Attica, the Saronic Gulf Islands, and Delphi Travel Guide
Plan Your Attica, the Saronic Gulf Islands, and Delphi Vacation
If anything was ever truly "classical," it is the landscape of Attica. Atikí is a mountainous country, bounded on three sides by the sea and an indented coastline fringed with innumerable beaches. On stony foothills pungently aromatic shrubs grow: thyme, myrtle, and lentisk. Higher up, the feathery Aleppo pine of Attica becomes supplanted by dark firs. Inland, gently undulating hills are laced with vineyards and, over all, hangs the famed light, the purest of lights sharply delineating a majestic land.
Blame it on the legacy of the Athens 2004 Olympics, but the standards are high at the hotels along Attica's much-traversed... read more
The cuisine of Attica resembles that of Athens, central Greece, and the Peloponnese. Local ingredients dominate, with fresh... read more
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