The Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Museum of the Lesbos Island

The Archaeological Museum and the Byzantine Museum of the Lesbos Island

The old building of the Archaeological Museum of Mytilene (or Mytilini, the capital of Lesbos Island) belongs to the family of Achilleas Vournazos, built around the year 1921 according to Smyrniot's architectural ideas. The new building of the Archaeological Museum is located in the region of Kioski and its architecture is modern and simple. The construction of the building was completed in 1955. The Byzantine Museum of Mytilene is located in the Agios Therapon churchyard, its founder bei... [ read more ]

Turkey vacations with air from $1499 pp

Turkey vacations with air from $1499 pp

Our deal hunters brought you this week a 11 days and 10 nights vacation for next spring. This week we present you Turkey vacations with air from $1499 pp that include a trip with departure from New York, 2-night accommodations in Istanbul, 1-night accommodation in Ankara, 2-night accommodations in Cappadocia, 1-night accommodation in Pamukkale, 2-night accommodations in Kusadasi and 1-night accommodation in Canakkale and back again for one night to Istanbul. The package includes sightseei... [ read more ]

The Theophilos Museum and the Teriade Museum on the Lesbos Island

The Theophilos Museum and the Teriade Museum on the Lesbos Island

During a visit on the Island of Lesbos one of the places that you shouldn’t miss is the Theofilos Museum. This tourist attraction is located in the region of Arkotiri (suburb of the city of Varese) at approximately 4km from the city of Mytilini. Located in the region of Varia, near the Theophilos Museum and known for the incredible landscapes that offers, the Teriade Museum totally deserves to be visited because it is a unique library-museum in the world. Here you can find information a... [ read more ]

The Mytilini Fortress on the Lesbos Island

The Mytilini Fortress on the Lesbos Island

The green island of Lesbos or Mytilene is a resort not as much frequented as the rest of the islands. The Lesbos Island is called by the Greeks the Emerald Isle because of the variety and abundance of local flora. The deep green  appearance is multiplied by the olives, that are more than 11 million in number and covering about 40% of the island of Lesbos. The Island of Lesbos certainly is not as famous as the Greek island of Crete, for example, but that does not prevent it being billed a... [ read more ]

Tourist Guide to the Lesbos Island

Tourist Guide to the Lesbos Island

The Lesbos Island is an ideal location not only for couples, but also for family holidays. While the adults can take advantage of tavernas and bars in the city of Eressos, children can have fun during a visit to the zoo in Sigri. Whether you opt for beach, sun and cocktails or visit a medieval village with stone houses, the view that the Islan of Lesbos provides is stunning, suitable for the lovers of nature, religion and beauty. Unlike in Greece, on the Lesbos Island are small botique ho... [ read more ]

The Monastery of Saint Patapios in Loutraki

The Monastery of Saint Patapios in Loutraki

The Monastery of Saint Patapios in Loutraki, also known as Agios Patapios or Osios Patapios, is an Orthodox monastery with nuns. It is located at just 14 kilometers from the town of Loutraki in Greece, at an altitude of 700 meters in the Geraneia Mountains. The Monastery of Saint Patapios belongs to the Church of Greece. The monastery lies on the heights around Corinth. Miraculous relics of Blessed Patapios are placed in one of the caves inside the monastery. The cave located near the one... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Loutraki

Tourist guide to Loutraki

Loutraki is a city in the south of Greece. Its mineral springs are known for their healing properties since ancient times, and they have been widely used since 1855. Loutraki is a seaside town situated at 4 km in the northeast of Corinth, at 4 km from the Isthmus Canal, at 80 km from Athens  and at 120 km from Patras. It is also the capital of the Loutraki-Perachora prefecture . Today we offer you a brief tourist guide to Loutraki including the famous beaches of the region, the hot sprin... [ read more ]

The Archaeological site of Nemea

The Archaeological site of Nemea

Nemea was not a real city, but as Olympia, it has a sanctuary of Zeus and was a meeting place for the panhelenic games. Since the archaeological site of Nemea was recently unearthed by Professor Stephen Miller from the Berkeley University of California, the foreign tourists usually do not know about it, it doesn’t appear yet in some tourist guides. This is one of the favorite archaeological sites of the Greek tourists, with an excellent modern museum, that tries to help us understanding... [ read more ]