Rhodes is a Greek Island with thousands nicknames! The Island of Roses, the Island of Sun, even the island of snakes and deers. But the most common of its nicknames is the Island of the Knights, thanks to its great Old Town! Rhodes, is the biggest island of Dodecanese and the capital of the comlex. It is full of sights and places to visit.
Cities emerging from the past… Literary in their conception, vast, yet, distinguishable, concrete from memory, light, sounds, people… Thessalonika, Nafplion, Corfu and many more, arise from literacy, mysterious and exotic, admirable by their writers, even haunted to imagination… In the footsteps of classic and contemporary writers destinations revive meticulously, picturesque in details, urban, undiscovered.
Most locals of dopios are not professionals in the tourist industry. They are here, every one of them, to offer you something different; to let you in their city in a way that isn’t so much about specific routes or spots but rather about the feeling of that city, its sound as it can only be heard by someone who is part of it. Each local is there to share with you who they are, to let you in their own small world, one way or another, which belongs in the bigger picture.
Sun, sea, islands. Perfect isn’t it? Well yes but it’s not just that! Greece luckily cannot be described by just these three words despite the fact that we seem to be trapped among them! Obviously we ought to go one step further. The information we gather from the international environment is enlightening and the tendency is lucid: It seems that the visitors got tired of just laying on sunbeds for hours and desire something more active.
Finishing the prime summer season, Athos region changes colours and shapes. The Mediterranean blue which joins 300 whole kilometers of coastline with the sky light, gives place to the golden red of the forests and the thousands shades of autumn, when three colourful and verdant mountain volumes, protected by the European Net Natura 2000, offer to guests tourism forms and options of great interest: Read more
Visiting the Greek Islands should be destination you have to get to if you enjoy fun, sun, relaxation, great food, water sports, boat tours, yachting, sailing, partying, and outdoor excursions. With hundreds of islands one can visit and stay on, not to mention the countless other uninhabited islands one can camp or take a boat trip to, the Greek Islands are the perfect destination for people who want to discover and enjoy Greek culture at its finest. Of course there are always some islands that stand out and have become extremely popular tourist destinations and for good reason.
It is true that Greece is the land of sunshine! Once in a while though there are a few days of rain. So, you are in Athens and it’s raining! Don’t despair. There’s plenty to do in Greece’s capital city. Here are some ideas of how to make the best out of a rainy/stormy day, or weekend in Athens.
Kea is the island closest to the tip of Attica. Located only 12 nautical miles east of Cape Sounion, the hilly and fertile island is a popular destination especially for Athenians. 80% of the tourists here come from Athens. It takes no time at all to get to this island in the Cyclades in a yacht or a fast speedboat. We are going to give you an overview of sheltered anchorages and good restaurants.
Last month, the Island of Crete was the scene of the first every Union Cup Regatta sailing event. Today, thanks to some help from the locals and sponsors, the true spirit of this amazing fist-time race can be revealed through a talk with the race’s winner, Captain of the yacht El Viento, Elias Kovatzis.