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  • 1.    The Acropolis is the most important ancient site in the Western world. Crowned by the Parthenon , it stands sentinel over Athens, visible from almost everywhere within the city. Its monuments of Pentelic marble gleam white in the midday sun and gradually take on a honey hue as the sun sinks, while at night […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

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

Mykonos- Just 5

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 […]

Thessaloniki, The Modiano Market

cocktail bar «Beez» in Folegandros

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

Rhodes in the light of a myth

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 […]

Samos

Tilos

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

An Afternoon Under the Acropolis

Every neighborhood in Athens has a story of its own. But some have bigger stories than others – like the one behind the neighborhood that […]

Paros- Unrivalled natural beauty

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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 […]

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 […]

Traditional Aegean bays, imposing Italian fascism buildings, small quiet beaches as well as one of the most impressive castles in the Dodecanese make  Leros a destination full of surprises. Take a stroll in Alinta bay, where you will find the Beneli Mansion, now a historic – folklore museum, visit the underground tunnel –museum of Merikia (open a few hours each day) but take some time off your sightseeing in order […]

This rugged island of vertical cliffs – drawing hardy climbers and catalyzing an annual climbing festival in May – is best known for its history of sponge diving. Even today, scattered about the capital of Pothia, you’ll find old sponge warehouses stacked to the gills with these unearthly marine treasures. Un-like some of its rocky neighbours, Kalymnos is comparatively green, its roads lined with pink and crim-son oleanders contrasting with […]

Have you ever dreamed of entering a time capsule and embarking on an epic journey to 6000 B.C.? If that excites you think of the possibility to learn the story of Alexander the Great while you actually look at his iconic portrait which was found near Pella; or meet the legendary King Agamemnon, leader of the united Greek forces in the Trojan War (12th century B.C.) through his superb golden […]

Officially called the Hellenic Republic, the mainland and islands of Greece lie the juncture of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Its strategic position and the legacy of ancient Greece, the Byzantine Empire and nearly 400 years of Ottoman rule have shaped a long, colourful history of noteworthy contributions to civilization as we know it today. Greece is usually regarded as the birthplace of the first major democracy, the Olympic Games; western […]