Corinth Canal Greece

 Corinth Canal Greece The Corinth Canal Greece connects the Gulf of Corinth in the Ionian Sea with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. It cuts through the narrow Isthmus of Corinth and separates the Peloponnese from the Greek mainland, making the peninsula an island. The length of the canal is 6.4 kilometres and its

Aegina Island Greece

Aegina Island Greece Aegina Island Greece, is one of the Saronic Islands, located 26 km south of Athens. The name of the island comes from Aegina, the mother of the hero Aeacus, who was born on the island and became its king. The area of  Aegina is 87.41 km2 and its population is 13.056 inhabitants.

Poros Island Greece

Poros Island Greece Poros Island Greece, is a small island-pair in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, about 58 km south from Athens and separated from Galatas town at Peloponnese by a 200 meters wide sea channel. Its surface area is about 31 square kilometres and it has 3,780 inhabitants. Poros consists of two

Vergina Greece

Vergina Greece Vergina is a small town in northern Greece, Central Macedonia. Vergina Greece is known as the site of ancient Aigai, the first capital of Macedonia. In 336 BC Philip II was assassinated in Aigai’s theatre and his son, Alexander the Great, became the king. From Aigai, the Macedonians spread to the central part

Thessaloniki Greece

Thessaloniki Greece Thessaloniki or Salonica  is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of the geographic region of Macedonia. Thessaloniki Greece is located on the Thermaic Gulf, at the northwest corner of the Aegean Sea. The city was founded around 315 BC by the King

Athens Greece

Athens Greece Athens  is the capital and the largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities. Its recorded history is over 3,400 years. The earliest human presence in Athens Greece started at the 11th millennium BC. According to the ancient Athenian founding myth, Athena, the goddess