Ancient Olympia is one of Greece’s most important archaeological sites. Once a sanctuary of nationwide importance, it now has an international reputation as both the site of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the birthplace of it…

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The capital of Greece, Athens, is among the world’s most beautiful cities to explore by night, as recently reported in the media. More specifically, the leading UK-based hotel chain Premier Inn counted the number of Instagram posts th…

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Delos is a small, rocky island in the centre of the Aegean Sea; and yet, for the ancient Greeks, it was considered as "the most sacred of all islands" (Callimachus, 3rd century BC). Virtually uninhabited, the island is located close to Mykonos, and i…

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From humble fishing towns to hilltop medieval power bases, Europe is home to some of the most beautiful towns in the world that are rightly considered dream destinations. According to CNN Travel, among them is the Greek town of Nafplion, situated in…

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The Diros Caves are among the most significant natural sites in Greece; the truly spectacular cave complex is found in the region of Laconia, on the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. A visit to the caves is like a journey back in time t…

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Despite not sharing the renown of Greece’s most popular archaeological sites, the Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae in the Peloponnese is a site of great significance and among the best-preserved monuments from the Classical period. Its cons…

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As part of the Greek Revolution bicentennial celebrations, the project Morias21 invites you to discover the attractions of the Peloponnese, a region which played a seminal role in the Greek War of Independence and remains a fascinating destination th…

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Corfu (Kerkyra in Greek) is the capital of the Ionian Islands and occupies a strategic position at the entrance to the Adriatic Sea. Its historic centre, usually referred to as the Old Town, dates back to the 8th century BC. The city is located on th…

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Founded by the Byzantines in the 6th century, Monemvasia is one of the most important and uniquely preserved medieval fortress-cities in Greece, as well as one of the most beautiful castles in the world. Selected by the “European Best Destinati…

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In the context of the celebrations of the Bicentenary of the Greek War of Independence, the Hellenic Parliament in collaboration with the Municipality of Ermoupolis has organised the art exhibition "From the flames of the Struggle. Athens – Erm…

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