Athens (Piraeus), Greece
Visit the capital of Modern and Ancient Greece and explore , the "Old City" of Athens, Plaka, with its neoclassical buildings and shops for gifts and souvenirs.
Climb the Acropolis hill, where the Parthenon Temple dominates, and enjoy the wonderful view. Also, take a trip along the beautiful Saronic Gulf - Cape Sounion and ancient Corinth, where you can sunbathe and admire thousand years of history.
Known as the "Emerald Isle" because of its rich vegetation and timeless beauty, Corfu is one of the hidden treasures of the Mediterranean. The second largest of the Ionian islands, Corfu covers an area of 592 square kilometers. With the intense culture and incomparable beuaty coastline, Corfu was an inexhaustible source of inspiration for many artists and writers.
Chania - Souda (Crete)
The town of Chania is built on the ruins of ancient Cydonia. This historic city had been conquered by many invaders, who left traces of their culture, depicted on building faces, castles, walls, antiquities, monasteries and churches. Dominant position in the city center holds the Municipal market, a brilliant cross-shaped building which was completed in 1913, the analogue of Marseille.
The Venetian port is attractive to visitors and locals, both for its beauty and the entertainment it provides. The neighborhoods of the old city preserve their Venetian nobility. Narrow paved alleys are surrounded with tasteful renewed houses, from various eras, offering a pleasant stroll.
Canakkale (Kepez), Turkey
Çanakkale is the second largest province in Turkey. It has shores on both the Asian and European sides of the Dardanelles Straight, which joins the Aegean and Black Sea.The city was called Hellespontos or Dardanelles in ancient times, and there has been evidence of a settlement in the Canakkale area since B.C. 3000. Near Canakkale is the historical city of Troy and the all area attracts many tourists, both Turkish and international.
Constanta lies on the western coast of the Black Sea, on the meeting spot of several trade routes. It's an ancient metropolis and Romania's largest port, with a long history of great interest, dating backin time about 2,500 years ago. Many Roman vestiges, historic buildings, facades and mosques depict the city's rich past.
Istanbul is not only the meeting point of Europe and Asia, but also the place where history meets the modern world. Mosques, racecourses, luxurious palaces of Old Istanbul and what remains of the Byzantine and Ottoman Empire, will go you back in time. Admire amazing cultural and sacred sites such as the Agia Sophia. Visit the Dolmabahce Palace and see how the sultans of the Ottoman Empire were living.
Santorini is a unique island of extraordinary beauty and rich culture going back to praehistoric ages
Perched high above the beaches with black sand and crystal sea waters, access to Fira town becomes in three ways - by cable car, donkey or on foot. Regardless the way you choose to get there, the amazing sight of whitewashed houses that hang on the edge of the cliff will enchant you. Visit the site of Akrotiri , one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, and have a sightseeing tour to this prehistoric settlement, a city like Pompeii. Do not miss the opportunity to visit a local "Bodega" in the stunning village of Oia at the top of the cliff.
Katakolon, Olympia, Greece
Katakolon, a charming coastal town located in western Greece, is a popular gateway to the ancient wonders of Olympia. Situated just a short distance from Katakolon, Olympia is an archaeological treasure and the birthplace of the Olympic Games. History enthusiasts and travelers from around the world flock to this sacred site to explore the well-preserved ruins of temples, stadiums, and other structures that once hosted the ancient athletic competitions. The Archaeological Museum of Olympia further enriches the experience, displaying an impressive collection of artifacts and sculptures that provide insights into the ancient Greek civilization. Back in Katakolon, visitors can indulge in the town's delightful waterfront ambiance, enjoy local cuisine at seaside tavernas, and browse through shops offering handicrafts and souvenirs. Whether delving into the grandeur of Olympia or savoring the coastal charm of Katakolon, this Greek destination promises a memorable journey through history and a taste of authentic Mediterranean life.
In ancient times, Varna was a colony of Miletus. Nowadays is a cosmopolitan city and has opera, conference centers, theaters, beautiful beaches and many attractions. Along the beach there is the largest coastal park in Europe with trees stretching along the beach for 8 kms
Venice is a magnificent city and the best way to see it is through canals with a romantic gondola ride, starting from the Grand Canal. Then visit the Doge's Palace, cross the Bridge of Sighs and enjoy a coffee in San Marco Square with its imposing buildings and the Cathedral, aged 900 years ago. Do not forget to visit an exhibition of glassware where you can see artisans at work and buy authentic Venetian glass items.