Top 7 beaches of the Island of Thassos

Top 7 beaches of the Island of Thassos

The most beautiful beaches on the Greek Island are found in Thassos, there each beach has its own charm, with fine sand and crystalline waters, surrounded by forests of pine and olive trees. The main road of Thassos is one of the best offering visitors access to any of its beaches. Every beach of the Island of Thassos is unique in its own way, some of them have umbrellas and sunbeds, these being quite crowded in the peak tourist season and there some more deserted and quite beaches being ... [ read more ]

The Kastro Fortress and the Bourtzi Fortress in Skiathos

The Kastro Fortress and the Bourtzi Fortress in Skiathos

When you visit Skiathos, don’t miss Kastro and Bourtzi, because these are some of the most important attractions on the island. At Kastro you will discover what this medieval city meant in the past and you will be surprised by the many beautiful things you can see here. Stories and legends are at home at Bourtzi, so you will be really fascinated. Kastro was once the largest medieval town of the Island of Skiathos. Bourtzi is a small peninsula that separates the port of Skiathos in two p... [ read more ]

The beaches of the Island of Skiathos

The beaches of the Island of Skiathos

Skiathos is an island of only 46 square kilometers, but it is popular because it has some of the best beaches on the Greek islands, a wide variety of attractions, pubs, bars, and due to the beautiful landscapes! Skiathos is the most cosmopolitan island of the three islands of the Sporades archipelago. The water on the Greek Island of Skiathos is very clean, crystal clear and very warm, just perfect for bathing. Depending on your passions, you can even practice water sports or you can just... [ read more ]

Must see attractions on the Island of Skiathos

Must see attractions on the Island of Skiathos

Visiting the Old Port of the Island of Skiathos is a unique experience. It is very large and can accommodate many ships, and small boats as well. If you spend time in Skiathos, you should surely visit the Old Port. It has played and still plays a very important role for the economy of the surroundings. In the past many merchants used this way of trasport, now tourists are those who want to take a trip with a ship or a boat. On the Island of Skiathos you will find the Memorial House of Ale... [ read more ]

Top 3 religious buildings in Skiathos

Top 3 religious buildings in Skiathos

Chora is the capital town of the Island of Skiathos and has many interesting religious buildings. The most important one is the cathedral, which houses numerous relics and icons, but we also mention the Agios Fanarios Church and the Agios Nikolas Church. From here you can enjoy a wonderful view over the castle in Skiathos. There is also a Byzantine monastery dedicated to Our Lady of Kounistras that has a beautiful carved wood temple. Another religious building is the Evangelistra Monaster... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Island of Skiathos

Tourist guide to the Island of Skiathos

Skiathos is a very welcoming and beautiful Greek island. It is approximately 12 km long and 6 km wide. It played a very important role over time in Greek history. The scenery is complemented by several other nearby islands that worth visiting, including Tsougara, Tsougriaki, Maragos, Arkos, Trounlonisi and Aspronisi. These islands are a dream destination for those who want to be away from the noise and crazyness of cities, and the crowded beaches of the main island. Although Skiathos is very... [ read more ]

The resorts of Pyrgos and Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini

The resorts of Pyrgos and Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini

The Island of Santorini abounds in tourist sights, so you will have the opportunity to discover many beautiful places. When you visit Santorini, you should definitely visit Pyrgos, a very beautiful and picturesque village where you can feel the pure scent of history. The landscapes are absolutely wonderful. Pygros is built on the top of a hill, and by the 1800s was even declared the capital of the island. Arkotiri is a site where excavations took place. The ancient name of the settlement... [ read more ]

The Ancient Thera and the Prophet Elias Monastery in Santorini Island

The Ancient Thera and the Prophet Elias Monastery in Santorini Island

Santorini is very rich in terms of sightseeing. The Ancient City or the Ancient Thera was once a very important city in the area, being built at a height of 360 meters on Mount Messavuono. The highest point on the island of Santorini is undoubtedly Mount Prophet Elias. It reaches a height of 567 meters and it is located between Pyrgos and Kamari. The name of the mountain comes from the Prophet Elias Monastery. From the Prophet Elias Mount in Santorini you will have a wonderful view of the... [ read more ]

The Caldera of the Island of Santorini

The Caldera of the Island of Santorini

Santorini is a small island in the circular archipelago of volcanic islands, forming the edge of an active volcano that still forms islands in the center. This is one of the main attractions in Europe. The island is famous for the diverse and spectacular scenery, volcanic sand beaches in its red and black color (which is unique to these islands), for the hot springs, the submarine for underwater landscapes and famous cafes, bars and nightclubs as well. The Island of Santorini in Greece is... [ read more ]

3 historical attractions in Rhodes

3 historical attractions in Rhodes

The Temple of Aphrodite is the oldest building in Rhodes, the Goddess worship is celebrated mainly in this area. The Kamiros archaeological site is another historical attraction in Rhodes that shouldn't be missed due to the great importance of the historical resources. The city of Rhodes is surrounded by high gates and towers that are a real stronghold for the city. The walls of Rhodes can be divided into three categories: those built in the days when attackers were using siege engines li... [ read more ]