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Every neighborhood in Athens has a story of its own. But some have bigger stories than others – like the one behind the neighborhood that has stood under the shadow of the Acropolis for hundreds of years: Plaka. The Alikokkos district, as it was known prior to the reign of King Otto – the first king of the modern Greek state – reportedly took its current name of Plaka thanks […]

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Unrivalled natural beauty, beaches with crystal clear waters, unrivalled Byzantine footpaths connecting traditional villages and breathtaking landscapes make Páros, located at the heart of the Cyclades, one of the best loved holiday destinations in Greece. Paros is the ferry hub of the eastern Cyclades and meets the challenge with a friendly, welcoming face. Ferries approach from the west across a huge bay above which the island’s gently rolling hills rise […]

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Some suggested sites of cultural interest to visit: The Archaeological Museum in Chora, Andros It is a very functional building that was built in 1981. It houses finds from excavations in Andros as well as a very well preserved copy of the Map of Rigas Feraios. The Hermes of Andros and the artefacts from the archaeological collection of Zagoras, which is of great historical value, are also impressive. Tel. 22820 […]

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Mykonos has as many famous – and award-winning restaurants as the beaches have sand. Fortunately for us, we are never going to be faced with the choice of keeping only five of them. But, if we ever had to, which would be the tastes that we would never want to miss out on? «Mostres» at Bakogias It is located in Gialos together with the other cafes, practically opposite from the […]

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The place where everything comes together – the city’s stomach, so to speak – is none other than Thessaloniki’s marketplaces, Kapani and Modiano. They are perhaps the western most bazaars of the East. The Modiano Market in particulary, which for years served as the central marketplace to Greece’s second city, has much to tell us… A Jew from Thessaloniki named Giako Modiano began construction on this historic building in 1922. […]

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Samos is an island ruled by legend and beauty. It is the island of the father of mathematics, Pythagoras, the astronomer Aristarchus and the philosopher Epicurus. It is the home of Hera and the land that hosted Herodotus and Aesop. An important center of trade in the Aegean and a major naval force in antiquity, it came into contact with important Mediterranean cultures. Samos lying seductively just off the Turkish […]

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Just one visit to Tilos is not enough to truly experience its multifaceted nature: rich flora, traditional settlements, nature-loving activities, Medieval castles and protected natural reserves are certain to keep you coming back, again and again, to this island that’s full of surprises. Sightseeing Tilos  has three traditional settlements, Megalo Chorio, Livadia and the small and picturesque Agios Antonios. Livadia is the ideal place to beging your tour of the […]

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Perfect beaches near Athens where many people like to swim include: Agia Marina: A small, little known sandy beach, ideal for short breaks. 34th km Athens – Sounio Road, Koropi, under the church of Santa Marina. Porto Germeno: A majestic cove with crystal blue waters and picturesque tavernas. 30 km frpm the Elefsina exit of the Attica tollway. Pasa Limani Poseidonia: A tranquil, heavenly beach. 72nd km Sounio- Avenue Road, […]

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Battered by severe winds and imprisoned by huge turquoise waves, isolated Kasos looks like the Greece that time forgot. Most of its visitors are seabirds; 90% of the human returnees are Kasiots on fleeting visits, having left in droves years ago to seek employment. Few foreigners actively visit and most arrive by duress (yachties forced to moor due to inclement weather). But venture here and you’ll discover a tumbledown charm […]

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The rugged island of Karpathos celebrated for its wild mountains and gas-blue coves, faintly resembles a woman being buffeted by the wind. Given its generous size and low – density population, as you wander its beaches and explore its mountain villages, it’s easy to feel as if you have the place to yourself Karpathos is situated in the most south part of Dodecanese complex, between Crete and Rhodes, and is […]

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