Calamos Supports Greece

Travel

Greek Passport Among Top 5 Most Powerful in World

The Greek passport has jumped up two places and is now the fifth most powerful in the world, according to the latest Henley Passport Index. This year saw a strong reshuffle in the list, announced annually by the London-based migration...

Greece Introduces Climate Tax for Tourists in 2024

A new accommodation tax enacted by the Greek government came into force this month as part of plans to finance reconstruction efforts following severe forest fires and floods. Greece Introduces Climate Tax to Fund Reconstruction Greece has introduced a climate resilience...

Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries to Travel

Greece has topped the Conde Nast Traveler list of most Googled countries to travel in 2023, along with Rhodes topping the most-searched island list. Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries 2023 Google annually publishes its 'year in search' data, a...

The Shortest Flight in Greece Takes Less Than 5 Minutes

Greece was the country that held the title for having the shortest flight in the world up until a few years ago. The flight between the islands of Kasos and Karpathos in the Dodecanese is significantly less than five...

Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese

The "Odontotos" railway in Greece, one of the few surviving cog railways in Europe, travels across the country and over and through its spectacular mountains. People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack,"...

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant pine forests, captivating visitors at any time of...

Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece

Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...

The Mosque of the Janissaries, a Landmark of Chania, Crete

The Mosque of the Janissaries in Chania, Crete is one of the most recognizable buildings on the entire island, which is the largest in Greece. Once ruled by the Ottomans for centuries, Crete is home to many reminders of that...

Greece Among World’s Top 3 Countries to Travel to

Greece placed third in the 2023 Reader's Choice Awards for best countries to visit. Nine Greek islands also made it in Europe's top 20 islands. The rankings were recently published by the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler, with readers participating...