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Olive mill in Messinia
You will enjoy a carefree walk in nature, with a tour of the olive oil production sites. You will taste exquisite delicacies from olives and oil and you will have the opportunity to get the products of your choice, even cosmetics based on organic extra virgin olive oil.
Ancient Olympia
Ancient Olympia, one of the most important religious and social centres of Ancient Greece, is located in an area that justifiably shocked foreign travelers. The landscape is a masterpiece of nature, drowned in pines, cypresses, olives, oaks and laurels. It is here that the great athletic contests in the honour of Zeus, known as the Olympics, were held every four years for over 1,150 years, from 776 BC (or earlier) to AD 393.
The tomb of Kazantzakis

Nikos Kazantzakis (18 February 1883 – 26 October 1957) was a Greek writer. Widely considered a giant of modern Greek literature, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in nine different years.

 

Santorini island

Famous for its stunning caldera and the romantic sunset, Santorini with its incomparable beauty, has many sights to visit.
The island holds a wealth of churches and chapels accordant to the Cycladic architecture, beautiful whitewashed and blue-domed, in their majority.

City of Agios Nikolaos

Agios Nikolaos is the capital of the Prefecture of Lassithi in Crete. The area of Agios Nikolaos was inhabited in antiquity, when it was called Kamara. During the Venetian period it had a castle, also known as Mirabello Castle, but the settlement was deserted during the Ottoman era, to begin to be inhabited again in the 19th century. The name of the city came from the Byzantine church located in the bay of Agios Nikolaos.

Palace of Nestor

The Palace of Nestor was an important center in Mycenaean times, and described in Homer’s Odyssey and Iliad as Nestor’s kingdom of “sandy Pylos”.
The site is the best preserved Mycenaean Greek palace discovered. It was a two-storey building with store rooms, workshops, baths, light wells, reception rooms and a sewage system.