Articles avec le tag ‘Greece’

Why travel to europe ?

Europe is a land area which can be viewed either as a continent in its own right or as the western extremity of the Eurasian continent, even as a sub-parts of the super continent of Afro-Eurasia, by location of view. It is sometimes called the « Old Continent », as opposed to the « New World » (America). On the cultural front, Europe has been a multiplicity of influences over the ages, and includes many countries that possess both a common heritage of linguistic, religious and historical and recent contributions from the « New World « and the Afro-Eurasia, particularly in former colonial powers. As such, Europe is a community of peoples, which tends to be politically, with the European Union, in an area of open civilization, forged in part by a millennial history, and secondly by mondialisation Lire la suite de cette entrée »

Why Visit Greece in Europe

Visit Greece and discover what to do in Greece, its sights miss … We chose to focus on the Greek Islands: Corfu, Cyclades (Mykonos and Santorini), Crete and some sites of ancient Greece (Delphi, Corinth, Olympia). Good sightseeing in Greece!

Greece has 6,000 islands and islets divided between the Aegean and Ionian seas. They have a wide variety of coastal landscapes, which are opportunities for resorts: white sand beaches, black or pebble coves or sea caves, lined with dunes or rocks … Cradle of civilization, they are full of archaeological remains of ancient customs and picturesque places to the delight of visitors.

Corfu is the most emblematic of the islands of the Ionian Sea. It is also the territory to the west of Greece. Corfu town – overlooking the sea – is surrounded by a double fortress, built by the Byzantines and strengthened during the Venetian occupation. Famous, the vast esplanade that bridges the gap between the city and the old fortress consists of a median strip of greenery and topped by an arcaded gallery (built on the model of the Rue de Rivoli, the early eighteenth century). Lire la suite de cette entrée »