Greece’s Dry-stone Walls Are Handmade Wonders | Greece Is

When sailing around with my guests in Greece I get many questions about the drystone walls that are a very common sight on the Greek islands. The local names for them vary from region to region, but Greece’s drystone walls all share common elements. These masterpieces of folk architecture, crafted using the simplest of materials, invariably enrich the environment, turning …

Greece’s most amazing therapeutic spas | Greek City Times

Over the last few years, spa tourism has become yet another major attraction in Greece, with hotels around the country – and throughout the year – making the best of the incredible diversity and wealth of the Greek landscapes, stunning views of the sea and forests, hot springs and increasingly sophisticated expertise in therapies. In 2017, Greece’s spas grabbed 15 …

Drone Video Captures The Glory Of Mycenae, The Enigmatic Stronghold Of The Bronze Age ‘Greeks’ — Greece High Definition

The fortified late Bronze Age settlement of Mycenae in the Argolid plain, which gives its name to the Mycenaean civilization, is an enigma of history. Possibly dated from circa 1600 BC, the stronghold was inhabited for around five centuries, and possibly reached its peak at circa 1350 BC, when the population reached over 30,000 people. This apical stage of the Mycenaean …

Best castles and fortresses in Greece | The Telegraph

Seek out romantic ancient ruins that offer interesting insights into the past, plus amazing views of Greek landscapes. Whatever you seek from a holiday destination, with its visually striking palette of warm stone, cobalt sea, and olive foliage, and its millennia-old layers of history, beautiful beaches, mountains and intriguing islands – never fails to defy expectations. Year-round sunshine adds allure …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece This Summer | GreekReporter.com

If you are pondering a vacation in Greece this summer, wait no longer. Greece has so many diverse aspects that provides something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a history buff, or prefer a quiet vacation lounging on the beach or maybe you are looking for an alternative extreme sport-filled vacation — whatever your pleasure, Greece is sure to …

Ryanair increase routes to Greece · Greek City Times

Twenty-one new routes, including Athens-Marrakech, Corfu-London, Mykonos-Bordeau, and Thessaloniki-Dublin, will be added in Ryanair’s Greek summer program of 2019. More specifically, the summer program of the airline for the new year includes more than 120 routes in total, which will carry 6.1 million passengers per year from 9 airports operating in Greece. In Athens, 5 new routes: Catania (2 weekly …

Greece is more than just the islands | Neos Kosmos

Despite the fact that globally, the Greek islands are considered a leading tourist destination that guarantee warm weather, legendary natural light, pristine waters, delicious traditional Greek cuisine, endless cultural pursuits, breathtaking scenery and famous hospitality, Greece’s mainland is endowed with some of the most scenic and intriguing regions and towns waiting to be explored by those visitors who dare to …

Mystras – Kato Chora, Greece | Atlas Obscura

The city of Mystras, the historic place where the last Byzantine emperor was crowned, now sits abandoned on the steep slopes of the Taygetus Mountains that tower over the Laconian plain. The ruins that remain transport visitors through a breathtaking, finely preserved medieval Byzantine city. The imposing fortress of Villehardouin crowns the highest point of the city and possesses the …

Another award for “Greece-A365-Day Destination” | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The video has picked up numerous awards in the past six months .entry-excerpt The multi-awarded winning video “Greece-A365-Day Destination” received yet another distinction after it was awarded the second world destination prize and the first prize in Europe at the Golden City Gate festival of tourist films in Berlin, in the framework of the ITB International Tourism Fair, where …

Second Best Hidden Museum of Europe is in Greece (Video) | GreekReporter.com

One of the most relevant travel guides from Canada, FlightNetwork, has ranked the Museum of Archimedes in Ancient Olympia as the second best museum in a list including the best 10 hidden museums of Europe. The museum, permanently hosted in the center of Ancient Olympia, displays some of the inventions designed by Archimedes, all of which have been recreated in the …