the 1. Meteora, mainland
the Land of the Greek gods is full of myths. Ancient buildings and magnificent temples are to be found (almost) everywhere. A very special place Meteora in the North of the mainland monasteries with Orthodox. You are perched on limestone cliffs high above the landscape and can only be reached by dizzying flights of stairs. The panoramas on offer here, are of course, stunning. Of the original 24 monasteries, a Unesco world heritage site, are inhabited even today six.
For the James Bond Fans, a trip to the monastery of Agia Triada. Here are the shooting part of the film “In deadly Mission” took place in the 1980s.
2. Monemvasia, Peloponnese
The picturesque town of Monemvasia is located on a small island off the Peloponnese Peninsula. The place is located on a 100-Meter high Plateau and is also referred to as the Gibraltar of the East. The place is known for its historic churches from the time of Byzantine rule and Venetian Palazzi. Also the surrounding coastal landscape with its rugged cliffs and beautiful beaches is enchanting. You can drive or walk to explore.
Who is not afraid of the 20 kilometers of the journey, you will be rewarded in the Diamandis Fish Tavern generously. The family business serves excellent food at fair prices.
3. Lindos, Rhodes
The site of Lindos on the island of Rhodes is especially for the Acropolis. She perched on a hill above the small town. The way up you can ride either on foot or with a donkey-Taxi best. On the Acropolis, the greatest sanctuary of the ancient city, are still some impressive Remains available. During a visit to Lindos, one should also explore the old town at the foot of the Acropolis. The architecture is a fascinating mosaic of medieval, Byzantine and Arab buildings. On the roofs of many Restaurants and Bars where you can end the day with a Cocktail end to let are located.
4. Oia, Santorini
the village of Oia on the beautiful island of Santorini is the most beautiful village of Greece, if not the world. The least enthusiastic visitors to the charming artists ‘ village. The world-famous white and blue-washed buildings clinging to the cliffs. The Idyll of the place is crowded in the main season, unfortunately, right. So better in the spring or in the autumn to look over! We especially love the sunsets that you can enjoy the best of one of the many Restaurants. A reservation is a must!
5. Assos, Kefalonia
The fishing village of Assos, with its romantic Bay looks like a painting. The port with its colorful houses and crystal clear water is one of the Highlights of the island of Kefalonia, as well as the wine Rombola, grows on the island. Must try! Worth seeing is the Venetian fortress, from which one has a great view over the countryside and the port is also. For beach lovers, a trip to the picturesque Myrtos Beach.
6. Ano Poli, Thessaloniki
The University town of Thessaloniki is home to one of the most important ports in the Balkans and is a major destination for Greece lovers. Thessaloniki is divided into the modern city and the ancient part of the city called Ano Poli. Ano Poli exudes with its narrow streets and flower-filled courtyards, the charm of the Byzantine past. Here you can relax with good food and mild climate from the stress of everyday life. After the climb you will be rewarded with a stunning view over the Bay.
When staying in Ano Poli, you should pay a visit to the small Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos a visit. From the outside, this inconspicuous-looking building unfolds its true beauty on the Inside – with an impressively well-preserved wall paintings.
a Little lost he looks, the bronze Aristotle, as he is staring at sitting there on his place, and in the distance. On the feet is a scroll, sandals in Hand, in view of the yearning for the wide, wide world. Around him, the colorful life: Ladadika, the old olive merchant district of Thessaloniki, is the navel of the almost one Million inhabitants city, a meeting place of tourists, the location of the loudest Bars and the best Restaurants.
7. Gialos, Symi
of Symi, which is the neighbouring island of Rhodes, considerably less busy, but equally appealing. With the ferry you can also come for a day trip over there. In the port of Gialos is a beautiful view on the pastel-coloured houses offers. They are under monument protection and the elegant, manicured charm of the place. About the 500 steps of Kali Strata to reach the summit of the mountain, with the castle and a Café. The Panorama from here is phenomenal.
A visit to the monastery of Panormitis, an important Orthodox sanctuary, is worth it – not only for believers. You can feel literally the special power that emanates from the place.
in the Aegean sea, on five different Islands in Greece kidnap.
At more than 3000 Greek Islands, it is difficult to decide. The best hoppt from island to island. We have discovered the Mini-island of Halki. There’s nothing here! Fortunately. Beautiful holidays were rare.
If tourists of Northern Greece travel to, it is usually not the East than the famous Chalkidiki Peninsula. Further drive but well worth it.