Stay Home – Stay Positive – Stay Safe

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The Visit Greece team gathered up some thoughts and came down with simple productive ways to deal with your time at HOME. In any case as the Greek Philosopher Epictitus once said Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle. Some things are within your control. And some things are not. Read more

Top 5 Reasons to visit Astypalea this Spring

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 Top 5 Reasons to visit Astypalea this Spring
1. Enjoy Astypalea’s beauties avoiding the crowds.
You do not need much to love Astypalea, usually a visit is enough. And what’s better than avoiding the summer madness of July and August, and discover the real, authentic Astypalea off the beaten track. Take walks around the little whitewashed cobbled streets of Chora amongst locals mingling about and chatting and get those magical photographs of the amazing sunrise or sunset from the top at the Venetian Castle of Querini, without having to dodge in between thickets of selfie sticks. Or just wander down to the sea and revel in the serenity of beaches seemingly made just for you. Read more

“Get to know the city” (of Eleusis)

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During the second annual “Culture 2030” Meeting hosted by Eleusis 2021 / European Capital of Culture, Mentor, a culture & heritage management company, designed and implemented six thematic routes inspired by the rich heritage of Eleusis. “Get to know the city” is a project that combines urban tours, meetings, presentations, and storytelling to draw attention to Eleusis’ cultural legacy and wealth, as well as the unique stories and activities of local residents and associations. Read more

Τhe Holy Wines of Tinos

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Northern from Santorini, in the heart of the Aegean Sea, nestles the Holy Island, known as Tinos. For many decades, Tinos has been something more than just a beautiful Greek island. It’s been home to spirituality and religion, with a high resemblance to Santiago de Compostela! It’s a  place where every Greek believer should visit at least once in their lifetime, and get the chance to pray to Virgin Mary’s Church. Long story- short, it’s the leading Orthodox pilgrimage, and you can’t miss it! Read more

West Macedonia

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4 wonderful winter destinations

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It’s time to experience a different sort of Greece – one of rivers, mountains and glorious natural landscapes as yet undiscovered by mass tourism. Let’s explore some less talked about places in NW Greece this year. Read more

Crete’s hidden gems revealed

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Crete is famous for many things: the Palace of Knossos, the charming cities of Heraklion and Chania, the awe-inspiring Samaria Gorge – the list goes on and on. But rather than tell you about the famous sights of Crete, I want to share some of the hidden gems of this beautiful island. Read more