Run Messinia, an ultramarathon race covering a distance of approximately 421km, will take place in…
In almost every Greek city you will find ancient monuments, sculptures or building remains that are evidence of the grand historical past of the country. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not just because of their majestic architecture or their antiquity, but also because of their contribution to modern civilization, society, art and sciences.
In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!
On this day February 3 in 1830 The London Protocol established the full independence and sovereignty of Greece from the Ottoman Empire thereby concluding the Greek War of Independence.
Filled with stone mansions, lush gardens, picturesque alleys, and a lively square, the town of Vytina has been for many years now, one of the most popular mountain destinations in the Peloponnese and in Greece overall.
“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.