Of the early history of Sparta we rely on very few legends. It is said to have been founded by Lacedaemon, the son of Zeus and Taygete, who married Sparta, the daughter of Eurotas.
The dragon house (drakospito) nestles just underneath Ochi’s highest peak. In southern Karystos over 20 such houses have been found, most in the region of Styra. The one that is near the summit of Ochi is the most significant.
A visit to Crete, Greece's largest island and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean, will appeal to beachcombers, armchair historians, and active travelers alike.
In Greek mythology, Artemis was often described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. She was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women.
Explore the magnificent Attica Riviera and enjoy the most popular and worth seeing sites of Athens coasts!
A week-long cruise from Athens on the elegant “Celestyal Crystal” for travellers who want to see a 4 beautiful Greek islands and have a full day in Cesme in Turkey.
Visit cosmopolitan Mykonos, breathtaking Santorini, historical Crete, Patmos -the island of the Apocalypse, Rhodes -the island of the Knights and the magnificent Ancient Ephesus.
Visit cosmopolitan Mykonos, breathtaking Santorini, historical Crete, Patmos -the island of the Apocalypse, and the magnificent Ancient Ephesus.
In Greek mythology, Argo was the ship on which Jason and the Argonauts sailed from Iolcos to retrieve the Golden Fleece. She was named after her builder, Argus.