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

The Incredible Blue Caves of Greece

Greece has a plethora of natural wonders, and the country’s famous blue caves are no exception. These are the best places where sun, sea and earth combine to create a wondrous spectacle – which is also very photogenic. Melissani Lake Cave | Kefalonia The legend behind this huge cave says that it was named after

Milos ! !

The volcanic activity in ancient years has endowed Milos island with an exciting variety of gorgeous landscapes, consequently offering the visitor a wide range of activities. The funny shapes of the rocks and their wonderful colours at the beautiful white sandy beaches are one expression of the volcanic features of Mílos; the economic activity is

Easter customs in Corfu!

Colours and Aromas of Spring in the Garden of Music On the Greek islands Holy Week ceremonies begin on Palm Sunday. At 11.00 in the morning, the litany of the Holy Shrine of Saint Spyridon takes place in recognition of the miraculous deliverance of the island from the spread of the deadly plague in 1629.

The Travel Company @ ATM 2018

The Travel Company, member of the Heraklio Travel Group of Companies, will be participating at the Arabian Travel Market 2018, the leading travel exhibition in the Middle East from 22-25 April. For pre- scheduled appointments, queries and hotel site inspections kindly email your name, company name and desired meeting timings either through the ATM platform

GREECE IN THE SPRING! Greek nature at its finest

The Aegean islands, pared down to naked rock in summer, are a tapestry of thousands of wild flowers and herbs in spring. The valleys and plateaus in the mountains and on Crete are variations on a theme of green, while almond blossoms decorate the hillsides and rivers rush under stone bridges, giving rafting fans something

11 Destinations for a Unique Greek Easter

Many of the customs practiced in Greece at Easter originated in the very distant past and were later adapted as Christianity spread, taking on religious significance. Four main events form the basis of Easter celebrations throughout the country: the dyeing of red eggs on Holy Thursday, the funerary procession of the Epitaphios (a bier representing

Easter in Greece!

On Maundy Thursday the Service of the Holy Passion is held; the preparations for the celebration of the Resurrection also start on that day. Housewives traditionally prepare the Easter brioche (“tsoureki”) and dye eggs with special red dyes, a custom that symbolises the rebirth of life and nature. On Good Friday, the sacred day of

11 Destinations for a Unique Greek Easter!

Easter is a holiday loaded with symbolism for Christians throughout the world. But the Eastern Orthodox Church, to which most Greeks belong, has a unique way of blending the significance of two separate events that relate to Easter: on the one hand, the suffering and martyrdom of Jesus Christ, and on the other, the joy

Easter In Greece The Celebration Of Spring!

Come and experience a real Greek Easter in a place where you will be a part of something truly exceptional: in Patmos, where the Holy Flame is brought directly from Jerusalem; in Corfu, with its many colourful traditions; in Santorini, where thousands of tin lanterns light up the castle at Pyrgos on Good Friday; in