On weekends the carnival and March 25 are respectively one two a.m. breaths away, gathered seven destinations (some of them near and some a little more adventurous) for this year’s March.
Nearby, green, less pretentious Hydra or Spetses, most eccentric of Aegina, Poros is the outsider who can win the tough derby Gulf Islands. In plus the option to get drive to Galata and to pass across from there.
The first capital of the Greek state is about 2.5 hours from Athens and many light years from most provincial cities of our country. Nafplio is touchingly beautiful, is romantic, is atmospheric and full. The “package” includes narrow streets, majestic squares, a spectacular coastal ride, doll Bourtzi two imposing castles (Palamidi and Akronafplia), restaurants, cafes and bustling specifications bars and all served with a triple History portion. The most graceful way to get back is one of the quad bikes (2 or more people), which you can rent opposite Constitution Square. On this ride, make a stop at the ice cream parlor to try the famous Italian ice cream.
Dimitsana, Stemnitsa, Vitina and Levidi are some of the attitudes that you can do in the villages of Menalo, having led about two hours from Athens. Dimitsana worth seeing the historic library with rare editions, Vitina to try (and buy) the famous honey and Levidi eat delicious local meat. The villages of the region will enrapture the nobility and the humble greatness exuded, even if you have no idea of their rich history. Better, however, to combine this trip with sightseeing and places where once protochtypise the heart of the 1821 revolution.
In about 3.5 hours from Athens, in the prefecture of Karditsa, Plastira Lake with its beautiful villages offers natural beauty that rivals any alpine scenery and a multitude of options and activities will leave no visitor unmoved. Riding car ride around the lake (with water on one side and forest on the other), a visit to the dam and good food (grilled trout, pies and Karditsiotiko sausage is the must) promise a full and enjoyable weekend.
The fabled Byzantine castle of Monemvasia is sure to win, but before you have to beat you. It will not easily get up there, you will be forced to park outside the walls and walk up and down quite a few narrow and steep stone steps, but will be rewarded handsomely for your trouble. The first time you stand in some loophole, between the sea and petrochista houses with tiles while the sun sets, will vourkoseis by the beauty of this unique place. Do not leave without visiting the home of Ritsos, Hagia Sophia and Portelo and not try to Malvazia, sweet local wine.
If the distance is not a problem, Corfu with the Venetian charm is your destination. Before the Old City drowned world Easter, you will have the opportunity to walk in the streets graphics, to drink your coffee in Liston with photographed arches and outside it, to enjoy the view from the Cannon to Visit Mouse and exploring the rooftops of Princess Sissy in Achillion romantic. A significant bonus for every visitor of Corfu is also the acquaintance with music aficionados Corfu and their idiosyncratic humor.
However, if you do not want to get into the ship, but intends to reach both north map, historical and simultaneously modern Ioannina is your city. The PROTEUS Epirus is full of life that give students, spread mansions around the walls of the castle, surrounded by the lake haunted forever by Frosini mistress and seduces every visitor with both the charms and with skills in the kitchen: the Ioannina pies and syrup of Ioannina were not so famous because they were good manager …