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Piraeus and Athens Photo Gallery 2016

Piraeus is the port city adjacent to Athens from which hundreds of cruise and commercial and cargo ships arrive and depart weekly. It was the location for many of the Olympic Games 2004. A new subway was built for the Games and is now used by thousands of passengers a day between Athens and Piraeus.

Mykonos and Delos Islands 2016

  These two small islands 120 miles (190 kms) off the coast of mainland Greece are famous for being famous. Mykonos has about 11,000 year-round residents, most of whom live in and around the main town of Chora.  The tiny neighboring island of Delos has no permanent inhabitants; it is an outdoor museum of antiquities.

Piraeus and The New Athens Museum

Ancient Athens draws more visitors than modern Athens. The antiquities have a magical draw for people; here the distant past civilization is tangible and visible. It was opened in 2009, five years (late) after the 2004 Athens Olympics. Read about the drama behind the construction:      

Greece, Corfu Island, Achilleion Palace

Corfu is a resort island in the northwest of Greece where Greek mythology once flourished, where European royalty secluded and sunbathed and modern tourists swamp the beaches and hills in the summer season. On a hill overlooking the Ionian Sea is the beautiful Achilieion Palace built in 1890 by Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Bavaria

Greece – Islands

Greece is essentially divided into two halves – the mainland and the islands. This photo gallery is of the islands. (See the mainland gallery here) The Greek Islands are a collection of over 6,000 islands and islets that belong to Greece. Only 227 of the islands are inhabited, and only 78 of those have more

Greece – Mainland

Greece is essentially divided into two hakves – the mainland and the islands. This photo gallery is of the mainland. (See the islands gallery here) Greece lies at the juncture of Europe, Asia and Africa. It is heir to the heritages of ancient Greece, the Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire, and nearly four centuries of