A holiday in Greece conjures up images of idyllic islands, long sandy beaches, sun-bleached ruins and turquoise blue sea. But with miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands (no one is really sure how many there are – even those numbers vary), of which 227 are inhabited, how do you find the ideal holiday destination?
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The Tourism Awards reward top practices and innovative initiatives undertaken by Greek tourism companies and organizations. Read more
“Happy he who, like Ulysses, has made an adventurous voyage; and there is no such sea for adven-turous voyages as the Mediterranean – the inland sea which the ancients looked upon as so vast and so full of wonders” … Joseph Conrad
Thessaloniki’s seaside promenade is one of Greece’s most beautiful new public spaces, as well as a top place to immerge in the city’s lifestyle. Read more
The Hellenic Language School “Alexander the Great” was founded in Athens in 1972, having as an initial aim to teach the Greek language to foreigners. Read more
Are you planning to visit Greece and want to see the best of it? If you want to discover the country’s multiple aspects with the company of friendly and knowledgeable locals, Athens Insiders might be just what you are looking for.
So often it’s been said of Crete; “this beautiful Island, so loved by the gods.” Situated in the south of the Aegean, bordered by the Cretan and the Libyan Seas, Crete is the largest of Greece’s magnificent Islands. As for culture, this mystical and ancient place is also one that has preserved over many centuries a definite and unique character. Read more
On the endless blue west coast of the Ionian island of Lefkada, Greece, just 12 km from the sophisticated capital of Lefkas Town, lies the traditional, cosmopolitan village of Agios Nikitas.
The four beautiful islands of Milos, Sifnos, Ios and Paros in the Cyclades have a lot in common yet each hold a different appeal for visitors. The 220 islands that make up the Cyclades played their part in Western civilisation and photojournalist Aline Dobbie offers a personal account of her recent visit to the Aegean to discover why they have such an enduring appeal today. Greece… it’s oh so much more than just wine and sunshine!
Did you know that Athens is a true paradise for Retro Lovers? Here is a small shopping guide if you wish to buy clothes, shoes, accessorizes and furniture with nostalgic vibe…