“Island of sweet secrets, of the hearts festivals!” (“Île des doux secrets et des fêtes du coeur!”, Charles Baudelaire, Un voyage à Cythère, A Voyage to Cythera).
There are many beautiful sights to take in on the Greek island of Santorini. The island is known for its colorful volcanic stone backdrop with white houses and winding streets, climbing the cliffs leading you to villages and breathtaking views. But there is also something on the island for the adventurous at heart — a tour of the volcano and caldera!
During the Passion Week, on the island of the Apocalypse, on Patmos, visitors are immersed in a deeply spiritual atmosphere. The Monastery of St John brings about an uninterrupted observance and practice of well- preserved Early Christian traditions.
When people come to Greece they tend to stick to the typical tours of the usual places, which means you see amazing ruins, beautiful beaches and taste wonderful food. But what if you knew there was more to Greece than the typical tourist experience? Let’s look at some of the most beautiful places and one in a lifetime experiences in Greece that you never even knew existed!
During Eastertime in Leonidio devoutness and excitement go hand in hand, thanks to the spectacular custom of the balloons that is more than one century old. Although its origin is unknown, it is believed that the custom is a revival of a similar one that the seamen of the area had seen practiced in some Asian country.
Every one of the 3,000 Greek islands is a travelling experience in itself. But if you want to briefly experience the charming Greek islands and at the same time enjoy the comfort and luxury of a cruise-ship, book a cabin on a cruise-ship to the islands. A travelling experience that will surely remain unforgettable!
Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a memorable race in the historic centre of Chania; starting from the Old Municipal Market, runners will pass from the old Venetian Harbour and then follow an impressive course by the sea.
The tradition of wine-making is a long and rich one in Greece, as is the case with all countries washed by the Mediterranean. Wine is associated not only with the nutritional habits of Greeks, but also with religious and popular traditions connected with its cultural heritage.
Veria was the second most significant town, after Aigai, during the blooming ancient Macedonian years. The city is built on the foothills of Mt. Vermion and crossed by the River Tripotamo. From the 11th to the 14th century it was the third most important city of the Byzantine Empire, after Constantinople (Istanbul) and Thessaloniki. The impressively large number of Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches gave the city the nickname “Little Jerusalem”.
The attempt of man to fly and slip the surly bonds of Earth is reflected in an absolute way in the adventurous sky sports. Like the legendary hero Icarus, sky sports enthousiasts in Greece get excited by the thrill of flying that offers them unique freedom in conjunction with spiritual tranquility and absolute concentration. This is an adventurous, authentic and quite romantic way to see the natural beauties of Greece from above, moving with the air currents as your guide.