The autumn season is probably the best to capture colors and scenes at unique Meteora in Greece.
The Acropolis Museum is consistently rated as one of the best museums in the world. Devoted to the Parthenon and its surrounding temples, it is cleverly perched above Athens like a luminous box.
Crete is the largest island in Greece, and the fifth largest one in the Mediterranean Sea. Here, you can admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture.
The city of Athens, Greece is famous for its strong culture. Right at the junction between East and West, the birthplace of democracy, philosophy and drama, is nowadays a restless contemporary hub, mixing, matching and unfolding in a series of never ending!
The biggest island of Greece is a charming place where visitors can enjoy their trip in the way they have imagined it. Here are 10 reasons why Crete is worth visiting; once you get there though, expect to discover many more!
The “wish tree” on the picturesque Antipaxos island in the Ionian Sea has become a tourist attraction, as every year hundreds leave their wish there hoping it will come true.
Visitors of the idyllic Vrika beach on Antipaxos want to touch the magic wish tree and write their own wish on a white pebble.
The Dormition (or the Assumption) of the Virgin Mary (in Greek: Koimisis tis Theotokou) is a Great Feast of the Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches which commemorates the "falling asleep" or death of the Theotokos (Mary, the mother of Jesus; literally translated as “God-bearer”). In Greece, it is celebrated on August 15 as the Feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God.
Just for you, kids!
If you have already visited Greece for your summer holidays, then you are fully aware of how your children can really have the time of their lives here. But if this is your fist visit, read a list we’ve made for you and choose your favourite family destination. Either way, mums and dads, be prepared to relax and have a good time in a country where everyone, young and old is a kid, and “family” is still a special strong bond that holds us Greeks together.
Following your refreshing dive in Greece’s crystal waters, what could be better than tasting Greek cuisine by the seaside? Whatever your favourite tastes might be, the following dishes will certainly whet your appetite!
Irakleia – Schoinousa – Donousa – Koufonisia: these Lilliputian islands, along with uninhabited Keros Island, make up the magic group of the Minor Eastern Cyclades. Golden sand beaches washed by turquoise pellucid waters, sea coves, amazing geological formations, white cube-shaped little houses with flowerbeds in their yards, open-hearted people, fun and merry-making, special delicacies, fish that’s always fresh and above all a relaxed rhythm of life. In short: everyone’s dream of a summer vacation.