When friends ask you where you’re going in Greece and you say “Thessaloniki!” you sometimes get a polite, blank smile in return. “Ah.” They say. Sometimes they add: “Where is that, exactly?” Then, you mention Alexander the Great, and the Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, and maybe Mt. Olympus (it’s right across the bay), and a
Nothing brings you close to the heritage of Ancient Greece like experiencing a grape harvest, a tradition dating back thousands of years. And nothing will also bring you closer to the glorious landscape, to say nothing of the true human connection that the culture of wine and the culture of the cultivation of the vine
Greece is home to more than 150 inhabited islands, therefore choosing which one to visit next can pose a justifiable dilemma. There are islands that are known for their cosmopolitan flair and glamour, others for their sheer natural beauty and some for their traditional attributes.