Lake Kerkini

Just 40 kilometres away from the northern town of Serres in Greece and 100 away for the co-capital Thessaloniki, there is one of the most beautiful wetlands in the country and this is Kerkini lake. The unique place is declared as a National Park and is part of the Ramsar Convention. Also, the lake it is among the ten Greek wetlands which have international importance. Lake Kerkini is an artificial lake which started being constructed in 1932 in the waters of Strymonas which is one of the biggest Greek rivers. In the place, the visitor can explore a wonderful landscape

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Olympus, the mountain of gods

   The Olympus Mountain is located between the prefecture of Pieria (Macedonia) and the municipality of Peraivia (Thessaly). These areas are ancient and share the mountainous mass and the borderlands on Olympus. The dazzling and magnificent picture of the Olympus Mountain must be sealed in the memory of the prehistoric man who lived at its foot. A lot of heroic poems and songs which have been rescued thanks to oral tradition are written by Homer during the 8th century BC. For Homer, Olympus was the center of the Greek religious consciousness, the residence of the ancient gods, with Zeus sitting

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Athens, The Parthenon

If you’ve been planning a holiday in the wonderful country of Greece, you will definitely want to set some time aside so you can visit and admire the fascinating yet mysterious Parthenon of Athens in Greece Located on the Athenian Acropolis, the Parthenon, built in 447 BC and completed in 438 BC, was dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, considered a virgin patron by the lovely people of Athens. This creation was built at the height of power and rule of the Athenian Empire, and is probably considered to be one of the most important structures still standing in preservation

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Plastira Lake

The Plastira lake lies 25km west of Karditsa, at an altitude of 800m. It is 325km away from Athens and 250km. from Thessaloniki, marking the one of the most easily accessible destinations in Greece. The scenery is breathtaking and the beautiful lake is surrounded by tall verdant mountains. The area is considered a “paradise” for nature lovers as it provides the opportunity for hiking , fishing , training in all kinds of mountain sports and walks in the woods. The main motivation to travel there is to get somewhere to escape, even temporarily, from the routine, constraints and stress of

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The island of Samos

Samos is an island of the eastern Aegean Sea, very close to the coasts of Asia Minor. It’s a quite a big island composed of four municipalities: Vathi, Karlovassi, Pythagorion and Marathokamos. Samos is mainly mountainous with a pleasant and healthy climate. Some of the historical famous personalities who have Samos as origin are the ancient mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras of Samos, the astronomer Aristarchus, the architect Mandroklis and the also philosopher Melissos. Samos is connected directly by air, from Athens and Thessaloniki. Also, during the summer months charter flights from entire Europe approach the island. There is also frequent transportation

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The villages of Zagoria

From the Slavic word meaning “behind the mountains,” Zagoria constitute a unique residential, historical and cultural unity of 46 villages north of the basin of Ioannina. They are located between  Gamila and Mitsikeli Mountains as well as the Aoos River, part of the massive Pindus Mountain Range that stretches from North-West  to Central Greece. They are  geographically  divided into three sections: the Central, West and East Zagori with twenty, ten and sixteen villages respectively. Many rivers flow through the Pindus Mountains and in spring, the melting snow makes them dangerous to cross. Bridges were essential for keeping trade routes open

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The village of Kalavryta

Kalavrita is one of the best holiday destinations to visit in winter. The atmosphere and terrain are ideal for skiing, making this  place perfect for people that want to go on a ski holiday. The ski resort of Kalavrita is complete with the essential skiing gears and equipment. It also has eight ski lifts and thirteen ski runs with different levels of difficulty. The resort center offers night skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and paragliding. There are three ski schools available as well. It is open between December and April and  suitable for expert or novice skier, as courses can easily be

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Chania Crete

Chania is the second largest city of Crete, located in the north eastern part of the island and is built on the ruins of ancient Kydonia. It is consisted of two towns, an old one, protected by the famous Venetian walls, and the new one, where most people live in nowadays. The island has the longest summer season, because of its location at the southernmost tip of Greece and Crete in the summer is usually extremely hot. Depending on where you live, you can either end up in one of the resorts filled with tourists every season of the so-called

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Rhodes, The Town of Lindos

The Island of Rhodes has several small towns and Lindos is one of the most serene and striking towns among them. It is located in the south of the capital. Lindos is amphitheatrically situated on the slopes of the hill and the Acropolis stands with grace on the top of that hill and had made Lindos more vulnerable. The view of the town and the bay is magnificent from the Acropolis. You can reach the Acropolis by donkey or by foot. Accomodation is also not a problem in Lindos of Rhodes, as there are hotels and lodges offering rooms at

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Naxos Island

Whether looking for a place to relax, enjoy the sea and sun, or just want to see and do as much as possible, or just have fun, Naxos is the place for you. Naxos is generally a green island, the largest of the Cycladic islands and very different from the neighboring islands. The uniqueness of Naxos is due to the varied landscape. It is an island with mountains, valleys and verdant plains, rivers and springs, caves and sandy beaches. It is one of the most popular islands for local and foreign tourists and thus has a good tourist infrastructure. However,

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