After the merry-making and the hearty meaty meals enjoyed on Tsiknopempti (Meatfare Thursday) and during the Carnival Period, Clean Monday- the first day of the Greek Orthodox Great Lent- marks the beginning of fasting which lasts until the Holy Saturday. Read more
Apart from the fact of having the best weather and climate conditions, wonderful beaches and rich culture, Greece is a country of great architectural significance. So, let’s start a unique journey identifying some of the most Read more
The magical atmosphere of Athens is captured in Alexandros Marangos’ video.
Thessaloniki is both Greece’s culinary capital and the perfect base for exploration, finds Neil McQuillian
As you might expect from a city that’s 2,322 years old, Thessaloniki swirls with history. Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans: they’ve all had their say here, but don’t even attempt to go about your explorations chronologically – you’ll only get giddy. For Thessaloniki’s layers fold and furl in on themselves like the filo in bougatsa, the must-try local pastry. Read more
Light, colors, scents are part of every trip… They stimulate the senses and create unique memories… The scenery and its diffused light are reflected in the photos… the aromas are enclosed in the postcards of Feel Greece… that The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) offers you. Read more
New Year’s Eve is fast approaching, so everyone is wondering where’s the perfect place to be when the clock strikes midnight on December 31. If you celebrate New Year’s Eve in Greece, it may bring to mind images of lavish parties and much more. There’s loads of events in Greece for the entire family. Read more
Escape to Arnea
Start from the mountainous area, visiting Arnea, a famous traditional settlement- the most beautiful in Halkidiki! Wander in its alleys, visit the folklore museums, walk in the mountain paths, dream under the waterfalls, cycle in wonderful routes, shop organic honey to “sweeten and honey” your first days of your common life, taste the famous toulouba, taste organic wine of local production, see how the organic feta cheese and yogurt is made and try the most delicious dishes you have ever tasted!
For our final trip of the summer, we spent 5 days in the Ionian Islands of Greece. We visited the Greek Isles last September as well because the mobs of tourist recede, the waters are still warm and the sun shines everyday. This year, we chose the island of Paxos, known for its vivid seas, rustic landscapes and more secluded beaches than many of the more well-known islands in the area. Read more
While summer might be the most popular time to visit the beautiful island of Rhodes – and understandably so, as that’s when the weather is hottest – there are plenty of reasons to visit in Autumn instead. From festivals to quieter streets to up-and-coming hotspots, here’s our guide to Autumn in Rhodes. Read more