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Day trip to Xylokastro_25th April 2015

photo 2The Consular Corps in Greece organizedanoter successful event after the invitation of the Culture and Tourism Directorate of the Prefecture of Peloponnese on Saturday, 25th April 2015. The event was a one-day trip to the beautiful and picturesque districts of Corinth, Trikalochoria, Xylokastro and the Corinth Canal.

The participants enjoyed the beautiful and picturesque part of North Corinth and enjoyed a special tour to the Saint Vlassios Monastery, Ano Synoikia of Trikala and visit of the historic house of the Notaras family adn the old Hotel "Theoxenia".

An interesting part of the trip was the visit to the traditional house, in Sikia, of National Greek poet Angelos SIkielianos, five times candidate for the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Everyone had the opportunity to taste the local products on the seaside at a local restaurant proposed by the Prefecture.

 

The members of the Consular Corps in Greece highly appreciated the opportunity to visit those beautiful towns of Greece, to develop bonds of friendship among other diplomats and Honorary Consuls and to experience Filoxenía, the famous Greek hospitality.

A memorable excursion was completed with very encouraging comments from all participants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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