The Charming Culinary Journey of Thessaloniki

Eating is a serious matter in Thessaloniki. No matter where you go, from the humblest fish and chips hole-in-the-wall to the trendiest “in” restaurant, you will find that a meal is not something to be rushed, but rather relished and savored. The dishes may range from a simple salad of broccoli, beets and wild greens, …

The Wine Road of Peloponnese

The Peloponnese is mountainous, with Taygetus standing above all other ranges. As a result of its position in Greece’s south, bordered by sea on all sides and its mountainous landscape, the Peloponnese enjoys a mild Mediterranean climate on its coasts, becoming more continental further inland. However, there is a broad range of mesoclimates and temperatures, …

Fidakia Village Surrounded by Pine Trees & Wildflowers

About 20 miles from Karpenisi, another traditional village of exceptional beauty is calling out your name. Fidakia village stands tall on the slopes of Chelidona Mountain, at an altitude of around 1,000 meters above sea level. Surrounded by pine trees and wildflowers, crystal clear running waters and fresh air, this is what Paradise must look …

Megalo Chorio in Evritania

On your way to Karpenisi, Megalo Chorio is definitely a destination to consider when visiting the Greek mainland. A prominent village, as per its name that literally translates to “Large Village”, awaits you and your precious company in an idyllic setting. Located 720 meters above sea level on the slopes of Kaliakouda Mountain, this is …

Klafsi Village: A Sweet Destination to Be

Have you been dreaming of an utterly relaxing place for your vacations? Then Greek mainland holds a lot of treasures for you, including the region of Evritania with mountainous villages of exceptional beauty. Among those treasures, Klafsi village will astound you through its authenticity and unpretentious charms. Under 10 miles from Karpenisi, the village has …

The “Delicious” Village of Voutiro Evritania

Located a few miles from Karpenisi, the village of Voutiro or Voutyro holds a special name. At an altitude of 820 meters, the village’s name means “Butter” in Greek. It is unknown whether or not there is a direct reference of this high-quality local product and the name. But the coincidence is great. According to …

The Greek Seaside Town of Parga

Overlooking the Ionian Sea, Parga is a picture-perfect coastal town of Northern Greece. Located in Epirus, this is a place where travelers find peace and quiet, without losing track of accessibility to historic monuments and legendary tourist destinations. Locals love Parga, as it encompasses the glory of past centuries along with the serenity of today. …

Amazing Waterfalls in Greece

Greece is a country filled with nature’s bliss. Although some people only focus on the islands and the vast coastline, there is an equally thrilling mainland for travelers to enjoy. Forests and valleys, gorges and rivers, lakes and mountains, these are all elements adding to the spectacular scenery. One of the most impressive aspects of …