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Lake Pamvotis: A rich natural habitat and a place of history

Lake Pamvotis - sometimes also called lake Pamvotida - makes for a fascinating destination. Covering a little over 20 square kilometers, this lovely lake is the second oldest in Europe. It is the heart of an intriguing region. Lake Pamvotis in Ioannina hosts culture on its shores, as its depths team with life. The waters

Fast forward – time to plan summer vacations – exploring the region of Chalkidiki

Chalkidiki is Northern Greece’s premier beach destination, on a par with the finest beaches throughout the country. With a fascinating geography- a lush peninsula that in turn has three long “legs” Kassandra, Sithonia, and Mt. Athos, each with its own character - Chalkidiki offers an island-like experience. There are beaches for every taste, and lots

Ski and apres-ski – Kalavryta

With countless magnificent beaches and an archaeological wealth that is second to none, it’s understandable that Greece does not automatically come to mind when you are considering a ski holiday destination. And yet, Greece is actually a prime ski destination, too: this magnificent destination unites excellent slopes and facilities of international standards with charms that

Fast forward – time to plan summer vacations -Yachting in the Ionian Sea

The Ionian Islands are a very special part of Greece, with their own distinctive character. Full of hidden, jewel-green coves and secret beaches, and tiny uninhabited islands, the Ionian Islands and coast make the ideal destination for a yachting holiday. This is the perfect place to discover your own private Greece. What Makes the Ionian

Gearing up to the Festive Season – Spotlight on Crete

Crete is a wonderful island to visit in winter, and especially at Christmas. This is one of Greece’s most interesting all-season destinations. Crete has a strong culture, with its own cuisine, own music, and even its own style of traditional dress. It also has strong traditions. Some of them are old, and some of them

Gorge Hiking in Crete

This is a wonderful season for hikers. The famously balmy temperatures of Crete are tempered with invigorating crispness. And the crowds of the high season have thinned out. This is the time to really get to know the Cretans, and the delights of their landscape. When people think of the Greek Islands, including Crete, it

Athens Democracy Forum in Costa Navarino 11-13 October

The Annual Athens Democracy Forum is an exciting event - through engaging panels and discourse, the forum seeks to examine ways to strengthen democracy and to assess the challenges it faces in an era of global change. Perhaps the most interesting feature of the Athens Democracy Forum of 2019 is the Spirituality and Democracy Weekend.

Exploring Andros Routes: 5-20 October 2019

The second Andros on Foot festival will take place in October. It’s the perfect occasion, and the ideal season, to explore this fantastic island. Exploring Andros Routes: 5-20 October 2019 Getting to Know Andros This northernmost island of the Cyclades, and the second largest (behind Naxos), has a discreetly aristocratic atmosphere. This is thanks to

Solo Travel in Greece in September

Solo travel is wonderful and deeply rewarding- well worth experiencing. It provides a unique opportunity to reconnect with oneself, away from the obligations and associations of daily life. It can be an almost meditative experience. But it need not be a lonely experience- if you are feeling sociable, solo travel is an excellent way to

Zagori: The Ideal Last Moment of Summer Escape

The stunning islands and beaches of Greece get most of the attention. But the truth is, even without them Greece would still be one of Europe’s loveliest countries. Anyone who visits one of the gorgeous mountain ranges in the late summer would quickly be convinced. Greece’s beauties are truly endless. Of the finest mountain ranges