Piraeus, also known as Peiraeus or Pireas, is a city located in the prefecture of Attica, towards the southern side of Athens. This city’s main attraction is based on the fact that in ancient Greece, it was used as Athens’ main port, and therefore it played a very important role in the city’s life.
Besides than being the port of ancient Athens, Piraeus has been also named port of modern … [..more]
Argos is an ancient Greek city which is part of the prefecture of Argolis, in the region of the Peloponnese. It has four main subdivisions: Kokla, Larissa, Akova, and Timenio. This city has gone through several interesting historical events, and its past is among the main factors which attract tourists to its lands.
During the Mycenaean times, the city of Argos was an important stronghold, and was seen by the … [..more]
In ancient times, Sparta was one of the most important spots in not only Greece, but the entire Europe as well. During such ιpoque, the territory of Sparta would comprehend the regions nowadays known as Messenia and Laconia. Nowadays, only a small portion of that ancient territory continues being called Sparta, an area located towards the northern side of Laconia. Modern Sparta is situated within a fertile plain which allows … [..more]
Chania is the second largest city of Crete, the largest of Greek Islands in the Mediterranean, with an estimated population of roughly 70000 people across its length and breadth. It lies along the northern Cretan coast and gets applauded for its tourism potential. The city consists of a typical Mediterranean weather with sunny dry summers and slightly moist and rainy winters. Thousands visit Chania every year to have a glimpse … [..more]
If you are planning a visit to Greece, don’t miss the Hellenic Festival in Athens located in the second century Odeon of Herodes Atticus. Planning a sea voyage to Greece’s many islands can be a memorable experience. Greece offers mountain climbing, sailing, windsurfing, scuba diving, river rafting, kayaking, and hiking in it’s beautiful natural settings.
Piraeus is known as the premier port on the Aegean Sea and is … [..more]