Sights of Interest in Greece
Enjoy the city view from the highest points...
The Hills of Athens18-02-2013 15:35They can give you the best view in the city, they are romantic, they are full of green, they are interesting… the hills of Athens are something that you must not think light about.
Wear your most comfortable shoes and enjoy them with your partner or your family, day or night!
The city... on your feet! Enjoy the most amazing view of Athens on Lycabettus Hill. There is a little graphical church on top of it and a café restaurant for romantic dinners under the moonlight. Find some time to visit it and you will not be sorry! The perfect place for a date in Athens!
Seven hundred acres filled with trees, wooden bridges, trails, Dimitri Pikioni creations and countless bird species await you on a ride on this hill.
Walk and enjoy the stunning views of the Acropolis. It's one of the most romantic places in Athens for walks hand in hand with your partner, also ideal for families with young children.
Starting from Exarchia Square, climbing stairs filled with graffiti you reach the hill turns. It is a green area full of pine trees, very popular to residents who visit it alone or with their pets or take their children on the playground. It's also a favorite location for young students who sit for hours on the benches of the park. There's a cute coffee shop for a coffee or a beer, at low prices indeed.
Prophet Ilias in Piraeus
In Piraeus and specifically at the district of Kastela, one finds the Prophet Ilias (Elias), a place with magnificent view. It borrows its name from the homonymous chapel on top. Ideal for bowling lovers, since there is a great bowling-cafe area, but also large terraces where you can enjoy unlimited view of the sea or the Acropolis, depending on which side you will decide to sit. The surrounding area is full of restaurants, cafes and bars.
Extending on two hills, it's a large area full of trees, ideal for walks with children. There are tennis and basketball courts, playground, little streets in dense vegetation, perfect for walking. An open theater hosts summer musical and theatrical performances. Two large café restaurants with wonderful views will offer you a coffee or a drink in a very romantic atmosphere.
Prophet Ilias in Chaidari
This hill is best known for hosting a lovely café restaurant at the top with a magnificent view of the city and the sea.
If you go there be sure to visit the Diomidio Botanical garden at the back side, where you will find samples of rare flowers from all over the world.
Explore the fascinating volcanic island of Santorini the way you want it yourself! Enjoy a unique accommodation experience, with huge doses of privacy and luxury by choosing to stay in Incognito Villa.
More than just a famous tourist destination, Santorini boasts a romantic scene where you can have some really memorable moments with your partner. The time when the sun sets deep down to the Aegean Sea and the sky gets these amazing orange colors is the best to enjoy a cocktail. One of the best places to do so is the Classico bar restaurant in the capital of Fira.
Touristorama has been travelling all around Greece and its islands for over a decade. This year, during our trip to Naxos, the biggest of the Cyclades complex, we discovered an interesting spot, perfect for your night out on the island… which is what we do best: finding the best places and then propose you should visit them! Prime is a Scandinavian Bar, located on a privileged position in Chora of Naxos, opposite the port. It’s been operating for 21 years and enjoys a great fame to both foreign and local tourists.
“Brunch” is both a noun, a verb and way of life. It’s not only an opportunity to eat something nice, but also a way to catch up with friends in the middle of the day. In Athens city we love it for both reasons. We have even discovered an easily accessible spot, perfect for the citibreakers to enjoy a full breakfast or a brunch during their travel in the Greek capital.
The statue of Poseidon, made of Parian marble, was found in 1877 on Milos island, along with a statue of his mate, Amphitrite. The larger than life-size statue depicts the god almost nude, wearing a himation covering the lower part of the body. In his raised right hand he will have held the trident. Next to his right leg is a support in the form of a dolphin. Today, the statue is exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens city.
In recent years, the beloved habit of pancakes has begun to become widespread in Greece as well. Touristorama discovered in Nafplion the place that makes the most delicious pancakes, according to the original American recipe.
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