Sunset in Santorini

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Santorini is a beautiful Greek island remnant of a volcanic caldera and renowned for its wonderful sunsets. Here the first part of gallery of Santorini Island, with some shots taken at sunset hour.   Gear: Canon Eos 6D,  Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM, Canon EF 50mm f/1.2 L USM and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM

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Corfu old town – Kerkyra

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A photogallery of shots taken wandering in Corfu old town (Kerkyra) on the Island of Corfu. The city has become known as a Kastropolis (Castle City) because of its two castles: New castle and Old Fortress. Old city is also UNESCO World Heritage since 2007. The layout of the old town resembles that of  Venice, with tall buildings […]

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Old Fortress – Corfu (Kerkyra)

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The Old Castle is the best known and most famous castle in Corfu. It dates back to the Byzantine period but the main fortification was built by the Venetians. It is very well preserved, and so, great place to visit, but unfortunately none of the buildings constructed by the Venetians survived until today, and the buildings which you will […]

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Paleokastritsa Monastery

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On a hill above the beach of Paleokastritsa in Corfù there is a Monastery, excellent example of Greek monastic architecture. Inside has a small ecclesiastical museum with rare Byzantine icons, holy books and other relics. Very interesting to see, also the chapel and beautiful courtyards.   Gear: Canon Eos 6D,  Canon EF 16-35mm f/4L IS USM

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Kanoni – Pontikonissi and Vlacherna Monastery (Corfù)

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A photo gallery of beautiful Kanoni hill area in Corfù, with Pontikonissi island, and Vlacherna Monastery. Kanoni is located around three kilometres south of Kerkyra city in Corfù island, with a wonderful view on his main attractions: the Pontikonissi  island, and Vlacherna Monastery. The Vlacherena monastery is a Corfù icon, and was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky […]

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Paleokastritsa – Corfù (Greece)

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The bay of Paleokastritsa is in the North West of Corfu, with his amazing beaches and cristal clear sea. Paleokastritsa is a small village where the epic poem the Odyssey,  tells that legendary Odysseus (Ulysses) disembarked and met Nausicaa for the first time. A great view and a lovely place to visit and to have a coffee or a lunch, is […]

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Parga (Greece) by day

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The small town of Parga, with its colorful houses  is the most popular summer destination in Epirus region in Greece. An amazing green islet with a white church stands at the entrance of the port, while the ruined walls of a Venetian castle can be seen on top of a hill above the town. It’s no wonder […]

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