The Presidential Mansion is the place to be to see a Changing the Guard ceremony in Athens, Greece. The Changing the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in particular has become a popular tourist attraction. Greek soldiers called “Evzons” or ‘Tsoliades’ in their traditional pleated skirt uniform and shoes with toes tipped by a red or black ball called a ‘foonda’ are who guard the tomb. Presidential troops preforms their ceremonial duties every hour on the hour, but the main one takes place each Sunday at 11 am. If you go on Sunday, make sure to be there early, cause its gets crowdie.
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Navagio is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece. It is located on the north-west shore of the stunning Zakynthos Island. Navagio is said to be the home of a famous ship wreck, called Panagiotis, which is why the beach is also called Smugglers Cove. The small beach has amazing, white, soft sand and crystal clear waters and is defined by huge vertical limestone cliffs. The best season to visit the spot is from May to late September, but before you do, check out the weather and wind conditions in the area. The island drops into the Mediterranean climate zone. The winter is mild, the temperature is warm in spring and autumn, and it reaches 24 to 31 °C in summer.
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