Athens history

A short history of Athens city!

The rich history of Athens city is the oldest known in humanity, inhabited for 7.000 years. It is reason why Athens is one of the most popular places to visit and have full day tours and half day tours to see the rich archaeological history and the culture!

 

Nafplion

The beauty of Nafplion

Nafplion was the first capital of modern Greece from the beginning of the Greek revolution until 1834 AD. The Acropolis of Nafplion has been the stronghold of several civilizations in the past such as the Byzantines, Franks, Venetians and Turks.

Delphi temple of apollo

Meet the magnificent Delphi!

If you want to travel through the beautiful ancient history of Greece, one of the most important things you have to do, is to visit Delphi, know as the center of the world in ancient Greece! 

Paxos island

The beautiful Paxoi island

The island is approximately 13 kilometers in length and tipped up towards the west. The west coast is dominated by steep white, chalky cliffs that are greatly eroded at sea level, and harbour many caves, which can be explored on launches departing from Gaios. Much of the attractive landscape is still covered in olive groves. These stretch from Lakka, the harbour community in the north, through Magazia to Gaios, the capital. Olive oil making, soap manufacture and fishing were supplanted by tourism...

Poseidon temple

The magnificent temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion!

Ancient Greek religion was essentially propitiatory in nature, i.e., based on the notion that to avoid misfortune, one must constantly seek the favour of the relevant gods by prayers, gifts and sacrifices. To the ancient Greek, every natural feature, e.g. hill, lake, stream or wood, was controlled by a god. A person about to swim in a river, for example, would say a prayer to the river-god, or make an offering to that god's shrine, to avoid the chance of drowning. The gods were considered immortal and could change shape...