Be At Peace And Luxuriate In At The Delightful Places In Greece For Your Once In A Lifetime Greece VGreece Vacations in Olympia
This city has been the site where the first Olympic Games were held and the ancient ruins from different periods are a sight to behold when you visit Olympia. Seeing the temples dedicated to the goddess Hera, the Temple of Zeus as well as the ancient Olympic Stadium will surely make your Greece Vacations an unforgettable one. Come during the months of July to September to attend the Ancient Olympia Festival where concerts and performances are being held at the Floka Theater. For a relaxing stay, spend the night at the 4-star Olympion Asty Hotel with views of the valley surrounding Alfeios River as well as the Ionian Sea and Kiparissia Bay that you can enjoy from the comforts of your own room fitted with the standard hotel amenities. Rooms with complete amenities like a television, air conditioning as well as well-maintained bathrooms are what you can expect from the Hotel Athina which also has a pool that guests can use. 65 well-appointed guest rooms are to be enjoyed at the Olympia Palace which overlooks the Kronion Hill guaranteeing a pleasant and memorable vacation.
Greece Vacations and Crete Island
Crete Island always deserves a special mention in the long list of Greece Vacations especially because its Greeces largest (island) and is one of the top destinations in the region not to mention that it was also the birthplace of Zeus. Remains of the first flush toilet are just one of the amazing things youll see at the Palace of Knossos which is one of ruins that tell of Greeces ancient superiority. Chania city is bustling legacy to Venetian rule in the old days as evidenced in the old buildings and mansions that lay all over the metropolis where shopping is also second nature to visitors, especially near the port. Go to Agia Galini in Rhetymno Island to experience living in a coastal neighborhood with houses built over other houses along the cliffs which provide awesome scenery of the village and the Libyan Sea. If youre looking for recreation while adding new stuff to your knowledge, Crete Island is definitely for you.
Greece Vacations in Delphi
Delphi was believed to be the earths center where heaven and earth collide during ancient times and it should be a wonderful addition to your list of Greece Vacations. Mount Parnassus was a mystical place in the old world where ancient people gather to worship but today its a favorite skiing ground during winter and hikers flock during hot seasons. Aside from the Acropolis in Athens, the Temple of Apollo is the most sought after place in Greece due to the Oracle of Delphi which once resided there, answering peoples queries about their fortunes; even today many believe in its divinity and its link to the god Apollo. The Delphi Archaeological Museum is where they keep the old artifacts found in the oracle, mostly sacrifices, which show how strong the peoples faith in the divine was during that period. The argument of it being the center of the earth is moot but Delphi is one Greek town you will not regret visiting.
Greece Vacations in Magnificent Epidaurus
Epidaurus is located in the eastern Peloponnese region with sandy beaches and lush greeneries making it an ideal place to enjoy your Greece Vacations. Very old churches that date back to a bygone era, remains of old temples and a museum with archeological finds make this a special place to go and see. Shopping is also another thing that you can do while visiting this place with the many local shops offering a variety of products from souvenirs to food items like olives, dairy and baked products. For about 65 to 105 Euros a night, get to enjoy the swimming pool and the food from the restaurant of the 3-star Aristotelis Hotel at Yialassi. It has only 30 rooms all equipped with an anatomical bed, television, air conditioning and hair dryers in the bathroom as well as a balcony facing the sea. Sunbathe in a private beach of the Yalasi Epidaurus with is furnished rooms with a balcony overlooking the sea and the apartments will set you back about 90 Euros a night.
by: Edan Maynard