Volos is known as the economic center of the entire prefecture of Magnissia or Magnesia as well as its capital city. This spot is situated within the region of central Greece, in Thessaly, at about 215 kilometers south of Thessaloniki and about 325 kilometers north from Athens.Continue reading Volos – an economic center
Category: Central Greece
There are a number of great sights and tourist attractions to visit as a tourist travelling in Central Greece.
One such sight is the Acropolis of Athens. The Acropolis is an ancient citadel that was built around 5th century BC and is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.
Other great sights in Central Greece include the Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, the ancient city of Delphi, and the stunning Meteora monasteries.
With so much to see and do, Central Greece is a great destination for any tourist looking to experience the best of what Greece has to offer.
Pelion Peninsula in summer time
The Pelion Peninsula is a paradisiacal spot for all those tourists who like the beach and enjoy relaxing while witnessing spectacular sceneries. This destination offers a variety of extremely beautiful sea related sceneries and beaches which are often defined as among the most appealing in the country as well as many other unique attractions.Continue reading Pelion Peninsula in summer time
The monasteries of Meteora
Meteora consists on a group of antique monasteries situated in the region of central Greece, next to the Pindus Mountains. This destination was added to the World Heritage list and is ideal to all those tourists who are fond of disciplines such as architecture, history, anthropology, and design among many others. This spot is often described as one of the most impressive sights a tourist could meet at any place in the world.Continue reading The monasteries of Meteora
Kastraki is a very small town situated near the Monasteries of Meteora and Kalambaka, in central Greece and is known within the surrounding destinations as the town which offers the best sight of Meteora. This place counts with some interesting attractions and receives many tourists who visit it on their way to Meteora in a constant basis.Continue reading Visiting Kastraki
Delphi is a city which combines modern attractions with ancient elements in a very interesting and appealing way. This city situated in central Greece, on a side of Mount Parnassus and overlooking the Pleistos Valley, a characteristic which allows it to provide a spectacular sight. In ancient Greece times, Delphi was seen and worshipped as the centre of the universe. This way, this place is known to have a great past and unique constructions as well as it is extremely interesting from a historical point of view.Continue reading Visiting Delphi
The ancient Thiva
Thiva is an ancient name used to denominate part of Thebes, and is, without any doubt, one of the most interesting and appealing destinations in the entire country. The city of Thiva is situated on the northern area of the Cithaeron range, between Attica and Boeotia, in central Greece. There so many amazing antique spots and ancient areas to meet in Thiva that it is recommendable for tourists to count with as much time for visiting it as possible since this is an absolutely unique place which deserves as much attention and exploration as it can have.Continue reading The ancient Thiva
Sightseeing in Mount Parnassus
Mt Parnassus is one of the most interesting and visited spots in central Greece. This mount can be found next to the city of Delphi, towards the northern area of the Gulf of Corinth, and one of its main and most attractive characteristics is given by the amazing landscapes it offers.Continue reading Sightseeing in Mount Parnassus
Livadia – the capital of Viotia
Livadia, also known as Livadeia or Levadia, is the capital of Viotia, in the prefecture of Boeotia, situated in central Greece. Livadia is a picturesque city surrounded by two hills which provide it with a unique and spectacular background. Besides this, this city is full of unique cultural characteristics and traditions which turn it into a very appealing destination.Continue reading Livadia – the capital of Viotia
The town of Kalambaka
Kalambaka is a spot which tourists usually visit together with some other surrounding spots such as, for example, Meteora. Kalambaka is a very attractive small town situated next to a formation of gray rocks and near the River Pinios, a combination which provides it with a very attractive background and amazing landscapes.Continue reading The town of Kalambaka
The mountain town of Arahova
Arahova is a village or small town situated on a mountain which offers the charm and magic of conserving many of its antique traditions and characteristics almost unchanged. Visiting this town can almost be like going back to the past and discover many characteristics and constructions from antique époques while forgetting about modern life worries and lifestyles.Continue reading The mountain town of Arahova