Must See in Mykonos

Must See in Mykonos

One of the trademark of Mykonos Island is Petros the Pelican. It is an old celebrity of the town's waterfront and Petros is the official mascot for more than fifty years. The first pelican who lived for more than thirty years died in 1986 and the White Pelican you see today is a replacement. It was well cared for and protected by the islanders. Mykonos Windmills The iconic feature of the Greek island of the Mykonos is none other than the windmills. It surrounds the Delos in the Agean Sea. ... [ read more ]

Greek Cities on Crete

Greek Cities on Crete

There are many interesting cities on Crete of Greece. The first one we are going to introduce is the Heraklion. It is the largest city with the archaeological highlight: Knossos which is the site of the most important and best known Minoan palace complex in Crete. In Greece it is known as Iraklion or Candia, it is only five kilometers south of Heraklion. Hence, the main landmark you must see the Minoan Palace of Knossos. It cost about 6 Euros and opens daily from 8:30 am to 3pm. Of course in... [ read more ]

Greek Cultural Heritage and Islands

Greek Cultural Heritage and Islands

The iconic places that are world famous are in many parts of Greece. In the capital, Athens, you should see the Parthenon and Delphi. This is where the emperors at the ancient times sought prophecies of the oracle in the Greek world. Next place you need to visit is the Bassae and the old city of Rhodes. In Bassae, it is the temple of Apollo while in Rhodes, to see the Colossus of Rhodes. Meteora and Olympia Olympia, the birthplace of our modern Olympic Games and where the Olympic flame sta... [ read more ]

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

A distinct village between Imerovigli and Fira is the Firostefani, it is actually a continuation of Fira. Rather quiet belt of hotels, villas and traditional houses, rooms and studios, Firostefani has a couple of restaurants and cafe. Then you can walk by foot to Fira where all the hype is. If you like picturesque neighborhood that is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, you've come to the right place. Make sure you enjoy yourself at the cafe and then to a restaurant for dinner. Check out the... [ read more ]

Santorini's Top Villages

Santorini’s Top Villages

If you want a view that is overlooking the volcano, the best places to go is Oia and Imerovigli. Since car access is restricted to the villages, some of them remains untouched and makes them very attractive if you visit them today. The others to mentioned are Pyrgos, Megalochori and Vothonas where you can view into the traditional architectures of Santorini. With a Caldera View, and what about those with a caldera view which are Fira, Imerovigli, Oia, Firostefani, Akrotiri and Megalochori. If ... [ read more ]

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Hidden in the mountain villages, and far from the cosmopolitan settlements along the shore. Villages of Embonas, Monolithos, Kritinia, Agios Isidoros, Profillia, Psinthos, Laerma, Salako, Mesanagros, Arnitha, Siana and Agia Eleousa have all preserve the native color. Expect to see the Rhodian countryside with churches, old castles and beautiful architectures. The traditional island dishes are best found in small Greek tavernas. Rhodian wine are in old cellers of the mountain villages. Afan... [ read more ]

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Small seaside port town of Gytheio in the southern part of Peloponnese, Gytheio is surrounded by a barren and mountainous area of Mani peninsula. It was a former municipality in Laconia while Mani is also known as Maina, a cultural region in Greece. The nearest beach is Mavrovouni and it is the largest and best organized amongst them. If you are planning family fun in Greece, Gytheio is a good location to be considered. Mount Taygetus, Pentedaktylos You will see the Laconian Gulf and the M... [ read more ]

Gorgeous Sights in Greece

Gorgeous Sights in Greece

In central Greece in the area of Thessaly, there is an extensive religious place with a rich history. Surrounded by magnanimous rock formations, Meteora is distinctive as it has several monasteries on top since the 14th and 15th centuries. Be captivated by the views of lush green hills and valleys, there are interesting museums, architecture as well as villages awaiting you. Nafplion In Peloponnese, there is a quaint town with a rich historical background called Nafplion. In the early 1830... [ read more ]

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Athens got its name from the Greek ancient goddess Athena. It is one of the mainland of Greece and until today, it is one of the most popular destinations. With more than three thousand years of history, it is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Greece is well-known as the cradle of great civilization and for the Acropolis, where the birth of democracy, philosophy and science is. Halkidiki Halkidiki is a Greek peninsula in the northern part, near the city of Thessaloniki. There are three p... [ read more ]

The MUST SEE in Athens Greece

The MUST SEE in Athens Greece

 It is easy to access to the Constitution Square called Syntagma Square and there is an interesting display on this landmark. It is free for tourists to catch a glimpse of the changing of the guards that occurs at every hour. At other times, you can watch how the two soldiers are standing motionless and proud. Of course, you are recommended to attend the Sunday's Ceremonial Changing of the Guard. There will be the Police musical band and it gives a great photo opportunity for photography lo... [ read more ]