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Greece

 

Greece Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

 

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Language: Greek

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Calling Code: 30

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Greece

 

Athens Area (Greece)

Athens

 

The fame of cultural achievements and beauty of Athens is known since the ancient times for the past 7000 years.

Brauron

 

Brauron is an ancient Greek town with numerous religious and public buildings.

Daphni Monastery

 

Greek medieval Daphni Monastery is famous for its exquisite mosaics and beatiful architecture.

Eleusis

 

Ancient Greek city of Eleusis was home to mysterious initiations and secret cults.

Koutouki Cave

 

Koutouki Cave is a large underground network of geological formations.

Marathon

 

Marathon is a site of a battle between Greeks and Persians. Runner from the battle site ran to Athens, told about victory and died shortly thereafter.

Oropos

 

Ancient Greek city Oropos has some interesting ruins on a backdrop of majestic Greek nature.

Rhamnous

 

Rhamnous is an ancient Greek settlement that is located in Attica region of Greece near Athens, Greek capital.

Sounion

 

Ancient Greek ruins of Sounion on a high grounds offer picturesque view of the sea.

     

 

Peloponnese (Greece)

Corinth

 

Ancient City of Corinth is one of the most important settlements in Antiquity. Although it was destroyed several times its citizens managed to find strength to rebuild Corinth to its former glory.

Epidaurus

 
Epidaurus is an ancient Greek city those remains are still used today for shows.
Korobi and Methone

 

Medieval castles of Korobi and Methone are well preserved despite years of disrepair.

Lousios Gorge

 

Lousios Gorge is a picturesque canyon in Arcadia region famous for its medieval Orthodox Greek monasteries that are perched on the walls of the canyon.

Monemvasia

 

Mighty Byzantine fortress of Monemvasia is situated on a picturesque peninsula with a single narrow road leading here.

Mycenae

 
Mycanae is the former capital of king Agamemnon that is still visible and impressive after years of disrepair.

Mystras

 

A complex of military might and Christian architecture of Mystras is worth the climb.

Olympia

 

Greek city of Olympia is the site of the first pan- Greek games that today are celebrated World wide.

Pyrgos Dirou Caves


 Pyrgos Dirou Caves are a spiderweb of underground passages with marvelous geologic formations.

Tiryns

 

Massive ancient walls of Greek Tiryns still will impress anyone who will approach the ruins of the city.

 
   

 

Central Greece (Greece)

Delphi

 

Ancient religious site of Delphi is synonymous with predictions and clairvoyance.

Hosios Loukas

 

Hosios Loukas is one of the most impressive monasteries of medieval Greece.

Meteora

 

Meteora is a group of medieval monasteries perched on huge geological formations.

 

 

Northern Greece (Greece)

  Mount Athos

 

Mount Athos is an isolated peninsula with several Orthodox monasteries. Entrance to women is prohibited.

Philipi

 

Philippi was build by Philip of Macedon, Julius Caesar fought an import battle here, but it is a lonely preacher Paul that made this city World famous.

 

 

Crete (Greece)

Frangokastello

 

Frangokastello is a medieval castle famous for ghost armies that seem to appear here every year on anneversary of the famous battle between Greeks and Turks.

Knossos

 

Knossos Palace became a source of legend and a mythical Minotaur since the time of the ancient Greeks.

Psychro Cave

 

Psychro Cave is one of the most legendary caves on the Crete Island. The legend claims that it was in this cave god Zeus was born by goddess Rhea.

Samaria Gorge

 

Samaria Gorge is a picturesque valley on the island of Crete. Besides natural beaty there is a number of ruins from different period along the path.

 

Cyclades Islands (Greece)

Santorini

 

Santorini is probably one of the beautiful and picturesque Greek Islands in the Aegean Sea that has connections to the legendary city of Atlantis described by Plato.

     

 

Dodecanese (Greece)

 

Lindos

 

The center attraction of Lindos are ruins from ancient and medieval times.

   

 

Ionian Islands (Greece)

 

  Corfu Island

 

Greek island of Corfu is a small paradise that managed to stay out of continental troubles.

Ithaca Island

 

Legendary home of Odysseus, Ithaca still impresses anyone who visits this Mediterranean island.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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