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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,...

The Best Day Trips from Athens

Greek history spans over centuries as findings of excavations show that the first settlement in Ancient Greece dates from the Palaeolithic era (11,000-3,000 BC). In the 8th century BC, the civilization of Ancient Greece appeared in the light of world history. Throughout the ages, the Greeks have been building and...

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...

14 Reasons to Visit Messinia

With such stunning beauty, it is quite understandable that the very attractive Messinia is becoming the most sought after getaway destination in Greece. Maybe that’s a pity because that is what the attraction of Messinia is - a natural uncrowded destination not overrun by tourists and known for its olive...

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...

Ancient Theaters of Greece

There are the remains of many ancient Roman and Greek theaters found around the Mediterranean. The ancient theaters of Greece were large, open-air structures and most of them were built on the slopes of hills. Some of them were enormous and could hold more than 18 000 spectators. The way...

Preveza – A seaside Gem famous for being Non-Pretentious

Preveza is one of those places in northwestern Greece, at the mouth of the Ambracian Gulf, where you can literally just switch off and unwind. It’s a serious bucket-list adventure and is one of Greece’s gems. With a mix of fascinating history and cosmopolitan pavement cafes, Preveza is a favorite...

Discover the Lighthouses of Greece

Who doesn’t love the romance of a lighthouse shrouded in mist as it stands guard on a rocky cliff? The lighthouses of Greece have illuminated and safety guided thousands of captains and their crew on treacherous seas.  The lighthouses have been a beacon of light and hope to beleaguered sailors...

Discover the Wonders of Kavala Greece

Even with the vastly different travel experiences there are, you’ll find that Kavala is a destination that everyone is thrilled with. The city, considered the third most beautiful in Greece, is a seaport of eastern Macedonia and beautifully situated on the Bay of Kavala.  The fascinating city is situated 680...