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Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians, and free spirits inspired by its stunning natural beauty and vibrant port town.

Vytina: A Beautiful Greek Mountain Town Surrounded by Forests

Vitina is a gorgeous, cozy Greek mountain town. The idyllic village, perched on the slopes of Mt. Mainalo, is surrounded by lush fir forests.

A Greek Vacation Dilemma: The Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

With the coming of winter soon, it will be time for hopeful travelers to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas in planning next year's vacation: Should I visit the islands of the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? It is...

Flying on a Hot-Air Balloon Over Crete’s Stunning Lasithi Plateau

The amazing experience of flying with a hot-air balloon over the Lasithi Plateau in Crete. The Plateau is an ancient lake bed, surrounded on all sides by the huge mass of the majestic Dikti Mountains. By Tony Cross For someone who...

The Best Places to Visit on Your First Trip to Greece

While planning your first trip to Greece, you may be overwhelmed with the many marvelous destinations the country has to offer.

The Magic of Sailing Through the Corinth Canal

What is it like sailing through the Corinth Canal? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross describe a fascinating experience. The Greek engineering marvel will temporarily reopen for three months on Monday, July 4th after the landslides of more than...

Destination Dream Weddings Soar in Santorini, Other Greek Islands

Couples from all over the world are flocking to the Greek island of Santorini for their destination dream wedding following the opening up of travel restrictions due to the pandemic. As couples tie the knot overlooking the traditional style houses of the famous...

Greece to Temporarily Reopen the Corinth Canal on Monday

Greece will temporarily reopen the Corinth Canal for three months on Monday, July 4th to accommodate summer maritime traffic, said Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Friday. The premier was speaking after his crossing of the canal to inspect the progress...

Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.

Top Five Destinations in the Peloponnese

More and more travelers are discovering the gems of the Greek mainland, and most of all, the beautiful destinations of the Peloponnese. So what are the top five destinations travelers are flocking to in the southern Greek peninsula? Monemvasia, The Oldest...

Treasure From the Sea: The Salt Flats of Messolonghi

Salt has played a crucial role in the history of civilization, enabling food to be preserved over the winters until the modern miracles of refrigeration and preservation. This is no less true in Greece, where the salt used in...

Price of 5-Star Hotel Rooms in Greece Skyrockets by a Whopping 110 Percent

The price of hotel rooms in Greece has risen to astronomical heights compared to 2019, according to research published this week by a tourism intelligence provider. According to a report by Mabrian Technologies, the average price of a 5-star hotel...

Greece Only EU Country Fully Recovering Air Connectivity

Greece is the only country in Europe on the road to full post-COVID-19 recovery of its total and direct air connectivity, according to the Airport Industry Connectivity Report for 2022 released recently by ACI Europe, the trade association of...

Monemvasia: Europe’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Castle Town is in Greece

Monemvasia, on the southeastern shores of the Peloponnese, Greece is Europe's oldest continuously inhabited castle town. Founded in 583 by inhabitants of the mainland seeking refuge from the Slavic and the Avaric invasion of Greece and surrounded by the Myrtoan...

Top Three Greek Islands Not to be Missed

There are many smaller, lesser known greek islands that are the perfect escape from the crowds of tourists