Experience the ancient theatre of Epidaurus

In the north of Peleponnese, close to Nafplion and just 2 hours away from Athens, lies the ancient city of Epidaurus. Epidaurus was a small city established in the sixth century B.C. Today, it is a big tourist attraction due to the most well-preserved ancient theatre. The site is on the list of UNESCO worldContinue reading “Experience the ancient theatre of Epidaurus”

Tips for visiting religious sites in Greece

Besides the ancient treasures, paradise-like beaches, and picturesque villages Greece is known for, there is a fourth category of sites that should be on your travel itinerary. Religious sites. All over Greece, you can find the most beautiful churches and monasteries. So wherever you are in Greece, find one and pay a visit! Religion inContinue reading “Tips for visiting religious sites in Greece”

The old, the empty, and the ugly. The story behind architecture in Greek cities.

The Greeks are famous for their architecture, they even invented this type of art. Look at the Parthenon, the temple of Apollo, or the theatre in Philippi. All amazing architecture, and all on the list of UNESCO world heritage sites today. But also on the islands, the architecture resembles an art. The idyllic villages withContinue reading “The old, the empty, and the ugly. The story behind architecture in Greek cities.”

Meteora

Breathtaking and magical. Six monasteries on top of huge rock pilars that seem so surreal. No words nor pictures can capture the beauty and impressiveness of this Greek landmark where history, spirituality, nature and architecture truly come together. Definitely visit this very unique place! No wonder Meteora is on the UNESCO world heritage list. TheContinue reading “Meteora”