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  Central Greece : Introduction | Frommers.com
The name Central Greece (Sterea Ellada) dates from only 1821, when it was used as a shorthand term for the area of mainland Greece that had been liberated from the Turks.
In short, unlike the Peloponnese, which is clearly set off from the rest of Greece by the Corinth Canal, or Macedonia, which has a distinct identity, Central Greece is harder to define as to its character and territory.
Central Greece also has the dusty plain of Thessaly and the extraordinary cliffs and promontories of the monasteries of the Meteora.
www.frommers.com /destinations/centralgreece/1661010001.html   (349 words)

  
 fokida central greece, hotels, accommodations, amfissa, delphi, galaxidi central greece
The prefecture of Fokida stands in the center of Sterea Hellas (Central Greece) and at the south part it meets with the Corinthian Gulf.
It is an almost entirely mountainous area with Mt. Giona reaching a height of 2,510 meters and the ending of the mountain chain Parnassos to the east, creating a heavenly place for hikers, mountaineers, skiers and all nature lovers.
A wide range of elements that reflect the years that have passed, creating a proud history without changing the charm of the genuine Greek tradition.
www.united-hellas.com /tourism/fokida   (368 words)

  
  Greece Vacation Rentals - VRBO® is Vacation Rentals by Owner Greece - Greece Hotels, Greece Lodging, Greece Travel ...
Athens, Attica, Central Greece Exquisite Seashore Condo on the Aegean [#119325]
Athens, Attica, Central Greece Aeolos Villa Overlooking the Sparkling Waters of the Aegean [#102528]
Lavrio, Attica, Central Greece By the Sea; 45km from the Center of Athens [#4106]
www.vrbo.com /vacation-rentals/europe/greece   (1436 words)

  
  Greece - MSN Encarta
The mainland portion of Greece comprises the regions of Thrace and Macedonia in the north; Epirus, Thessaly (Thessalía), and Central Greece in the central section; and, in the south, Pelopónnisos, the Peloponnese Peninsula, which is connected to the rest of the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth.
The central mountain area, the Pindus Mountains, extends in a north to south direction and is one of the most rugged, isolated, and sparsely populated parts of the country.
The south-eastern extremity of Central Greece, known as Attica, is broken into many isolated valleys and plains by mountain ridges.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761572872/Greece.html   (859 words)

  
 World Almanac for Kids
The mainland portion of Greece comprises the regions of Thrace and Macedonia in the N; Epirus, Thessaly (Thessalía), and Central Greece in the central section; and, in the S, the Peloponnesus (Pelopónnisos), a peninsula, which is connected to the rest of the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth.
The central mountain area, the Pindus Mts., which extends in a N to S direction, is one of the most rugged, isolated, and sparsely populated parts of the country.
The 1975 constitution of Greece guarantees the right to “freely establish and participate in political parties.” The largest parties in the mid-1990s were the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, known as Pasok; the center-right New Democracy party; the nationalist Political Spring; and the Communist Party of Greece.
www.worldalmanacforkids.com /explore/nations/greece.html   (3289 words)

  
 General Info about Greece
The mainland portion of Greece comprises the regions of Thraki and Macedonia in the north; Epirus, Thessaly, and Central Greece in the central section; and in the south Peloponnisos, a peninsula which is connected to the rest of the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth.
The central mountain area, the Pindus Mountains, which extends from a northern to a southern direction, is one of the most rugged, isolated, and sparsely populated parts of the country.
The population of Greece at the 1994 census was 10,264,156.
alexandros.com /Greece/info.html   (1518 words)

  
 Greece Central Greece - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
South of Thessaly and Epirus, the region of Central Greece extends from the Ionian Sea on the west to the Aegean Sea on the east, encompassing the southernmost territory of mainland Greece.
The island, which is the second largest in Greece, is formed by an extension of the Pindus spur from the Magnisia Peninsula to its north.
The mainland portion of Central Greece forms a "foot" extending southeastward from the Gulf of Amvrakikos, the inlet that defines the northern border of Central Greece on the Ionian seacoast.
www.photius.com /countries/greece/geography/greece_geography_central_greece.html   (378 words)

  
 CENTRAL GREECE - EVIA - FOKIDA - DELPHI - HELLAS- 4holidays -
One of the most mountainous districts of the country, Central Greece lies in the heart of the mainland, home to the Oracle of Delphi, Theves, Mount Elikon and Parnassos.
Inhabited since the distant past Central Greece is a place with a rich and distinctive history.
Contemporary Central Greece also has much to offer: abundant natural beauty, magnificently varied scenery, as well as highly evolved tourism facilities, all of which provide infinite opportunities for a most pleasant stay both winter and summer.
www.4holidays.gr /greece_central_greece.html   (283 words)

  
 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Greece lies at the southern extremity of the Balkan peninsula in south-eastern Europe.
The peninsula, which constitutes mainland Greece, is surrounded by about 1400 islands, of which 169 are inhabited.
Ipiros and Macedonia, in northern Greece, still have extensive forests, but the rest of the country has been seriously denuded by goat grazing, felling and forest fire.
www.grisel.net /greece.htm   (144 words)

  
 Villa Holiday Central Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Central Greece is a very diverse region that takes in beaches to the south, amazing monastries to the North West, the main ski resort in Greece and some really ebautiful and quaint villages.
As Central Greece is very far flung and as it is home to some of the most lovely mountainous villages and monastries, you really do need a car to get around.
The residents of Central Greece are also some of the most relaxed and friendly, having yet to experience the full flood of tourists found on the islands and big resorts on the mainland.
www.villabooker.com /villas-central-greece.htm   (527 words)

  
 Greece travel guide - Wikitravel
Greece (Ελλάς, Hellas) [1] is a country in eastern Southern Europe on the Balkan peninsula, with extensive coastlines and islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas.
Greece is both a member of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).
Greece is a signatory of the Schengen agreement along with Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Iceland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, and Sweden.
wikitravel.org /en/Greece   (7175 words)

  
 Tour of Central Greece and Peloponnisos
Today, Greece is a modern country but the blood of its ancient inhabitants still runs through the veins of the modern Greeks.
It has been said that Greece is a country of contradictions; a country whose mind is in the West but its heart is in the East.
Most people that come back from Greece are equally impressed by the country's cuisine as they are about its ancient ruins and beautiful landscapes.
www.acs-panama.com /gr_9_day.htm   (1281 words)

  
 Greek Wine Regions: Central Greece
Central Greece, in the modern era, finds herself caught between a long and rich enological history and the pressures of high standards brought on by the current revolution in the wine industry.
Central Greece is the traditional stronghold of retsina and plantings are dominated by the
The Savatianó, historically, was never the exclusive basis for retsina, and until phyloxera arrived in central Greece between the first and second World Wars, was just one of a number of white varieties grown in the region.
www.greekwinemakers.com /czone/regions/central.shtml   (498 words)

  
 Central Greece - Dilos Holiday World
One of the most mountainous districts of the country, Central Greece lies in the heart of the mainland, home to the Oracle of Delphi, Theves, Mount Elikon and Parnassos.
Inhabited since the distant past Central Greece is a place with a rich and distinctive history.
Contemporary Central Greece also has much to offer: abundant natural beauty, magnificently varied scenery, as well as highly evolved tourism facilities, all of which provide infinite opportunities for a most pleasant stay both winter and summer.
www.dilos.com /location/254   (311 words)

  
 Central Greece, Greece Apartments for rent Central Greece apartment rentals, Central Greece furnished apartments to ...
Central Greece, Greece Apartments for rent Central Greece apartment rentals, Central Greece furnished apartments to rent.
Central Greece apartment rentals and houses for rent are posted daily by Central Greece owners, property managers and roommates.
Central Greece apartment rentals, sublets, rooms and potential Central Greece renters have not been screened, verified or evaluated.
www.sublet.com /City_Rentals/CentralGreece_Rentals.asp   (216 words)

  
 IGoGreece - GREECE > CENTRAL GREECE
Mainland Greece was named after the Ottoman occupation in order to be distinguished from the Epirotic region of the newly established country, as well as, the Peloponnesus region and the Cyclades.
Perhaps, Mainland Greece is the most beautiful region of the country with exhilarating diversity in its landscape and areas of astonishing beauty.
Mainland Greece has played a crucial role in the Greece's history, while its hidden treasures are many and inestimable.
www.igogreece.com /EN/Greece.asp?area=areas&id=10   (118 words)

  
 Central Greece
Greece's main air terminals are Eleftherios Venizelos international airport in Athens and Thessaloniki's Macedonia airport.
For unforgettable holidays Evoia is the place which is the second largest island of Greece and at the location Evripos is less than a hundred metres away from the main land and makes it easy for cars to cross.
Pelion Greece is a famous Greek peninsula which is located in the center of Greece, between Athens and Thessaloniki, and near the city of Volos.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/europe/greece/central-greece/central-greece.html   (1889 words)

  
 Geography of Greece - Crystalinks
Greece consists of a large mainland at the southern end of the Balkans; the Peloponnesus peninsula (separated from the mainland by the canal of the Isthmus of Corinth); and numerous islands (around 3,000), including Crete, Rhodes, Kos, Euboea and the Dodecanese and Cycladic groups of the Aegean Sea as well as the Ionian sea islands.
Alpine is found primarily in Western Greece (Epirus, Central Greece, Thessaly, Western Macedonia as well as central parts of Peloponessus like Achaea, Arkadia and parts of Lakonia where the Alpine range pass by).
In ancient Greece, many cities had land that was used for farming within the city, but most of the people lived in small towns and villages outside of the city.
www.crystalinks.com /greekgeography.html   (974 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch: Publications: Europe and Central Asia : Greece
Although ethnic Macedonians in northern Greece make up a large minority with their own language and culture, their internationally-recognized human rights and even their existence are vigorously denied by the Greek government.
All of these actions have led to a marked climate of fear in which a large number of ethnic Macedonians are reluctant to assert their Macedonian identity or to express their views openly.
Ethnic Macedonian political refugees who fled northern Greece after the Greek Civil War of 1946-49, as well as their descendants who identify themselves as Macedonians, are denied permission to regain their citizenship, to resettle in, or even to visit northern Greece.
www.hrw.org /hrw/pubweb/Webcat-44.htm   (1125 words)

  
 Vouzas Hotel,delphi,hotels,accommodation,delphi,fokida,central greece
Vouzas is newly renovated hotel within high standards of service and magnificent views across the olive groves in the valley below which stretches as far as he blue waters of the bay of Itea.
Warm hospitality greets you at the restaurant and the spacious veranda with panoramic view, all year round, serving delicious Greek and international dishes.
The quietly elegant hotel being near to one of the most prestigious convention centers in Greece, has the facilities to accommodate conferences and seminars.
www.web-greece.gr /hotels/vouzas   (271 words)

  
 Greece Villa Rentals Greece Vacation Rentals GreatRentals
With an array of oceanfront villas and beach houses to choose from, a Greece vacation rental is perfect for family vacations or romantic getaways.
Mainland Greece is bordered by the Ionian Sea on the west and the Aegean Sea on the east.
In the Peloponnese region, guests of Greece vacation rentals can visit the Byzantine ruins of Mystras, the Temple of Apollo in Corinth, and the ancient Olympic Arena and the Temple of Zeus in Olympia.
www.greatrentals.com /Greece/Greece.html   (471 words)

  
 Greece Overview | Greece Tour Guide | iExplore.com
All over Greece, are reminders of the country’s glory – from Athens’ Parthenon and Delphi’s Temple of Apollo, to the ruins on Crete of the Minóan city of Knossós, a civilization reaching even further back into history.
Greece is situated in southeast Europe on the Mediterranean.
Euboea, the second-largest of the Greek islands, lying to the east of the central region, is also considered to be part of the mainland region.
www.iexplore.com /dmap/Greece/Overview   (722 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch: Europe and Central Asia : Greece
In part as a result of criticism from HRW and local NGOs, the government of Greece delayed sending the draft law to parliament until some of the suggested revisions could be included.
Greece: Recommendations Regarding the Draft Law for the "Fight against Trafficking of Human Beings and the Provision of Aid to the Victims of Crimes related to the Financial Exploitation of Sexual Life"
We recognize that the bill's intent is to improve upon past laws regarding the residence and employment of foreigners in Greece, and to meet the challenge of managing migration into the country.
www.hrw.org /europe/greece.php   (1053 words)

  
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One of the most mountainous districts of the country, Central Greece lies in the heart of the mainland.
The contours of its landscape, too, are very diverse: thickly wooded green slopes, hills with pines, oaks, poplars and fast-moving streams separated by flat lands, plateaus and lakes, alternating harmoniously with the countless bays, intricate network of coves - some peaceful, some sheer and rugged - and picturesque islands that decorate the southwest coast.
Contemporary Central Greece also has much to offer: abundant natural beauty, magnificently varied scenery, as well as highly evolved tourist facilities, all of which provide infinite opportunities for a most pleasant stay both winter and summer.Central Greece has the following prefectures : Etoloakatnania, Evritania, Fokida, Fthiotida, Viotia.
www.grecian.net /GREECE/centralgreece/centralgreece.htm   (257 words)

  
 Central Greece (Sterea Ellada) - View of Greece by Region - Tour Trip Greece
The climate is dry in the interior and temperate along the coasts.
The road from here moves into mountainous Nafpaktia, which boasts Greece's largest fir tree forest and plenty of tiny villages lost in the woods at altitudes from 700 to 1,000 metres.
Each of the houses has an interior that reminds one of a folk art museum, and much of the handmade folk art is sold.
www.tourtripgreece.gr /view_of_greece/region/central.php   (1068 words)

  
 Central Greece (Sterea Ellada) - General Information
Sterea Ellada (Central Greece) is the central region of Greece, and one of the most mountainous.
Ipati is built on the slopes of Mt. Itis, among the plane, cypress and oak trees of the Ipati National Forest.
One of Greece's most important spas, the Loutra Ipatis is located here as is the Agathonos monastery.
www.antor.com /Greece/geninfo/central.html   (940 words)

  
 Plataiai, Greece
To commemorate the victory the allied Greek cities set up in the sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi the bronze column of intertwined snakes, originally bearing a tripod, which now stands in the Hippodrome in Istanbul, and established the Eleutheria (Freedom Games) which were held every four years.
Excavations by an American expedition (1890) and by the Greek archeologist Skias (1899) established the line of the walls round the oval acropolis on the level top of the hill and of other associated walls.
To the south of this central area were the agora and a temple.
www.planetware.com /greece/plataiai-gr-cen-platai.htm   (312 words)

  
 Central Greece and Evia (Evvoia) Adventure Travel - Central-Greece-and-Evia-Evvoia Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Central Greece (Sterea Ellada) is the least well-defined area of the country.
Unlike, for example, the Peloponnese, which is clearly set off from the rest of Greece by the Corinth Canal, or Macedonia, which has a distinct identity, Central Greece is harder to define.
In fact, the name Central Greece dates only from 1821, when it was used as a shorthand term for the area of mainland Greece that had been liberated from the Turks.
away.com /destination-overview/Central-Greece-and-Evia-Evvoia-278429-travel-guide.html   (365 words)

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