Makrinitsa, the Balcony of Pelion

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Makrinitsa village is also known as Pelion‘s Balcony due to its location. This mountainous village’s characteristics are the epitomy of Pelion style architecture: the beautiful cobbled stoned mystical paths, the traditional churches and bridges that send you back in time.   
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Locals successfully managed to preserved its beauty and charm through the years and you are really going to be amazed by the architecture of the stoned built mansions and houses, that look like a piece of art hanging on the mountain.  
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One of the village’s most popular places is the main square. The panoramic views towards the Pagasitic Gulf are just impressive day or night. It is the ideal place to treat yourself with a nice meal or coffee.  Tip: The guesthouses in the village have kept the traditional architecture inside out. Most of them have rooms with fireplaces, and offer breakfast made of local products to make your stay unforgettable. 
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Fidakia, a car-free traditional village with exceptional views

Photo By ergasiakadikaiomata Traditional architecture and green firs make the village of Fidakia in Evritania really beautiful. Its view at Kremaston Lake though makes this village extraordinary.  
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Covered in snow, this is an ideal winter resort with loads of guest houses and hotels to chose from. The best thing about this village is that use of cars is not allowed. So leave your car and start walking on the alleys, the square and admire the beautifully decorated courtyards. You will also find traditional cafes, tavernas with delicious homemade food and shops that sell local  meat products such as sausages and prosciutto.

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Tip: The locals are very welcome. Once you start a conversation with them at the tavernas, the main square or a cafe, you will get to know more things about this place than you have ever imagined. Find accommodation near Fidakia with Booking.Com Read more...

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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Molyvos, a sparkling jewel on the Aegean Sea

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This is the beautiful town of Molyvos or Mithimna, as it is also known, on Lesvos island. Built on a hill and surrounded by the historical power of its Medieval castle at the top of the hill. The castle is the perfect setting to enjoy panorama views.   
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Make sure you walk back down via the cobbled alleys to the old town to admire the beauty of the stone and wood houses. Some local shops on these streets are also very interesting although some of them get busy with tourists.
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The harbor is not to be missed! A very lively part of the town where fishermen unload their nets or boxes with sardines, mackerel and many other types of fish, which are about to be sold at the local shops and restaurants throughout the island.   Find accommodation in Mithimna with Booking.Com    

Dreaming your summer holiday? Choose this rare natural place

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This is Syvota, a coastal village at the northwest part of Greece, and an ideal exotic resort if you seek clear turquoise waters and many pristine beaches. What makes this destination to stand out are the green island look formations in the sea, which hide enchanting beaches that are accessible only by boat or yacht.   
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You can hire a boat from the marina for a day or you can choose one of the organised cruises of the local travel agencies. Tip: The bay gets very busy during July – August period    Find accommodation in Syvota with Booking.Com