In Delphi, you can stand upon the slopes of Mount Parnassus and marvel at the place where the Pythia made her predictions.
Whether you are looking to see the ancient ruins or relax on the best beaches of the Greek islands, there is a Greek island for everyone.
The Acropolis in Athens has a new concrete pathway to facilitate wheelchair access – and some people are not happy about it. The UNESCO World Heritage site attracts thousands of visitors a day in peak periods, most of whom climb the 160-meter hill on foot, and wander on uneven stone paths worn smooth over hundreds of years.The new concrete track is laid over a synthetic membrane that protects the ancient stones underneath and permits easy removal.But critics say it ruins the classical harmony of the ancient site.Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras last month demanded the conservative government, quote, “stop abusing our cultural heritage.
A visit to Meteora, Greece, a UNESCO-listed monastery complex atop sandstone pillars, makes for a moving, meditative experience.
The 9 Beethoven Symphonies Live from 9 European Cities – All Eyes on the Ancient Theatre of Delphi; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times
Delphi will be hosting Beethoven’s 7th Symphony live from its Ancient Theatre in an event on 6 June called ‘Europe Celebrates Beethoven’ which will include 9 concerts that will be broadcasted live from selected cities in Europe, dedicated to the famous musical symphonies of German composer and music pioneer, Beethoven.
Greece has been topping the lists of ‘safe destinations for travellers’ this year as it strives to revive its key tourism sector, which was battered by the pandemic in 2020. In anticipation, Greek City Times has compiled a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in Greece that you will definitely want to visit at least once in your lifetime.
Archaeological site of island Delos in Greece…
The world-famous monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece is reopening its doors to pilgrims and visitors after a months-long lockdown, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
Under your feet, over your head, soon through a state-of-the-art subway, Thessaloniki history is integral to their urban fabric, and it’s in your face.
Greece Marks World Heritage Day with Free Access to Archeological Sites; Tasos Kokkinidis; Greek Reporter
Greece marks on Sunday World Heritage Day offering free access to the country’s numerous archaeological sites.
Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed in Stunning Videos; Mary Harris; Greek Reporter
How could anyone describe Meteora, this astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt, the awe for man’s achievements in an effort to express his religious drive, when these are only some of the many things a traveler experiences when visiting this phenomenal land!
Corfu is the most northerly of Greece’s seven Ionian Islands and is shaped like a scythe. The Daily Mail’s Jo Kessel visited and found it has great beaches, great history and great hiking.
Choosing the right Greek island can be a daunting task, after all, there are thousands of them (though fewer than 250 are inhabited). But Corfu has been a tourist favorite for decades.
Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter
The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece’s long history, now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Dream Home Lists For $3.9M On Patmos, The Holy Island Of Revelation; Natalie Martin; Greek City Times
Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.
Culture of Corfu island. Places to visit – old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces; Orange Smile
Study Shows Ancient Theatre Of Epidaurus Is World’s Most Perfect In Terms Of Aesthetics And Acoustics; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times
The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was created almost 2,500 years ago.
Complete travel guide to Peloponesse Greece, with top places to visit, itinerary, route map, travel costs, and more.