Must-See Kefalonia

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52 Must See Kefalonia

The Greek Island of Kefalonia is less well known than its counterparts Crete and Corfu, but it is no less beautiful or alluring. This is the island that provided the setting to Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and the 2001 film adaptation brought this gorgeous isle to the masses, inspiring many a visitor. We’ve rounded up the destinations not to be missed whilst holidaying in Kefalonia to ensure that you make the most out of a visit. Read more

Discover Fotis Kontoglou through 2 exhibitions

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kontoglou11 Discover Fotis Kontoglou through 2 exhibitions

One of the principal representatives of the so-called ’30s-generation of Greek writers, a versatile author and literary figure, but also an important painter and hagiographer, Fotis Kontoglou devoted his life to the arts. On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of his birth and the 50th anniversary of his death, two museums in Athens host exhibitions that offer an excellent opportunity for an artistic walk around the city, as they are located within walking distance of each other. Read more

Top 5: Greek Islands

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38 Top 5: Greek Islands

The 100 or so inhabited Greek islands have something for everyone: History buffs can revel in the remnants of millennia of human habitation. Sun-seekers have their pick of countless beaches. Gourmands and wine aficionados will have many opportunities to wine and dine. And adventure seekers can partake in scuba diving, cliff jumping and more.

The best all-around islands offering a combination of these experiences are: Read more