Rhodes Island

Rhodes with no doubt is the largest island of all Dodecanese. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. Colossus of Rhodes was builded to commemorate the victory of the Rhodians against the Antagonids and was stooding in the harbor entrance, until a strong earthquake hit Rhodes with result the Colossus to be destroyed falling down. The statue was considered as

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The town of Gythio

Gythio is a port settlement, situated in the southern Peloponnese. According to a mythical story, it was established by Hercules, but the historians are of the opinion that the town was first occupied by the Phoenicians. Subsequently, Sparta attacked in the town and made it its port. It should be noted that an awful earthquake smashed the whole town entirely in the 4th century BC. A huge number of damages, unfortunately, afflicted the ancient theatre, the temples which were dedicated to the Gods, and also the houses and the public buildings. Nevertheless, the small town managed to survive. Afterwards during

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The villages of Elati – Pertouli

Following the uphill slopes Koziakas, 13 km after the gate at an altitude of 900 meters lies, Elati, the largest of the villages in the prefecture of Trikala and most tourist-oriented. The name of the village was Tyrna, until 1955. You can hear the locals still calling the village with that name. It is speculated that the village was founded after the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Built literally in the green, Elati now has all those facilities and standards to stand up as a “first line” tourist destination. It offers the visitor a unique natural environmental beauty, hospitality, accommodation

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Ierapetra in Crete

Ierapetra (meaning in Greek: Holy Stone) is located in the southeastern part of Crete and has an extremely important strategic position which controls the Cretan southern coast and the Libyan Sea. The town hosts around 13.000 inhabitants ( according to the 2001 census) and is a seaside town combined with an amazing beach exactly in its business centre. Ierapetra has always been an important financial and commercial centre of the island gifted a lot by nature. Today, it has been developed as the largest town of the southern Crete and as a major destination for incoming tourism. When someone visits

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The town of Arahova

Arachova, an ornament on the ridges of Parnassus, in close proximity to Delphi is known by its ski centers and its nightlife. Arachova is a traditional picturesque town located high up on the slopes of Mount Parnassos. It is famous for its spectacular scenery, the beautiful landscapes, the peculiar architecture, its healthy climate and its entertaining night life. Only a couple hours away from Athens and next to some of the best skiing in Greece, this old town has become a modern ski resort with the latest winter sports equipment available. Also ideal for a cool summer vacation away from

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The island of Patmos

Patmos is an island dressed in the Aegean white and blue. It’s a blessed island with unique beauty. Patmos is a religious centre with a global interest thanks to the Cave of Revelation and the Patmos Monastery. The island of Patmos has been declared since 1999 as a Monument of the World Heritage by UNESCO. Also, it’s a very interesting touristic destination which gets away from the common Aegean islands as it combines a beautiful natural environment and gentle touristic development. In Patmos you will find everything need a visitor for a pleasant staying, as it has excellent modern facilities.

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Hydra Island

Hydra is an island in the Saronic Gulf. It is an extremely picturesque, aristocratic and cosmopolitan island. The island is famous for its natural beauty, the vibrant life and receives every year a large number of visitors. It owes its name to the abundant waters, gushing from the springs that had been there in antiquity. The town of Hydra is built in the middle of the northern coast, at the head of a closed bay surrounded by bare, rocky mountains. The visitors who approach it are first struck by the sight of a tall and imposing mansion overlooking the harbor

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Mount Pelion at summer

During the summer, Pelion is a very special place for holidays as it offers a charming combination of shady forests, picturesque manors, wonderful small or large beaches, water sports or mountain activities and of course delicious local food. The summer in Pelion is season suitable for camping, cool dives and little trips in the surrounding islands of the Pagasetic Gulf. In fact, it is an earthly paradise where everyone has to visit and enjoy the beautiful contrasts in a place which combines sea and mountain. The Mount Pelion charms the visitor with its verdant slopes and the picturesque lovely villages

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The location of ancient oracle of Dodona

The ancient Dodona was one of the important political and religious centers of Ancient Greece since the prehistoric era. The sacred oracle was the oldest and the most beloved of the gods, after Zeus appointed the oracle to himself. The starting point of worship lies in the third millennium BC (First season 2.500 BC copper age) with the worship of the goddess Earth, the Great Mother and it sets with the prevalence of Christianity at the end of the 4th century AD. The oracle is located 22 km. South of Ioannina, on the foothills of the ancient mount Tomaro and

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Chora Sfakion Crete

Situated around the White Mountains range and the famous gorge of Samaria is the picture perfect, unspoilt village of Sfakia. This age old historical village, 72 km southeast of Chania, nestles on the hill slopes overlooking the magnificent natural harbour. The locals earn their living predominately in two areas, fishing in the bay and rearing goats inland, where they produce famous cheeses such as the delicious and famous mizithra and anthotiri. The town centre of Sfakia is a great place to start your journey along the southern coast of Crete. This traditional, calm village slumbers through the morning and wakes

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