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 ]

Top 5 old architectural attractions in Chania

Top 5 old architectural attractions in Chania

The region of Chania is situated in western Crete and has an important place in the history of Crete. Historians say that Chania was the exact place where the flourishing Minoan town of Kydonia was. After the disappearance of the Minoan civilization, the area knew a period of descend and then came a period of prosperity in the XIV century when it was conquered by the Venetians. The Venetians left their mark on the place, especially in the city of Chania. Many old architectural attractions... [ read more ]

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 ]

The most famous tourist attractions in Crete

The most famous tourist attractions in Crete

Crete is an extended island that attracts a large variety of tourists for different reasons. The island offers many possibilities for excursions, you can taste the traditionally prepared dishes in small taverns with spectacular view. You can enjoy the small and intimate beaches and the modern luxury resorts, the beautiful harbors and the rich nightlife. One of the most important tourist sites is the Knossos Palace in Crete with a labyrinth plan that gave birth to the myth of the Minotaur.... [ read more ]

Top 5 things that you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Top 5 things that you shouldn’t miss in Greece

Greece is everything you could dream of: millennial history, the perfect blend of modernism, rich cities and a magical land with picturesque places where people still keep traditions alive. It is a country of contrasts that mixes millennial history with the lively pulse of daily life. Culture has a powerful impact on contemporary life, the past is found in every corner of the country, the arts and crafts tradition of thousands of years enchanting any tourist that is coming here. Nature in... [ read more ]

Top 10 unique things in Crete

Top 10 unique things in Crete

The Island of Crete is situated at the crossroads of three continents, Europe to the north, East Asia and Africa to the south. It is the largest of all the Greek Islands and one of those places where nature was unleashed: imposing mountains, steep valleys, mysterious caves, fertile plains, lush vegetation, calm sea, storm and mild climate. Crete is an island of contrasts, diverse and multifaceted, a mixture of civilizations and the last bastion of Hellenism in the southern Mediterranea... [ read more ]

Top recreational areas and natural attractions in Crete

Top recreational areas and natural attractions in Crete

Crete is the largest island of Greece and one of the top biggest islands of the Mediterranean, with a population of 500,000 inhabitants. The island lies between Europe and the African continent. In the center of the island is the highest plateau in Europe, the Lassithi Plateau with numerous plantings of vegetables, vine crops, olives and oranges. It is a green Island with a flora rich in chestnut, pine and Cyprus forests, palm and cedar forests. The top recreational areas and natural attr... [ read more ]

Top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete

Top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete

Once you have reached Crete it is impossible not repeating to yourself at every turn that this corner of paradise was gifted and blessed by God to become one of the most exciting and most memorable vacation destinations. There are hundreds, if not thousands of churches and chapels on the island of Crete. Some of them are more than 1000 years old and many of them still has some wonderful frescoes. Today we would like to present you the top 5 churches and a monastery in Crete.   ... [ read more ]

The most famous archeological museums in Crete

The most famous archeological museums in Crete

Crete has many museums, archaeological sites, landscapes and places to visit, being one of the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean. For everyone that was once in Crete the names Knossos, Phaestos, Malia are already familiar and evoke many memories. You will find many tourist attractions depending on the city and each of them is worth at least a few hours of the time spent in Crete. Today we would like to present you the most famous archeological museums in Crete.   ... [ read more ]

Top 5 forifications in Crete

Top 5 forifications in Crete

Crete offers more tourist activities than any other Greek Island being the largest of them. Some parts of the island were overwhelmed by tourist resorts and massive hotels, but fortunately Crete is still hiding many undiscovered treasures by the agitated crowds. The Island of Crete gathers the experience of thousands of years of civilization, being the owner of a significant cultural heritage that includes years of Roman, Venetian and Turkish domination, each leaving its mark on the Creta... [ read more ]