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Paxos Island: Crystal-clear Waters

A small island below Corfu, Paxos is green all over and clad with tall olive trees. Planted by the Venetians, they differ from other species found in Greece. Gaios, Loggos, Lakka, and Magazia are the small island’s main villages. The remainder of the island’s inhabited places are comprised of tiny settlements named after families –

The “Game of Thrones”, Peloponnese-style

Methoni, Messinia One of Greece’s most impressive castles, Methoni Castle, was built in the 13th century by the Venetians and became a major commercial and transportation hub in the eastern Mediterranean; the Lion of St Marc can be seen at the castle’s gate. Interior structures dating back to various periods have been well preserved, while

SERIFOS UNTAMED BEAUTY THAT CHANGES WITH THE LIGHT

A quintessentially Cycladic island of brilliant light, clear water and steadfast traditions Some islands remain essentially unchanged. Serifos is one of them; definitely a holiday destination for those looking for something above and beyond the glittery façade. The landscape here changes with the light. If you like rugged countrysides, you’ll be mightily impressed by the

LEFKADA A GEM IN THE IONIAN WITH A LUSTROUS COASTLINE!

A jewel of an island, with dense forests, cosmopolitan charm and famous beaches You’re bound to have seen photographs of Lefkada’s world-renowned beaches. But when you arrive, you’ll quickly realise that it is even better in real life. Lefkada – or Lefkas – is easily accessible, hospitable and lively – a recipe for the perfect

16 Amazing Greek Beaches for Those Who Don’t Like Sand

Greece is a country full of jaw-droppingly gorgeous beaches, and the most commonly preferred ones among them are the sandy ones. However, while a golden sandy beach may be most people’s idea of the perfect summer setting, we’d like to give a shout-out to the rocky shores, and the pebble beaches which have plenty of

18 Places to Visit in Greece in 2018

If you’re planning a holiday in Greece, the good news is that it is very difficult to go wrong. Every island and mainland destination has plenty to recommend it. Which is why putting together a list such as this one is tricky – and please note that it is far from comprehensive, there are many,

What’s On In Thessaloniki ?

Events, festivals, exhibitions and more to see in Greece’s second city (regularly updated). Leonidas Kavakos- Athens State Orchestra Thessaloniki Concert Hall, Friends of Music Hall (M1), May 13th, 21:00 The internationally renowned violinist and conductor Leonidas Kavakas will accompany on violin and conduct the Athens State Orchestra, with the participation of members of MOYSA (Megaro

35 Reasons to Visit Greece at Least Once in your Life

Want to visit Greece? Good choice! It’s a fantastic country that offers everything from beaches and islands to culture and history as well as delicious food and friendly locals. If you haven’t yet been to Greece, here are 35 reasons why I think everyone should visit Greece at least once in their life! This article

Mani: Highland Pride

Even for most Greeks, the Mani is considered a remote and mysterious region, a step into another world. A 75k-long peninsula, with a spine formed by the rugged Taygetus mountain range, it is inhabited by a proud warrior people who claim to be direct descendants of the ancient Spartans. For centuries, the Maniots fended off

Greece’s Tiny Islands: 14 Small Summer Paradises

Greece’s smaller islands are amazing getaways for those looking to slow down and enjoy the simpler things, along with the sun and the sea. Small means less tourism, more authentic experiences, and locals who are eager to show you around. And each island is unique. Below are 14 of our favorite tiny islands in Greece.

10 of the Coolest Things To Do in Athens

1. Visit the Oldest House in Athens The Benizelou Mansion is the only Ottoman-era residence that survives in Athens. Among the members of the aristocratic family to whom it once belonged was Revoula Benizelou (1522-1589), who became a nun known as Filothei and was ultimately canonized for her selfless philanthropy. As such, the home is

Greek islands !

The islands are the main characteristic of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture and tradition. Greek sovereign land includes 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, of which only 227 islands are inhabited. This is a truly unique phenomenon for the European continent. The Greek Archipelago takes