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Main Land Greece

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Eleusis (Elefsina): Ancient Centre of Mystery Cult
Sounio: Temple of Poseidon on Cliff
Marathon : Site of the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC
Brauron : Sanctuary of Artemis
Amphiaraion : Sanctuary of local hero Amphiraios
Vari : Town of Sizzling Meat
Vouliagmeni: Salt Lake with Medical Merit
Aigosthena (Porto Germeno): Late Classical/Hellenistic and Byzantine site

North West

Arta: Ancient capital of the Epirote Kingdom, Ambrakia
Nikopolis: City Founded by Augustus
Prevesa: Many Fish Tavernas

Central Greece

Delphi: Apollo's Sanctuary, Place of Delphic Oracles
   Arachova : Picturesque Village with Ski Resort
   Itea: Seaside town ner Delphi
Halkida : Connecting Point between Euboia and Mainland Greece
Meteora: 'Floating' Monasteries
Ossios Loukas: Byzantine Church with the Remains of Luke the Holy
Pelion : Mythical Home of Centaurs, dotted with traditional villages


Korinthos (Corinth): Important Site from Antiquity to Middle Ages
Akrokorinthos : Ancient Acropolis and Medieval Fortress
  Corinth Canal : Impressive Canal Connecting the Corinthian and Saronic Bays.
Nemea: Site of the Ancient Nemean Games
Kiato : Beautiful beach reacheable by Proastiakos Railways

Epidauros : Sanctuary of Asklepios
Mycenae: Agamemnon's Kingdom
Nafplio: Medieval Fortress and the First Capital City of New Greece
  Tiryns: One of the most important cities of the Mycenaenan civilazation
  Asini: Archaeological Site of Ancient Asine
  Tolo: Beach Resort 10 km away from Nafplio
  Pyramid of Elliniko: Greek Pyramid
Midea: Fortified Mycenaean site between Mycenae and Nafplio

Olympia: Place of Original Olympic Games and Zeus's Sanctuary

Fortress of Rio : Defence of Corinthian Gulf

Gythio : Port town with lots of seafood tavernes
Mani Peninsula : Towered villages
Areopolis : Centre of Mani with beautiful townscape
   Gerolimenas : Small fishing village with hotels and taverns
Mistras : Pompeii of the Byzantium
Monemvasia : Fortified promontory town
Sparta (Sparti) : Rival and antithesis of Athens

St. John the Forerunner Monastery (Moni tou Prodromou)
Philosophos' Monastery
Leonidio: Capital of the Tsakonians
Kosmos: Picturesque village in the highland of Kynouria

Ancient Messene: The capital of the ancient Messeneans
Voidokilia & Gialova



Aegean Islands

Aegina: Island of Goddess Aphaia and pistacchios
Chios: Fragrant Island
Delos: Birth Place of Apollo
Evia : The second largests island of Greece
Hydra: Island without Car, but with Lots of Cats
Lesvos : Birth Place of Sappho and Ouzo
Kos: Asklepios' Island, Hippokrates' birthplace
Naxos : Rich in Archaeology, History, and Beaches
Mykonos : Famous International Resort
Samos : Pithagoras' Birth Place
Skyros : The Largest of the Sporades Islands
Spetses : Woman Warrior Bouboulina's island
Syros : Island with Italian influence


Ionian Islands

Kefalonia: Largest of the Ionian Islands
Lefkada: "White" Island

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