A quaint Greek mountainous village called Promiri, located in the southern part of Pelion is a perfect place for a couple to have a traditional romantic wedding. A Pelion village, located 55km from the city of Volos, is literally hidden in the luscious olive trees and beautifully maintains the authentic characteristics and calm atmosphere. It is truly a breathtaking place with natural beauty, traditional mansions, stone walled houses and cobblestone roads that lead you on a wonderful journey throughout the village. The view from this small piece of heaven on earth is…amazing. From the center of the village one can actually see the island of Skiathos.
Greek islands is a world known tourism destination. But how much do we really know about the true nature of each island? Which island should we choose for our next vacations?
Alternative Greek tourism has grown in popularity over the past few years, as more and more travelers choose authentic Greek experiences, holidays and tours catered to their own interests and lifestyle.
Greece offers a feeling of being part of a big family. The warmth and intimacy that locals openhandedly offer make you forget you are simply visiting and having your vacation here! Hospitality, security, nature’s beauty and the great Mediterranean diet make Greece a unique and perfect family destination.
It’s renowned for its spectacular train journey, but this historical Peloponnesian destination has so much more to offer than a day on the tracks. From skiing to hiking to caving, Graham Wood explores the region’s sporting options.
That novel – you’ve had it in you for as long as you can remember, or maybe the idea just happened to pop into your head last Wednesday when you got up at 2 a.m. for an unscheduled ice-cream high. Either way, you vowed to yourself that this year’s vacation will be different – you’re devoting your two week summer holiday to writing in Greece! Why?
Those who are visiting Greece for the first time with their motorhome can easily fit into the category of happy-go-lucky holidaymakers. The “don’t miss” spots and attractions are so many and so different from each other that there will be no room for second thoughts. When the options are so varied and tempting, it shouldn’t be hard to decide. The ride seems to be predetermined: you just have to follow the route from one top destination to another.
As a child, I used to visit Greece almost every summer holiday. My mother’s side of the family — numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and my grandmother — would descend on Cape Sounion, where we’d stay in several villas for almost a month. We’d swim and snorkel in the mornings, have long lunches, read during forced siestas, then go out at night to the local tavernas. It was a magical experience and one that has stayed with me all my life.
Holidays can be about more than just relaxation. Travel itself leads to open mindedness, if we go to new and challenging places. However holidays can be the perfect opportunity to learn something new and to cultivate the mind. Every new skill enriches us and makes our lives more enjoyable. Whether it is art, new languages, writing or the skill of thinking and reasoning, each brings a new dimension to our personalities, allows us to get to know ourselves better and ignites our passions. Let’s look at just a few possibilities in Greece: