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The castle of Feraklos

The castle of Feraklos

Posted in Places to visit | Read the full story

Feraklos castle is located on the place once stood an ancient Acropolis. The castle was used by pirates before the Knights of St. John ousted them, reinforced the castle than used it as a prison. Reached from the track by a footpath leading to steps It is a good climb ...

25th of March: The Greek National Day

Mar 23rd, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

The Celebration of Greece's National Day is traditionally observed by Greeks everywhere as an expression of gratitude for the sacrifices of their forefathers who took the fateful risk on that Day to stand up against the Ottoman Empire in order to reclaim their freedom and live with dignity at last. ...