Greece It is one of the quintessential tourist destinations. And it is not for less because it has many charms both on the islands and in its interior area. It is always usual to go see the most tourist, but it is a country that allows you to live unforgettable experiences even in these points that all tourists visit for the first time. What can be done? Here we tell you three experiences to enjoy the Authentic greece.
Whoever goes to Athens always goes to the Acropolis. And it is true that it is a must-see, but you should not miss going to the Acropolis museum, which was launched in the year 2008.
This building is characterized for being modern, but for having a careful contemporary architecture. As soon as you see it, your attention is structure concrete and crystal, which provides an unusual transparency outwards.
In addition, its proportions are based on those of the Parthenon, highlighting in turn the orientation so that from the main rooms you can enjoy a real vision of the Acropolis and the Parthenon.
Inside you can see sculptures, pieces of the Acropolis buildings ... And, of course, one should not miss seeing the Hall of the Caryatids to observe the columns shaped like woman who held part of the Temple of Erechtheion from the Acropolis.
Strolling and seeing specific areas of Athens is also a must when visiting Greece. In this case, we enter the Plaka neighborhoodwhich is considered the historic helmet from Athens.
This area has great appeal. For example, if you look at the neighborhood from above, it looks like a oasis in the heart of Athens. If we go into it, there is a whole framework of alleys and squares linked by stairs, shaping like a labyrinth.
The route requires going to Lisiou streets Y Mniseklours, which are also always very lively thanks to the cafes, shops ... and their striking taverns calls ouzerís in which you have to make a device to drink typical dishes such as mezedes or Greek tapas, as well as moussaka, tzatziki or saganaki, among other proposals because, the truth is that Greek cuisine is very wide and rich in tapas, dishes and desserts.
A highly recommended visit is Meteor for being a quite area picturesque. And it is that on earth they appear as vertical rocky moles, reminiscent of the geology of other planets.
On these rocky peaks, the retirement monasteries and of sentence in the fourteenth century. The advantage is that, today, it is not necessary to climb because they have been installed stairs and accesses to reach them with less effort. The view from above is impressive.
Specifically, they can be visited six monasteries, although if you have little time, the best options are the Great Meteor, which is the largest, and that of Varlaam. Within them, the refectory of the Great Meteor, which is perfectly preserved and reflects the solitude of monastic life. In both cases, there are frescoes in very good condition that are a real delight for art fans.
The visit can be completed with a short tour - there is a distance of about ten kilometers - to the city of Kalambaka from which they are seen magnificent views from Meteora and all its hills.
In this excursion, it must be taken into account that these places live monks and nuns. Some of them can be seen, although in a limited way because they are of closure and only a few can have contact with tourists. Of course, to do these tours, you have to have a little patience and care because the roads they are sinuous.
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- Acropolis, Athens, Plaka Quarter, Kalambaka, Meteora, Parthenon