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    Experiencing the Splendor of Arcadia, in the Peloponnese

    In any season of the year, Arcadia is a wonderful destination. Arcadia really has it all - a varied terrain rich in mountains, gorges, a wetland, even a cave. Cultural treasures span the wonders of Ancient Greece, through historic monasteries and the proud and beautiful villages of the Greek War of Independence. Meanwhile, Arcadia’s gastronomy

    Ski & Sea – A Spectacular Winter Holiday in Greece

    Greece is a surprisingly fabulous mountain destination, combining the best of the classic ski holiday, enchanting traditional villages and, of course, the ever-present sea. The Greek mountain experience is truly magical - in addition to the stunning landscapes and winter sports offerings, this is also a true taste of Greece. Greece’s mountains remain something of

    Happy Holidays from Greece

    As we prepare to enter the New Year, we often think with anticipation of our plans for the months to unfold, the destinations we will visit, the experiences we will enjoy. Greece is endlessly rich in travel inspiration, whatever your taste in travel may be. Island Experiences We very often think of Summer as the

    Christmas Caroling in Greece

    Christmas in Greece is a very beautiful season. Linking three holidays, the Christmas season is joyous and quite long. Caroling is one of the highlights. The Long Holiday Season in Greece The Holiday mood begins truly in early December, as people decorate their homes and apartments, and municipalities put out many lights and trees. Tree-lighting

    The “Polis” – Etymology, Civilization, and Ancient Greece

    The Ancient Greek world has much to teach us still. The highest good, the ultimate virtue in ancient Greek society was civic engagement - contributing to the common good of the city and of society at large. For example, the wealthiest of the citizens were expected to fund the building of “triremes” battleships to protect

    The Inspiring Story of the Marathon

    During the Autumn months, festive and ambitious races of amateur and professional runners take place in cities large and small. The Marathon is now a beloved tradition, a celebration of athletics, dedication, and human achievement. But how did it get its name? And why the unusual yet quite specific - 42.195 kilometers (or 26 miles

    Greece’s Mineral Quarries of Antiquity

    Greece’s mineral wealth has contributed enormously to its economy and history. It also contributed to culture: ancient coins, vessels, and jewelry are among the precious objects that remain, testaments to both craftsmanship and economic might. And not least, Greece’s mineral wealth contributed to the ancient Greece’s strength as a naval power, shaping its destiny. Greek

    The Treasures of the Greek Earth – Ground and Underground

    Anyone who has been to Greece knows the beauty of the landscape and of the seas. Beneath the surface, the country is equally rich in beauty, the source of beautiful marbles as well as minerals that have contributed to the wealth and culture of the country. The Marble Quarries of Ancient Greece – Paros, Thassos,

    Greek Autumn Delights at Sea and on Land

    After the summer rush, when the great heat starts to wane and the light softens, Greece is at its most pleasurable. Here are some of our favorite excursions to make the most of this fleeting and beautiful season. Yachting in the Aegean The very words conjure up images of deep blue seas, rocky islands in

    September Favorites – Harvest Festivals and Religious Festivals

    Late summer is one of the most special times to experience Greece. There are the great religious observances of September, celebrating the Holy Cross. There is also the grape harvest, steeped in many centuries of tradition. Festivities accompany both, making September a wonderful time to get a taste of true Greek traditional life and culture.