Ancient Olympia, Honey Farm, Chlemoutsi Castle, Peloponnese

From Ancient Olympia to a local Honey Farm to an amazing Frankish Castle! In western Peloponnese, in the beautiful valley of the Alpheios river, lies the most celebrated sanctuary of ancient Greece. Dedicated to Zeus, the father of the gods, it sprawls over the southwest foot of Mount Kronios, at the confluence of the Alpheios […]

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Sparta, Ancient Messene, Kalamata, Peloponnese

Located on the south eastern side of Peloponnese, 250 km from Athens, modern Sparti or Sparta is a small town with famous history. Surrounded by mounts Taygetos and Parnon, Sparta was the kingdom of Menelaus and his beautiful queen, the most beautiful of all mortal women of her age, Helen. The word “spartan” means self-restrained, […]

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Meteora Stone Peaks, Katerini Beach, Central Greece

Meterora Stone Peaks, wonder of nature In a region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these ‘columns of the sky’ from the 11th century onwards. Twenty-four of these monasteries were built, despite incredible difficulties, at the time of the great revival of the eremetic ideal in the 15th century. Meteora is included in […]

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