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Every single Greek island has something special to offer. What if you prefer to go off the beaten track? Well we have the islands for you. In our next top 5 alternative island destinations experience extraordinary natural beauty and a serene atmosphere, where holidays find their true meaning. Ithaca | The Land of Odysseus The island where Penelope affectionately waited for Odysseus (aka Ulysses) exudes a nostalgic atmosphere. The landscape […]

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When Odysseus set off for glorious days in Troy, his beloved wife, Penelope, was left alone to unwittingly excite the appetite of men for a gorgeous queen. Before long, the palace was brimful of odious suitors who would flirt with the queen persistently. What is more, they made Penelope promise she would marry one of them. To keep them at bay, she came up with a devise: she promised she […]

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The word-of-mouth buzz about O Hamos, a family-run taverna on the Greek island of Milos, had been so loud that I’d heard it in Athens. So I decided to discover it, over a late lunch, for myself. Now, it may be a surprise that there is no seafood on the menu – given the restaurant’s fantastic location near the sea – but if the Psatha family can’t grow it, breed […]

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The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature has announced that, out of a long list of 47 countries, Greece ranked second in the Blue Flag quality awards this year with 515 beaches, 15 marinas and 4 awards for sustainable boating tourism operators. Greece received the 12% of awards among the 47 competing countries, with Halkidiki Regional Unit having collected 92 flags i.e. the majority of awards in Greece. What […]

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The biggest island of Greece is a charming place where visitors can enjoy their trip in the way they have imagined it. Here are 10 reasons why Crete is worth visiting; once you get there though, expect to discover many more! 1. Civilisation & Culture Its strategic location on the map has turned the island of Crete into a crossroads where peoples and civilisations have left a permanent mark on, […]

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With its rich history and archaeological remains, wonderful beaches, variety of activities to do and friendly people, Thasos has become one of those islands holidaymakers return to year after year. It is also very popular with the Greeks because of the good food, the high-standarded services provided and the very intriguing mixture of the modern and the traditional. The most northern island of the Aegean Sea is also called the […]

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Chalkidiki is a prime holiday or longweekend destination. It’s not touristpacked, it boasts tranquil and warm seas while the airport provides access at a fingers’ snap. Few, however, know that it is also a culinary destination with Golden Toque-awarded and Greek Cuisine award winning restaurants as well as a host of tavernas serving well-cooked, hearty, home-made dishes. have recently come back from a ten-day trip to Halkidiki. According to what […]

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Legend and history blend on this divine island that once hosted one of the world’s seven wonders, only to become a wonder itself. They say that when Rhodes emerged from the depths of the sea, Helios the sun god, fell in love with her beauty at first sight and blessed her with the warm embrace of his rays. But this island’s splendor goes beyond natural beauties – located at the […]

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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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