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The Country’s island, greek argosy, from the rising star of Santorini to the mythical Crete, make for gorgeous getaways. There’s only one country in Europe where islands are a really important part of the national geography, and even more, a crucial part of the national psyche, and that’s Greece. In fact, the country’s territorial waters, which contain all of its 6,000 –plus islands, cover a bigger  area than the Greek […]

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Discover a rare blend of mythology, architecture and natural allure at enchanting Karystos, just a few kilometers from Athens. In search of a quick escape from the city, I drive to Rafina and hop on the boat to Marmari. From the deck I gaze at Petali, a group of islands recently included in one of the world’s top 10 sailing cruises by National Geographic. An hour passed without me realizing […]

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Huge dark boulders stand imposingly tall like silent giants outside the town of Kalambaka near the foothills of Pindus and Chasia. How they were formed remains unknown. Despite the fact that this question has occupied the minds of many Greek and foreign geolgists over the years, there is no definitive answer – either in mythology or ancient texts, or through clues found in the writings of some foreign historian. The […]

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The soul of this town resides in its old Venetian harbor, a place that romantically unites the mountain with the sea. The walls of the castle wrap around the town, giving the impressions of a solid, secure embrace. On the western rampart I greet the imposing statue of arsonist Giorgos Anemogiannis and a little further down I find the statue of Miguel de Cervantes, with his right arm extended upwards […]

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The interior of Mani, especially the entire western area from Oitylo to Cape Tainaro, marks the beginning of a singular journey through time. It’s not just the celebrated towers of Mani that speckle dozens of traditional village settlement and the countryside. It’s an entire setting of almost sacred implicitly, with small grey churches, prickly pear orchards and the sea –eroded rugged coaline carving up the landscape. Starting from the traditional […]

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On the north coast of the Peloponnese, at a distance of 150 km from Athens and 67 km from Patras, we find the municipality of Akrata, as well as the city of Akrata, a town with 5,000 inhabitants which is the capital of the region East-Aigialeia. People have been living in this area ever since ancient times. Todays city Akrata was built by inhabitants from the mountain village Chalkianika. Who […]

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  Two extraordinary islands, beaches boast idyllic golden sand, crystalline waters and one sail boat are ingredients to an experience of a lifetime. Kefalonia- Hollywood air The film “Captain’s Corelli’s Mandolin”, which was set in Kefalonia, may have boosted the island’s tourism, yet its seas remain clean and locals haven’t lost their authenticity and sense of hospitality. It’s an ideal destination for seafarers since it has many safe ports for […]

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If you are tired of going back to the same crowded beaches over and over again then a trip to the Ionian islands could be just for you rent a boat, set sail and discover some stunning beaches that can only be reached from the sea. Corfu- The cosmopolitan One of Greece’s most visited islands, Corfu offers something for everyone. It’s worth driving to the Venetian neighbourhood Kampielo, the Old […]

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Lindos All the peak of the cliff rising above the traditional settlement of Lindos is the medieval acropolis, which “conceals” the ancient monuments in its interior. At the acropolis’ highest point is the temple of Athena, which together with the buildings from the Byzantine period and the period of the Knights creates an attractive mix. Kamiros Kamiros, the smallest of the ancient Rhodian cities, lies is in the western part […]

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Nafpaktos and Galaxidi are justly considered to be amongst the most scenic and romantic destinations of the Greek hinterland. To top off their natural beauty, there is their important history and the easy and quick access from Athens. In other words, they are an absolute favourite for an autumn escape that will remain etched in our mind. Nafpaktos: a jewel of a town Built between Antirrio and the mouth of […]

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