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The Isles and Islets of Greece

Greece is a land of contrasts - by turns sophisticated and wild, lush and arid, serene and challenging. We love the complexity and duality of the Greek experience. And nowhere is this nature of similarities and contrasts easier to explore than in visiting the island pairs of Greece.  These islands are the product of Greece’s

The magic of the active volcanoes in Greece

The landscape of Greece is famous for its dramatic beauty, and some of that beauty has been shaped by dramatic geological events, welling up from deep in the earth. Of the volcanoes in Greece, Santorini  - Thira - is the most famous. But in fact Thira is just one of several volcanoes of Greece that

Some of our favorite mountain and coastal villages in Greece

Much of the true soul of Greece resides in its traditional villages. In traveling through Greece, we can see the tremendous diversity of personality and style reflected in villages of unique character, each reflective of a different aspect of Greece. Be they in the rugged mountains or along the pristine coastlines, these are among our

The Island of Crete in Autumn

Crete is one of Greece’s blockbuster islands. Greece’s largest island, it boasts world-famous archaeological sites, beaches that regularly make the list of Greece's loveliest, enchanting villages, epic world-famous hikes, and an amazing local wine scene. And this is just for starters.  But Crete also has a secret side, and the best time to discover it

The Land of Epirus: Nature, Gastronomy and Culture

In the Northwest of Greece, bordering the jewel-toned waters of the Ionian sea, is a land of lakes and mountains, gorges and beaches - plus culture, cuisine, wines, and ancient sites. Welcome to Epirus, one of the best kept travel secrets of Greece. Epirus is a beloved destination for Greek travelers in all seasons. Fall

A Hiking Holiday along the Menalon Trail

A hiking holiday in Greece can be stimulating and restorative. Sometime communing with nature - alone, as a couple, or with friends or family - is the ideal combination of activity and solitude. It’s also a wonderful way to experience Greece. Greece’s glorious landscape is particularly rewarding to hikers. There are great stretches of completely

A Private Family Holiday in a Greek Villa

What could be more idyllic than a private family holiday in Greek villa? Reuniting with family is essential. And nothing strengthens a sense of deep family connection like creating memories together. Surrounded by the natural beauty and seclusion of a hand-picked Greek landscape, and ensconced in seclusion and luxury in an enchanting and self-contained villa,

City and out of city break – Chania for All Seasons

Western Crete is fantastic. The whole of the Regional Unit of Chania is filled with varied and wonderful destinations. Not least though is the capital. Chania is one of the loveliest harbor towns of all Greece, a great favorite with both Greeks and visitors alike. It’s a great place to base a sophisticated urban break

Fast forward- Symi: Cosmopolitan, classy and unpretentious

One of the loveliest of the Dodecanese Islands, small and elegant Symi has a unique identity. Against the backdrop of the sparkling beauty of the Southern Aegean Islands, Symi has unexpected polish. This island is an astonishing mix of architectural distinction and raw natural beauty, cosmopolitan vibes and unpretentious simplicity. In short, Symi offers a

Sunken Stories: Greece’s remarkable underwater antiquities

Greece is perhaps best known for two things: unparalleled archaeological treasures, and the beauty of its seas. How wonderful then that these two things are sometimes combined. The archaeological sites of Greece that are on dry land are mysterious enough, but what about those that are submerged, on the seafloor? Greece has so many precious