Achilleion Palace – Empress Elisabeth built the palace to escape the tragedies of her life

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  The Achilleion Palace was built by Empress of Austria Elisabeth of Bavaria, also known as Sisi. Elisabeth was a woman obsessed with beauty. She had a very powerful, but tragically vulnerable character since the loss of her only son, … Read More

Kerkini Lake, one of the most important wetlands in Europe

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Lake Kerkini was awarded as one of European Committee’s Destination of Excellence in 2010. One of the most important wetlands in Europe, is considered to be one of the top European bird watching destinations. About 300 bird species have been … Read More

Samaria Gorge, national park, in Crete island

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The Samaria Gorge is in southwest Crete in the prefecture of Chania. It was created by a small river running between the White Mountains (Lefká Óri) and Mt. Volakias. The walk through Samaria National Park is 13 km long, but … Read More

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