The situation with the fire in Gortynia, in central Peloponnese, “remains difficult”, Deputy Regional Director…
According to the Greek mythology, the nymphs Neda, Agno and Thesoa bathed the newborn Zeus in the beautiful waters of Lousios, and that is how the river took its name – from the Greek verb “louzo” (λούζω) which means to bathe.
“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.
Although famous worldwide for its seas, more than 80% of Greece is mountainous. We present to you the top five destinations for mountain lovers, who want to climb, hike, or just enjoy breathtaking views in Greece.