Dimitsana, a "work of art" mountainous village

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Dimitsana is a stone-built village on the slopes of Mainalon mountain at an altitude of 1.000m. The first thing a visitor will notice is the outstanding traditional architecture of the buildings. Many guest houses and hotels are found around area which makes the village a fascinating but not crowded with tourists winter resort.     Wandering the cobbled stoned streets is a must. The village’ s little cafes serve hot beverages and spirits all day. After your walk, sit yourself in one of these beautiful cafes and if you visit in the winter treat yourself with a warm rakomelo, the cafes’ most popular drink.   
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Tip: The surrounding area is not to be missed. The hydro-power museum, the Lousios river gorge, the Prodromos Monastery are just an example to perfect your travel experience in Dimitsana Find accommodation in Dimitsana with Booking.Com
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A small miraculous chapel, Saint Theodora in Vasta

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  This is a miraculous church built on soft soil near Vasta Village. It is a unique phenomenon that its holds 17 trees on its roof. It is impressive that some of the trees measure about 30m in height. Their roots are invisible either from inside or outside of the church. Another fascinating fact about the location is that a river runs beneath this church and irrigates the trees.
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According to Orthodox Church, Saint Theodora was tormented at the location where the chapel was built. The last words she said before she died were “My body should be a church, my blood water and my hair trees”.

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After various investigation, researchers have come to a conclusion to explain this static phenomenon. For more information you can check Wikipedia’s link  http://bit.ly/157ndas Read more...

Doxa Lake, a quick escape from the busy Athens centre

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Doxa lake, is an artificial lake very close to Ancient Feneos Village. The water is very calm and as you walk around the lake you adore the magnificent landscape reflected in it.  
  In the middle of the lake you will see a small peninsula with a tiny church built on it which is accessible by a narrow strip of land.
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According to triathlonworld.gr the lake helds each summer the Sprint Distance Triathlon: 

Lake Doxa, in the middle of a marvelous pine forest at 900m altitude, will held another Sprint Distance Triathlon, in its crystal waters and asphalt roads in its perimeter.
750m of Swimming21km of Biking and 4.2km of running, with the view of mount Ziria and mount Helmos tops. An exprerience that everybody should live, from begginers to experienced triathletes, in individual and team categories, only 2 hours away for Athens! – The Location

The start of the race will be at 11 in the morning, on Sunday, 15th of July and the road wll be closed for vehicles. The race includes 750m of swimming in a triangle route in the lake, 5 laps of the lake perimeter by bicycle and 1 lap running in the opposite direction of biking. Read more...

Stefaniada, a secret, tiny and pretty lake

This is a natural lake that was created after severe andslides which  took place throughut the area in 1963. 

Reaching this beautiful natural small lake is not easy. But when you get there you will definitely feel the vibes of the green quiet area. It is a 70Km drive from Karditsa town. The whole journey is an exceptional one as you travel through traditional Greek villages to get to the Stefaniada Lake.
Other places around the lake that worth a visit is the village of Stefaniada set between the mountains of Agrafa and the Spilia Monastery which offers an amazing view of the surrounding area. The Monastery is about 2Km distance from the lake.
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Lose yourself in the alleys of romantic Nafplio

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Walking in the beautiful city of Nafplio is like living in a fairy tale. You find yourself being surrounded by neoclassical buildings, venetian style balconies dressed in blooming flowers, and colourful alleys.  
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The less you know about this paradise, the better to discover places on your own. Embrace this unique place, feel the love in the air and indulge yourself day and night.   Find accommodation in Nafplio with Booking.Com  
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