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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 Things to do in Delphi and Surrounding Area

Although an estimated 500,000 tourists visit the ancient ruins of Delphi each year, they are most likely missing out on the beauty of the surrounding areas. Let's take a look at some of the top things to do on...

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...

Hike Across Crete in 28 days

Luca Gianotti, an Italian who has studied Philosophy, has always been interested in hiking. He has been a guide since 1992 and now attempts to materialize hiking tourism in Crete, crossing the island within almost 28 days! Luca Gianotti has made...

A Lake Created By Accident Near Central Athens

Just 30 kilometers from central Athens on the eastern slopes of Mount Parnitha, at an altitude of 600 meters, there is a small artificial lake that seems to belong in a fairytale. The landscape resembles the Alps and is...