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Villa Ultima Corfu – An Emerald in the Ionian Sea

Corfu is without doubt one of the most glamorous destinations of Greece. Like an emerald in the Ionian sea, this lush green island has a uniquely aristocratic history. Three centuries of Venetian rule have given the island some grand fortifications, lending an air of romance. Periods of French and then British rule followed, further enriching

Lesser-known Ancient Sites in Well-known Greek Destinations

One of the pleasures of a Greek holiday is that there is always an opportunity to enrich your knowledge of archaeology and deepen your relationship with history in a meaningful way. So often, this connection happens in a place it is less expected. Many are familiar with the high-profile archaeological treasures of Greece, such as

Arcturos- A Sanctuary for Flora and Fauna

As we shake off the chill of winter and move into the glorious Greek spring, it feels truly like a time of renewal, complete with blossoms on every branch. The season of hibernation is over at last, and no one knows that better than the bears. When you think of Greece, you may not think

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,