Callisto Seaside Homes & Suites: A quiet and luxurious accommodation in Western Messinia

he quiet and luxurious Callisto Seaside Homes & Suites is a small family accommodation located directly above the beach of Barla in Western Messinia . The pristine landscape and crystal clear waters of this small beach are perhaps the best...

101 Things to Know before your travel in Greece

General Info 001 Do not forget your passport Do not forget your passport and other needed travel documents. Get the phone number of your embassy in Greece, just in case. 002Do no try to see too many islands/locations. Enjoy every...

Top-10 ancient Greek masterpieces

There are great works of art from Ancient Greece scattered in museums around the world, serving as reminders that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, greekreporter.com notes in the following article, adding that works of unparalleled beauty, precious monuments of the...

Time Machine: Re-Visiting the Golden Age of Greek Science

I gave a lecture recently at the Hellenic Library at Bellflower, California. I spoke about the Antikythera Mechanism: a 2,200 years-old computer that predicted the eclipses of the Sun and the Moon and tracked the positions of the planets. This...

Avoid the crowds on these tranquil Greek islands

Beautiful Greek island inhabited by as few as five to as many as around 200 people where the mode of transportation is by donkey, not taxi are presented in the following artticle Marathi This is the island to visit when...

Forget Mykonos or Santorini, Tinos is the ultimate Greek paradise

Most holidaymakers heading to the islands in Greece usually end up at one of two destinations: Mykonos or Santorini. While both islands have their charms, they have undoubtedly become tourist traps, with overbooked hotels, overpriced restaurants, and beaches and sights...

Travelling to Greece with Kids

SOUTH FLORIDA – The time of year has come to start looking into your next family vacation. You’ve been to the Spanish islands, relaxed along the Turkish coastline and spent some time in Italy. After holidaying in several destinations around Europe,...

Experience the Greece countryside with olive harvesting season

Greece has a long history of harvesting olives and is an olive producing country par excellence. The Mediterranean sun and the Aegean winds lend the fruit its unique taste. World’s third largest producer of edible olives and olive oil, the...

Oia in Santorini one of the most charming villages in Europe

Leading travel magazine Travel & Leisure (T+L) have made a list of the top 6 most charming villages in Europe and Oia village on Santorini is one of them! T+L give their readers the best spots if they are after...

Forbes Names Athens’ Kerameikos One of the World’s Coolest Neighborhoods

Greece is known for having the most beautiful beaches in the world and the most quaint villages in Europe, and now the country can add the Athens suburb of Kerameikos — one of the coolest neighborhoods in the world —...

Bedbox Hostel Stay in the heart of Athens

Conveniently located in the heart of Athens, Bedbox Hostel is just steps from hip bars and restaurants. It has a 24-hour front desk, an industrial-style lounge and a shared kitchen with coffee machine, kettle and fridge. Free WiFi access is...

Where to eat, sleep and shop in Halkidiki, Greece

Why Halkidiki? Mention the word Halkidiki to inhabitants of northern Greek city Thessaloniki and watch them go all starry-eyed as they outline why they are obsessed with their closest holiday destination. The trident-like, pine- and cypress-covered peninsula, which plays host...

10 Greek islands you should visit in your lifetime

The South-east European country, Greece often called the cradle of western civilization is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations, ranking in the world's top 20 countries with some of its very beautiful islands. Here is a list of...

National Geographic honours Greeks “who created our world” (video)

National Geographic has honoured Greece by releasing a documentary series saying, “Greeks changed the world!” The series, which has been released worldwide and titled ‘The Greeks’ highlights how much one nation has given to the rest of the globe. “On the culture...

The Magical Medieval Village and Castle of Monemvasia, Lakonia

The beautiful and magical ambience of the town of Monemvasia, as well as the surrounding area of Laconia, is a romantic and secret getaway that you have to see to believe! Not many people who visit Greece are aware of the vast variety...

The Best Athens Travel Tips From Our Readers

Like the ancient Spartans, the commenters on our call for Athens travel tips were few but mighty. Captbrad6 may have set the all-time Hack Your City record with six comments each on a Homeric scale. His recommendations alone could fill a weekend...

Paxos: An Under-the-Radar Greek Island

Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, and Rhodes are the Greek islands most popular with tourists looking for beautiful beaches, crystal clear blue water, ancient ruins, and white stucco architecture. Last month we discovered Paxos, an off-the-beaten-track island gem that has not yet been discovered by Americans....

Explore Greece’s fairytale castles and fortresses

Seek out romantic ancient ruins that offer interesting insights into the past, plus amazing views of Greek landscapes Whatever you seek from a holiday destination, Greece – with its visually striking palette of warm stone, cobalt sea and olive foliage, and its...

TripAdvisor: Greece among “Most Excellent” places to travel worldwide in all categories

Greece is among the "Most Excellent" global tourism destinations that have the highest percentage of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipients,  according to TripAdvisor®, the leading travel planning and booking site. Greece made the top-10 list in all the relevant categories: "Most...

Top tips for visiting the Greek Islands on a budget

Dreaming of visiting the Greek Islands but don’t have all you need to enjoy an Instagram-perfect trip (i.e. money)? Don’t worry, you can still take your memorable shots and experience Greece to its maximum while travelling on a budget if...

Egremni Beach Has Most Beautiful Blue Waters on the Planet

According to the popular travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, Greece’s Egremni Beach tops the list ranking the top 12 most breathtaking blue water from lakes, beaches and wetlands around the world. Egremni Beach is located on the Greek island of...

Santorini’s Newest Boutique Hotel Is an Intimate, Jet-Set Oasis

Love Santorini but hate its crowds? Now, savvy island hoppers can take advantage of the favorite Greek isle’s coveted caldera waters and picture-perfect scenery without feeling overrun, thanks to Santorini’s latest lavish hotel opening just outside the always-bustling Oia. Tucked...

Myconian Utopia

This intimate hotel is set into a rock above the bay, meaning each room and suite offers views of the Aegean. Natural materials abound – terraces are shaded by dried rushes and there are chairs and loungers carved from wood....

Greece holidays: 10 of the best Greek islands revealed

GREEK island holidays are among the nations’ favourites for summer holidays, but with over 200 diverse islands to choose from, which one is right for you for? From Crete to Corfu, there are many stunning options to choose from. Whether...

Spa guide: Danai beach resort

With multiple treatment rooms, deluxe products and a friendly vibe, the Danai spa, based in the 5-star Danai Resort in Halkadiki, is a Greek treat that you need to book yourself into. Famous for Newly renovated for 2018, with an extensive list...

Astypalaia, a Greek island that steals your heart

Astypalaia is a truly picturesque Greek island, that lies exactly where the Dodecanese meets the Cyclades, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It’s an island butterfly-shaped and ideal for those who want to travel off the beaten track. I visited Astypalaia...

Corfu Town: The Hidden Treasure of Greece

It’s no wonder legendary writers like Homer and Shakespeare used the Greek Island of Corfu as a backdrop for their epic tales. Just as it served the crafty shipwrecked Odysseus as a refuge and respite from his journeys, the island...

Travel Greece: Where to go in Argolis, Peloponnese

Located at just under a 2-hour drive from Athens, the Argolis peninsula in the Peloponnese regionoffers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular vacation in Greece. Argos is considered to be the longest continually inhabited town...

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue shutters, and the grey footpaths with white paint separating each stone. But if your imagination veers...

20 secrets of the Greek islands

John Donne was right: “No man is an island entire of itself.” But each of the Greek islands is its own universe, from far-flung retreats to cosmopolitan resorts. Back in the day when Greece’s ferries were as delightfully cheap as...

5 places that deserve to be on your Greece itinerary

While Greece is a slightly expensive destination if you are seeking an international vacation, there is no place like it. You have Santorini and Mykonos to take you heart away, and Athensand more to delight the seeker in you. We will get you five destinations...

On the Road in Greece: Sunset in Santorini

I saw one of the best sights in the world: sunset at Oia village in Santorini. What you hear is true. It is an unforgettable experience. My all-day program with Notos Travel, Santorini in late June with our guide Kaiti...

Ode to Ikarian cuisine, authentically vegetarian since time immemorial

From the moment the door opened and I set foot in Ikaria I felt that I was in a place with its own rules. The first day I saw the sunset on the beach of Na, eating watermelon with an...

Kavala, the blue state of Macedonia from above

Kavala, the blue state of Macedonia from above in an impressive video by the Up Drones team that travels you to one of the most beautiful cities in Greece! Kavala from above, the blue state of Macedonia with its many...

Kimolos: The beautiful island with hidden treasures

KIMOLOS IS A CYCLADEIAN PARADISE. The quiet Aegean island stands out not only for its pristine beaches, gastronomy, picturesque fishing villages, wild landscapes and rocky hills but also for its priceless hidden treasures. One of the most interesting ways to...

Onassis’ island of Skorpios in Greece turns into European resort for billionaires

Skorpios, Aristotle Onassis‘ private island in the Ionian Sea, is to turn into an ultra-luxury VIP resort after the Greek government signed the permits for this to take place, according to greekreporter.com. The 55-page Joint Ministerial Decision, which was signed on...

Beautiful escapes in the Peloponnese

The beloved Peloponnese is full of special destinations for every taste and it is no coincidence that in previous years it reached 100% fullness in various areas. This summer, he promises to offer us once again, what he knows well:...

Macedonia and the Macedonians: A journey through history

The Macedonians are Greeks to the degree that the Spartans are Greeks, too. The Macedonians are Greeks of the Doric tribe, just like the Spartans, while the Athenians are Greeks of the Ionian tribe. The derivation of the name “Macedonia”...

Porto Rio Hotel: The best summer vacation destination is in Rio

Porto Rio Hotel: An impressive luxury hotel complex in Rio that offers everything you could want for your vacation in the summer of 2022. Is there a better word than summer? For us no.. and that's because it includes the best...

Ithaca 2022: Guide to attractions, beaches, food, entertainment

Always keep Ithaca in mind"Cavafy had said, and how do you get it out? Ithaca, the famous island of Odysseus and Penelope, the island symbol of nostalgia for the homeland, is a real jewel of the Ionian Sea, a special...

Serifos: What to see, where to swim, where to stay and where to eat in the summer of 2022.

With the fast one you will arrive in just two and a half hours, but even the five-hour journey, in the sun of the deck, until the welcoming port of Serifos emerges, has its charm. With a beautiful Chora, amphitheatrically...

The “unknown” exotic island of Halkidiki with warm waters that you swear belongs to the Caribbean

As is well known, especially among Northern Helladians, "there is nothing like Halkidiki". When you meet Diaporo, you will stop having the slightest objections to whether this phrase has any basis. If this year you have set your sights on...

The Greek “Bermuda Triangle” is located in Messinia!

The underwater abyss, where the deepest point of the Mediterranean is located, due to the many shipwrecks that have occurred, can be characterized as the Greek Triangle of Bermuda! A few miles southwest of  Sapienza , opposite Methoni, is the deepest point...

The oldest meteorological station in the world is located in Greece

The beauty of the eight winds personified! Elgin wanted to take the entire Tower to Britain, however the Dervishes considered it sacred so they wouldn't let him The most famous monument in the center of Athens is of course the...

This is the most viral port in the world and is located on the Athenian Riviera

No, this is not another mistake in the graphics of Google Maps! As unbelievable as it may seem, in the heart of the Athenian Riviera that is so advertised and efforts are being made to upgrade and transform it into...

Athens of 1961, in a stunning British Pathe film

Athens of 1961, captured on color film, from the videos released by the British Pathe through its Youtube channel. The video is included in the archive published by British Pathe and is a tourist tribute to Athens, in color film,...

Fava, the unknown but beautiful beach of Halkidiki

Normally they should eat fine articles like this, revealing unknown beaches. Because the unknown beaches are beautiful, precisely because they are unknown. Fortunately, however, Greece has a long coastline, so we will not have too much regret, if we contribute...

Greece has the 2nd best cuisine in the world!

Greek cuisine is based on seasonality, simplicity, duration, locality and healthy character. The superiority of the unique Greek products, which are cultivated in the ideal Mediterranean climate, has strengthened the respect for the flavors of the traditional Greek cuisine and...

Tom Hanks: “Greece is a paradise”

The well-known actor Tom Hanks has not hidden his great love for Greece, who at every opportunity speaks about our country with the most beautiful words. Hollywood star Tom Hanks made a statement about Greece when he was honored at...

Halkidiki: The Top Ten Best Beaches on Greece’s Spectacular Peninsula

Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a stunningly beautiful peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece. It has long been famed for its beautiful natural landscapes, outstanding seaside resorts, and exotic beaches. The peninsula is divided...

Fourni Ikaria The cheapest island in Greece has beautiful beaches with crystal clear waters

The cheapest island in the Aegean is located between Ikaria and Samos, it is small but provides you with everything you need for a relaxing, calm, economical and at the same time Ikarian summer. But what is this cheap island?...

CNN: Greek calamari on the list of the best fried foods in the world

“Breaded and fried, it is served with lemon, either with marinade or with a creamy sauce based on mayonnaise. The dish of Greek and Italian seafood specialties has reached luxury American restaurants as a mainstream appetizer”, writes CNN, according to protothema.gr....

The ultimate gastronomic destination returns to Paros for another unforgettable summer!

The favorite restaurant of Summer Senses Luxury Resort welcomes its guests on June 1, 2022, with new special proposals that will take them to the magic of Cycladic flavors! From 2019, when it first opened its doors until today, it...

Greek Diet: Its course in time

The eating habits of the populations vary and change over the years. Many factors determine a person's dietary choices such as: Food availability Fashion trends Social and economic factors Educational level Eating trends depending on health issues The discovery and...

Naxos: Hotel will keep a room window closed for a hawk to lay its eggs

The owners of a hotel in Kastraki, Naxos, showed their environmental sensitivity, deciding not to disturb a hawk that is spinning its eggs. With the tourist season already over, the hoteliers decided to keep a window tightly closed, for as...

Travelstaytion.com The new idea that makes the choice of ….

Travelstaytion.com The new idea that makes the choice of accommodations and match your holiday with a comfortable and luxurious experience The Travelstaytion.com comes to give a solution to who wants to organize their next trip from the usual choice of...

Aegina hotel for best Vacation in island of Aegina

The hotel "Aegina" is located in one of the most historic areas of the island, as a short distance from it dominates the temple of Apollo, known today as "Kolona". The church is located on the homonymous hill that ends...

Greece is Thomas Cook’s top destination for this summer …

"Greece is currently the destination with the highest sales and currently 30% of our bookings are for Greece, while bookings for some popular Greek islands, such as Rhodes, are already seven times more than last year." stressed Alan French, CEO...

Costa Navarino: The earthly paradise of Messinia

Impressive beaches, secluded coves, sandy beaches, multi-star accommodation, countless facilities and a variety of activities compose the ideal destination for a carefree vacation In the southwestern Peloponnese, in one of the most enchanting coastal landscapes of the Mediterranean with 4,500...

French travelers choose Greece for this summer

Greece is the No. 1 destination for the customers of TUI France , which this year completes 20 collaborations with Aegean Airlines + 1.68%, based on the reservations made for next summer. In fact, as pointed out by the staff...
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