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13 Reasons to Visit Konitsa, Epirus

Epirus is a land blessed with astonishing diversity, remarkable nature, dense mountain peaks and some of the most charming stone villages and arched bridges a traveler will come across, while journeying through mainland Greece. Every great travel story begins with escaping the crowds, and following the paths less traveled, -...

National Archaeological Museum of Athens Visitors Guide

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is one of the finest and largest archaeological museums of Greece. Founded at the end of the 19th century its primary role was to house the vast collection of the most important antiquities discovered across Greece, while preserving their historical and cultural value.  The...

Top Things to do on Elafonisos Island

It’s just a matter of opinion as to whether you think the fairly isolated Elafonisos Island, not far from the Peloponnese mainland has or does not have the spectacular beauty of other islands in the Cyclades chain. The small island in the region of Lakonia is a peaceful, magical place...

Top Things To Do in Kalamata

In your head, your Kalamata holiday spells pure relaxation, even though there are a hundred-and-one top things to do in Kalamata. Kalamata is the capital and also the central port of Messinia and nestles below Taygetos mountain. Just 3 hours drive from Athens, the small city in the Peloponnese is...

10 Reasons to visit Kardamyli in West Mani

Lovely Kardamyli is a fishing village on the shores of the Messenian Gulf where everything just seems to blend into the wonderful natural surroundings. It belongs to a part of Mani that belongs to Messenia.  The village and surrounds are so beautiful that British architect and romantic, Charles Robert Cockerell,...

Top Things to do in Ermioni Greece

Ermioni is a picturesque small port town located in the northeast part of the Peloponnese. The history behind this small town dates back to 3000BC, with historical traces of its first inhabitants. Ermioni was a town at the southern extremity of Argolis, in the wider use of this term, but...

Top Things to do in Methoni Greece

The pretty seaside town of Methoni lies on the top of Peloponnese, famous you could say, because of its historical castle build in the 13th century. The town is about 12 km from Pylos and when the weather starts warming in Spring, visitors start arriving in Methoni, and the restaurants...

Top Things to do in Pylos Greece

Pylos Greece is an unusually positioned town, spreading across the slopes of the hill, offering wonderful views out over the bay. As a historic coastal town in Messenia, Peloponnese, Pylos is a destination always in season and you can expect a buzz of activity in the fabulous coastal town. Exploring the...

Where to stay in Santorini: Your Guide to Santorini Hotels

The Greek islands are famous throughout the world so it’s not surprising that the islands receive more than 14 million visitors each year.  Going on vacation in Greece offers many accommodation options and where to stay in Santorini need never be a problem. You can take your pick from 3,...

The Fascinating Castles of Greece

Castles are huge protective buildings that are magnificent to look at and used to protect the people who lived there – usually kings or important public figures.  They are usually surrounded by beautiful countryside. The Fascinating Castles of Greece There are about 800 castles scattered around Greece and some of...