Top 5 free sites in Athens

Top 5 free sites in Athens

Despite the economical crisis of Greece in Athens you can still enjoy some free attractions. These are not some undemanding places, but on the contrary. Therefor in case that are going to visit the Greek capital this summer or fall, our list of the most interesting things that can be done free of charge might be very helpful. The top 5 free sites in Athens include the Lycavittos Hill, the change of the Evzoni Guards, the National Garden, Window Shopping at the Bucharest treet of Athens an... [ read more ]

Extraordinary Antique Buildings in Athens You Must See

Extraordinary Antique Buildings in Athens You Must See

Athens is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with many tourist attractions. We would like to present you some extraordinary antique buildings in Athens you must see. If you visit the city you can’t miss the Akropolis with the Parthenon, which is one of the most famous places in Greece, the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the National Archaeological Museum. You can also take a trip at sunset to Cap Sounion to the Temple of Poseidon which is a unique phenomenon in the world. ... [ read more ]

National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Home of Ancient Greek Culture

National Archaeological Museum of Athens, the Home of Ancient Greek Culture

The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest most popular museum in Greece, one of the largest museums in the world and it is usually very crowded. It is the home of ancient Greek culture, with the most important artifacts from various locations in Greece. The collections include 20,000 exhibits, offering a panorama of Greek civilization from the early prehistoric era to the late ancient times. The museum also hosts temporary exhibitions, a lecture hall for archaeologica... [ read more ]

Beautiful Neoclassical Buildings in Athens You Must See

Beautiful Neoclassical Buildings in Athens You Must See

If you are visiting Greece you must take a city tour in Athens, because there are plenty of important and beautiful buildings in the city. From all the important and gorgeous buildings in the city is worth to see the National Library, the Academy, the University, the Parliament and the Syntagma Square, where you can see the changing of the guards. Of course, there are some other neoclassical buildings in Athens as well, but we intended to present you these four.   The Acad... [ read more ]

Acropolis Rally of Greece

Acropolis Rally of Greece

A unique experience and adventure for participants and spectators. This is a part of the World Rally Championship happening in the month of May in Athens. It is one of the most impressive car rallies in the world. Choking dust, twisty, rocky and rough mountain roads makes it the world toughest circuit for the drivers to compete in the blistering hot summer weather. However, it did not deter the competing drivers for the highlight of the rally the SSS or Super Special Stage. Over the past fif... [ read more ]

Going to Greece in July

Going to Greece in July

One of the busiest months is July for Greece tourism sector. Many tourists want to do island hopping in this month for the frequent flights and ferries availability. Many also enjoy the relaxing time on the beach and fun of the water sports that can be offer in the Greek climate of July. Other than the visits to the archeological sites, festivals and facilities that Greece has to offer, the hot climate on the mainland did not deter them. You will enjoy to see most of the restaurants, taverna... [ read more ]

June Festivals and Events in Greece

June Festivals and Events in Greece

Summer is a great season to visit Greece as it has lots of cultural events not limited to just dance performances to offer. Be warned that if you are on the mainland, it is a climate of hot to very hot. Coastal or island areas are cooler, though many places are generally hot. Expect temperatures up to 28ºC if you are in Athens, Crete is two degrees cooler. People still enjoy outdoor cinemas other than the art festivals and some local festivals. Propylaion Gate, Acropolis Whether it is spe... [ read more ]

Parga and the Lichnos Beach

Parga and the Lichnos Beach

The small town on Ionian coast called Parga in Greece is a nice relaxation destination. It is between Preveza and Igoumenitsa which lies in the region of Epirus. This is central and northern Greece and the historical castle is a draw. Other than the Krioneri beach, there is the Valtos beach, and the Lichnos beach. The scenic beauty of Parga is well-known, this is where the friendly people are around and you get to see a real Greek town. Local tourism is common in Parga too, most of the fello... [ read more ]

Must Do in Greece

Must Do in Greece

Sightseeing is a must in Greece, need to say more? Well, eating and drinking is the other. The Greek Culture has a lot of explorations for a newbie, whether you are from Europe or from Asia, this place has one of the most beautiful beaches around. Active tourists will also like the sports and recreational activities available. However, be aware of the special events in Greece though, you don’t want your holidays to be held back by the locals who are preparing to go home for the Holy Week. ... [ read more ]

Artemis and the Maidens of Karyai, Caryatid

Artemis and the Maidens of Karyai, Caryatid

The is so much history of the Ancient Greece, and from 499 BC to 488 BC, there was the Greco-Persian between the Great empire of Persia and the Coalition of Greek city-states. Greece today that had went through Ionian Revolt, the first major Persian War, we learnt about Cyrus the Great as well as how there was the First Persian War. Greece really gone through a lot, from the Pelopponnesian War to the Archidamian War, then to the Sicilian war and later on the Ioninan or Decelean War. The rema... [ read more ]