Winter in Greece
Palios Aghios Athanasios or Kaimaktsalan
Kaimaktsalan, a unique winter destination05-12-2012 15:12Palios Agios Athanasios, or Kaimaktsalan as it is also called, is a traditional mountainous village with stone built houses with tiles, built according to the local Macedonian architecture. The ski centre transformed the village into a cosmopolitan winter resort and is considered to be one of the most beautiful mountain villages in Greece, with impressive restored houses turned into luxury hotels, traditional guesthouses and pensions, shops, restaurants and nightclubs.
Palios Aghios Athanassios is the most known winter destination in Macedonia, Greece and a real pole of attraction for tourists. Its position and easy access from the city of Thessaloniki has made it one of the places that have so many people every weekend. The high quality accommodation and the fact that one can do innumerable sports and activities are to be mentioned as mejor advantages of Kaimaktsalan.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
You have definitely heard about mount Olympus and the 12 Gods of ancient years. But do you know that Greece, apart from the famous islands, has more than 300 mountains?
The prefecture of Fthiotida is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece and it belongs to the region of Central Greece. Its capital is the city of Lamia.
Drama is one of the most beautiful cities of Greece, especially for suspicious voyager who will devote the necessary time and wouldn’t pass on to climb higher in the famous forest and Nestos Lake.
Being one of the most important high lights of Mountainous Greece, Karpenissi is not just a classical destination of wintry tourism, but a travelling proposal that can fascinate everyone.