Athens

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A bustling and cosmopolitan metropolis, with its numerous museums, archeological sites, parks, hills, and shopping areas such as Kolonaki, Hermou, Voukourestiou Street, Monastiraki and Plaka.

Delphi

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Is both an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece 180km northwest of Athens on the slopes of Mount Parnassus in the valley of Phocis.

Mykonos

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Is a Greek island and a tourist destination, famous for its cosmopolitan character and its intense nightlife.

Kalambaka (Meteora)

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Is a unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures, second only to Mount Athos.

Santorini

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Its spectacular physical beauty, along with a dynamic nightlife, have made the island one of the world’s tourist hotspot destinations.

Crete

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Crete is full of significant ancient history and provides popular modern day tourist destinations.

Poros

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Is a small Greek island in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, south from Piraeus (Athens) and separated from the Peloponnese by a 200-metre wide sea channel. The ancient name of Poros was Pogon. Poros consists of two islands: Sferia, the southern part, which is of volcanic origin, where today’s city is located, and Kalaureia, also Kalavria or Calauria …

Aegina

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Is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic Gulf, 17 miles (27 km) from Athens. Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born on and ruled the island. During ancient times, Aegina was a rival to Athens, the great sea power of the era, where there stands a finely preserved ancient temple …

Corfu

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Is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, and lies off the coast of the city Sarandë, Albania, from which it is separated by straits varying in breadth from 3 to 23 km (2 to 15 ml), including one near ancient Butrint. The principal town of the island is also named …

Epidaurus

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Was a small city (polis) in ancient Greece, 160km south from Athens on the Saronic Gulf (Aegean sea). Reputed to be the birthplace of Apollo’s son Asclepius, the healer (God of medicine). Epidaurus was known for his sanctuary as well as its theater famous for its astonishing acoustics, which is still is in use today. The Sanctuary of Asclepius at …

Hydra

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Is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea (Υδρέα, derived from the Greek word for “water”), which was a reference to the springs on the island. There …

Alexandroupolis

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Is a city of north east Greece and the capital of the Evros Prefecture in Thrace and named after Alexander the Great. Alexandroupoli is about 14.5 km (9 miles) west of the delta of the river Evros, protected area for birds, 40 km from the border with Turkey, 300 km (186 ml) from Thessaloniki on the newly constructed Egnatia highway, …

Corinth

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Or Korinth is a city in Greece. In antiquity it was a city-state, on the Isthmus of Corinth, the narrow stretch of land that joins the Peloponnesus to the mainland of Greece. To the west of the isthmus lies the Gulf of Corinth, to the east lies the Saronic Gulf. Corinth is about 78 kilometres (48 mi) southwest of Athens. …

Kavala – Philippi

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Kavala Is the second largest city in northern Greece after Thessaloniki, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia, across from the island of Thasos, 700Km from Athens. The city was founded about the 6th century BC, and it was called Neapolis (“new city”) where St Paul disembarked from Troy, making his first step carrying the Gospel to Greece and Europe. Neapolis …

Nafplion

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Nauplion or Nafplion Is a picturesque seaport town, 150Km south-west of Athens in the north-eastern Peloponnese, that has expanded up the hillsides near the north end of the Argolic Gulf, nestling at the foot of a cliff crowned by the mighty ramparts of the Palamidi Fortress. The town was the first capital of modern Greece, from 1829 to 1834. Nafplion …

Olympia – Katakolo

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Olympia The cradle of the Olympic Games. The games were held every Olympiad (i.e. every four years) with the Olympic Games dating back possibly further than 776 BC. In 394 AD ( after exactly 1170 years ) Emperor Theodosius I of Byzantium abolished them as they were then considered reminiscent of paganism. The sanctuary, known as the Altis, consists of …

Patmos

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Is a small Greek island in the north part of the Aegean Sea, one of the Dodecanese complex. of islands. Patmos’ main communities are Chora, (the capital city) and Skala, the only commercial port. The churches and communities on Patmos are of the Eastern Orthodox tradition. In 1999, the island’s historic center Chora, along with the Monastery of Saint John …

Patra

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Is Greece’s third largest city, located in northern west Peloponnese, 215 kilometers west of Athens. The Patras metropolitan area in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan centre of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to Christian tradition, it was also the place of Saint Andrew’s martyrdom. Dubbed Greece’s Gate to the West, its busy port is a point for …

Rhodes

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Is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 ml) southwest of Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by …

Samos

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Is a Greek island in the North Aegean sea, south of Chios, north of Patmos and off the coast of Asia Minor (Kusadasi, Turkey). It is separated from Turkey by approximately 1 mile (1.6 km). While largely mountainous, Samos has several relatively large and fertile plains. A great portion of the island is covered with vineyards, from which the famous …