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Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 - by Vili Filipova - No Comments

PatrasPatras is located near the Gulf of Corinth in North Peloponnese. It is the third largest city in Greece and the second largest port after Piraeus. The port of Patras is called “gate to the West” because it connects mainland Greece in the Ionian Islands, Italy and Western Europe. During the Roman period Patras became a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean. During the Byzantine Empire, the city continues to be an important port and economic center. Later it fell under the Ottoman Empire was released in 1828 by the French troops. The city benefits from its transformation into a major export port for agricultural products produced on the peninsula. In 2006 Patras was a European Capital of Culture, because of the annual International Festival of the Arts. The center of Patras is divided into two zones, as the one is the old town, which is located on higher ground and is accessed by climbing a series of steep staircases, while the modern city is situated near the harbor.
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Monday, July 30th, 2012 - by Vili Filipova - No Comments

MeteoraTraveling in Greece usually is quite attractive, as the country have various of nice resorts and really beautiful nature. In any case you will have nice options for traveling, but it is hard to see all of them in single tour. If you want to see the most interested sightseeings, definitely should think about Cheap Car Hire. Traveling with car all around you will be able to see the beautiful destinations, such like Meteora, Athos, Delphi, the island of Zakynthos, Athens and Corinth. You can see everything and also touch the Greek culture, only with such simple and well-organized tour with a car. It is good to know that you should have personal car insurance, even if you are hiring car for a tour. This is quite cheaper and better way to prevent yourself from serious fines and problems in case of an accident.
Traveling in Greece allow you to visit really nice and beautiful places. One of them is the well known region in central Greece, called Meteora. This is a group of seven operating monasteries built on top of hard sharp rocks that resemble needles. They soar through the sky at 400 feet above the plain of Thessaly, central Greece, 70 kilometers west of Larissa.
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Monday, June 25th, 2012 - by Vili Filipova - No Comments

Monaco yachtsIf you are getting ready to tour Europe there is one thing you simply do not want to overlook putting on your agenda. Europe has some of the best spas in the world. Make sure you locate a great spa and that you take in every moment of the time you are there. It’s not every day you get to travel through Europe and it certainly is not everyday that you get to experience a true European spa. While there are spas all over the world, not all of them can claim the fame of some of the most well-known spas in Europe. Whether you are going to be in Germany, Sweden or England, finding a great spa will not be hard.
Remember that some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in Europe also have full spas so it may be possible to book your holiday accommodations at one of the finer spa hotels. You can go to travel websites to find good rates on spa breaks that are all inclusive. If one site does not show you the results you want do not worry, there are dozens of travel websites and one will yield the right search result.

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 - by Vili Filipova - No Comments

GreeceHolidaying in Greece certainly ticks all the right boxes. Whether you’re after some fun in the sun, a taste of ancient history or to explore the traditional tavernas and delicious local cuisine of this diverse destination, you can have it all.
Mainland aside, Greece is home to a sprawling collection of islands – each one beautiful and distinctive in its own right – offering a myriad of holiday experiences that will accommodate even the most stringent of budgets.
Bus best of all, a vacation to Greece needn’t break the bank.
Due to the sheer size of Greece and its many islands, holidaymakers will often find good deals without having to compromise on quality or personal preferences. Often, finding the cheapest price will mean a certain degree of flexibility – such as downgrading your choice of accommodation or opting for a more central resort, as opposed to something off the beaten track. When choosing a package holiday, you might also find cheaper options by flying out of a different airport, or being flexible on departure dates.
But by planning ahead and taking advantage of early bird deals, you can often find just what you’re looking for without paying the full price.
Thomas Cook holiday deals are a great place to start. Here you’ll find a wide range of options and different types of holidays spanning the entire spectrum – from bargain breaks in Crete or last-minute departures to Corfu, to a luxurious spoil-me-rotten holiday in five-star Santorini. You might think this type of upmarket holiday will be out of reach, but even these holidays often come with reductions or special deals such as free upgrades to all-inclusive – so it’s worth taking the time to check.
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Monday, August 15th, 2011 - by Vili Filipova - No Comments

AthensOver 10,000 tourists annually visit the historical sites in Athens. Athens is one of the most exciting cities in Europe, mostly because of its ancient history and unique architectural historical sites left by the tens of centuries. They tell about the former glory of Athens as the most important city for several centuries to ancient Greece. Athens is a unique historic town, which seemed somehow force has adopted the look of a modern European capital. Today Athens is the administrative, political, cultural, economy and transport capital of Greece. There are many things to see, but it is most advisable to do this in the autumn when the weather is nice and warm and burning heat of summer are gone. In Athens this summer, even in urban transport is air, which saved the townspeople from the hellish temperatures. Note that congestion in the city are quite serious. The tour of the Greek capital can start from the historical square Syntagma. It is considered for the center of economic, political and commercial life in Athens. Here you can see Hotel Grande Bretagne, but against it is Voulis Square and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, behind which stands the Parliament building. Square to lead two of the largest and busy streets of Athens – Stadiou and Ermou. They are clearly commercial, and here are the most famous boutiques of international fashion brands. The parliament building was built in 1843 as a typical example of early neoclassicism in Greece. Proper geometric forms recently restored in 1910 a new architectural plan to meet more adequately the needs of Parliament. Originally the building was built as a palace of the 17th annual Bavarian prince and son of King Ludwig – Otto von Wittelsbach. At that time all square “Syntagma” was a beautiful garden in front of the palace. An interesting fact is that during the excavations for the reconstruction of the subway in Athens found a large number of priceless archaeological treasures, some of which are now exhibited in a special windows along stations of the Greek capital. Artifacts dating from the late Mykean up late Roman period, between 1100 BC and 300 AD
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