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Epirus: the best-kept secret in Greece?

Epirus: This little-known region of the Greek mainland has the world’s deepest gorge, a landscape like Scotland’s and mountain villages to rival those of Provence, says Caroline Shearing. Photograph by Andreas Athan

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The old town of Corfu has roots in the 8th century BC. The three forts of the town, designed by renowned Venetian engineers, were used for four centuries to defend the maritime trading interests of the Republic of Venice against the Ottoman Empire. The mainly neoclassical housing stock of the Old Town is partly from the Venetian period, partly of later construction, notably the 19th century. whc.unesco.org/...Afionas old town on Corfu by Willem Verboom on 500px

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from Mail Online

Huge tomb of Celtic prince unearthed in France: 'Exceptional' 2,500-year-old burial chamber reveals stunning treasures

The major find so far has been a large bronze-decorated wine cauldron, most likely made by Greek or Etruscans craftsmen

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