Cyclades

Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

Greece’s Andros Island Beckons New York Times Readers

Greece's Andros Island, a pearl in the islands belonging to the Cyclades archipelago, has recently been listed among the top 52 "most cherished" places in the world by the readers of the New York Times. Instead of its annual January...

'All for Blue' Keeps Greek Seas Blue

The eco group All for Blue, which has been active for 10 years, has removed 32 tons of waste from the bottom of the Cyclades islands since 2018, says founder Katerina Topouzoglou. Speaking to the Athens-Macedonian News Agency, Topouzoglou says...

Bronze Age Greek Island of Keros Visualized in New Documentary

Keros, the small, uninhabited Cycladic island south of Naxos, will be the subject of the first collaboration between The National Geographic and the Greek television network COSMOTE TV, premiering on October 5th. The island was one of the most important...

Stay in Ultimate Luxury in Mykonos, the Island that Has it All

Mykonos remains a hub of luxury tourism, despite restrictions and health measure imposed to stop the spread of Covid-19. The Cycladic island is known internationally for its breathtaking beaches, glitzy nightlife, and cosmopolitan vibe, making it a top destination for...

The Serene Charm of Sikinos

There are many islands in the Cyclades, all of the them with beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, but each one with its unique characteristics. In Sikinos, it is its serene charm that wins the visitor. Sikinos (ancient Oinoe...

Greece Reopens For International Filming with New Amorgos Movie

Over three decades since its debut on the silver screen, Amorgos, the Greek island which charmed the global cinephile community through 1988's cult Luc Besson film The Big Blue, is again set as the alluring background of a new...

Dutchman Longing for Greece Creates Miniature Santorini in His Garden

What do you do if you can't get to Greece this summer? You can sulk by your inflatable pool with some old travel guides and a glass of ouzo --or you could also put your creativity to work and...

The Island of Sifnos, Unassuming Gem of the Western Cyclades

Sifnos, one of the islands of the Western Cyclades, is a balance of beautiful beaches, nightlife, pristine white villages, low-impact tourism -- and perhaps the best food in the Cyclades. The National Geographic once included Sifnos as one of the...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...