Rhodes is one of the most popular Greek islands. In ancient times, it was located on trade routes. Due to its favorable geographical position, the island was repeatedly captured. At different times, it was owned by Turks, Hellenes, Phoenicians, Persians and Knights of the Order of the Ioannites, therefore, in Rhodes, a mixture of different cultures is still felt. It manifests itself in architecture, the mentality of its inhabitants and even gastronomic habits.
The island received its name in honor of a nymph named Rhodes, who was the beloved of the sun god Helios. In honor of their patron, the islanders erected the Colossus – one of the “Seven Wonders of the World.” The height of the statue exceeded 35m. However, due to a strong earthquake in 222 (226) BC. Continue reading
Crete is the 5th largest island in the Mediterranean and the largest Greek island. It is washed simultaneously by 4 seas: Libyan in the south, Cretan in the north, Ionian in the west and Cyprus in the east.
Well-developed infrastructure, picturesque nature, excellent beaches, rich ancient history, artifacts that have survived in abundance, have made Crete the most popular Greek resort.
The island lies in 2 climatic zones – North African and Mediterranean. About 300 days a year in Crete, the sun shines. Summer is hot and arid. The thermometer column confidently crosses the mark 30C. Those who can not stand the heat, it is better to come to the resort in June or September, when there is no heat. Continue reading
Tivat is a chamber town located in the Boka Kotorska Bay of the Adriatic Sea. Located on the Vrmac peninsula, it is the smallest administrative center of Montenegro, covering an area of only 46 km2. According to the latest census, just over 10,000 people live in Tivat.
The temperate Mediterranean climate, the abundance of sunny days in the year, the mountains that protect the area from the winds, make Tivat a desired vacation spot. The beach season opens in June and ends at the end of September. The warmest temperature values of both air and water are in July and August. During the day, the thermometer shows stable 30C, and the water pleases comfortable 24C. In winter, the temperature rarely drops below 12C heat. Continue reading