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The Magnificent Church of Saint Nicholas on Syros, Greece

The Church of Saint Nicholas, a magnificent church in Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros, took twenty-two years to build. Overlooking the Cycladic island, Saint Nicholas' construction began in 1848, according to the designs of a Greek architect named G. Metaxas....

Why Greek Island Houses Are Blue and White

World famous destinations such as Mykonos and Santorini are easy to identify in photos thanks in part to their distinct architecture. Influencers love taking pictures in front of the islands' whitewashed homes and blue accents and doors. But why...

Syros: The Lady of the Aegean Islands

Most tourists flock to famous Aegean islands like Mykonos, Paros, and Santorini, but overlook some truly spectacular destinations like Syros. This island contains the former capital of the Cyclades, Hermoupolis. Visitors who want a different cultural experience and island atmosphere,...

Greek Islands On High Capacity Amidst Record Tourist Traffic

Several Greek islands are approaching full or high booking capacity as the summer season peaks, local official tell AMNA.

Five Reasons to Visit the Greek Island of Serifos

Serifos is a small, picturesque Greek island of about 75 square kilometers and is located in the Cyclades island chain.

Sifnos Island: Where Aegean Charm Meets Gourmet Cuisine in Greece

The island of Sifnos, which is located in the Aegean Sea, perfectly combines Greek tradition with natural beauty, yet remains a little-known secret outside of Greece. The National Geographic once included the island of Sifnos of the Western Cyclades, as...

Bronze Age Greek Island of Keros Visualized in Documentary

Keros, a small, uninhabited Cycladic island south of Naxos with a rich ancient history, is the subject of a recent documentary.

The Most Expensive and Cheapest Areas in Greece to Buy Property

The price of properties in Greece has increased to unprecedented levels in 2022 with the Athens Riviera and the Cyclades leading the post-COVID recovery of the real estate market. According to Spitogatos the leading app used in Greece to search...

Risk of Fires Elevated in Greece Due to Blistering Winds, Heatwave

Authorities in Greece issued warnings of fires this weekend as the country is experiencing blistering winds and high temperatures. As seen in the video, the Sifnos Jet ferry is struggling to maintain the course as it sails full of passengers...

A Greek Vacation Dilemma: The Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

With the coming of winter soon, it will be time for hopeful travelers to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas in planning next year's vacation: Should I visit the islands of the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? It is...