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Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical, Little-known Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abounding throughout Greece, and the exotic Greek islands of Lichadonisia are no exception. The enticing, magical tales of the creation of this island complex located northeast of Evia, in the North Evia Gulf, only adds...

Giorgos Hatziparaskos: The Last Phyllo Master of Greece

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still keep their magic alive. Inside ancient workshops, artisans, craftsmen, and even lutists still treasure the...

The Story of the Austrian Parliament Building’s Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which has a distinct Greek flavor. Standing in the city's center since the nineteenth century, the Austrian Parliament impresses visitors to...

Greece Leads all European Nations in Summer Tourism in 2021

Greece welcomed more than two million visitors to its shores during just the months of July and August of 2021 -- more than any other European nation -- marking real success in its vital tourism industry despite the pandemic...

Hilton Santorini Beach Resort to Open in 2022

A Hilton Santorini beach resort is set to open in 2022. Hilton made the announcement last week. The new Hilton Santorini beach resort with be called the "Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort." The resort will have 37 hotel rooms and...

Greek Tourism Rebounds in 2021 as Visitors Flock to Destinations

The Tourism Minister of Greece Haris Theoharis declared on Friday that Greek tourism, thanks to both foreign and Greek travelers, has been given a "vote of confidence in the Greek summer." Tourists have flocked to many Greek destinations over the...

Top Five Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tended to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Koufonisia Islands: The Hidden Greek Paradise

The islands of Koufonisia have often been described as the hidden paradise of Greece and they remain a top destination for both Greek and foreign tourists.

Greek Tourism Industry Receives 800 Million Euros From EU

The Greek tourism industry is receiving an 800 million euro scheme approved by the European Commission to support its rebound from COVID-19.

Greece to Begin Issuance of Digital “Green Passport” on Friday

A digital "Green Passport" will be unveiled for the first time on May 28, in a bid to enable easier and safer tourism into Greece.