6 villages and 1 monastery to reveal the beauty of Tinos

Tinos is a wonderful island in Kyklades. For years it was known only as the island of Panagia (Virgin Mary) and probably the most famous pilgrimage site for Her Celebration every August. The pilgrims came and left from the island but never visited anything beyond the famous church of Panagia. This fact helped the villages…

Oberammergau – Attend the show that takes place every ten years

#uniquedestinations Oberammergau is a little town located in Bavarian Alps, not far from Munich. The town is famous for its woodcarving tradition, which is kept alive since 1520 and also for the magnificent painted facades of its buildings. The citizens of the town have created real masterpieces, that represent biblical scenes, peasant paintings, local fairy…

Gaudi’s Barcelona (by Travellers Bazaar)

The Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi left his infinite mark on the city of Barcelona. His influence is everywhere in the city and his most famous works are described in this wonderful video : Related post (about Barcelona) : 8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time

8 things to do if you’ re visiting Barcelona for the first time…

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. A lively city , where the old and the new mingle in a unique way. Barcelona is hard to be described in just eight things but these eight things suggested here are a good start. 1. Τake an afternoon walk around…

Seborga – Discover the village that claims independence

#uniquedestinations Seborga is a small town in the region of Liguria in Italy, near the French border. It has 300 inhabitants and its main economic activities are tourism and agriculture. In the early 1960s, Giorgio Carbone, then head of the village’s flower-growers co-operative, began promoting the idea that Seborga should retain its historic independence as…

10 different things to do after a visit to Acropolis

Acropolis is a place, which anyone visiting Athens would want to be at least one time. It is the symbol of the city and one of the most famous monuments in the world. In this article we are going to suggest ten truly unique things you could do after your visit to Acropolis, besides the…

Ardas – Cross a river with your car

#uniquedestinations Ardas is an affluent of river Evros. During the ancient times it was called Arpissos. It has a total length of 290 klm, from which 240 klm are in Boulgaria and the last 49 klm in Greece. Ardas meets with Evros near the village Kastanies in Evros county. Its riverfront is rich in wild animals…

Kyparissi : The unknown “island” of Peloponnesos

Kyparissi is a small village in Lakonia, squashed between the slopes of Mountain Parnonas and the shores of Myrtoan Sea. It has a character and an architectural style quite different from other seaside villages of Peloponnesos. Until the 1970s there was no motorway leading to the village and the main way of communicating with the mainland…

Shandon Bells – Ring the bells of a historic church

#uniquedestinations The Church of St Anne is a church located in the Shandon district of Cork in Ireland and its famous for its bell tower and bells, known as Shandon Bells. Cork is the second largest city in the country and has an important cultural and musical tradition. The church is considered the most important ecclesiastical…