Administration The Holy Mount Athos is an autonomous and self-governed territory of Greece. It occupies the whole of the third peninsula of Halkidiki, about 50 km in length and having a breadth of 8-12 km covering an area of 330 square kilometers. In the centre of the peninsula of Mount Athos rise a long range
Among the mountains of Pindos and Antichasia rise the rocks of Meteora, the most important monastic city after Mount Athos. It seems that the first hermits settled at the cavities of the rocks during the 11th-12th century seeking spiritual redemption. Here, a lot of people continue to come looking for spiritual calm and peace. The
The visitor can encounter more than seventy Byzantine and post-Byzantine churches in every corner of the city and its outskirts. Of unique architecture and decorated with wall paintings of exceptional art transform the area of Kastoria into a living museum of Byzantine culture making it into one of the most favorite religious destinations in Greece.
The archaeological treasures of the glorious Macedonian Kingdom of Alexander the Great and his father, Philip II, as detailed by Herodotus, invite you to a unique trip to meet them closely, bringing up in light a piece of the lost prestige of the Ancient Macedonian capital of Aigai. The excursion travels you back to three
During the Athens Sightseeing tour our professional guide will present us – passing by – : The Panathenian Stadium The National Picture Gallery The glass Runner The Megaron Concert Hall The National Archaeological Museum The National Theatre The National Historical Museum (Old Parliament) The Syntagma Square The Plaka Area, The Downtown shopping center The Flea
Alistrati cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Europe. Its passages are 3 km long, approximately 1 km of which can be visited. The guided tour lasts about 1 hour during which the visitor can encounter huge stalactites up to 18 metres in length, in a variety of colours and shapes. According to
The cave of Petralona “embellished” with stalagmites and stalactites is located in the west foot of the Katsika (Goat) mountain and in an altitude of about 300 meters from the level of sea. It was found in 1959 by the inhabitant of Petralona, Mr. Philippos Hatzaridis and it became well known all over the world
At the centre if the town of Neo Prokopio dominates the majestic church of Osios Ioannis the Russian, which is one of the most important pilgrimages not only of Euboea, but also of Greece. Neo Prokopi was founded by Greek refugees that came to Chalcis from Prokopi in Cappadocia in 1924, during the population exchange
At the centre of the city of Corfu dominates the church of its patron saint, Agios Spyridon, an important post Byzantine monument with works of art from important artists, but also the point of reference to the religious life of the island in modern times. The church was constructed between 1589 and 1594, in the
According to the inscription on the reliquary, they were given to the monastery by Vatopaidi Monastery of Mt. Athos in 1552.