On our quest to discover new fabulous places in Greece, we decided last summer to focus on the Cyclades. The Cyclades is a cluster of Greek islands located southeast of mainland Greece in the Aegean Sea. Out of the impressive 220 islands that consist the Cyclades (including uninhabited islands and rocky islets), we chose [...]
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Metéora (Greek: Μετέωρα, “suspended in the air”) is an outstanding complex of giant rock formations near the town of Kalambaka, in the district of Thessaly. The rocks rise over 400 metres above Kalambaka and the valley of river Peneus.
It is still unclear how these rocks were formed, but it is estimated that this happened approximately 60 million years ago. The most prevalent theory about their formation is through a big river that brought geological material, such as rocks, stones and minerals, to the region. Continuous weathering by rain, wind, as well as earthquakes, gave them their present shape. It still remains a mystery [...]
Situated in the north-east side of Aegina between Agia Marina and Souvala, the small village of Vagia is known for its traditional fishing port and its islet, which is at swimming distance from the beach. The beach is surrounded by beautiful pine trees of various sizes, which will make your stay at the beach even more enjoyable providing you with some shade. The beach of Troulos is [...]