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Peloponnese Peninsula is an important tourist object of Greece. There are many legends connected with the peninsula. Most of them are about the ancient city of Corinth and its grandiose temples and acropolis. The temples of Athena and Apollo have survived in best condition. Both the temples were constructed in the 6th century BC. Macedonia is another popular tourist destination. This part of Greece is not only rich in historic landmarks, but is also very beautiful. Spectacular waterfalls, ruins of ancient settlements, odea and oases – you will see all these and even more in Macedonia. Crete Island is simply adored by travellers as this is a wonderful place with rich history. The most famous sights of the island include Minotaur Labyrinth, Minos Palace and around a hundred of other ancient monuments that tell more about Greek gods and heroes. Every city and region in Greece can strike visitors with their rich heritage and share many interesting stories about past centuries. … Open

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Cuisine and top restaurants

Fish dishes can be found in psarotaverns. Oysters, mussels, octopuses, squids are very popular on Amorgos. Moreover, you can buy a fish and ask to cook it in a tavern at a low price. Fish is stewed, fried and boiled here, so choose what you like most. Be careful when ordering a dish. The thing is that sometimes the menu shows the price per kilo and the portion can cost more or less. One more important thing is … Open

Traditions and mentality of Amorgos Island

Amorgos is filled with relaxed atmosphere. Greeks can be hardly called workaholics. They try to make the most of life and enjoy every moment. It is not customed here to work hard, if a Greek gets a large sum of money, he can easily spend a large sum of money on useless things or an evening in a tavern. Money is just one more way to enjoy life. Locals think that there is no need for money if they don’t make you … Open

Travel guide to Amorgos Island

The majority of dishes in such taverns are cooked on open fire. Grilled seafood has a simply unique taste. Besides tenths of fish types, local taverns offer signature oyster dishes, mussels, and octopuses. A glass of quality Greek wine is an essential part of any meal. Coffee is one more interesting local peculiarity as it is cooked in accordance with special recipes on the island. Fans of this drink should not … Open

Amorgos Island for children - what to visit

Be sure to visit Amorgos, the capital of the island. The medieval Cycladic city is rich with ancient houses and churches. The city is a fine example of old Greek architecture. There are the ruins of the fortress on the hill which was built in order to protect the settlement from the pirates. Gavras Tower of Amorgos is a gorgeous 16th-century Venetian building characterized by its remarkable architecture. Monastery … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

A very «Greek» souvenir is komboloi, a local variant of beads. It is twenty beads strung on a solid thread. Komboloi is not a cult object, it is usually used for relaxation and concentration. Beads can be made of wood and even semi-precious stones. Komboloi is a symbol of status for Greek men. Malopetra souvenir is well-known among superstitious people. It is believed that this stone protects from the evil eye. … Open

Best beaches

The port town of Katapola also has a picturesque sandy beach. It’s situated close to the port, so the water is absolutely clean. If the atmosphere on the beach would seem too noisy, you could walk along the coastline and choose one of the quieter parts of the coast. One of the few island’s pebble beaches is located in the picturesque Halara Bay. This attractive pebble beach is well equipped. It’s … Open

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