Rome, the eternal city and the capital of Italy, is maybe the most beautiful European capital and is considered to be a huge museum. Definitely the most popular tourist attraction in Italy that is worth visiting. If you are interest in combining sightseeing, culture, great food and cosmopolitan nightlife that is the place to be. Enjoy... Rome.
Fuerteventura, a Spanish island, is second largest of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. Located just 100 kilometres off the coast of North Africa, and has the longest beaches in the archipelago. The island is a paradise for sun, beach and watersports enthusiasts. The island is also often referred to as the island of eternal spring.The east part of the island covered in sand, is a continuity of the Sahara Desert.
Sevilla is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is situated on the plain of the River Guadalquivir. Seville is more than 2,000 years old. The passage of the various civilizations, instrumental in its growth, has left the city a distinct personality, and a large and well-preserved historical centre. Although it has a strong medieval, renaissance and baroque heritage, the city received heavy influences from Arabic culture. The principle Moorish and Gothic buildings in the old quarter of Seville, i.e. the Cathedral of Seville, the Alcázar, the Torre del Oro, the Town Hall and the Plaza de España are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Seville is a gastronomic centre, with a cuisine based on the products of the surrounding provinces, including seafood from Cádiz, olive oil from Jaén, and sherry from Jerez de la Frontera. The tapas scene is one of the main cultural attractions of the city.
The city of Cartagena is located in the southeastern region of Spain in the Region of Murcia. The Old Town is limited by five small hills (Molinete, Monte Sacro, Monte de San José, Despeñaperros and Monte de la Concepción) following the example of Rome. The territory around Cartagena city hosts an extraordinary natural wealth and diversity, with a high degree of botanical endemic species. Among its numerous Roman remains stands out the recently restored Roman theatre of Carthago Nova that is one of the landmarks of the city.
Alicante (Alacant) is a city in Spain, the capital of the province of Alicante, in the southern part of the Valencian Community. It is also a historic Mediterranean port. The local economy is based upon tourism to the beaches of the Costa Blanca. Alicante enjoys a Mediterranean climate with mild temperatures throughout the year and little rain. Amongst the most notable features of the city are the Castle of Santa Bárbara, which sits high above the city, and the port of Alicante. Just a few kilometers from Alicante, on the Mediterranean Sea, lays Tabarca island. What was once a slip angle for pirates, is now a beautiful tourist attraction.
Granada is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. The city is placed at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of three rivers, Beiro, Darro and Genil, at an elevation of 738m above sea level yet only one hour from the Mediterrean coast, the Costa Tropical. The Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, is one of the most famous items of the Islamic historical legacy that makes Granada a hot spot among cultural and tourist cities in Spain.
Valencia (València) is the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Valencia and the third largest city in Spain. It is integrated into an industrial area on the Costa del Azahar. Its main festival, the Falles, is known worldwide, while the traditional dish, paella, originated around Valencia. The city contains a dense monumental heritage (including the Llotja de la Seda (World Heritage Site since 1996), but its landmark is undoubtedly the City of Arts and Sciences, an avant-garde and futuristic museum complex.
Tenerife, a Spanish island, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. About five million tourists visit Tenerife each year, which is also one of the busiest Spanish resorts. Tenerife, a rugged and volcanic island, has the highest elevation of Spain, a World Heritage Site that is the third largest volcano in the world from its base, El Teide.
Mallorca is the largest island of Spain. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea and part of the Balearic Islands archipelago. Like the other Balearics, the island is a popular tourist destination. Watch the video
Ibiza (Catalan: Eivissa) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea 79 km off the coast of the city of Valencia in Iberian Peninsula. The island is well-known for its summer club parties which attract large numbers of tourists, but the island and the Spanish Tourist Office have been working in order to promote more family-oriented tourism.
Andros in Greece is the second biggest island of the Cycladic complex. It's commonly called island of the winds... and very close to Athens, making it a popular destination in summer even for weekenders. It's such a beautiful place... everybody should visit!
Astypalaia has travelled through time with the same name. According to Greek mythology, Astypalaia and Europe were the daughters of Finikos and Perimidis. From the union of Astypalaia and Poseidon, god of the water, the Argonaut, Agaeos was born. The island, part of the Dodecanese complex, offers sites of archaeological interest, fortresses, monasteries and churches, picturesque chapels and caves, along with great beaches.
Psara, in addition to another 6 islets west of Chios, exhibits a rocky terrain filled with hills and mountains. These islands offer peace and tranquility, rest and relaxation to their visitors. There are no cars or motorbikes to disturb the peace and the inhabitants of the island extend their heartfelt warmth and genuine hospitality to visitors. Products renowned on this island include lobster, honey, and local cheese.
Paxoi, which are also called “Benjamin of the Ionian Islands”, are located south of Corfu. The capital of Paxos is the graphical Gaius, which is naturally protected by two islets, the Virgin Mary and Saint Nicholas. Paxoi is dominated by olive groves and Antipaxoi by vineyards which produce the famous black wine. Antipaxoi is also famous for its exotic beaches Vrika and Voutoumi. Two beautiful islands you will never forget!
Limnos island is located in Northern Aegean sea. It is a unique, beautiful and unspoiled Greek island that offers many opportunities for relaxed and pleasant holidays. The more than a hundred golden sandy beaches, the crystal clear waters, the volcanic landscape, the archeological sights and the traditional settlements, its sought-after since antiquity products (wine, honey & cheese), the plentiful fresh fish and a variety of other attractions will charm the visitor. The island is connected to Hephaestos, the ancient god who used to subdue the fire and create impressive works of art.
Kasos is the southest island of Dodecanese islands. It has only five villages, including the capital Fry and several 'private' beaches where someone can only reach by boat. Enjoy the magnificent video below.
Milos is one of the most beautiful Cycladic islands in central Aegean sea. The wonderful butterfly shape together with lots of arhaelogical treasures - home of the unique Aphrodite of Milos / Venus de Milo - and the numerous beaches: famous kleftiko, sarakiniko and papafragas amongst them, gives the island a special place in Greeks' and tourists' hearts.
Preveli - Plakias are located in southern Rethymno in Crete. The historic monastery of Preveli -st John Vaptist, founded in Middle Ages dominates in the area. Its role in the battle of Crete during WWII has been acknowledged and a town in Australia has been named after the monastery. In walking distance, one could explore the magnificent lagoon, known as Palm Beach, where a small river runs through planty of palm trees and falls into the blue sea.
Plakias is the main touristic resort of the area. Driving through the breathtaking Kourtaliotiko gorge, Plakias surrounded by great mountains to the north and the Libyan sea in the south. Its 1300 metre long sandy beach along with small beaches in the wider area, offers a unique escape route to local and thousands of tourists. Watch the videos
Heraklion, the largest city in Crete and the fourth most populous in Greece. Ancient Minoan civilisation, with the main ruins in Knossos being in the area. In the city, the main venetian castle dominates, but in the area one could visit Knossos, Matala (the famous sixties hippies resort), Chersonisos, Malia and so many other unique places.
Agios Nikolaos - Naousa, in central Makedonia. A green paradise just 2km out of Naousa, offers a great alternative destination to Greeks and tourists. A place full of trees, small rivers, lakes, waterfalls and beautiful wooden bridges. Traditional restaurants offer fresh fish, unique in the area. An ideal place for all seasons, close to skiing centres, and well-preferred over Naousa's pick season - carnival and the famous Mpoules.
Skyros is located in the crystal blue waters of central Aegean, north of Evia. Widely known for its own protected breed of ponies. Partly mountainous and partly rocky authentic and traditional island, but with great beaches. Important landmarks are the venetian castle and the Byzantine monastery of st George.
Kos, one of the Dodecanese. The ancient physician Hippocrates was born there. An island well-known for its spa-tourism. The main port on the island is the tourist and cultural centre, with whitewashed buildings including many hotels, restaurants and a number of nightclubs forming the famous Kos town "barstreet".
Ithaki, one the small Ionian islands. It is largely identified as Homer's Ithaca, home of Odysseus. The island has been inhabited since the 2nd millennium BC. Many structures were destroyed by the big earthquake in 1953, but beauty remains and will always be there. It's one of the main destinations for international jet-setters, Greeks and tourists from all over the world.
Samos in Aegean sea, the birthplace of the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras. Wine of the island is well-known in antiquity, and thus a great portion of the island is covered by vineyards. Everyone sould visit the Heraion of Samos and the Pythagoreion.
Lesvos, in NE Aegean sea, the third biggest Greek island. Famous worldwide for its olives, olive oil and ouzo production. The island is forested and mountainous, and its volcanic origin is manifested in several hot springs and two principal volcanic harbors. Lesvos contains one of the few known petrified forests and has been declared a Protected Natural Monument Watch the video
Kastelorizo, the smallest of the Dodecanese, located in southeast Mediterranean. It is actually the easternmost Greek island. The wonderful idyllic port is nonetheless the trademark of this traditional island, also known as Megisti.
Pelion in Thessaly, central Greece, is a mountainous peninsula. Characterised by its traditional villages and gorgeous coasts. Home of mythical Centaurs. Tourist attraction throughout the year, offering skiing, walking, beaches, climbing, horse riding and numerous other activities.
Samothraki in NE Aegean sea. Known as holy island in ancient Greece. Mountainous landscape, rivers, waterfalls, springs and wonderful sea coast. Famous worldwide for the unique ancient sculpture: Nike of Samothrace.
Monemvasiain Peloponnese, Greece. The castle is a living part of Greek history, surrounded by mountains and the sea. A gorgeous lakonian peninsula facing the famous Rock.
Birth place of Giannis Ritsos.
Malaga is a spanish city, famous for its beauty, touristic resorts and welcoming people. The city has a temperate climate and it is also the birthplace of the artist Picasso. Enjoy the beautiful video below.
Barcelona is the second biggest city in beautiful Spain and the capital of the Autonomus Community of Catalonia. A city famous for architecture, culture, international trade, education, arts and education. And definitely a beloved one around the globe.
Ios is characterised by its wonderful views, fun parties and a combination of Greek spirit and multinationality. Definitely a hot destination for people who know to enjoy themselves especially during the summer season.
Constanta in Romania is one of the most important cities where you can enjoy beautiful views and a variety of cultural activities. Definitely a city that you must visit in Romania. Do not miss watching the video below dedicated to Constanta.
Zante, or Zakynthos is located in the Ionian sea and it is the third largest of the Ionian islands. It is a perfect touristic destination, very well organised and one of the most attractive places around the globe. Check this video out.