archaeology and large pictures of Greece
tour of Greece, ancient Greek archaeological sites, museums and the
Greek Islands. On this website you will find a brief history and
of places to visit along with unique and original photographs of
popular Greek venues. Sites of historical and archaeological
and places less often visited by tourists.
end your tour on the colorful Greek islands. The islands have
to offer for everyone. Visit the excavated ancient ruins of Akrotiri on
Santorini, once buried by a massive volcanic eruption. Enjoy the
colors of the Santorini landscape. Visit the Minoan civilization on
or relax on the beaches or at the many outdoor restaurants and patios.
Begin your journey in Athens, the cradle of democracy and her
ancient ruins and museums. Travel south to the first mainland Greek
the Peloponnese and visit the citadels of Mycenae and impressive
Journey on to Olympia where the Olympics all began. Continue on to
Greece and visit the oracle at Delphi and the cliff top monasteries in
Last but equally spectacular is northern Greece. Particularly the
lands of Philip and Alexander the Great. Many travelers omit this part
of Greece from their trip. Take a look and read why it should be
A brief history and discussion on Macedonian, Roman and Byzantine
sites has now been added to this section.
Greece, I suggest that you make two trips here because
there is so
much history to see, beaches to relax on and culture to enjoy. On your
trip visit Athens and the Greek islands. Your second trip should be to
Greece: Information and Picture Galleries
Greece - Peloponnese
- first capital of Greece. Venetian castles and fortresses.
- Where the Olympics all started. Ancient ruins and museum.
- home of the oracle
- famous for its monasteries perched high atop rocks!
- beautiful port city
- sacred city of the Macedonians
- volcanic island and ancient Akrotiri
- remnants of Minoan civilization
Vacation to Greece, Mykonos-Corfu-Santorini
Lighting and Photography