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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

The ultimate guide to Athens, Greece

Athens is feeling feisty. It may be battling prolonged economic hardship and an unprecedented refugee crisis, but in terms of creativity, the Greek capital is busy bouncing back. Artists and curators are arriving thick and fast in anticipation of Documenta,...

The most beautiful places in Athens

1. The Acropolis Set on what is known as the Sacred Rock, this complex is the ultimate symbol of Ancient Greek culture. The name Acropolis means ‘high city’, and both the Acropolis itself and the Parthenon, the imposing temple dedicated...

Greek island of Skiathos world’s third most beautiful film location

The smash camp film sensation Mamma Mia! made the Greek island of Skiathos – where it was shot along with nearby Skopelos – the world’s third most beautiful film location by Big 7 Travel. A lush green setting unlike many...

Protocol for Arrivals in Greece

Dear Traveler, We welcome you to Greece and hope you enjoy a wonderful and unforgettable holiday experience. On behalf of the Greek Government and the Greek Ministry of Tourism, we would like to inform you that we have done everything...

All you want is Greece – Summer 2021

Greece will open to tourists from 14 May 2021, the Greek Tourism Minister has said – although they will need to provide proof of full vaccination, Covid-19 antibodies, or a negative test to enter. Speaking at the International Tourism Fair...

Greek Summer is a state of mind

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The Best Hotels In Athens For Business Travelers,

Birthplace of democracy, Athens is full of history and culture. Acropolis and the temples on it have a massive significance in Greek Mythology. The hotels here are just as rich as the history of this city. For those who are...

Traveling To Greece For Less Than $1,500 Can Be Easy With These 7 Tips

Ever since I watched The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 when it first came out in 2008, going on an adventure to Greece has been on my bucket list. I've wanted to see the blue domes of Santorini, the...

20 Places To Watch The Most Breathtaking Sunsets In Greece

Each day the sun sets, regardless of where you are in the world. However, Greece has always been known for having some of the most spectacular sunsets in the world. Why is this? You may think that there is nothing...

10 Amazing Things Everyone Should Do In The Greek Islands

World-renowned honeymoon destinations, legendary party, and some of the most significant ruins of the ancient world - the Greek Islands offer something for every kind of traveler. The more famous islands of Santorini, Crete, and Mykonos boast an endless stream...

Top 10 Delicacies To Sample In Greece

When we think of Greek food, we tend to picture the classics: tender lamb on the spit, gyros stuffed with lamb or chicken and salad, fried halloumi, Greek salad, and the super-sweet Baklava, a walnut and syrup dessert. But Greek...

10 Things You Should Definitely Know Before Visiting Greece

Greece is a country where the locals are as warm as the sunny Mediterranean climate. The cuisine is colorful, the architecture is stunning, the history is fascinating, and the culture is rich and wonderful. Mainland Greece and the Greek Islands...

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea

Those who have visited the beautiful island of Kerkyra (Corfu), understand from the first moment why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The island offers everything: rich history, culture, beautiful nature, fantastic beaches and amazing...

Which Greek island is for you?

  There are approximately 6000 Greek islands and islets in the Aegean and Ionian Seas to discover (ok, some are unreachable and untouched!) and those that are indeed inhabited each have a singular style, ambiance, cuisine, architecture, culture, and history....

Spirit of the Sporades: A little-known Greek Island chain to beat the crowds

Sipping chilled rose by a sandy beach as clear blue water laps at your feet, it really doesn't get any better than this. Sporades means 'scattered', and this understated archipelago does look that way; there are 24 lush green islands...

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues

I’m sitting on the shady patio of the Paradisio cafe in Vlychadia, overlooking an azure bay. My wet swimming kit is drying on the fence. “I should explain the breakfast,” says Stethis, who has been my guide on an epic...

Santorini is an amazing trip – and makes a perfect honeymoon hideaway

We spent two days at the incredible Carpe Diem resort, possibly the most-amazing hotel I’ve ever stayed at. I read online it had won the World’s Best Honeymoon Hideaway award in 2017, which filled me with delight as I was...

Five reasons Greece is such a popular holiday destination

Millions of tourists flock to Greece each year for their summer holiday and it’s not hard to see why. This stunning Mediterranean country pretty much has it all; delicious food, fabulous beaches, rich history and the list goes on. For...

Explore the Ten Best Beaches on Chios, Greece’s Island of a Thousand Faces

Surrounded by the sparkling, deep sapphire waters of the Aegean Sea, Chios is the fifth-largest island in Greece, and it is a hidden gem waiting to be unveiled. Together with the smaller islands Psara and Oinousses, it offers almost endless...

This idyllic Greek island is paying families with children to live there

A once in a lifetime opportunity of living an idyllic lifestyle on a Greek Island may be too much for anybody to resist. The authorities want to increase the population of the small Greek island of Antikythera, situated between Crete...

Is your holiday destination safe? Travel advice Greece

Since April 7, 2019, the Greek police have been implementing systematic passport control checks for all European citizens travelling to and from destinations outside the Schengen area (including the UK) Waiting times at passport control may be affected on departure...

Best Greek food: 24 of the tastiest selections

Renowned for its nourishing simplicity, Greek cuisine is considered among the finest and healthiest in the world. With an emphasis on baked rather than fried food, most traditional dishes avoid elaborate sauces, preferring the perfume of herb seasonings. Nutritionists have...

Patmos: The heavenly Greek island that mass tourism can’t reach

Of all the prophecies in the Book of Revelation few are more startling than the Four Horsemen, a fiery stampede sent to signal the end of the world. Yet the Greek island of Patmos, long worshipped as the place where...

Private Jet Service From Ibiza To Mykonos Launches Today

When you travel to Europe, it's hard to pass up a trip to one of the big party islands if you like a boogie. Everyone knows that it costs an arm and a leg to enjoy yourself properly if you...

Cruising the Greek Islands

Five course dinners with double-starters and delicious deserts, all-inclusive drinks, fabulously friendly staff and tomorrow morning we sail into Santorini! Idyllic Aegean indeed as I’m on a seven-day cruise around the Greek islands with Celestyal Cruises on their yacht-like ship...

Greece’s Milos Voted ”Best Island in Europe” By Travel & Leisure Magazine

The readers of the famous ”Travel + Leisure” magazine recently voted the Greek island of Milos as ”the best island in Europe” for 2019. The list is comprised of 15 islands across Europe, with Greece being represented by four of...

Amorgos: Explore the Greek island of “The Big Blue”

Amorgos is situated at the southeastern tip of the Cyclades, between Naxos, the Small Cyclades and Astypalaia. It combines the wild and mountainous landscape with the endless blue of the Aegean Sea. The island, which became widely known from Luc...

How to pick which Greek island should be your next holiday destination

It’s hard to imagine somewhere better equipped to deal with every kind of traveller – whether it be fly-and-flopper, anxious parent or squealing kid – than the Greek islands. Beyond the textbook beaches, brilliant blue waters and boat trips, there...

Top choice historic site in Acropolis Area

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 and sanctuaries of white Pentelic marble gleam in the midday...

This is the most sought-after holiday destination for Brits

The European country has been the most-searched-for destination on Travelzoo’s UK site since 2018, pipping Spain, Italy and even the Caribbean to the post. “Greece is known for the breath-taking landscapes, crystal Greek beaches and beach taverns,” explains James Clarke,...

Why Greece is the best place in the world to travel with kids

Greece has just been named best Family Holiday Destination for 2018 by leading British publication Travel Bulletin and we aren’t the least bit surprised, as we agree, Greece is the ideal place in the world to travel with children of all ages. Family-oriented Greeks make...

Unforgettable Athens

The Greek islands are so iconically picturesque, families seeking fun in the sun sometimes overlook Athens. At first glance, it’s easy to see why. Yes, Athens boasts the wow factor of the Parthenon and the Acropolis, but it’s also a...

The Saints Stores the Best Organic vegan restaurant…

Mediterranean hideaways Try out stylish but discreet retreats in Greece

1 — Serifos, While Mykonos and Santorini are the megastars of the Cyclades, Serifos remains gloriously in their shadow, overlooked and undisturbed by the holidaying masses. As one guidebook puts it, “Little has happened here since Perseus returned with Medusa’s head.”...

Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for Holidays

Greece has been announced the second most popular destination for family holidays at the Traveler Awards 2018, held by the Russian edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine. The awards were determined following an online voting procedure with the participation...

Tinos is the wild and raw Greek island of your dreams

Most people who travel to Greece bypass Tinos. And had it not been for for a one-week photography workshop I did there last summer, I, too, would likely have given it a miss. But that would have been a serious...

Kommos The Coolest Beach In The World

Forget that for a hot moment it lit up my Instagram like a brand new Kardashian curve: Kommos Beach in Crete is cool on all counts. The first time I saw this overlooked Greek beach I very nearly rolled like...

10 Places You Need To Visit In Greece This Summer

Greece may still be fiscally flabby but it's shaping up to be one of the world's hottest destinations this summer. In recent years Athens has emerged as a great city break destination and the country as a whole still offers...

Five reasons you just have to travel to Mykonos for this summer!

You have already started thinking about your summer vacations and you can’t wait to relax under the sun and dive in cool, transparent waters. You are looking forward to leave the office for a while and all the pressure and...
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