Just 20 km away from Metsovo you will find the artificial lake of Aoos springs. The lake stands at an altitude of 1343m and is an important hydro-biotope.
The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in the main square of a town and close to the more international Christmas tree.
Make a mountain out of…a Christmas holiday
Leave the rat race of the cities behind and treat your body to a strong dose of energy and your lungs to an excess of oxygen. Let the spirit of Christmas guide you to the heaven of the Greek mountains.
Thessaloniki is a city that loves Arts and an open-air museum showcasing its vast history, its numerous monuments. A stroll through the streets and alleys of the city will travel you back to the Byzantine Era thanks to the monuments dating back to these times. Visit churches of outstanding architecture, such as Panagia (Virgin) Acheiropoiitos, Agios Dimitrios, Virgin Dexia, Agia Sofia, Virgin of Chalkeon, Agios Ioannis (an underground church), the Rotunda of Agios Georgios. This cream of Byzantine piety characterizes the neighbourhoods of Thessaloniki and defines its personality. The ancient and Roman past is there, but the true character of the city lies in its Byzantine magnificence.
The Acropolis Museum is consistently rated as one of the best museums in the world. Devoted to the Parthenon and its surrounding temples, it is cleverly perched above Athens like a luminous box.
Crete is the largest island in Greece, and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture.
The city of Athens, Greece is famous for its strong culture. Right at the junction between East and West, the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and drama, is nowadays a restless contemporary hub, mixing, matching and unfolding in a series of never ending!
The biggest island of Greece is a charming place where visitors can enjoy their trip in the way they have imagined it. Here are 10 reasons why Crete is worth visiting; once you get there though, expect to discover many more!
The “wish tree” on the picturesque Antipaxos island in the Ionian Sea has become a tourist attraction, as every year hundreds leave their wish there hoping it will come true.
Visitors of the idyllic Vrika beach on Antipaxos want to touch the magic wish tree and write their own wish on a white pebble.