Famous Monasteries of Greece

Greece is a famous destination for travelers eager to enjoy the sun, the endless coastlines, and the cosmopolitan islands of the country. And yet, Greece is a predominantly mountainous country, perfect for winter excursions and sightseeing of traditional landmarks of …

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15 Top Historical Sites in Greece

Knossos Palace in Crete

If you are a history lover, then a vacation to Greece is pure perfection. Known as the birthplace of Western civilization, Greece’s lush and tumultuous history spans several millennia. Athens, Greece’s capital, is the oldest European capital, with a whopping …

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8 Popular Ancient Greek Cities

Undoubtedly, Greece has brought forth one of the highest forms of civilization in the history of humankind. The birthplace of democracy and the idea of freedom, the Greeks held in high esteem the idea of posthumous legacy, or hysterophimia, an …

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15 Movies About Greece to Watch

meteora monasteries- landmarks of Greece

The unique landscapes of Greece, with their huge versatility and unparalleled beauty, are great for getaways and exploration, but they also make for great cinematic settings. From the breathtaking caldera views of volcanic Santorini to the mythical “soaring” rocks of …

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Most Beautiful Lighthouses in Greece

The beautiful and jagged coastline of Greece is a gift to behold while on a visit to the country. Some edges of these shores are decorated with mysterious, old lighthouses which used to bring the good news of land nearby …

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Name Days in Greece

We’re used to birthdays as the one day of the year where we celebrate our friends and loved ones existing. Birthdays have gained international acceptance as our ‘special day’ of the year where we receive gifts and have parties in …

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22 Greek Superstitions People Still Believe

Every culture has its own unique superstitions, like a special kind of seasoning in a perfect dish. Greece is no different! Greeks have several superstitions that have been passed down over generations within their culture, many of them with a …

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Greek Easter Traditions

Easter traditional bread and red eggs - Easter in Greece

When thinking of visiting Greece, most people think of summer– summer in the islands or in the mountains or even in the Greek famous cities, like the capital, Athens, or Thessaloniki, or Patra. But few get to experience the country …

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Windmills in Greece

Greece Windmills Mykonos

One of the most iconic images from Greece is one of round, whitewashed windmills against the clear, azure sky of islands and mountain slopes. The windmill has been an integral part of Greece’s heritage and economic history. Though its invention …

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