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Day trip from Athens: Ancient Corinth, Acrocorinth and the Corinth Canal

Entrance to Acrocorinth

Corinth is one of the best destinations for a day trip from Athens. Lying only about an hour away from Athens it is very easy to reach but that’s definitely not the only reason why you should visit. From the impressive fortress of Acrocorinth to the Ancient Corinth and the world-famous Corinth Canal there is …

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How to spend an awesome weekend in Santorini in winter

Sunset in Oia in Santorini Greece

Santorini is one of the best known Greek islands and a popular holiday destination. It belongs to the Cyclades archipelago and if it wasn’t for the volcano it would have the classic Cycladic look of barren, oregano-clad hills and picturesque whitewashed villages. But an ancient volcanic eruption transformed it into something completely different. The center …

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Mount Tymfi & Zagorochoria: 5-day hiking trip from Athens

Konitsa,Bridge, Zagorochoria, Greece

Every year as the temperatures start rising and the heat in Athens slowly becomes unbearable I start dreaming about the shady forested valleys of Northern Greece. This year the lot fell on the Zagori region north of Ioannina best known for its traditional stone villages (Zagorochoria) and the stunning Vikos Gorge. With 46 villages, 45 …

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