Serres, the capital, is a modern, bustling city, with broad streets and open squares.
The new town blends pleasantly with the old. In its northern sector, on the
piney hill of Koula, the ruins of the ancient acropolis and the Byzantine
castle bear witness to a history stretching from the depths of time.
also a 14th century church here, dedicated to St. Nicholas with beautiful
mosaics. At a distance of 12 kilometres, in a gorge stands the monastery of
Timios Prodromos (1270 A.D.) with frescoes of various eras. More antiquities
are to be found at Amfipolis, 62 kilometres from Seres, once an Athenian
colony, founded in 437 B.C.. Outside the village, near the bridge over the
Strimon river, the famous Lion of Amfipolis was discovered, a 4th century
B.C. funerary sculpture. The pieces were reassembled and now the Lion guards
near the Bulgarian border, is a pretty town built on the banks
of the Kroussovitis river. It took its name (Iron Castle) from
the stronghold on the imposing rock, 155 m. above it, that
once offered sure protection. The town and the surrounding
area are almost overwhelmed by greenery and richly endowed
with streams, waterfalls, bridges, churches and monasteries.
>> Macedonia :
Ιt is the cosmopolitan center of the Cyclades Complex. Its
reputation has spread during the last years due to its unique
landscape, its archaelogical sites, its cosmopolitan environment and
its magnificent beaches.
houses are scattered all over the island, narrow streets in the town,
chapels and picturesque tavernas hide among art galleries and stores
selling jewellery, souvenirs etc.
Trends that sweep through
the international scene are born in the intense nightlife of this
An island of tempting and
tempestuous reputation such as Mykonos, with high tourism and a rather
superficial lifestyle, inevitably has both fans and critics.
But even the most
unsuspecting visitor immediately realizes that Mykonos is not only a
crazy “bon-viveur”, but also an attractive,
picturesque island with white Chora aside the crystal-clear blue waters
of the Aegean Sea.
charter flights and regular domestic flights from Athens serve
frequently, during summer, the airport of Mykonos.
Because it is so famous,
Mykonos gets really overcrowded during high season but for those who
enjoy the crowd, great fun and all night long entertainment, Mykonos is
the ideal place for holidays.
Have a wonderful time...