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Heraklion is an open museum that anybody can visit without the need of a ticket.

A Whole New Vibe for Heraklion, Crete

Recently ranked as Europe's fastest growing tourism destination, Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, never stops surprising with its stunning potential. Once considered the ugly...
The Castle of Monemvasia (Courtesy of Protothema).

Top Places to See in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese remains one of the most popular destinations in Greece thanks to a unique past that blends with a natural landscape made of...

Popular Activities to Discover a Different Santorini

The island of Santorini, or Thira, in Greek, is one of the magical spots of the Aegean that capture the senses with its celebrated...

Gavdos, an Island at the End of the Continent

Described by Homer as the place where Odysseus shipwrecked on his way back from Troy, Gavdos is a remote island located 45 km (28 miles)...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

The Beauty of Loutro in Southern Crete (photos)

Loutro (from the Greek "bath") is a small and picturesque fishing village on the southern coast of the Chania Prefecture in the west of...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...

Region of Sfakia: Cretan Roads with a View (photos)

Fans of the Cretan landscape, can comfortably visit the island by renting a car and venturing through the unique and beautiful mountain roads. Those...

The Last Phyllo Master of Rethymno

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still...

Top Reasons to Visit Greece During Spring

If you are fortunate enough to visit Greece during Spring, many of the most popular parts of the country such as the islands of...

Crete’s Archaeological Site of Aptera (photos)

The archaeological site of Aptera; located on the top of a flat hilltop overlooking the natural bay of Souda, less than 10 kilometers from the...

Feel the Tranquility of Greece’s Skopelos Island

  Belonging to the Northern Sporades group of islands, Skopelos is one of those places that keeps enchanting visitors through the decades. With its hilly and...

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