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 ]

The Acropolis and the Museum of Archeology in Corinth

The Acropolis and the Museum of Archeology in Corinth

The city of Corinth in Greece has a great historical importance. The ruins of the ancient city can are exposed and can be visited. The Acrocorinth is an acropolis situated at less than 10 km to the southwest, in the south of the settlement called Archea Korinthos., at a height of 575 m and at its foot lays the archeological site of Ancient Corinth. The Archaeological Museum is located in Ancient Corinth, at the foot of the Acrocorinth, at approximately 8 km from Corinth. You can visit the... [ read more ]

The archaeological site of Ancient Corint

The archaeological site of Ancient Corint

Ancient Corinth was founded in the 10th century BC, getting to be among the most important and richest cities in Greece, being a renowned cultural, economic and sports center. The Romans destroyed the city and the population as well, but later Julius Caesar manages to restore the life of the city, rebuilding it and making it the capital of the province of Achaia. The archaeological site of Ancient Corinth is an invaluable wealth of Greece, a testament of its history of thousands of years ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Corinth

Tourist guide to Corinth

Located on the coast of the Corinthian Gulf, at about 80 km from Athens to south-west, Corinth represented over the years a major port of entry in the Peloponnese peninsula. Today, Corinth has a population of about 35,000 inhabitants, being the prefecture seat of Corinthia in the Peloponnese region. We present you a short tourist guide to Corinth including some information about the ancient city and its foundation according to the legends and some important tourist attractions in the city... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the Halkidiki Peninsula

Tourist guide to the Halkidiki Peninsula

The Halkidiki Peninsula in northern Greece is located at southeast from Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece. Halkidiki is also the name of the prefecture located in the Greek region of Central Macedonia, the residence is the city of Polygyros, located at 70 km in the southeast of Thessaloniki, with a population of over 23,000 inhabitants. The Peninsula of Halkidiki in the south is divided in three other peninsulas: Kassandra, Sithonia and Athos. We present you a tourist guide ... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to the city of Iarapetra

Tourist guide to the city of Iarapetra

With a population of approximately 28,000 inhabitants, Ierapetra is the fourth largest city on the Island of Crete, located at about 100 km to the southeast from Heraklion and is part of the Lassithi Prefecture. Ierapetra is the only city in the south of the island, famous for its agricultural products exported all over Europe, but also for its tourist attractions. Today we present a short tourist guide to the city of Iarapetra including some historical facts about the city, the most impo... [ read more ]

The ancient city of Heraklion in Crete

The ancient city of Heraklion in Crete

The capital of Crete and the fifth largest city in Greece has many things to offer. As in Athens, you will need time to get acquainted with it. The name of the city comes from the old Roman port, Heracleum, which is nearby and whose exact location is unknown. The city of Heraklion in Crete suffered a great damage from bombing during the Second World War and now has a lot of unattractive buildings constructed of concrete, and completely chaotic streets. But it has a great character and a t... [ read more ]

Rodovani and the surrounding villages in South Chania

Rodovani and the surrounding villages in South Chania

Chania is a famous area of Crete with a beautiful scenery, natural attractions, stunning cities, charming villages and many important tourist destinations. If you travel to Crete, you should visit some of the villages, it can be a true refreshment to the body and soul. Today we present you Rodovani and other surrounding villages in Southern Chania. Rodovani is a beautiful tiny village and it is surrounded by the village of Epanochori and Prases with different traditional houses located in... [ read more ]

4 memorable locations in the eastern part of Chania

4 memorable locations in the eastern part of Chania

The Prefecture of Chania is on the west end of the island and most of its surface is covered by the White Mountains. This spectacular mountain range rises at just a few kilometers from the northern coast, reaches the maximum height of 2543 m and then descends with arid and rocky slopes towards the Libyan Sea. In the northeastern part of the prefecture of Chania is the Souda Bay, the largest natural harbor in Greece, in the north is the Chania Bay and in the east is the Kissamos bay, the l... [ read more ]

Visit Spilia village resort near Chania

Visit Spilia village resort near Chania

Chania is the north-west area of the island of Crete and a very popular tourist destination. The entire region will leave you breathless. The sandy beaches, mountain villages, hammocks on the beach, pure nature, the Byzantine monasteries scattered throughout the island create a fanstactic fund for exploration. There are many tourist resorts, small towns and charming villages that you can visit during a visit to Crete. Today we present the resort of Spilia near Chania with its attractions ... [ read more ]