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End of November at Nymfaio, at the Guesthouse Argyro! It owes its name to its unique owner and hostess, and it’s one of the greatest traditional guesthouses we have ever visited (without exaggeration). Built on the ring road of Nymfaio it is easily accessible and located very close to one of the...
8,5 km away from Fira towards Oia you will find one of the most beautiful beaches of Santorini, the beach of Colombus. The name was given not because Colombus once sailed here but because of the active volcano of Colombus which stands some 8km from the shore. After 5-6km on your way from Fira to...
A few meters from the entrance of Elatochori village I would recommend you make a stop for food at Agnanti tavern. Agnanti is a tavern that looks over Katerini and Olympus mountain. The view is amazing, especially if you catch a table at the edge of the tavern near the large windows that gives you...
During your stay at the old Elatohori you can' t leave without visiting Palio Scholeio. This is the tavern that will get your attention at once like a modern siren whose call you cannot resist. Its name means Old School and took it because it used to be a school building before it was transferred...
If you're having your evening walk at the picturesque Old Elatohori looking for a tavern to eat, Anoi will attract your attention for sure. A restaurant where discretely dominates at the side of the main road, waiting to treat the tired travellers with all kinds of food. As soon as you open the...
Carnival, Local Fiestas
Since my 12th year i believed that Carnival time is on New Years Eve and the reason is my birthplace. I was born and raised at Argos Orestiko near Kastoria where the 1st day of the year is celebrated with all the villagers engaging in an endless carnival party all over town. While all the people in...
Perhaps the second name of this Guesthouse is "hospitality and familiarity". Even we, who are locals, would like to have a room at Pigasos! When you enter the cafe that the hotel houses, in order to get your room key, you will definitely feel the heat wave the fireplace offers from the edge of the...
Things to do
A small and relatively new ski centre right in the heart of Pieria mountains. It is about 35 km away from Katerini and it's easy to get here, as the owners have made a really good job at placing signs in several spots of the road. As soon as you arrive, you will see the men who help in the parking...
Delicious Food, Sightseeings
Lake Kerkini may be referred to as artificial lake, nevertheless a small piece existed since ancient times and its size depended on how much water will be brought down by the river Strymon, the main feeder of the Lake. From the lake you can follow the river and reach the floating Idonida city of "...
Chryssochorafa (Golden fields) is a classic traditional rural village with about 1,000 inhabitants and a stone's throw from Lake Kerkini. I do not know why it was given this name but I can guess a) because the land is very fertile, or b) they grow wheat on the fields and all the area gets the color...