The Battle of Itea (Greek: Ναυμαχία της Ιτέας) was a naval battle opposing the Greek revolutionary fleet and the Ottoman - Egyptian fleet, fought on 29/30 September 1827 in the Gulf of Corinth, during the Greek War of Independence. It was a hallmark in the world naval history annals: a steam-engined gunship, was able to defeat and sink as series of warships with sails.
Gemista (Stuffed Tomatoes & peppers) is associated with summer in Greece. It's a simply delicious and gorgeous red and green dish that will surprise you!
Famous in Delphi: Jackie Kennedy Onassis, one of the most influential and admired First Ladies in American history and the wife of the Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis, was visiting Delphi back in June 1960.
The pomegranate fruit has been used throughout history and in virtually every religion as a symbol of life and death, rebirth and eternal life, fertility and marriage, and wealth.
Water supply and sanitation in Greece is characterized by diversity. In Athens and other large towns, tap water is drinkable. However, in most islands and in few mainland towns, bottled water is recommended in order avoid health issues during your trip.
Get airborne in the Navel of the Earth! Planning to visit Greece and Delphi? or you are already here? Don’t miss the chance to paragliding in Delphi.