The road to Paralia, Greece
In August 2006 me and my boyfriend decided to visit Greece for some days. First we went to a few travel agencies to see what they offer, but we realized that for our budget Paraia in Greece is the perfect choice, and only by bus (the other possibility would have been by plane, but that we considered too expensive then).
We had to be in front of the travel agency at 12:30 am, but the bus was late... so we stayed there in the night, it started to rain... it was awful but we didn't complain because we knew in some hours we will be on the beach sunbathing :) But these "some" hours were 25-26 approximately... a very very long trip... in the first hours we stopped in a few bigger cities to pick up other passengers - this was okay because we saw nice buildings, parks... but after entering Bulgaria everything became boring... probably we drove on a road which is destined to not cross any cities but this way we saw only industrial area, a few cars, and plains... everything was grey and sad.
Finally we arrived to our hotel but we couldn't check in because it was only 1 pm. We tried to be patient and don't get angry, we didn't want this to ruin our vacation. In an hour we could get into our room and after this we went out to find the beach... when at the evening we had to get back to have dinner the previous day seemed just like a bad dream :)
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1. Aug 4, 2006 The road to Paralia (Paralia) ( 7)
2. Aug 5, 2006 Don't miss while in Paralia (Paralia) ( 4)
3. Aug 7, 2006 Meteora experiences in Geece (Kalambaka) ( 16)
4. Aug 7, 2006 Visiting the icon workshop of Kalambaka (Kalambaka) ( 14)
5. Aug 11, 2006 My third trip in Athens (Athens) ( 49)
6. Aug 12, 2006 Climbing Mount Olymp with motorbike (Litochoro) ( 33)
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Paralia is one of the most popular tourist destinations for both Greeks and European tourists. The famous Mount Olympus is some kilometres away. The beaches of Korinos, Olympiaki Akti or Nei Pori are very close too. The ruins of the ancient city of Dion or the Venetian Castle of Platamon are also good sites for visiting especially if you are interested in Greek history. All these, gathered together, make the beach of Paralia become one of the most popular Riviera resorts. Just finish to read this Paralia Travel Guide and you will convince yourself of the beauties to be found there.... Read more »
Recent reviews for Paralia
Accomodation in Paralia - Jul 8, 2007, by zdanko
In Paralia-Katerini we staid in Akti Musson hotel and we were really pleased. It's not a luxorious place, of course, but very nice. The decoration was rather beautiful, a bit of a Greek style and the staff was also great. We did not go with... Read more »
Don't miss while in Paralia - Jun 12, 2009, by angel
Paralia or Paralia Katerini is a little town on the seaside, actually paralia means beach so this town could be the beach of the nearby little city Katerini. Here most of the buildings are hotels, apartment houses and of course different... Read more »
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