castle. The castle is approximately 15-20 minutes away by foot from downtown, and with only 2 Euros ticket price, you c...


Plomari Plomari is the only sizable coastal settlement in the south, and indeed the second largest town on Lesbos, a Greek island located in the northeastern Aegean Sea. There are plenty of inexpensive hotels accomadating tourists enjoying their vacation on the sand beach. Bike and motorcycle rentals are also easy to find. ==== PLOMARI - ATTRACTION It offers scenic appeal as well as the presence of its famous ouzo distilling industry. Ouzo enthusiasts should not miss this place as there are several ouzo facotries that allows visitors. A particularly interesting ouzo factory that still preserves the tradition way of distilling ouzo is owned by Ouzo Giovanni. West of Plomari 6 km away you can reach Melinda, a 700-metre...


Livadia Livadia is the capital of Viotia's perfecture. It's name comes from the ancient Greek Levados. It became known due to it's wealth and due to the river passing by the city. ==== LIVADIA - ATTRACTION Definitely have to visit the region of Krya which is the most famous place of the city....


Mani Mani is a region of Greece's southern Peleponneses. It has a unique history, people, and architecture. Kalamata serves as the gateway to Mani, and is a good base for local exploration. Mani consists of two main regions, Exo Mani (Outer Mani) and Mesa Mani (inner Mani). ==== MANI - ATTRACTION It is a land of stone towers, beautiful beaches, and rich history. Outer Mani has the most tourist facilities, and has wonderful beaches, and is only a few miles outside of Kalamata. The road into Exo Mani is a mountain road, with all the great views, and exposed curves, that that normally implies. Inner Mani is an arid and rough area of stone towered villages and long history. Areopolis is the major city of Mesa Ma...


Metsovo Metsovo s one of the most picturesque and traditional towns n Epirus on the mountains of Pindus in northern Greece. It is built like an amphitheatre at an altitude of 1.156m., on one of the highest peaks of the Pindos range at the junction of Epirus, Thessaly and Western Macedonia. It is the capital of the homonym province. ==== METSOVO - ATTRACTION A museum named Averoff Gallery is dedicated to Georgios Averoff. Metsovo is also a popular winter vacation destination and a ski resort. The town is famous for its local cheeses and winemaking industries....




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