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GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Hydra

GoldRent trip advice: Daytrip to Hydra

Prized for its unspoiled character, the island of Hydra offers day-trippers a delightful break from the hustle and bustle of life in Athens.

Motor vehicles are off limits in Hydra, which makes the island the perfect spot to enjoy some rest and tranquility.

Aside from the occasional donkey ride, walking is the island’s main mode of transportation. The handsome 18th-century mansions along the waterfront are the island’s primary attractions and exploring the beautiful architecture makes for a leisurely sightseeing activity. Known as an artist community since the 1960s, Hydra’s steep stone streets are lined with studios, galleries, craft shops and bars.

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GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Loutraki and the monastery of St Patapius

GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Loutraki
Loutraki is a seaside resort on the Gulf of Corinth, Greece. It is located 81 kilometres west ofAthens. The town is well known for its vast natural springs and its therapeutic spas.

The name Loutraki is a direct reference to the thermal spas of the region. It derives from the Loutro (Greek: Λουτρό) that means bath, bath-house, spa or thermae.

A monastery named Osios Patapios is located about 10 km NW of Loutraki on Geraneia mountain, offering great view of theIsthmos area and the Gulf of Corinth.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

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GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Eleusis

eleysis

This archaeological site gives visitors an insight into the famous Eleusinian Mysteries, the secret religious rites of the Mycenaean era (15th-century BC to 13th century BC).

At Eleusis ( 21 kilometers from Athens), tourists can see the ruins of the ancient sanctuaries associated with the Eleusinian Mysteries, including the Sanctuary of Demeter that dates back to the 14th century BC.

Eleusinian Mysteries

The Eleusinian Mysteries cult arose out of the myth of the goddess Demeter, who lamented the loss of her daughter Persephone, abducted by Hades, god of the Underworld. According to the legend, Demeter went to Eleusis where she was reunited with Persephone. Since then, Demeter was venerated here as the Fertility Goddess to ensure bountiful harvests. The Eleusinian Mysteries (mystai) were performed annually around September and October to honor the goddess Demeter for providing fertile crops. These religious rites included a procession from Athens to Eleusis, followed by ritual baths in the sea, three days of fasting, and mysterious (and still unknown) recitations.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

GoldRent trip: Weekend to Epidaurus and Olympia

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Epidaurus, with the magnificent theatre and the significant temple of Asclepius, famous Mycenae and Tiryns, as well as the archaeological sites of Ancient Messini and Mystras are some of the most brightly shining archaeological treasures of Peloponnese.

In Olympia in the Peloponnese beats the heart of the Olympic Games. Every four years, just as in antiquity, disputes among men give way to noble rivalry.

The great shrine of Olympia was once home to the chryselephantine statue of Zeus, named as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The area was inhabited from at least the 3rd millennium BC. The city was a major spiritual, medical and religious centre; since 900 BC thousands of visitors have flocked here. The complex of buildings brought to light by excavations is stunning: the Doric temple of Zeus, the Philippieion, the stadium and the gymnasium present a picture of classical Greece.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Mycenae

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Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the ancient palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

The Mycenaean civilization, which lasted from about 1600 to 1100 BC, was so strongly represented in Argolis that this was Greece’s heart at the time. Skilled warriors defeated the even earlier Minoan civilization, and a rich aristocracy built palaces and temples. Mykines was the main city in this era, which also explains the name of the era.

Your first stop is the great Lion Gate, dating to the Greek Bronze Age. Note the huge rocks in and around the gate. Many weigh 20 tons, and there are building blocks in Mykines weighing up to 100 tons. Men and oxen were the “engines” they had at the time, the walls are called “Cyclopean”, because they were once thought to be built by the Cyclopes, one-eyed giants who are frequent guests in Greek mythology.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Cape Sounion

greece cape sounion sunset

Poised at the edge of a rugged 195-foot cliff, the Temple of Poseidon hovers between sea and sky. Today the archaeological site at Sounion is one of the most photographed in Greece. The coast’s raw, natural beauty has attracted affluent Athenians, whose splendid summer villas dot the shoreline around the temple.

Arrange your visit so that you enjoy the panorama of sea and islands from this airy platform either early in the morning or at dusk, when the promontory has one of the most spectacular sunset vantage points in Attica.

In antiquity, the temple when viewed from the sea was a sight that brought joy to sailors, knowing upon spotting the massive temple that they were close to home. Aegeus, the legendary king of Athens, threw himself off the cliff when he saw his son’s ship approaching flying  black sails. The king’s death was a Greek tragedy born of misunderstanding: Theseus had forgotten to change his ship’s sails from black to white, the signal that his mission had succeeded. So the king thought his son had been killed by the Minotaur. To honor Aegeus, the Greeks named their sea, the Aegean, after him.

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GoldRent trip: Daytrip to Delphi

delphi

Delphi, in the heart of Mount Parnassus in Central Greece, was believed by ancient people to be the omphalos (navel) of the earth, the centre of the universe.

At the point where the oracle of Delphi, the most important in antiquity, lies, there used to be a prehistoric shrine dedicated to the great earth-mother ‘Gaia’. The place exudes power and mysticism.

Nature, with the rustling of the age-old trees, the commanding view and the mythical significance of the oracle give visitors the impression that they have lifted the veils of time and are standing at the beginning of the world.

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GoldRent trip: Weekend to Nafplio

One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio was the first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834.

According to mythology, the town was founded by Náfplios, the son of god Poseidon and the daughter of Danaus (Danaida) Anymone.

The town’s history traces back to the prehistoric era when soldiers from here participated in the Argonautic expedition and the Trojan War alike. The town declined during the Roman times and flourished again during the Byzantine times. Frankish, Venetian and Turkish conquerors left their mark in the town and strongly influenced its culture, architecture and traditions during the centuries. Ancient walls, medieval castles, monuments and statues, Ottoman fountains and Venetian or neoclassical buildings mesmerize the visitor with their unique architecture and beauty.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

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{:en}Above the town of Kalambáka, on the north-western edge of the Plain of Thessaly, the visitor encounters a breathtaking site of impressive monasteries “balanced” on massive detached stone pinnacles, 400 metres above the ground. Metéora is one of Christianity’s holiest places as well as a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. Thousands of visitors flock to this place every year, attracted by the daunting size of the rock formations where timelessness and beauty prevail, while they seek spiritual enlightenment far away from the earthly bustle.

Visitors come here either to feel the aura of the contemplative seclusion of monastic life, and admire a truly unique natural landscape or to marvel at the outstanding architecture of the monasteries, the so-called “architecture of awe”.

Nature lovers should not miss the opportunity to hike through winding stone paths and gaze at a unique geological phenomenon formed as a result of a chain of erosions and geological changes over a period of 15 million years. In 1988 Metéora was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Ενοικιάσεις Αυτοκινήτων. Ενοικίαση αυτοκινήτου σε όλη την Ελλάδα. Ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, Ενοικιαση van τιμες, ενοικιαση βαν, ενοικιασεις βαν, Αυτοκίνητο, rent a car, rent, car, ενοικιασεις αυτοκινητων, αεροδρομιο, ενοικιαση αυτοκινητου, πολυτελη αυτοκινητα, πολυτελειας, ενοικιαζομενα, αυτοκινητα, αεροδρόμια, αθηνα, μυκονο, ξενοδοχεία, προσφορές, τιμές, κρατήσεις, Ελλάδα, ενοικιαση με οδηγο, chauffeur drive, rent a van, φορτηγο, car hire, van hire, minibus hire.

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One of the most beautiful towns in the area of Argolis (in eastern Peloponnese) as well as one of the most romantic cities all over Greece, Nafplio was the first capital of the newly born Greek state between 1823 and 1834.

According to mythology, the town was founded by Náfplios, the son of god Poseidon and the daughter of Danaus (Danaida) Anymone.

The town’s history traces back to the prehistoric era when soldiers from here participated in the Argonautic expedition and the Trojan War alike. The town declined during the Roman times and flourished again during the Byzantine times. Frankish, Venetian and Turkish conquerors left their mark in the town and strongly influenced its culture, architecture and traditions during the centuries. Ancient walls, medieval castles, monuments and statues, Ottoman fountains and Venetian or neoclassical buildings mesmerize the visitor with their unique architecture and beauty.{:}





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