Grecia, tmo di sirtaki
Greece is not only just white houses and churches scattered over the hills, but also multi-coloured hamlets over the rocky coastline and little harbours where fishermen sell their fish directly to tourists and local inhabitants, desert areas where nature is barren because of the dried climate. Let yourself be guided by the sails towards Greece!
The island of Ionian Greece are the ideal destination for family holidays, because wind is soft and sea is light-blue, giving the opportunity also to the children to discover for the first time sea and sand, maybe also taking the first steps in the marvellous world of sailing.
For the ones in search of a relaxing holiday, the numerous semidesert hamlets or inslets in Greece are the perfect destination: Cyclade islands and Saronic Gulf, immersing yourself completely in nature, discovering little bays around the Adriatic Sea and diving in the crystal clear water. If you want a holiday discovering uncontaminated and wild places, our suggest is to venture yourself in the archipelago of the Ionian Islands, a true and unique paradise where to discover luxuriant flora and fauna and the major part of the natural heritage of the region.
The beauty of Greece is something unique in the world, connected mainly to the ancient time, while Greece was becoming a big world power and economic city, influencing the culture and history of the surrounding regions, that during the centuries become together Europe. Do you know that in Greece there is the major number of archeological museums in all over the world? It is not necessary to be classical history's lovers or ancient mythology: Greece will offer to its visitors a lot of different architectural beauties and landscapes. A walk around one of the archeological sites around the island, listening to ancient myths narrated by local inhabitants, the welcoming people always ready to surprise you with the enormous traditional heritage.
In Greece everything is around the marvellous heritage that the inhabitants want to give to their tourists: luxuriant and barren nature is waiting for you to live an unforgettable trekking experience, sun is ready to light your relaxing days spent on the beach. The sky in Greece needs a particular mention itself: in this region you will have the opportunity lo live something special like the hundreds shades of the sea, from crystal clear to intense blue, till the moment in which you aren't able to perceive the difference between sky and sea.
Crystal clear water, desert beaches, white and blue houses: these are the Cyclades islands, an oasis of tranquillity, perfect place for the ones who want to recharge their batteries, also if you will always find some night life. With over 200 islands, we are sure that the most marvellous greek archipelago will give you an unforgettable and unique experience.
The biggest islands in the Cyclades is Naxos, where you find the magic of the ancient centuries but also some modernity because of the numerous tourists that populated the island in the last years. Little white hamlets, pebbled streats, colorful flower; don't miss a romantic dinner over the harbour, also called 'Little Venice' and a walk through the Halki village.
The wild, windy and lively Mykonos is the pulsante heart, together with Santorini, of fun mixed with white beaches, turquoise water and little hamlets made by white houses and blue roofs. If during the high summer season the island will offer you every type of fun, during the spring months it is possible to live the true soul of peace that characterised its inhabitants. Hora is the part of the city where you have to lose yourself between thin streats and mills, the famous white church of Panagia Paraportiani, luxuriant and colorful gardens. If you don't like crowded places, we suggest you a visit to the archipelago of Dilos, where it is possible to visit the ancient ruins of the Old Delo. Santorini depicts the city of romance and breathtaking landscapes, two elements always together for your dreamy holiday. The predominant colours are white, blue and red of the burning sunsets; Fira and Oia are the two most well known villages, where you will find the best postcard's landscapes. Don't miss some relax in one of the Santorini's beaches. Paros is the ideal spot for the ones in search for tranquillity: a beautiful ancient city center, Parikia, where it is possible to visit the ancient necropolis and the surrounded walls, but also the famous church with 100 doors. Moving just to some km, you will have the opportunity to live and unique experience; the high color contrast between the lightening white of the houses and the blue roofs, the frame of Naoussa, a fishermen village. Lefkes will be a dive back to past, an island immersed in silence and tradition, where the most important thing is just to enjoy the breathtaking landscapes in solitude. Also Antiparos is a peace oasis, a little inslet characterised by the big fields, the famous Chora and by a well-known visitable cave.
ITINERARY BETWEEN THE UNCONTAMINATED BEAUTIES OF THE CYCLADES ARCHIPELAGO
- Tinos: natural beauty, built over white marble, cultivated hills and little streats inhabited by artisans.
- Syros is the perfect mix between Ancient Greece and contemporary Greece, a venetian hamlet surrounded by crystal clear water of their bays.
- Kytnos Island, or Apollo Island, is a contrast between strong colours which compose its landscape.
- Serifos, where sea and mountains meet to give birth to a desert and abandoned only thanks to nature's power.
- Capo Sounion has an ancient soul for the inhabitants of Ancient Greece, characterised by archeological ruins of the Poseydon's temple. Admire a sunset over the architectural ruins will give you an unforgettable memory.
- Folegandros is a little island: little harbour and Hora hamlet, common elements for a greek island. It was mentioned as one of the most beautiful hamlets in Europe.