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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The island of Samos, in the north-east Aegean, used to be an important maritime and commercial power in antiquity, especially from the 7th century BC, establishing colonies on the Ionian coasts, in Thrace and the west of the Mediterranean. Its commer…

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The new Athens Olympic Museum, founded under the auspices of the Hellenic Olympic Committee and the International Olympic Committee, has joined the Olympic Museums Network (which has now reached 28 members worldwide), becoming the second Olympic Muse…

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Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese, boasts an impressive medieval city at the heart of its capital; it is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe, and its cobbled streets take visitors to a journey through time. Its imposing arch…

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