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 Mountains formed over 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 the summer the cool valleys save from the scorching heat. Local forests are declared a reserve where centuries-old oaks, pines, junipers, cypresses, strawberries and Continue reading
Netanya is one of the largest resorts in Israel on the Mediterranean coast. Located just 32 km from Tel Aviv and 63 km from Haifa, it is very popular among holidaymakers of all ages, especially among young people. Numerous cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs are open until morning.
Netanya’s beach line is longer than in Tel Aviv. All swimming areas are maintained in perfect condition.
About 15 km south of Netanya lies the city of Herzliya. This is an elite resort for very wealthy ladies and gentlemen. On the shore are luxurious villas, surrounded by greenery, which is rare for the desert. Local restaurants offer gourmet cuisine, while world-famous stars are magnified in clubs. Continue reading
The former fishing village, and now the picturesque resort village of Bali (Bally) is located in the western part of Crete, 25 km from Rethymnon and 45 km from Heraklion.
Steep slopes covered with forests and olive groves, clear water, beautiful nature make this paradise a desirable place for a romantic or family vacation. But the young and active here will probably be bored, since in Bali there are practically no entertainment venues.
The mountain landscape requires physical effort to move along the beaches of the local lagoon.
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