What can we say about Greece? Perhaps it is a small country but it has a long history! Beautiful islands and tastefull food, friendly people and wonderful seas. Greece combines the sea with the mountain, history with technology, tasty/delicious food and entertainment! In Greece there are lakes, rivers, seas, mountains, plains and of course lots of islands. Greece is blue. Greece is green. Greece is purple. Greece is red. Greece is everything, it is the country where everything began. And finally Greece combines all the other countries, because in Greece you can meet... the world!

Places around us

Larissa City
Larisa is among the five largest and most populous cities in Greece. Situated in central Greece, in Thessaly, it is easily accessible to Greeks and foreign travellers as it a hub, linked by the National Highway and the main railroad whilst highly connected to all major airports and ports in Greece.
Larisa has been famous since ancient times, as there are remains from various ears, including the Paleolithic, pre-Greek, Hellenistic years, just to name a few. Nowadays it is an important commercial, agricultural and industrial center, whereas it is also famous for its cultural activities and its vivid social life.

Volos
Situated at the coastal line of Thessaly, Volos is its main port and one the most attractive cities in Greece. The area combines a historical and mythological background with the beautiful scenery of Pagasitikos bay and the breath-taking view from Mount Pelion, which all make Volos a popular and highly-visited tourist destination.

Meteora
Meteora is a famous rock formation situated in Thessaly, Greece. In this region of almost inaccessible sandstone peaks, monks settled on these 'columns of the sky' from the 11th century onwards. Twenty-four of these monasteries were built, despite incredible difficulties, at the time of the great revival of the eremetic ideal in the 15th century. Among these monasteries, 6 are fully functional and accept millions of visitors every year. As of 1988, this site is included in UNESCO World Heritage List.

Lake Plastiras
Lake Plastiras is an artificial lake, currently among the most popular tourist attractions in Thessaly. It was created in 1960 and still remains one of the greatest water repositories in the country. Every year, many tourists visit the region, where they can see the hydroelectric power plant, participate in various cultural activities and festivals and engage in outdoor sports and recreational activities.

Mount Olympus
Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, located near Thessaly, in the region of Pieria. Its highest peak, Mytikas, rises to 2,917 m and it is famous as the home of the Greek Gods, according to ancient Greek mythology. On mountain Olympus one can enjoy beautiful scenery, become familiar with rich flora and fauna, since the place is a World’s Biosphere reserve, engage in outdoor activities, such as hiking, trekking and running or just enjoy camping and tasting excellent local cuisine.

Seaside
Close to Larisa, one can enjoy a variety of beaches, most of which are organized and care for tourists’ every need. The beaches in Thessaly and Pieria combine beautiful landscapes, between the mountain and the sea, with lovely warm weather but they are also shadowy and comfortable. Tourists can choose from sandy or rocky beaches and shallow warm waters or deeper colder ones, to water sports and other outdoor recreational activities, local Mediterranean cuisine as well as cultural activities and festivals.

Other Places in Greece

Athens

Athens

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki

Crete

Crete

Santorini

Santorini

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