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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, […]

  • If Memory is in fact linked to specific smells, then Greece is a composition of aromas: the pungent smells of oregano, savoury and thyme; the refreshing and sweet scents of lemon balm, pennyroyal, marjoram and spearmint; the earthy and deep notes of Cretan dittany and ironwort; the discreet odours of chamomile and lemon verbena. Greece […]

  • The most famous island group in the Aegean Sea comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world! Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in white and blue, traditional lifestyle, folk music, warm, hospitable people and barren landscapes with isolated chapels turn a trip to the Cyclades into a lifetime experience. The name “Cyclades” refers to […]

  • This tour unveils the secrets of the passing centuries – from pre-historic times through the classical period, Roman domination, the Byzantine Empire and the Crusades to modern times. Athens – Mycenae – Olympia – Rio- Lepanto- Itea – Delphi _ Kalambaka – Athens Day1: Athens Day2 : Athens – Mycenae – Olympia ( kilometres) Drive […]

Touring in Greece

The top 10 of Greece

1.    The Acropolis is the most important ancient site in the Western world. Crowned by the Parthenon , it stands sentinel over Athens, visible from […]

A Greek Argosy

Activities in Greece

Dafnoula, the laurel crown of Andritsaina

Set between two raging streams, Kelado and Nalifo, choked with bulrushes, pine trees and sweet bays, the township of Dafnoula (little sweet bay) took root […]

Spetses Mini Marathon

Food and Drink in Greece

Greek herbal teas: A treasure of good health in your cup

If Memory is in fact linked to specific smells, then Greece is a composition of aromas: the pungent smells of oregano, savoury and thyme; the […]

Mykonos- Just 5

Thessaloniki, The Modiano Market

Hotels in Greece

Elaia villas in Samos

Famous for its sweet local wine, Samos is also historically significant. It was the legendary birthplace of Hera, and the sprawling ruins of her ancient […]

Elia Village in Meganisi

HarvestMoon apartments in Kefalonia

Holidays in Greece

Chalkidiki for holidays

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’ […]

Rhodes in the light of a myth

Samos

City break in Greece

Athens city of antiquity

To visit Athens is to discover the roots of Western civilization, for it is here that the concepts of democracy, drama, philosophy and scientific investigation […]

Kavala for a weekend getaway

Nafplion

Culture in Greece

The cultural Andros

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. […]

60 years Athens and Epidaurus Festival

Travel guides

Cyclades

The most famous island group in the Aegean Sea comprises some of the most beautiful islands in the world! Gorgeous sandy beaches, architecture in white […]

Tour to Classical Greece

An Afternoon Under the Acropolis

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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Athens and Epidaurus festival is celebrating 60 years with an impressive programme. As a living entity  continues to be active with important foreign invitees as well as Greek productions by established and younger artists. 01-04/6/2015 Theatre Dimitris Mavrikos – Pope Joan The director Dimitris Mavrikos is opening this season’s Festival by completing last year’s performance in progress of his play based on the novel Pope Joan (1866) by Em. […]

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 […]

Arriving on Halki from the bustle of Rhodes is like stepping into a game of «freeze frame». Then , in the neoclassical harbor, you sense movement – an old fisherman shelling prawns under a fig tree, the shadow of an Orthodox priest flitting down a narrow alley-  All the limited action of this former sponge- diving island is based around the harbor, with earthy tavernas peeking through mounds of yellow […]

The largest of the Dodecanese Islands, Rhodes is abundant in beaches, fertile wooded valleys, vivid culture and ancient history. Whether you seek the buzz of nightlife and beaches, diving in crystal clear water or a culture –vulture journey through past civilizations, it’s all here. The atmospheric old town of Rhodes is a maze of cobbled streets spiring you back to the days of the Byzantine Empire and beyond. Further south […]