Ikaria, A Stunning Greek Island of Many Myths
The Greek island of Ikaria is home to a rich history dating back to antiquity, as well as countless natural wonders.
Amorgos: The Greek Island of the Big Blue
Amorgos, the Cyclades' easternmost island, boasts marvelous beaches with azure waters, gorgeous caves, ideal spots for diving, scenic bays, and ancient footpaths leading through its steep rocky terrain. It was there that the 1988 movie “Le Grand Bleu” ( The...
Halkidiki: The Top Ten Best Beaches on Greece’s Spectacular Peninsula
Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece.
Ios: The Greek Party Island Boasts Stunning Beaches
The Greek island of Ios, or Nios as locals call it, is a charming Cycladic island renowned among the young for its vivid nightlife. It is located between Santorini, Paros and Naxos islands and offers a plethora of lovely bays...
The 10 Best Beaches in Crete
Crete is the largest island in Greece and its coastline of 1,046 km, or 650 miles, makes for some extraordinary beaches. Holidaymakers who have already discovered this island treasure come back year after year to visit old favorites and discover...
Greece Ranks Second in the World With 617 ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches
A total of 617 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for 2023, putting the country in second place in the world, according to data released on Wednesday. The number of "Blue Flags" now found in Greece exceeds, for...
The Ten Best Beaches on Rhodes, the Island of Knights
Rhodes, the largest Greek island of the Dodecanese archipelago, has lovely beaches that face the pine woods on the mountainsides, as well as a wealth of ancient ruins and beautiful historical buildings to explore. The idyllic island still has many...
The Most Beautiful Beaches Near Athens
There is much more to Athens than the Acropolis and museums. The city and surrounding suburbs are home to beautiful beaches, and Athens happens to have the longest coastline of any European capital. Staying in Athens doesn't mean that you've...
The Inconvenient Archaeological Discoveries on Mykonos
Mykonos is not just a party island. It has important archaeological sites dating from the Neolithic era to the Middle Ages that are in danger of being lost due to anarchic touristic overdevelopment. The archaeological service which is entrusted with...
Is Overtourism Ruining Greek Beaches?
Greek beaches are renowned across the world for their beauty, but many locals and tourists claim that overtourism is ruining the country's most popular summer destinations. Social media users from across the planet likely know about some of the most...