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Sleeping Under the Stars on the Peak of Greece’s Mountain of the Gods

Konstantinos Vasilakakos can be called a photographer of the stars. Not the Hollywood stars, but the celestial elements that fill the night sky and truly fascinate all those who gaze at them. Vasilakakos is a great fan of night photography...

Aradena: Crete's Ghost-Town Hanging on the Edge of a Gorge

Aradena is an abandoned settlement in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, despite being on the very edge of a steep cliff! The strange but interesting story of the village...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of Greece's Arcadia Region

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in the Peloponnesian district of Arcadia, southern Greece, just three hours by automobile from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see...

Greek Doctor Finally Reaches Top of the World on Everest

Greek doctor and super-athlete Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos topped the highest peak of the world, the summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayas, in the early hours of Friday. After two years of painful and difficult effort, Tsianos has finally managed to...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative at the Ferien International Tourist Fair in Vienna recently. The agencies also promoted cultural and historically-oriented...

Top Destinations for Fitness Fans and Outdoor Sports in Greece [videos]

Greece is beautiful and has hundreds of well-known beaches where people flock from all over to get some R&R. However, not everyone is into sitting around and relaxing for the entirety of their vacation. Fitness fans and athletes of all...