Saturday , August 13 2022

A GUIDE TO GREECE

The heart of Greece: the Prefecture of Fokida

It wouldn’t be too much of an exaggeration to call Fokida prefecture the heart of Greece. From olives to fresh fish, from skiing to bathing, from culture to magnificent nature, Fokida has it all.   (Photograph by K.Ashenden) Everybody knows Delphi, the mystic oracle site that clings to the sides …

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Magical Greece: winter destinations

Greece is known worldwide as one of the best summer holiday destinations. However, winter in Greece is just as magical. The Greek countryside is ideal for winter vacations, as they provide modern winter sport facilities along with spectacular scenery and a traditional welcome.   Nature, snow, fresh air and good …

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Lake Plastira – A miracle, of both man and nature

  Plastiras Lake is a human intervention which manages to unite the artificial with the natural, culminating in a magical place with a fascinating landscape.   Lake Plastira is one of the most attractive places in Greece. It’s the perfect choice for someone who looks for serenity in nature, as …

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Looking for a wonderful Autumn day-trip – try Livadeia

  Autumn is a particularly wonderful, but relatively short period in Greece; as the summer days stretch on until late September, early October. This time of year provides perfect weather for travelling and sightseeing at the weekends. One such trip might be to Delphi and Arachova in Viotia, which you …

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Let me introduce you to one of the world’s most recognised beaches

Zakynthos, or Zante, is among the most beautiful and popular islands of the Ionian Sea. Located south of Kefalonia, it is world famous for its white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters and intense nightlife, which makes it a frequent destination. Navagio, which you can see in the photo, is the …

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Welcome to the Cyclades – the most popular island complex in Greece

The most famous island group in the Aegean Sea comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world! Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in white and blue, traditional lifestyle, folk music, warm, hospitable people and barren landscapes with isolated chapels turn a trip to the Cyclades into a lifetime experience. The name refers to …

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The nature in Greece is of great diversity and variety

The nature in Greece is of great diversity and it varies greatly     (Photo by V Papadopoulos/Eurokinissi) About 700-750 plant species, out of more than 6,000 recorded, are original, which means they can be found only within the boundaries of the Greek land. They are widespread relative to the size …

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Greek Independence Day

Greek Independence Day by photographer Yiannis Panagopoulos Greek Independence Day, the national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25th, commemorates the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Annunciation to Theotokos, when the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary and told her that she would …

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