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“Plaka” and “Makriyianni”: The most picturesque neighbourhoods of Athens

Discover the most beautiful and picturesque corners of Athens, by visiting these two neighbouring areas, the “Plaka” and “Makriyianni” (or “Makriyanni” or “Makrigianni”). Plaka, occupies the area right underneath the Acropolis, set among Syntagma sq., Monastiraki , the Ancient Agora … Continue reading

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Discover Athens in the Summer!

Whether on a short city break or between airports and ports, to visit some of the famous Greek islands, a visitor should never forget the one and only truth about Athens: It has so much to offer! And you will … Continue reading

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Evzones or Tsoliades

Evzones, or, as we Greeks like to call them, “Tsoliades”, are the pride of our army! If you join our Historical Athens Walking Tours, you will have the opportunity to see them guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, right … Continue reading

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The Sacred Olympic Flame

“A healthy mind in a healthy body.” That was the motto of the Ancient Greeks when they celebrated the Olympic Games every four years in Olympia which is located on the west coast of Peloponnese.

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Store Your Luggage In Athens

Very often, we get requests from people who have an Athens layover for a few hours and would like to join one of our lovely tours, for example the Athens City tour and the Acropolis or the Food tour. These … Continue reading

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Meteora and New Meteora Museum

Meteora and the surrounding area is one of the most impressive, beautiful and most visited sites in Greece!   Meteora is a large complex of Greek Orthodox Monasteries built on huge sandstone rock pillars which raise to the sky in … Continue reading

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Monastiraki and Flea Market of Athens

A visit to Athens cannot be complete without a visit to the Acropolis and its famous Parthenon. The “sacred rock” is the landmark of the city and one of the sights in the world that everybody should see once in his life. … Continue reading

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Greek Wine: A Divine Matter

Wine was and still is significant ingredient accompanying the rich Greek cuisine. The phrase “let’s go for a glass of wine” shows how much the Greeks honor it and how directly it is connected with their daily life. Over a … Continue reading

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A Food Tour In Chania (Crete)

Special thanks to Sofie Couwenbergh for this amazing article! She joined our food tour in Chania and she shared her unique experience in her blog Wonderful Wanderings. I love to eat. Oh do I love to eat. Strangely enough I’d never gone … Continue reading

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Delphi – Where Heaven Meets Earth

Less than 200 kilometers northeast of Athens, nestled in the embrace of Mt. Parnassus, is perhaps the most sacred site of the ancient world. It was believed to be the center of the earth, the center of wisdom and spirituality. … Continue reading

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