Α flooded city and the screaming waterfalls in the shadow of Olympus

Mount Olympus is the mountain of Gods and legends, the tallest Greek mountain and a beloved destination for climbers and hikers. But Olympus has much more to offer and hides many surprises. One easy and at the same time unique excursion you could to do is to visit the north foothills of the mountain andContinue reading “Α flooded city and the screaming waterfalls in the shadow of Olympus”

Ancient Gortyna : The lost city of Arcadia

On the mountains of Arcadia in Peloponnesos, near Stemnitsa and in the valley of Lousios river (the river where the fairies bathed baby Zeus), lies the ancient city of Gortyna. A lost city that was brought to light again by the archaeologists in the 1940s. According to Greek Mythology the city was founded by theContinue reading “Ancient Gortyna : The lost city of Arcadia”

Kypseli : Catch the vibe of a changing city

Kypseli is a neighbourhood in central Athens and one of the oldest urban areas of the city. Kypseli until the beginning of the 20th century was a rural area with a few estates and country houses (Konstantinos Kanaris a hero of the Greek revolution lived here). In 1908 it was bounded and planned by the engineerContinue reading “Kypseli : Catch the vibe of a changing city”

Road trip in the “Greek Alps” : Elati, Pertouli and beyond

Autumn has arrived and it is the perfect time for an excursion to the Greek mountains. The colours are wonderful and nature is preparing for the arrival of winter. In this article we are going to make a one-day road trip to Elati, Pertouli and the surrounding area on mountain Koziakas. We set as ourContinue reading “Road trip in the “Greek Alps” : Elati, Pertouli and beyond”

Mets : Discover Athens most charming neighbourhood

Mets is a small neighbourhood, very close to all the main touristic attractions of the city center (it is a 10 minutes walk from Acropolis and just a few hundred meters from Kallimarmaro Stadium) but it is not touristic at all. It is located on Logginos hill and between Ardittos hill and the First CemeteryContinue reading “Mets : Discover Athens most charming neighbourhood”

Two new museums in Athens you must visit

Athens is a city with many interesting museums and some of them are among the most important museums in the  world, like the  Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Museum. However two new museums have begun operating in the city and they are willing to offer locals and visitors a whole new experience.Continue reading “Two new museums in Athens you must visit”

4 easy “unknown” excursions from Nafplio

Nafplio is a historic coastal town in Peloponnesos and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The town itself has many to offer but in this article we suggest four interesting destinations, not far from Nafplio,  which are relatively “unknown” and they  worth to be discovered. Pyramid of Hellinikon is a pyramid-like structure (of total dimensions 7.00Continue reading “4 easy “unknown” excursions from Nafplio”

6 villages and a monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos

Tinos is a wonderful island in Kyklades. For years it was known only as the island of Panagia (Virgin Mary) and probably the most famous pilgrimage site for Her Celebration every August. The pilgrims came and left from the island but never visited anything beyond the famous church of Panagia. This fact helped the villagesContinue reading “6 villages and a monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos”

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides theContinue reading “10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis”

Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnesos

Kyparissi is a small village in Lakonia, squashed between the slopes of Mountain Parnonas and the shores of Myrtoan Sea. It has a character and an architectural style quite different from other seaside villages of Peloponnesos. Until the 1970s there was no motorway leading to the village and the main way of communicating with the mainlandContinue reading “Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnesos”