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Top sigths of Greece

Athens is known as the most famous tourist destination in Greece. The city is included in the list of the oldest settlements in the world. It’s a true treasury of historic and archaeological landmarks. Tenths of thousands of tourists come to Athens to see Mount Lycabettus and the Acropolis of Athens as this is where first settlers appeared on the territory of modern Athens 6 thousand years ago. The city was formed around these two landmarks. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Ios Island

Traditions and mentality of Ios Island

Greeks are very patriotic people. They love their homeland but always criticize their government. But they can’t stand when tourists criticize the government. So try not to discuss this subject if you don’t want to hurt the feelings of the locals. Moreover, if you want to win their favour, say something pleasant about Ios and Greece. But try to act sincerely, Greeks hate any manifestation of a lie. … Open

Travel guide to Ios Island

A large number of vacationers is the main disadvantage of popular beaches. Fans of secluded and idyllic places usually prefer to relax in small bays. Some of them are accessible only from the water. The area near Psathi is particularly rich in wonderful wild beaches. Ios Island is also suitable for fans of scuba diving. Mylopotas and Manganari beaches are considered the best destinations for diving. There are … Open

Ios Island for children - what to visit

Here you can introduce the child to the biography and work of Homer, the greatest poet of Ancient Greece. Ios is directly connected with this legendary figure because Homer’s mother lived here. Moreover, he was buried here according to ancient historians. You can show the child the tomb of the famous poet and also acquaint the child with the history of Hellas, described in the Iliad. Furthermore, visit the … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

A bottle of olive oil is a good gift for your mother or a friend. Greeks have been using this product for several thousand years. A bottle of olive oil is a necessary product at every Greek house. You can find it in plastic bottles, 3 or 5 litres jerrycans or gift packages in the shape of amphorae or famous Greek characters and gods. If you have bought olive oil in a tin package, it is better to pour it into a … Open

Best beaches

Manganari Beach is the close competitor to Mylopotas Beach. It's a beautiful beach with snow-white sand and azure waters. It attracts lots of tourists and also film directors; that’s where The Big Blue movie was shot. The coast became famous after release of the movie. Despite its popularity, the beach is known for calm and peaceful atmosphere and is highly demanded for family vacation. With flat sea bottom and … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

You can also try local beer and wine or metaxa cognac and grappa. There are more than seventy sorts of wine on the island. In case you feel bad after a long night, try patsas soup, it will restore your health. Scientists suppose that it was created in Constantinople. If you want to try the food, cooked according to the oldest traditions, look for taverns which are far from touristic spots. They are visited by … Open

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