Troodos is a mountain resort region in Cyprus and the only place in the country where it snows. From October to March, majestic peaks, including the highest peak Olympos (1952 m), are covered with a white veil.
The Troodos massif was formed more than 70 million years ago. On its slopes there are picturesque villages adjacent to the ruins of temples and ancient monasteries that arose in the Byzantine era.
In winter, the resort is occupied by skiers, in summer, cool valleys save from the scorching heat. Local forests have been declared a reserve where centuries-old oaks, pines, junipers, cypresses, strawberries and cedars grow – according to scientists, the age of some specimens exceeded 800 years. Clean healing Continue reading
Located between Barcelona and Sitges, the seaside town of Gava and the tourist district of Gava Mar, which is an integral part of it, are considered to be an elite holiday destination for both tourists and the local population. Even in high season it is not crowded. An excellent beach, well-developed infrastructure, good ecological situation, mountains and green forests have become the hallmark of this Mediterranean resort.
HOW TO GET THERE?
From Barcelona Airport (6 km)
Since the distance between Gava and El Prat air harbor is small, it can be covered by public transport. Continue reading
About 8 km east of Rethymnon, on the road leading to the Arkadi Monastery, lies the small village of Adele. Its small population was traditionally engaged in agriculture, fertile plains made it possible to collect rich harvests of vegetables and fruits. Agriculture has gradually replaced the more profitable tourism business. The village of Adele, as well as the neighboring Agia Paraskevi and Adelianos Kampos merged into one tourist zone.
In the village of Adele itself, there is nothing remarkable except for narrow streets and neat little houses, buried in verdure. The infrastructure is well developed: numerous hotels provide accommodation options for any budget, taverns and restaurants offer hearty dishes of European and Greek cuisine, shops and souvenir shops offer a standard set of products. Continue reading