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Exploring Ancient Greece with the God of Wine

Angela Dansby, "Exploring Greece with the God of wine" September 8, 2020 Medium: Continental Divine https://continental-divine.com/2020/09/exploring-ancient-greece-with-the-god-of-wine/ In August 2020, my friend Florence and I braved traveling during COVID-19 to escape the red zone of Brussels in Greece for 10 days. We signed up for a private tour of the Saronic Islands and Peloponnese (southern peninsula). It began with a guide named Dionysis. With the Greek god of wine, [...]

By |2020-10-16T11:08:09+03:00September 27th, 2020|Categories: blog|0 Comments

Peloponnese: The church of Agia Theodora with 17 trees on its roof!

The 17 large trees spring from the roof of the temple and reach a height of 20 meters. The legends according to the church of Agia Theodora are many and most known. However, you will always find a new reason to visit this temple that awes you!

By |2020-09-20T16:49:18+03:00September 20th, 2020|Categories: Χωρίς κατηγορία|0 Comments

Glarokavos: The blue lake of Chalkidiki

It is located on the edge of Greek sea territory and is one of the most acritic islands in Greece. Access is definitely not easy but spending a few days vacation there you will be able to relax from everyday life routine. Apart from that, it also has another feature that makes it stand out. It has no sandy beaches.

By |2020-09-20T16:48:52+03:00September 20th, 2020|Categories: Χωρίς κατηγορία|0 Comments

Battle of Thermopylae – King Leonidas and the 300

The Battle of Thermopylae  was fought between an alliance of Greek city-states, led by King Leonidas of Sparta, and the Persian empire of Xerxes I over the course of three days, during the second Persian invasion of Greece. It took place in August or September 480 BC, at the narrow coastal pass of Thermopylae ("The Hot Gates").

By |2020-10-16T11:07:32+03:00September 19th, 2020|Categories: blog|0 Comments

How did Athens take its name – The dispute of two mighty gods

As one of the most powerful cities of Ancient Greece, Athens has many fascinating myths and stories. Athens, the glorious city of Classical Greece was named after the Goddess Athena. But what is the myth behind this name givng?

By |2020-09-18T22:12:06+03:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: blog|0 Comments

The Sacred Triangles of Ancient Greece

The famous geodetic triangulation of ancient Greece is another wonderful mystery of the ancient Greeks, as the location of their temples and sanctuaries forms imaginary geometric formations that defy logical interpretations and well-laid frames of writing. Why the ancient Greeks built their places of worship in such a way as to create equilateral and isosceles triangles on the map or to verify complex [...]

By |2020-09-16T21:37:37+03:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: blog|0 Comments

Museum of Acropolis

Map Destinations / Athens / Museum of Acropolis The monuments of the Acropolis have withstood the ravages of past centuries, both of ancient times and those of the Middle Ages. Until the 17th century, foreign travellers visiting the monuments depicted the classical buildings as being intact. This remained the case until the middle of the same century, when the [...]

By |2020-01-11T12:11:39+02:00January 11th, 2020|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments

Cape Sounion

Map Destinations / Athens/ Cape Sounion Destinations Attica Cape Sounion Epos Travel & Tours Cape Sounion is the promontory at the southernmost tip of the Attic peninsula, 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) south of the town of Lavrio (ancient Thoricus), and 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Athens. It is part of Lavreotiki municipality, East Attica, Greece. Cape Sounion is noted for its Temple of Poseidon, one of the major monuments of the Golden Age of Athens. Its [...]

By |2020-01-15T18:24:22+02:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |0 Comments
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