|1||Athens (Attica) (Mainland Region)|
Welcome to Athens!
... the capital of Greece, the gateway connecting East and West, the city of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Culture, Plato and Socrates, Tragedies and Comedies, Philosophy and Sciences, ancient theatres, sun and sea, ...
|2||Crete (Island Complex)|
Welcome to Crete!
Welcome to the largest of the Greek Islands. The native land of Zorba the Greek, of El Greco, Nikos Kazantzakis, and Mikis Theodorakis. The Island of the Minoan Kings and their sentry Talos. Of Daedalus and Icarus, of t ...
|8||Peloponnese (Mainland Region)|
Welcome to Peloponnese!
Peloponnese, a spectacular region that pulses with numerous resorts of unparalleled aesthetics, is considered to be an ideal destination for those who are craving a unique experience to eternally cherish. In order ...
|10||Cyclades Islands (Island Complex)|
Welcome to the Cyclades!
The Cyclades Islands form an insular cluster consisting of 56 large and small islands scattered around the blue Aegean Sea. Some are globally famous, not only in the wide public sense, but also to the internat ...
Welcome to Achaia!
Achaia is an interesting prefecture, which has a multilateral profile as it throbs with mountainous and coastal regions as well as cosmic and secluded settlements that alternate, creating a magnificent icon and sense t ...
Welcome to Arkadia!
The prefecture of Arkadia is located in the center of the Peloponnese, while its southeastern end reaches the sea. Arkadia is a scenic and versatile prefecture, with many amazing geological features, superb beaches, a ...
Welcome to Argolida!
If the Peloponnese peninsula were to be seen as a four-fingered hand, Argolida (or Argolis, as it is still also named) would be its thumb. This part of the Peloponnese gives the impression of a completely separate, p ...
Arta Prefecture is located in the northwestern part of Greece and belongs, both geographically and administratively, to the Epirus Region, occupying its southeastern part. Its area covers 1614 sq. km (623.168 sq. mi) and it has approx. 80,000 inhabitants. It borders to the prefect ...
|Welcome to Athens, the capital of Greece, the gateway connecting East and West, the city of the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Culture, Plato and Socrates, Tragedies and Comedies, Philosophy and Science, ancient theaters, sun and sea, outdoor cafes in the Old and New city. ...But also of modern arts, ...|
Welcome to Drama!
If it were possible to make the colors and shapes of the landscape in the Prefecture of Drama interchange in front of our eyes at will, we would enjoy a huge Kaleidoscope that would leave us speechless by the infinite w ...
Welcome to Etoloakarnania!
The Aetoloakarnania (or Etoloakarnania, or often Aitoloakarnania) Prefecture is inhabited by some 230.000 residents and has Messolonghi as its capital city. The most eminent characteristic of this prefecture is ...
Welcome to Evia!
Long and narrow, it stretches over the Aegean Sea very near to the shores of Mainland Greece, separated from it by the Gulf of Euboea and the famous Evripos Straits. A main highway and ferryboats from several terminals f ...
Welcome to Evrytania!
Evrytania (one could see it written also as Eurytania) is one of the prefectures forming the Periphery of Central Greece. It borders to the prefectures of Fthiotida, Karditsa and Aetoloakarnania, and it has a mounta ...
Welcome to Evros!
You have reached the northernmost of the Greek Prefectures! It occupies the northeastern and eastern part of the Greek Thrace. It is named after River Evros, which flows along the eastern edge of the prefecture, fo ...
Welcome to Florina!
The Prefecture of Florina lies in the northwestern corner of Macedonia and is characterized by its continuously alternating landscapes. Four mountains and six lakes contribute to form this magical environment. It ...
Welcome to Fokida!
Let your steps take you to this “different” Greece… where Nature and History live, hand in hand, for millennia… Stand, once in your lifetime, at the center of the globe, the navel of the Earth ...
Welcome to Fthiotida!
Dominating Lamia, the capital city of the Prefecture of Fthiotida, from a hill ...
Welcome to Grevena!
The Prefecture of Grevena lies in the western part of Macedonia, extends to an area of 2291 square kilometers (884.5 square miles), and is entirely mountainous, as it occupies a large part of the Pindos Mountain Range ...
Welcome to Halkidiki!
Halkidiki makes a wonderful base for sightseeing, both within its immediate vicinity and throughout Northern Greece generally. No one who has the opportunity should miss the chance to visit Mount Athos. While the mo ...
Welcome to Chios!
The Prefecture of Chios’ lower slopes of the volcanic chain that forms its three islands are thickly cultivated with olive trees, fruit, vines and, above all, lentisk trees. These are “milked” for thei ...
Welcome to Ilia!
Elia or Ilia Prefecture comprises some 2,617 square kilometers of primarily fine fertile farm country, mostly in the plain of Elia where the Alpheios river, the largest of the Peloponnese, flows into the Ionian Sea. It w ...
Welcome to Imathia!
The finds during the excavations in one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, Vergina village, have made the Prefecture of Imathia renowned world-wide. It was here that, in 1977-78, the ancient Ma ...
Welcome to Ioannina!
Welcome to one of the cultural centers of Greece.
The last 60 years of the 20th century may have proved disastrous for Ioannina, due to isolation as a result of World War II and the post-war establishment ...
Welcome to Karditsa!
One usually thinks of Greece as an archipelago of a lot of islands. Yet, Karditsa can surprise its visitors with mountain landscapes as dramatic as one can see in the Alps, just one of many places of incomparable bea ...
Welcome to Kastoria!
The prefecture borders on the prefectures of Florina, Ioannina, Grevena, Kozani on the one hand, and Albania on the other. Recently an important settlement of the Neolithic Era was discovered at Dispilio, on the sout ...
Welcome to Kerkyra!
The prefecture of Kerkyra consisting of Corfu, Paxi and Diapontian islands extends over 638 sq. km. and has a population of 120,000, of which one third live in the town. Because of its somehow northern location and ...
Welcome to Kilkis!
The Kilkis Prefecture is located in central Makedonia, between the Prefectures of Pella, Thessaloniki and Serres. A large part of Kilkis lies amidst the verdant valley of the Axios River, the ancient Amfaxitida. Its we ...
Welcome to Kozani!
This Prefecture lies in Western Macedonia and is inhabited by approximately 150,000 people. It borders on the Prefectures of Imathia and Pieria to the east, Pella to the northeast, Florina to the north and northwe ...
Welcome to the Prefecture of Lakonia!
Lakonia (or even Laconia) occupies the southernmost part of the Peloponnese. It borders to the Prefectures of Arcadia to the north and Messinia to the west. The Myrtoan Sea, the Laconian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea embrace the L ...
Welcome to Larissa!
The prefecture of Larissa belongs to the geographical district of Thessalia - it is the largest one of the prefectures contained within it - and borders with the Prefectures of Pieria and Kozani in the north, Grevena, ...
Welcome to Lassithi!
The Prefecture of Lassithi lies at the easternmost end of the Crete, home to Agios Nikolaos, the resort of Elounda, and the island of Spinalonga. It covers an area of 1,818 sq km, and its population numbers a ...
Welcome to Lefkada!
Lefkada (also called Lefkas, Lefcas, Leucas and Lefkes) is a large Ionian Island just north of Kefalonia and south of Corfu and Paxi. In some ways, Lefkada is an artificial island, in that it was once a peninsula atta ...
Welcome to Magnesia!
The Prefecture of Magnesia, having a central geographical position in Greece and being almost equal in distance from the two major urban centers of Athens and Thessaloniki, constitutes a very important junction. In a ...
Welcome to Messinia!
Messinia or Messinea Prefecture is a most gifted part of the Peloponnese. It is not exclusively tourism oriented and thus not crowded with flocks of rivals for a sunbathing stretch of sand. Those travelers who finall ...
Welcome to Pella!
This prefecture is a limitary one belonging to the Periphery of Central Macedonia; it covers an area of 2500 sq. km and is inhabited by 145,797 people, according to the 2001 referendum. The prefecture was named aft ...
Welcome to Pieria!
The capital of Pieria Prefecture, Katerini, lies between the Plain of Pieria and Mt. Olympos. Some 32 kilometers southwest of Katerini, the village of Agios Dimitrios is built on a plateau, where there is water and lus ...
Welcome to Preveza!
Preveza prefecture is located in the southwest section of Epirus and has a total area of 1,036 square kilometers. It is inhabited by by 59,356 people, according to the 2001 census. Five kilometers (3.1 miles) nor ...
Welcome to Rethymno!
Welcome to a real world of miracles! Whatever you have heard of Crete comes true to its extreme when we speak of Rethymno Prefecture, where words reach their limits and the beauty can only be experienced. Scen ...
Welcome to Samos!
This is one of the five prefectures in the Aegean Sea; it lies South of Chios Prefecture and North of Dodecanese Prefecture. It comprises 2 bigger islands, Samos Island and Ikaria Island, some minor ones like Fourni isl ...
Welcome to Thessaloniki!
The famous prefecture of Thessaloniki pulses with multifarious interesting elements, such as archaeological and historical monuments, amazing natural sights and settlements, hospitable inhabitants with a uni ...
Welcome to Trikala!
Trikala Prefecture is located in the Thessaly plains of central Greece. The prefecture holds Kalambaka, Meteora, as well as the main city of Trikala. Here you will find cities, mountains, lakes, open plains of farmlan ...
Welcome to Viotia!
Livadia, the capital of the prefecture, is built between two hills on the sides of a gorge through which flow the springs of Erkina. They are known in mythology as Lethe (Forgetfulness) and Mnemosyne (Memory), and they ...
Welcome to Xanthi!
This prefecture, together with the Prefectures of Drama, Kavala, Rodopi and Evros form the East Macedonia and Thrace District, the northeastern-most part of mainland Greece. The capital city of the Prefecture of X ...
Welcome to Zakynthos!
Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful and fertile islands of the Mediterranean. Its total size amounts to 406 square km. Its permanent population is 35,000. The Zakynthians are optimistic, friendly, smiling, and ho ...
Welcome to Amorgos!
This long, narrow Cycladic island is the furthest east of the Cycladic chain. In fact, the island is so far east that it is almost in the Dodecanese! It has an area of 121 square kilometers (313.5 sq. miles) and a coa ...
Welcome to Antiparos!
Of late, Antiparos has been attracting quite a bit of attention in its own right as a modern holiday venue. Once considered just a nice one-day excursion for vacationers on Paros, this sweet little gem of an island ...
Welcome to Andros!
The most northerly island in the Cyclades and the second largest in the group after Naxos, the island of Andros is also one of the most beautiful. Successive mountain ranges with steep sides, separated by gorges, river ...
Welcome to Astypalea!
Difficult to get to, but worth the effort, this lovely “butterfly-shaped” island actually has a coastline longer that its mass, as the island is very narrow at its center, giving the appearance from afar ...
Welcome to Evia!
The island, so close to the mainland and seeming to be a part of it (as it once was) is actually the second largest island after Crete. Long and narrow, it's shape follows closely the shape of the mainland as it stretche ...
Welcome to Folegandros!
Slightly off the beaten path and situated right between the Western and Eastern Cyclades, this long, rocky island of 32 square kilometers is now beginning to attract some of the tourism that has long been enjoyed ...
Welcome to Chios!
Crescent-shaped, with its inward-curving shore facing the Aegean, Chios’ lower slopes of the volcanic chain that cuts it in two are thickly cultivated with olives, fruit, vines and, above all, mastic trees. The mo ...
Welcome to Ios!
The coastline of this predominantly mountainous island with its countless chapels, its olive trees, its vineyards and its limpid air, is adorned with small, attractive coves. Those features combine with the crystal clear ...
Welcome to Kea!
This small and mountainous island is the nearest of the Cycladic chain to the mainland of Greece, lying merely 16 nautical miles from the southern tip of Cape Sounion, and with ferry service from the mainland’s sout ...
Welcome to Kefalonia!
While you may not yet have had a chance to visit this large Ionian Island, you have most probably heard of it thanks to the recent novel and movie of the same name, “Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.” If ...
Welcome to Corfu of the green, of the castles and stately homes, of all of the riotous colors of the rainbow, of the glistening green after the rain, of culture and the arts, of red tiled roofs, and warm sunny smiles.
Welcome to Corfu-Kerkyra!
Welcome to Kos Island, third largest in the Dodecanese, the island of the father of Medicine, Hippocrates; of the solfatara fields and hot springs; of the wetlands of Psalidi; of the three-aisled basilica of St. Stephen’s early Christian church, and of t ...
Welcome to Rethymno!
Welcome to a real world of miracles!
Whatever you have heard of Crete comes true to its extreme when we speak of Rethymno Prefecture, where words reach their limits and the beauty can only be experience ...
Welcome to Lefkada!
The large Ionian Island of Lefkada (also called Lefkas, Lefcas, Leucas and Lefkes) is situated just north of Kefalonia and south of Corfu and Paxi. In some ways, Lefkada is an artificial island, in that it was once a ...
Welcome to Leros!
This island of 8,500 inhabitants lies in the Dodecanese, on the southeastern edge of the Aegean, near Patmos. It has an area of 53 square kilometers and a coastline 71 kilometers in length owing to the vigorous carving ...
Welcome to Lesvos!
... the typical Greek Island you are NOT accustomed to! Lesvos, the island of lush greenery. The island of award winning beaches, traditional ceramic-roofed villages and of friendly locals ever ready to share with you ...
Welcome to Mykonos of the incredible light, of the myriad of beaches of sand, stone, raucus and quiet, to the whitewashed houses and tiny lanes, to tiny chapels and churches here, there and everywhere, to a chic ambience amid simplicity, to bars and clubs and meeting new friends, to tolerance, ...
Welcome to Milos!
With its distinctive horseshoe shape, Milos is the most southerly island in the Western Cyclades. It is notable for its volcanic soil and for the rich deposits of minerals that lie beneath. There are various kinds of be ...
Welcome to Naxos!
The largest, most fertile, and most self-sufficient of the Cycladic Islands, Naxos is a joy to explore, chiefly because there is such a large variety of things to see and so many wonderful impressions to be left with at ...
Welcome to the windsurfer's paradise, of the valley of the Jersey Tiger moths; of golden sandy secluded beaches with crystal clear blue water; of tiny fishing harbors; of the legendary Ekatontapyliani Church (Our Lady of the One Hundred Gates), of vibrant nightlife; of the cos ...
Welcome to Patmos!
Welcome to the island where the famous Revelation of Saint John the Divine was inspired and written! If you are planning a holiday in Greece, and if you are interested in making a unique stopover at a small island, the ...
Welcome to Rhodes of the medieval and the modern, to a land drenched in history, to a land blessed with unending sunshine, to cobbled streets and echoes, to marvelous beaches and temperate waters, to preserved antiquities of earlier centuries and all the modernity of the 21st!
Welcome to Samothraki!
This northeastern Aegean Island, also referred to as Samothrace, forms a triangle with Thassos to the northwest and Limnos (Lemnos) to the southwest. It lies 29 nautical miles southwest of Alexandroupolis, the larg ...
Welcome to Serifos!
When seeing Serifos from afar, one could not be more reminded of a large rock growing in the middle of the sea. Practically circular and fairly mountainous and rocky, it does have a few small fertile valleys that are ...
Welcome to Sifnos!
The island of Sifnos is a unique destination in the Aegean Sea. It is one of the six islands of the Western Cyclades, and it is situated between the islands of Serifos and Milos. The island has become known for its aut ...
Welcome to Syros!
The capital of the island, Ermoupolis, still remains as the administrative center of the Cycladic Islands, as well as their court of jurisdiction. Today it is a busy city bustling with activity; full ...
Welcome to Skiathos!
In the Sporades group, Skiathos is the smallest in size, yet has the largest tourist infrastructure, and attracts the largest number of visitors to this part of the Aegean. It is also the nearest to the mainland, and ...
Welcome to Thassos!
The northernmost Greek Island, Thassos, lies very near to the shores of northern Greece, just 12 kilometers away in fact, which makes it an ideal holiday destination for northern Greeks and visitors from the southern ...
Welcome to Tinos of the nature, of the simplicity of the life, of the gentle curve of its hills, of its enduring villages and friendly villagers, of miraculous icons, of its wealth of natural beauty, of its shadows and light, of its artistic wealth of painters, sculptors and their works, of it ...
Welcome to Zakynthos!
The magnificent island of Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful and fertile islands of the Mediterranean. Its total size amounts to 406 square kilometers, and its permanent population is 35,000. The Zakynthians are ...
Welcome to Chania!
The city of Chania or Hania (stress on the last syllable), identified with the ancient city of Kydonia, is the capital city of the Prefecture of Chania. Chania Prefecture, Crete&rsq ...
Welcome to Heraklion!
Heraklion Prefecture is the largest of the four prefectures of Crete and is bounded to the Prefectures of Lassithi to the east and Rethymno to the west. It covers an area of 2,641 sq. kilometers (1,017 sq. miles) an ...
Welcome to Lassithi!
The Prefecture of Lassithi lies at the easternmost end of the Crete, home to Agios Nikolaos, the resort of Elounda, and the island of Spinalonga. It covers an area of 1,818 sq km, and its population numbers a ...
Welcome to Aegina!
At a distance of about 18 miles from the coast of Attica, Aegina is usually a favorite first or last stop of the many daily cruises from the mainland. In fact, much of the population of its 10,000 or so inhabitants ...
|Welcome to Kythira!|
The island of Kythira (also frequently spelled Kithira) is technically part of the Ionian chain, although it is quite far from the other islands of the chain, since it actually lies at the foot of the souther ...
Welcome to Santorini of the volcano; to the island of breathtaking views of the Caldera; of the best Aegean sunsets; of the houses built atop one another; of Fira, Oia, and Imerovigli facing the volcanic islands of Mikri and Megali Kammeni; with beautiful hote ...
Welcome to Poros!
This small island is situated 35,5 nautical miles from Piraeus. Being one of the most beautiful islands of the Saronic, Poros attracts many tourists every summer. Beautiful beaches, lovely little houses, and mountains c ...
Welcome to Kalymnos!
The island of Kalymnos is one of the most interesting islands of the Dodecanese. The island is also sometimes called "Nisi ton Agalmaton" (Island of Statues), because it has many statues that were created, ...
Welcome to Karpathos!
With amazing natural beauty and respect for the environment, Karpathos is today one of the islands of the Dodecanese that still retains its traditional character. Its architecture and folklore blend harmoniously, gi ...
Welcome to Skopelos!
Larger than Skiathos and smaller than Skyros, this incredibly green island belongs to the Sporades group, which lie off the eastern coast of the mainland, just north of Evia. You can reach this island by ferry from t ...
Welcome to Samos!
The exquisite island of Samos lies in the Eastern Aegean, very close to the coast of Asia Minor, in the heart of Ionia, almost midway along the sea route that links Greece with Anatolia, the Black Sea, Egypt and the Eas ...
Welcome to Hydra!
A small cosmopolitan greek island located 35 miles from Zea port (Piraeus), the island of Hydra is one of the few Greek islands where motorized transportation is not permitted … everyone gets about on foot, by ...
Welcome to Delos!
Magical Delos, the sacred birthplace of the god of light, commercial center in antiquity, religious center for thousands of years, pirate hideout for centuries. An island of grandeur and wealth, of many different rulers ...
Welcome to Paxi!
Situated about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) south of Corfu, this tiny island of only 25 square kilometers (9.6 sq. miles) looks more like a forest growing out of the sea, rather than an island! There are more than 300,000 o ...
Welcome to Salamina!
This small island, also called Salamis, is nearest to Athens and can be reached by boat from Piraeus, from Perama to the west of Piraeus, and from Megara on the main road to Corinth. In spite of its small size of 95 ...
Welcome to Spetses!
Lying very near to the southern point of the easternmost part of the Peloponnese, this small, absolutely sweet island is a delight to explore. This is an island much-photographed, especially the photo showing a horse ...
Welcome to Ikaria!
Entwined with legend and myth, and combining just about every natural feature to be found on a Greek island, Ikaria is not as well known as its famous neighbor, Samos. But Ikaria perfectly combines the most incredible ...
Welcome to Donoussa!
Welcome to Donoussa of the “Lesser” Cyclades, called that due to limited ferry service and very small populations. These islands offer an alternative to mass tourism, plush resorts, and throbbing nig ...
Welcome to Koufonissia!
With the largest population in the “Lesser” Cyclades (called the Lesser Cyclades due to limited ferry service and very small populations), it does offer an alternative to mass tourism, plush resor ...
Welcome to Schinoussa!
This island is part of the “Lesser” Cyclades, called that due to limited ferry service and very small populations. They offer an alternative to mass tourism, plush resorts, and throbbing nightlife. Howe ...
Welcome to Iraklia!
Iraklia of the “Lesser” Cyclades (called the Lesser Cyclades due to limited ferry service and very small populations), offers an alternative to mass tourism, plush resorts, and throbbing nightlife. However ...
Welcome to Kythnos!
Situated in the Western Cycladic chain, Kythnos is the start of the route when making your journey from the mainland. In all likelihood, it will be the first island stop as you make your way to Serifos, Sifnos, and Mi ...
Welcome to Nissiros!
This nearly round island of only 41 square kilometers lies to the south of Kos and to the northwest of Tilos in the Dodecanese. Nissiros (also often spelled Nisiros, Nisyros, and Nissyros) is quite well known for its ...
Welcome to Tilos!
Do you want to be adventuresome? Do you want to be left alone? Would you like to discover a Greek island without hordes of tourists tramping about? Most importantly, would you like to see an island with rugged natural ...
Welcome to Symi!
If it’s true that there is beauty in simplicity, then tiny, sweet Symi is the perfect example of that, when it comes to discussing the beauties of the Greek Islands. This little gem of an island of only 58 square k ...
Welcome to Limnos!
Limnos (or Lemnos, as it is often spelled) is the eighth largest island in the Aegean Sea and lies in the North Aegean, between Lesvos and Samothraki. The island is some 475 square kilometers (150 square miles) in size ...
Welcome to Ithaki!
The island of Ithaki (also referred to as Ithaca or Ithaka) is known as being Odysseus' homeland (Homer's hero who, after the Trojan War, wandered for years before he finally reached his long-lost kingdom).
Welcome to Alonissos!
The main island of Alonissos forms part of the National Marine Park, where many of the smaller surrounding islands are under the full protection of the government in order to protect a variety of species, from rare ...
Welcome to Sikinos!
Once you disembark, you cannot help but notice it: people here look you directly to the eyes, and with a smile! You are treated as a guest, not as a potential source of income. Tourism is nowhere in the Aegean less im ...
Welcome to Fourni!
Fourni Island is the third island of Samos' prefecture. Fourni is actually an island complex southwest of Samos and southeast of Ikaria, accessible by ship, boats and flying dolphins. The complex consists of 12 islands ...
Welcome to Anafi!
This small island of only 38 sq. kilometers played a prominent role in Greek Mythology, providing refuge and shelter for Jason and the Argonauts, and the same can be said today, since it offers a haven for ...
Welcome to Kimolos!
Though only a small segment of the Cycladic Islands, similar in size to Anafi, Kimolos more than holds its own when it comes to island beauty. In fact, it's natural beauty is enhanced by the white stratified c ...
Welcome to Skyros!
Welcome to the island of the co-existence of the most contrasting opposites: Green pine forests combined with harsh, arid wilderness, traditional customs together with modern infrastructure, pious, reveren ...
Welcome to Kastelorizo!
East of Rhodes, 72 miles away, lies Kastelorizo (also spelled Kastellorizo or Castellorizon), or Megisti (=biggest), a small island of only 8.9 sq. km. (3.44 sq. m ...
|Welcome to Agistri!|
Just a breath away from bustling Aegina, no more than a few minutes by ship, is situated Agistri (or Angistri=fish hook), the smallest island in the Saronic Gulf, and a unique combination of natural beauty, green landscape ...
Welcome to Agrinio!
Agrinio is the greatest residential, economic and social center in northwestern Greece. It is inhabited by about 100,000 people, and it is built on top of the ancient town of Agrinio. Agrinio, in antiquity, is certai ...
|Welcome to Amfilochia!|
A small town of 6000 people, Amphilochia lies at the entrance of Amvrakikos Bay, 310 kilometers (192 miles) from Athens. It belongs to the Prefecture of Aetoloakarnania and is amphitheatrically built on the side of two h ...
Welcome to Messolonghi!
Messolonghi (or Messolongi), capital of Aetoloakarnania Prefecture, was founded in the 16th century on three islets at the mouth of Acheloos and Evinos rivers, which were later united by silting to form three sce ...
Welcome to Nafpaktos!
Nafpaktos is the capital city of Nafpaktia region in the Prefecture of Aetoloakarnania, and it is one of the oldest towns in Greece, with a history of more than 3500 years. The town spreads to an area of 5500 acr ...
Welcome to Argos!
Argos is situated in the plain of Argolis, 135 km (84.5 miles) from Athens and 12 km (7.5 miles) from Nafplio, the Argolis (or Argolida) Prefecture capital. It has some 28000 inhabitants. A modern town, yet having kept ...
Welcome to Nafplion!
The lovely seaside town of Nafplion (also sometimes called Nauplia or Nafplio) is the capital and administrative center of the prefecture of Argolida, and is an excellent base from which to explore the two nearby Wor ...
Welcome to Tripoli!
Tripoli is a place of natural contrasts. Because of its situation, it can satisfy the desires of the most demanding visitor, offering him enchanting landscapes and resorts, winter and summer, with a combination of mou ...
Welcome to Athens!
Athens, the post Olympiad center of the country, is one of the most modern and fast-developing cities of Europe, with a cultural heritage that is one of the richest in the world. The Acropolis with the Parthenon, the A ...
Welcome to Aegina Town!
Today Aegina Town (6,333 inhab.) is the main port on the island that dominates the Saronic Gulf. It is only an hour's ride from Piraeus (about 20 km away). On your trip over from Piraeus, you might actually see so ...
Welcome to Kythira Town!
The town has a surprisingly small population for an island capital, only about 600 inhabitants, but it is certainly not short of beauty and atmosphere. The most prominent site of the town is the impressive castle ...
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Welcome to Lagonissi Beach!
On the way down to Sounion, and just after Vouliagmeni, you’ll pass by the nearly exclusive community of Lagonissi Beach. We could call this area “Millionaires Row” for all of the luxury seaf ...
Welcome to Poros Town!
Poros Town is exactly what one imagines when thinking of the beauty and uniqueness of Greek island life. Its colorful quay, fishing skiffs, water taxis that ferry you around the island and to the mainland, delightf ...
Welcome to Rafina!
This small port on the east coast of the mainland is fast becoming a major point of departure for ferries and Highspeed boats traveling to the Cycladic Islands from the mainland. Still a fairly sleepy seaside town, the ...
Welcome to Kalavrita!
You are invited to see significant archaeological, historical, and religious monuments at the region of the Municipality of Kalavrita (also written as Kalavryta), such as: the archaeological site of ancient Loussi, ...
Welcome to Patras!
Staying in Athens? Explored all the sights and still have some holiday time on your hands? Then why not take advantage of a day or two in Patras (Patra)? Primarily known for its busy port and ferry departures to Italy, ...
Welcome to Livadia!
Livadia (pronounced Livathia, stressed on the last syllable, also spelled Levadeia or Levadia) is the capital city of Viotia, built between two hills making it very fertile, thanks to the abundant water in the region. ...
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Welcome to Drama!
The City of Drama is the administrative, economical and cultural center of one of the most unknown to the general public, though, perhaps, one of the most interesting Prefectures to visit. It is a city which offers a lo ...
Welcome to Archangelos!
If you’re traveling south from Rhodes Town and along the east coast of the island, you’ll find the third largest town on the island called Archangelos, named after Archangel Michael. This inland hillsi ...
Welcome to Kos Town!
The town of Kos was founded in 366 BC, in exactly the same area as exists the present town. It thrived during the Hellenistic and Roman periods, being a crossroad between the civilizations of East and West, the meeti ...
Welcome to Rhodes Town!
The “palia poli” (the old city) is the medieval city of Rhodes (or Rhodos), surrounded by a high defensive wall. It is one of the few medieval cities still inhabited in its largest part, excluding its ...
Welcome to Alexandroupolis!
Alexandroupolis, 14.5 kilometres west of the river Evros (border to Turkey), 849 kilometres from Athens and 391 kilometres from Thessaloniki, is a city of around 50,000 inhabitants. As the capital of Evros Pre ...
Welcome to Kimi!
Kimi is one of the oldest towns in Evia and is miraculously perched high above the sea. The folklore museum, ancient ruins, as well as the Byzantine monastery, are the main attractions on this mid-point of Evia.
|159||Aedipsos Spa Resort|
Welcome to Aedipsos!
The etymology of the name most probably derives from the words "aedoion" and "aptomai," Greek for "touch the external female genital organs," which must refer to the miraculous effects t ...
Welcome to Chalkis!
The area of Chalkis (or, as you may also find it, Chalkida or Halkida) belongs to the island of Evia, second largest in Greece after Crete. The name Chalkis, taken by the town built over the site once occupied by a ve ...
Welcome to Karpenissi!
Karpenissi is located at the foothills of Mt. Timfristos, at an altitude of 960 meters (2880 feet). Among the town's most characteristic features are the workshops that produce handmade brass bells for animals. The ...
Welcome to Zakynthos Town!
The town of Zakynthos is situated in one of the most beautiful spots of the island between the hills of the Castle and the Exidaveloni (=sixty needles). The few buildings that survived the great earthquake of 1 ...
Welcome to Olympia!
Olympia is the site of the ancient Olympic Games, which were celebrated every four years by the ancient Greeks. The area, of great natural beauty, was attacked by the recent fires and the vegetation on the holy Croniu ...
Welcome to Pyrgos!
Pyrgos is the capital of the Prefecture of Ilia and its largest city. It is a relatively new city, since its foundation took place during the occupation of Greece by the Turks, and is built on seven small hills. It is ...
Welcome to Veria!
Veria is built on a small plateau on the eastern slope of Mt Vermion. It has a history of at least 2700 years, bearing all this time the same name! Veria’s pre-history goes back well into mythical times: Hero ...
Welcome to Heraklion!
The capital city of Crete more than lives up to its reputation as being one of the most attractive of the many cities of the Mediterranean! It can satisfy the wishes and demands of a diverse variety of visitors from ...
|170||Hersonissos (Chersonissos) Town|
Welcome to Hersonissos!
This very well-developed resort area lies 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) east of Heraklion, and only 30 minutes from the airport. Frequently, you might find it spelled as Cheronissos, but technically, that is the name ...
Welcome to Malia!
This once quiet seaside resort has become very attractive to the younger set of late, and the nightlife centered along the main strip of the town is pretty wild, especially during July and August. Having said that, don& ...
|172||Matala Beach Resort|
Welcome to Matala!
Matala was, in antiquity, the port of Phaistos and Gortys. Before it was discovered by the “flower children” movement of the sixties, it was a fishing village. Due to their liberal ways, totally unacceptabl ...
Welcome to Filiates!
Filiates is the third biggest town of Thesprotia Prefecture and lies about 18 km away from Igoumenitsa. Many buildings here follow the Epirotic architectural style, which makes use of the locally abundant stone. They ...
Welcome to Thessaloniki!
Thessaloniki is the second largest city of Greece, also the capital of Macedonia. Its landmark is the White Tower, and there are many important sites within easy reach. Apart from being known as a cosmopolitan an ...
Welcome to Kavala!
Kavala, one of the most important cities of Greece, is situated in Northern Greece, 164 kilometers (100 miles) east of Thessaloniki. It is a beautiful city that, thanks to its pleasant climate, its fine beaches, and it ...
Welcome to Filippi!
Filippi or Filipi , as it is sometimes spelled, is an historic and archaeological site, 17 km to the northwest of Kavala, near Krenides village. The history of the town begins in 360 - 359 B.C. when the settlers from ...
|Welcome to Karditsa City!
The city of Karditsa is a small city of about 35,000 people, inhabited before the beginning Historic Times. Modern hotels, combined with older traditional ones, provide a comfortable stay to visitors. The central open-air market is full of life and provides a meeting ...|
Welcome to Kastoria!
The city of Kastoria lies in West Macedonia, Hellas/Greece, and is the capital of the Kastoria Prefecture. It is built amphitheatrically around a peninsula that shoots into Orestiada Lake and seems to emerge through ...
Welcome to Kozani!
The city of Kozani, capital of the Prefecture, is a typical provincial town, at an altitude of 710 meters (2130 feet) above sea level. It is inhabited by about 32,000 people.
The town is proud of its Kouvent ...
Welcome to Siatista!
... well, this is what we would say if there was any chance of your visiting this city, which, unfortunately, is improbable since Siatista is far off the beaten tourist path! There is no chance that you'll find it li ...
Welcome to Korinthos!
In the age of myth, Korinthos (or Corinth) was always being thrown into turmoil by tribes pouring into the Peloponnese from Isthmus. With the setting of Dorians (9th c BC), Corinth’s history began. It became a ...
|190||Gythio Port Town|
Welcome to Gythio!
Gythio, together with a number of places around South Peloponnese and the islands in the area, from the 2nd millennium BC was inhabited by the Phoenicians, who came for the purple dye that was found in a mollusk abunda ...
Welcome to Sparti!
The capital of the prefecture of Laconia, Sparti (Sparta) is located 225 km from Athens. It is built in the heart of a fertile plain near the Evrotas River, on the same site as ancient Sparta had stood.
|194||Agios Nikolaos City|
Welcome to Agios Nikolaos!
As the capital of the Prefecture of Lassithi, Ag. Nikolaos is everything that one would expect from a capital city ... a cosmopolitan atmosphere, an incredibly charming and very picturesque port, a high tourist ...
Welcome to Ierapetra!
Welcome to the "bride of the Libyan Sea," the southernmost city in Europe and one of the oldest towns on Crete; ancient Hierapytna, Pytna or Kamiros, was located to the west of the modern town, in a suburb ...
Welcome to Sitia!
Sitia (or Siteia) is amphitheatrically built around a hill in Sitia Bay, the easternmost one on Crete’s north coast. Next to it, there is a fantastic beach with white, fine sand stretching down to the crystal clea ...
Welcome to Elounda!
Elounda is the major beach resort linked to the capital of the prefecture, Ag. Nikolaos. It is north of the city by approximately 10 kilometers (6.2 miles), and has some of the finest resorts to be found on the island ...
Welcome to Mytiline!
Mytiline, the capital of Lesvos, has been blessed with many impressive attributes. Mytiline, like Athens and many other important cities, is surrounded by seven hills. It is a culturally rich city because it is ancie ...
Welcome to Lefkada Town!
The capital of the island is called Lefkada Town, and it sits at the most northerly point of the island where the bridge links it to the mainland. The most notable architecture of this area is the old fortress of ...
Welcome to Volos!
Situated at the center point of the Greek mainland, Volos is located approximately in between the two main urban centers, Athens to the south, and Thessaloniki to the north (approximately 300-320 kms-185-200 Miles). It ...
Welcome to Zagora!
Situated approximately 47 kilometers from Volos, Zagora is the largest village of the Pelion region. Historically, it was a wealthy village owing to silk production and sea trade, hence some of the most beautiful mans ...
Welcome to Skiathos Town!
The capital, Skiathos Town, is a lovely, picturesque town to explore, with whitewashed houses, red-tiled roofs, and tiny lanes, all interspersed with greenery and colorful flowers. For a look at one of the 19th ...
Welcome to Skopelos Town!
The capital of Skopelos island, also called Chora, a common name for the capitals of almost all of the Aegean Islands, sits amphitheatrically overlooking the harbor, and it is surely one of the most beautiful ca ...
Welcome to Kalamata!
Welcome to the Capital and chief port of the prefecture is the much-sung Kalamata, the land of the Kalamatianos dance and the silk kerchief. Of succulent black olives, honeyed figs and the sesame-covered sweet called ...
Welcome to Pylos!
Pylos is a pretty little town built up a hill on the south coast of the bay of Navarino, with snow-white, two-storey houses, red or yellow tiled, with courtyards drenched in flowers. The arcaded streets make you think y ...
|213||Platamonas Beach Resort|
Welcome to Platamonas!
At the southern-most end of the 45 mile long Pieria Coast, just south of Skotina Beach (Paralia Skotinas) and Pandeleimonas Beach, we come to Platamonas Beach Resort. Pieria Coast starts right after the Aliakmonas ...
Welcome to Amari!
Inland and away from the sea, 40 kilometers (24.8 miles) southeast of Rethymnon, you’ll encounter one of the many highlights of any visit to Crete, the traditional mountain village. Amari is one of the prettiest a ...
Welcome to Rethymno!
The capital of the prefecture and sharing its name, Rethymno, is an incredible town of old and new, most well known for having one of the most beautiful Venetian harbors. Rethymno is a vibrant and charming city of ab ...
|218||Agios Kirikos Port Town|
Welcome to Agios Kirikos!
The present capital of the island and its main port, Ai. Kirikos, is situated on the south coast of the island, toward the eastern section. It is connected by a main road that crosses over to the north to access ...
Welcome to Trikala!
The city of Trikala has a population of about 60,000 people and is located within the prefecture of the same name in the fertile plain of Northwestern Thesssaly, in central Greece. Built near the Litheos River, it lie ...
Welcome to Kalambaka!
This small town, on the right side of the Pinios River, which flows down from the Pindos mountain range and into the plain of Thessaly, is built at the foot of the breathtaking rocks of Meteora. Meteora literal ...
|224||Kamena Vourla Spa Resort|
Welcome to Kamena Vourla!
Driving up from Athens to Lamia, 160 kilometers (100 miles) from the capital, a couple of miles north of Aghios Konstantinos, we come to Kamena Vourla, a town lying between the National Road on the seafront and ...
|Amphikleia Town or Amfikleia or even Amfiklia ...|
Welcome to Domokos!
Traveling north of Lamia, a zigzag road leads to Domokos, a town known from modern Greek History. Built at a fine spot overlooking the Thessaly Plain, Domokos played an important role during the Greek National revolut ...
Welcome to Lamia!
The city, 220 kilometers from Athens and a bustling commercial center and capital of the prefecture, is built along the southwest, pine-covered slopes of Mt. Othris, near the Sperhios river. The municipal buildings, hot ...
Welcome to Amfissa!
Amfissa (or Amphissa) is the capital city of the Prefecture of Fokida (or Fokis). Surrounded by mountains, overlooking the serene millennia-old silver Olive Grove of Amphissa plain, it is inhabited by some 12,000 peop ...
Welcome to Arnaia!
Arnaia is a picturesque little town in Halkidiki, 58 km from Thessaloniki and 37 km from Poliyiros. As one of the older villages of Halkidiki, Arnaia has kept the traditional aspect of having narrow streets, tiny squar ...
|235||Nea Kalikratia Village|
Welcome to Kalikratia!
Kalikratia is the most recent municipality of the Halkidiki district. It came about through the fusion of the villages of Nea Kallikratia, Agios Pavlos and Nea Iraklia. The municipality of Kallikratia has 5,480 inh ...
|236||Nea Moudania Village|
Welcome to Nea Moudania!
Nea Moudania is located a short distance before reaching the first peninsula of Kassandra, approximately 62 km south from Thessaloniki.
In 1821, when the Greek Revolution began, people of Chalkidiki un ...
Welcome to Poligiros!
Poligiros is the capital of the Halkidiki Prefecture. The municipality of Poligiros is situated at the center of the peninsula of Halkidiki at the foot of mountain Cholomontas and at an altitude of 560 meters. Toget ...
Welcome to Chania!
The city of Chania is the second largest on Crete and is considered among the most picturesque in Greece. It is built around the old Venetian Port and Castle (Casteli), which have preserved their medieval characteristi ...
Welcome to Sfakia!
To have chosen this region and managed to be here, you must be a very special kind of person. People in Sfakia know it, so their welcome is much warmer; you will have the opportunity to feel this welcome repeatedly, fo ...
Welcome to Kardamyla!
Situated 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) north of the capital on the east coast of Chios, this large sprawling village is actually divided into two sections, separated from each other by about two kilometers (1.25 miles) ...
Welcome to Chios!
The City of Chios is the capital city of Chios Island! Chios (also spelled Hios or Khios), also the main port of the island, sits on the edge of a plain facing the Turkish coast on the site of the ancient city.
Welcome to Mastihari!
Approximately 3 kilometers northwest of Antimachia lies the village of Mastihari or Mastichari, where one can find some of the most beautiful beaches on Kos. The port is always full with fishermen that daily provide ...
Welcome to Faliraki!
This is one of the most popular seaside resorts on Rhodes offering a good selection of entertainment, day and night. Plenty of bars and clubs have made Faliraki well known for its vigorous nightlife, and so it has at ...
Welcome to Ixia!
A few kilometers north of Ialyssos and south of Rhodes Town will bring you to the growing and popular resort of Ixia Beach. There’s a very good assortment of resort hotels of all classes, each having their own priv ...
Welcome to Fira!
Fira Town (or Thira Town, as it is also known) is the capital of the island, its commercial center, and features one of the most spectacular vistas overlooking the Caldera and the famous volcano that once destroyed so mu ...
Welcome to Oia!
The magical village of Oia, the second largest town on Santorini, lies at the northernmost tip of the island, clinging to the crest of a breathtaking precipice on the edge of the volcanic Caldera, directly overlooking the ...
Welcome to Firostefani!
Moving north from Fira Town and along its magnificent west coast overlooking the Caldera, this area is within easy walking distance of the capital, with its furthest point being less than one kilometer from it. If ...
Welcome to Imerovigli!
Averaging 1.5 to 2.5 kilometers distance from Fira Town, this outstanding area features the highest elevations over the Caldera, and has one of the island’s most prominent features, the rock of Skaros, the me ...
Welcome to Tinos Town!
Since Tinos Town has a year round population of about 3,000 (with an overall island population of about 8,000), there is always a feeling of hustle and bustle in the air as the locals go about their daily routine. ...
This extraordinary site on a rocky peninsula off the southeastern coast of Peloponnese was originally founded in 583 A.D.. Over the centuries, a variety of rulers occupied this inhospitable rock, from the Byzantine Empire, to the Venetians, to the Ottomans, and finally to the Greeks in 1821. T ...
|251||Mykonos Town (Chora)|
Welcome to Mykonos Town!
The center of all the action, the heart and soul of the island, this is where you will find the majority of restaurants, bars, shops, and major tourist infrastructure of the island. Whitewashed houses and balconi ...
|253||Tolo Town Resort|
Welcome to Tolo!
Tolo (or Tolon) Village used to be a picturesque fishing village on the coast of Argolis. Due to the fact that it is located only 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from Nafplion, and because it has a very long ...
|254||Vouliagmeni Seaside Suburb|
Welcome to Vouliagmeni!
Just beyond Voula on the magnificent Gold Coast of Attica, the seaside suburb of Vouliagmeni offers some outstanding beaches to enjoy. While most of its beaches entail an entrance fee, the price is reasonable cons ...
Welcome to Parikia!
Parikia is the lively, picturesque capital of the island and its main commercial port. In fact, its port is a connecting hub between the western, eastern, and lesser Cycladic Islands. The capital has some excellent re ...
|256||Agios Stefanos Beach|
Welcome to Agios Stefanos!
On the northwest coast of the island and in an advantageous position capturing the legendary Mykonos sunsets, this lovely area places you within three kilometers of Mykonos Town, yet near to a wonderful sandy b ...
|257||Platys Yialos Beach|
Welcome to Plays Yialos!
Perfectly positioned on the south coast of Mykonos, right at the end of the main road leading to it from Mykonos Town, this location offers a fantastic beach, connections to the caiques departing for the more dis ...
Welcome to Elia Beach!
On the beautiful southern coast of Mykonos, about nine kilometers from its center, this fantastic beach of sand and pebbles is one of the longest of Mykonos’ many fine beaches. It is accessible by public bus ...
Welcome to Houlakia!
At the juncture of the west and north coasts of the island, Houlakia Bay overlooks the strait separating Mykonos from nearby Tinos Island, and is most well known for the round pebbles and rocks lining its shores. Thi ...
|260||Tagoo Area (Mykonos Town Outskirts)|
Welcome to Tagoo!
This lovely area on the west coast of the island, within 400 to 1000 meters distance from Mykonos Town, features excellent accommodation, great sea and nearby island views, and outstanding sunsets, all within walking di ...
Welcome to Lambi!
Very near to the Main Town of Kos, this sandy and shingle beach of about one kilometer (0.6 miles) long, offers what all typical Greek beaches do: Restaurants or tavernas lining the road next to a number of lodging ...
|262||Drafaki (Mykonos Town Outskirts)|
Welcome to Drafaki!
This is a lovely section of Mykonos with a high elevation overlooking the town and the sea. It is perfect for those clients who are looking for expansive town and sea views, beautiful sunsets, and good access to the t ...
|263||Agios Ioannis Beach|
Welcome to Agios Ioannis!
Just four kilometers southwest of Mykonos Town, on the peninsula overlooking Delos, this area has an excellent sandy beach, outstanding, high-quality accommodation, a relaxed atmosphere, and superb views of near ...
Welcome to Ornos!
Just less than three kilometers south of Mykonos Town, this lovely area is very popular with families. Ornos Beach is considered by many as the very best beach on Mykonos and is well-organized. The second beach in this ...
|265||Kalo Livadi Beach|
Welcome to Kalo Livadi!
This beautiful long beach overlooks the Bay of Livadi, and is one of the most recent areas of Mykonos to be developed with hotel and bungalow accommodation. The region is a farming area, and the level of developme ...
Welcome to Paranga!
Situated between Platys Yialos and Paradise, the beautiful southern beach of Paranga offers outstanding swimming, the possibility of nude bathing, not too many crowds, and is easily accessible to the public bus at Pla ...
Welcome to Chaniotis!
Chaniotis Village is another village on the Kassandra peninsula of Chalikidiki. It is mainly a summer resort, since its population fluctuates from 500 to 12500 depending on the season.
This village w ...
|268||Sithonia- Nikiti Area|
Welcome to Nikiti!
Built at the narrow entrance of the Sithonia Peninsula (the middle one of the three ‘fingers’ forming Chalkidiki), Nikiti is renowned for having the longest beach in Greece (32 kilometers / 20 miles long!), ...
Welcome to Perissa!
This lovely beach is situated on the east coast of Santorini, just south of Kamari Beach. It is 15 kilometers southeast of Fira Town, and is a long sandy stretch of black volcanic sand. There is a very nice variety of ...
Welcome to Agrari!
This is an idyllic cove situated between Super Paradise and Elia Beaches on Mykonos’ outstanding southern coast. The beach has lovely foliage surrounding the area, is seven kilometers from Mykonos Town, and is on ...
|271||Megali Ammos Beach (Mykonos Town Outskirts)|
Welcome to Megali Ammos!
This is the nearest beach to Mykonos Town, just a ten-minute walk south and along the west coast on the way to Ornos. Accommodation at this location combines good beach access with all of the attractions of the t ...
Welcome to Pefkohori!
Pefkohori is situated on the peninsula of Kassandra, just before its last cape, (only 57 kilometers away from Thessaloniki) in an area which could be an ecologist's paradise. You can see yourself wandering in the fr ...
|273||Nea Skioni Village|
Welcome to Nea Skioni!
Nea Skioni is situated at the southwest end of Kassandra's peninsula at a distance of almost 110 km from Thessaloniki. It forms a traditional Greek village built in an enchanting area of rare natural beauty, where ...
Welcome to Naoussa!
Naoussa, to the north of Parikia, used to be a simple fishing village. It has now evolved into a first-rate tourist center with excellent accommodation, good restaurants, sophisticated bars, and smart boutiques. There ...
Welcome to Tourlos!
Two kilometers north of Mykonos Town, just after Tagoo, this area offers beach access, good public transportation, a variety of accommodation, and beautiful sunset views. The protected bay is the anchorage for the man ...
|276||Mykonos (Out of Town)|
Welcome to Everywhere!
Actually, this category covers quite a number of areas where we offer private rooms and studios. We have selected the areas for their ease and accessibility to the town and a variety of beaches, and for the lovely ...
Welcome to Messaria!
Located inland and three kilometers southeast of Fira Town, this wonderful area and village of the same name has lovely countryside views and a quiet, rural atmosphere. It also features expansive island and sea views ...
Welcome to Kamari!
On the east coast of Santorini, eight kilometers from the capital, the lovely area of Kamari offers a wide variety of accommodation, bars, restaurants, and a very lively nightlife. The beaches run from black to red, ar ...
Welcome to Megalochori!
About five kilometers south of Fira Town on the way to Akrotiri, the lovely area of Megalochori features beautiful Caldera views, excellent accommodation, and access to the public bus operating between Fira Town a ...
Welcome to Pyrgos!
High on the hill overlooking Athinios, the main port of the island, this wonderful village is a reminder of how the island was before tourism was developed. It is one of the oldest settlements on the island, and the si ...
Welcome to Peania!
This village is situated not far from the new airport at Spata, just below Mt. Hymettos, with several interesting sights to see. The region itself, called Mesogia, is an agricultural plain with olive groves, vineyards, ...
|282||Nea Makri Village|
Welcome to Nea Makri!
Situated on the east coast of the mainland, five kilometers north of the Port of Rafina, which is fast becoming the main port between the mainland and the Cycladic Islands, the seaside village of Nea Makri is an exc ...
|283||Spata Athens Airport Area|
|Welcome to Spata!|
This fairly flat area, just 27 kilometers east of Athens, is now home to the new Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, opened in 2001, and home base to the national carrier, Olympic Airways. Since its opening and right ...
|284||Glyfada City Quarter|
Welcome to Glyfada!
As you leave Athens heading south along the Attica coast, one of the first major resorts that you come to is Glyfada, an interesting combination of modern city and seaside resort, very comfortably sitting side-by-side ...
|285||Voula Seaside Suburb|
Welcome to Voula!
Running along the southwest coast of the mainland, and just after the seaside suburb of Glyfada, one comes to the lovely suburban seaside area of Voula, just 17 kilometers south of the center of Athens. This is a very p ...
Welcome to Psalidi!
The wetland in Psalidi, a place of unique natural beauty, awaits for you to feel the harmony, to experience the peacefulness and excitement of the contact with unspoiled nature. There you’ll feel the freshness o ...
Welcome to Kefalos!
If you are after peaceful and secluded holidays, away from all the turmoil and fuss, yet the freedom to find yourself amongst people, you did fine to visit Kefalos. The village of Kefalos is found on the West end of t ...
|289||Agios Fokas Village|
Welcome to Agios Fokas!
Aghios Fokas (St. Fokas) Beach is found on the Southeastern coast of Kos island, at a distance of 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kos Town. It has a sand beach, black colored because of the proximity of the Nissyros v ...
Welcome to Tigaki!
Tigaki, together with Marmari, are the first seaside villages you meet when leaving the town of Kos. There you will find several beaches with crystal clear blue waters and warm, white sand. Passing Zipari village you s ...
|291||Kardamena Village Resort|
Welcome to Kardamena!
Approximately 24 kilometers (15 miles) from the Town of Kos and just 8 km (5 miles) from the "Hippocrates" International Airport we come to Kardamena, one of the best holiday resorts in Kos. Around the &ld ...
|292||Marmari Beach Resort|
Welcome to Marmari!
Marmari beach and resort is on the northern coast of Kos. It is a low-key resort which, together with Tigaki next to it, are especially popular with windsurfers. An additional attraction to the area is the salt marsh ...
|293||Heraklis Area in Psalidi|
Welcome to Heraklis!
3 km (1.9 miles) from Kos town, in the Psalidi resort area, there is Herakles (or Iraklis). With nothing but hotels and rented rooms until lately, not that the visitor would complain, it was otherwise a cul ...
Welcome to Arachova!
Thirty-five kilometers west of Livadia and eight kilometers away from Delphi, you will find Arachova (or Arahova), one of the biggest towns in the area. Historians identify it with the pre-Homeric city of Anemoreia. ...
Welcome to Delphi, Navel of the Earth, welcome to the Oracle, to one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, to a place where everyone learns the true meaning of the word "awe."
Welcome to Delphi!
Welcome to Itea!
Looking down the breathtaking view from Delphi, a city emerges out of the silver green of the olive groves carpeting the Crissaean Plain. This is Itea, a modern city, founded only in 1830, an important commercial and tra ...
Honor to those who in their life
Have laid down and defend Thermopylae
Never moving away from this Cause;
just and straightforward in all their actions,
but also sorrowful as well as compassionate;
gallant when they are rich,
and if poor, still gallant accordi ...|
Welcome to Kyparissia!
The town sits as if wedged into the base of its fortress, its lower districts reaching as far as the sandy shore lapped by the Ionian Sea. Round about the castle is a plain planted with olive trees and grapevines. ...
Welcome to Methoni!
Methoni lies at the southernmost tip of the west coast of the Peloponnese. In the town are some enormous Venetian wells whose marble rims are furrowed by the pressure of huge ropes being hauled over the centuries ...
Welcome to Koroni!
Koroni used to be a Byzantine port until it was captured by the Venetians in 1206 and was used as a supply center. In 1500 the castle of Koroni was occupied by the Turk Bayazit Pasha and remained under Turkish dominati ...
Welcome to Galaxidi!
Along the Gulf of Corinth, below Delphi, there is the town of Galaxidi, a place of great antiquity in Fokida, lying 30 kilometers (18.5 miles) from Delphi, 210 kilometers (130 miles) from Athens, and 75 nautical mile ...
Welcome to Vergina!
The capital of almighty Macedonian Kingdom, Aigai, lost without trace for centuries, has at last been found. To the great distress of some modern interpreters of history, who had hoped that Aigai would be found far to ...
Welcome to Megalopoli!
Here is how Professor N. Fields (University of Edinburgh) describes Megalopoli: On all gentle slopes there is good soil cover and the natural vegetation is comparatively luxuriant: at higher elevations cling fir tr ...
Welcome to Parga!
Parga is situated on the western coast of Epirus, to the south of Sivota, to the north of the Acheron River, facing the Islands of Paxos and Antipaxos. Parga has a view of all of theses beautiful landmarks above. This s ...
Welcome to Piraeus!
This incredibly busy port, one of the busiest in the world, and the largest in Greece, is actually divided into three separate sections. The main central harbor handles most of the commercial shipping for cargo, passe ...
|309||Lindos Village Resort|
Welcome to Lindos!
No visit to Rhodes is complete without visiting Lindos. You'll find Lindos at a distance of 55 kilometers from Rhodes town, on the eastern side of the island. Built in the 12th Century B.C., it is now a top class resor ...
Welcome to Cape Sounion!
When traveling to Cape Sounio (or Sounion) by road from Athens, the drive will take you along the beautiful Attica coastal highway, passing through some of the most desirable Athenian suburbs and seaside resorts, ...
Welcome to Epidavros!
Epidavros, amidst the blue of the Saronic Gulf, well protected on its own smaller gulf of Epidavros, with the scent from the valley's orange blossoms meeting the sea breeze, with pine trees descending its slopes to ...
|315||Pythagorion Port Village|
Welcome to Pythagorion!
Pythagorion is a village of around 300 inhabitants which, of course, become many more during the summer. It lies some 13 kilometers (8 miles) east from the Town of Samos, on the eastern part of Kambos plain, built ...
|317||Evdilos Port Town|
Welcome to Evdilos!
Situated on the north coast, this is Ikaria’s second port, and the starting point for the best north shore beaches heading westward. It is an unpretentious little seaside village with some stately neoclassical h ...
Welcome to Chora Antiparos!
Most people are quite surprised when they arrive from the larger island of Paros and find this truly lovely, small village, a microcosm of larger main towns on the larger and more popular islands of the Cycla ...
|320||Logaras Beach Resort|
Welcome to Logaras Beach!
On the east coast of Paros, next to Piso Livadi Beach, this 1500 meter-long and, at places, 100 meter-wide beach offers a high standard of entertainment and accommodation facilities. Restaurants, bars, tavernas ...
Welcome to Naxos Town!
Upon entering the port of Naxos Town, the symbol of the island and the most photographed monument of Naxos comes into view. It is the huge marble gate called Portara. Located on a hill of the small islet, connected ...
|322||Agia Anna Beach Resort|
Welcome to Agia Anna!
Agia Anna is a resort developed in the last few yeas some 6 kilometers (4 miles) away from Naxos Town to the south. Newly-built apartment complexes will accommodate a wide variety of tastes. It is a quiet area, so d ...
|323||Agios Prokopios Beach|
Welcome to Agios Prokopios!
This golden sand beach is only 5 kilometers (about 3.5 miles) away from Naxos Town, easily accessible by frequent bus connection. It is a long beach, (1.5 kilometers), and is frequented both by people who want ...
Welcome to Plaka!
This beach is 4 kilometers long and one of the widest on Naxos. It is located further south beyond Agia Anna Beach. From Plaka Beach one can follow a narrow path towards Orkos, which is still further to the south. Th ...
Welcome to Alyko!
Alyko (or Aliko) Beach is located approximately 21 kilometers (13 miles) southwest of Naxos Town, accessed by asphalt road. One of the best beaches of Naxos, with white sand and a cedar tree forest, it is preferred by p ...
|326||Agios Georgios Beach|
Welcome to Agios Georgios!
Agios Georgios is the nearest beach to Naxos Town, just a five-minute walk to the south from the Town’s edge. It offers a white, rich sand beach, many kilometers long, and beautifully clear water. A lot o ...
Welcome to the Melanes Valley!
Traveling inland, following the Naxos Town- Kynidaros trail, we meet the Melanes Valley, green with fruit and olive orchards. It is on the way to Flerio Village, past the villages of Kourounohori and Agii A ...
Welcome to Kastraki!
Kastraki is a long, white sand beach with a wide choice of beach tavernas where you can have marvellously cooked food, fresh fish, and locally grown products. Kastraki (Agali or Angali) is located 18 kilometers (12 m ...
Welcome to Eggares!
Eggares (or Egares) valley is located some 7 kilometers northeast of Naxos Town. The valley is a green paradise of orchards and gardens, abundantly watered with the help of two artificial dams, the ones of Eggares and ...
Welcome to Paradise!
The most famous of the many well-known beaches of the island, this was the first nude beach of the island, and is situated on the beautiful south coast of Mykonos, easily accessible by bus and by caique. A beautiful ...
|336||Super Paradise Beach|
Welcome to Super Paradise!
Probably the second most famous beach on the island, Super Paradise is a superb gay beach situated in a rocky cove just after Paradise. A long beach offering a taverna and a couple of bars with pop music, the b ...
Welcome to Porto!
Six kilometers east of Tinos Town is the most well-developed resort area of the island, besides Kionia. The area which we generally refer to as Porto is actually two bays; the beaches on the longest of the two bays, tho ...
|338||Kionia Resort Area|
Welcome to Kionia!
Just three kilometers west of Tinos Town and accessed by a lovely coastal road, this area is home to the archaeological site of Poseidon, a site that preceded Delos in importance. Just beyond the site is the main resor ...
Welcome to Pyrgos!
This is the largest and most distant village on Tinos, lying 29 kilometers northwest of Tinos Town. It is a village of very traditional architecture and has been historically linked with marble carving, for which Tinos ...
Welcome to Volax!
This tiny village is located in the interior of the island, set on a plateau surrounded by rocks and enormous boulders. It is one of the most interesting villages to explore, as its architecture is unique on the island. ...
Welcome to Kardiani!
This extraordinary village features beautiful traditional architecture, natural springs, and an outstanding view overlooking the countryside spreading down to the sea. It is built amphitheatrically on the side of the ...
Welcome to Kolimbithra!
Across the island to the north shore, after passing through some magnificent countryside and farmlands, you arrive to Kolimbithra, with two sandy beaches and with two tavernas beside and above the smallest of the ...
Welcome to Xinara!
This mountain village sits at the base of the mountain Exobourgo, site of the Venetian fortress that occupied the unusual-looking craggy mountain that is the landmark of Tinos when approaching from the sea. Here you wi ...
|344||Dio Choria Village|
Welcome to Dio Choria!
This is one of the many pretty villages of Tinos, and the ride to it along the old paved road from town is truly breathtaking. The village is a fine example of the old fortified style of many mountain villages; it ...
|345||Ag. Fokas Beach|
Welcome to Ag. Fokas!
This is a lovely, very long sandy beach wedged between the town and Ai. Sostis. Various areas of the beach have some minimal greenery for shade, and the main area near the town's heliport has an organized section, w ...
Welcome to Kapari!
This is a little gem of a beach just beyond Ai. Ioannis. It is a perfect spot for beach lovers who are looking to escape the organization of the larger beaches. Here you have a postage-stamp size of beach, hidden and s ...
Welcome to Alykes!
Alykes Potamou is a resort which has shown spectacular growth in recent years. It is the first beach we come across when traveling north from the city of Kerkyra, just 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) distant. Alykes, in Greek ...
|348||Vrissi (Mykonos Town Outskirts)|
Welcome to Vrissi!
This area is inland and near the main road for Platis Yialos. You can walk into town from here, or catch the bus to the beach. It has a lovely countrified atmosphere and beautiful views toward the sea. It's a nice, qui ...
Welcome to Koubes!
Just 1.5 kilometers (less than 2 miles) from Rethymno, this Blue Flag beach combines a relaxed environment in close proximity to the town’s shops and nightlife. The area offers a choice of resort-style hotels and ...
Welcome to Limenas!
The capital of the island, both in antiquity and in modern times, is called both Thassos and Limenas and is situated on the northeast coast of the island. It is the main port of the island and handles ferry traffic fr ...
Welcome to Limenaria!
This town is the second largest settlement on the island, and its population is quickly catching up to that of the capital, Limenas. This attractive village located on the southwest coast was firmly established in t ...
|355||Eretria Seaside Resort|
Welcome to Eretria!
To come here, you have followed the southward road from Chalkis. Eretria is also accessible by ferryboat from Οropοs.
Eretria, in ancient times, was the second most important city on the island, after Cha ...
Welcome to Scaleta!
Situated on the north shore of Crete, only 11 kilometers (6,8 miles) east of the town of Rethymnon, this long stretch of beach offers an outstanding array of accommodation, from five star hotels to self-catering facil ...
Welcome to Stalida!
Just beyond the large resort of Hersonissos, you’ll find the more laidback resort of Stalida, also called Stalis. It is situated right between Hersonissos and Malia, and while having a good tourist infrastructur ...
Welcome to Gouves!
This well developed section of beachfront lies not far from Hersonissos, though it does not at all have the hectic pace of its larger neighbor. It takes its name from the village of Pano Gouves, which sits on the hills ...
Welcome to Portaria!
The traditional village of Portaria is only 13 kilometers from Volos and 12 kilometers from the ski center. It is noted for its fresh springs and old mansions, its public square filled with tavernas and restaurants, ...
Welcome to Mesta!
To reach the famous Mastihohoria (Mastic Villages) and Mesta itself, one has two alternative itineraries starting off from Chios Town (and Port): one is towards Armolia, Pirgi, Olympi, to reach Mesta. The other goes thr ...
Welcome to Agapi!
Let us make one thing clear from the beginning: We could never have an unbiased opinion on this village, as it is the birthplace of the founder of Windmills Travel! Had this village not existed, our Agency would not hav ...
Welcome to Ag. Romanos!
Not so far in the distant past, this was simply a difficult-to-reach area with a few houses and a nice sand and shingle beach. Now, with the new road being extended beyond Kionia, access is much easier, and plenty ...
Welcome to Isternia!
Situated on the terraced hillside overlooking the bay of Isternia, the village of the same name lies between Kardiani and Pyrgos. While not as often visited as Pyrgos, it does have plenty of marble adornments on hous ...
Welcome to Loutra!
This nearly empty village, with about 7 year-round residents, has one of the longest histories of any on the island, and is home to two of the best museums on Tinos. A Catholic village, it is the site of the Jesuit Mon ...
Welcome to Falatados!
This inland village has several very lovely churches to explore, plus a couple of excellent tavernas. A beautiful old villa was recently renovated and is now an art gallery featuring new exhibitions every summer. Th ...
Welcome to Ktikados!
The tiny village of Ktikados, which is accessed by the main road for Pyrgos, lies at a distance of about 5 kilometers from Tinos Town. The village itself overlooks the coastal region of Kionia, and this is a village ...
Welcome to Livada!
The well-known beach of Livada can be reached by a paved new road (connecting to a decent dirt road waiting to be paved), starting from the village of Steni. The drive (or walk) is along a winding, very scenic route ...
Welcome to Komi!
The large Catholic village of Komi is situated 4 kilometers inland from the Bay of Kolimbithra on the north side of the island, and not far from the pretty village of Agapi. This is a farming community situated in the pl ...
Welcome to Exobourgo!
This island landmark is quite visible as you approach the island by boat. Its craggy surface rises 640 meters, with only one side having access to the top. It was the original site of the administrative capital duri ...
Welcome to Panormos!
Just four kilometers beyond the village of Pyrgos and on the north shore of the island, the small fishing port of Panormos is a major attraction for visitors looking for a charming seaside location with plenty of tav ...
Welcome to Ormos Yiannaki!
This pretty beach lies just below the village of Kardiani and can be reached from the village by footpath, or by a relatively newly paved road which branches off the main road between Tinos Town and Pirgos. A m ...
Welcome to Ag. Petros!
A lovely small, relatively empty sandy beach without a taverna. It is accessed from the main road on the way from Tarambados to Pyrgos. You're likely to find yourself alone on this beach, so remember to take along ...
Welcome to Ag. Sostis!
Five kilometers east of Tinos Town and along the southern coast of the island, you'll find one of the loveliest, cleanest beaches on the island, and also one of the most popular. This beach is the beginning of ...
Welcome to Skilandari!
The long sandy beach of Skilandari is a continuation of the beach of Ai. Sostis and stretches all the way to the start of Porto Beach. As is the case with the Ai. Sostis section, Skilandari too is an excellent beac ...
Welcome to Lychnaftia!
Accessed by dirt road from behind Triandaros Village (and from Dyo Choria above), this beautiful beach on the east coast of Tinos offers a bit of solitude, no taverna, and gorgeous countryside and sea views. For th ...
Welcome to Tarambados!
This pretty village, practically in the center of the island and accessed by the main road to Pyrgos, is ideally situated overlooking the terraced countryside surrounding the famous dovecotes of Tarambados. This se ...
Welcome to Triandaros!
This village, just 8 kilometers from town and on the hillside overlooking Ai. Fokas, is one of the most desirable villages on the island for holiday-home buyers. The houses, all clustered together to form a village ...
Welcome Florina Town!
The interesting town of Florina, capital of the Prefecture with the same name, has all the features characteristic of a modern provincial center. Its charm is not overwhelming, one must let oneself be gradually ...
Welcome to Dispilio!
Dispilio is a village ten minutes from the city of Kastoria. It is a place of major importance and is frequented by thousands of visitors every year who come to admire the Neolithic Lake Settlement reconstruction nex ...
Welcome to Nestorio!
Nestorio is a small village in Western Macedonia, some 500 km (310 miles) from Athens and 16 km (10 miles) southwest of Kastoria. It has become renowned world-wide for the River Party that has taken place there ...
Welcome to Ormos Isternia!
Just below the mountain village of Isternia, is the small bay (Ormos) of Isternia. Here, you have a choice of pebble or sand beach, plus two excellent fish tavernas and a cafe, all right at the water’s ed ...
Welcome to Mystras!
Magnificent, spectacular, a glorious place, Mystras (or Mistras - 5 Km northwest of Sparti) is one of the most exciting cities in Peloponnese. Standing still in time, the dead city lies on the slope of the sheer, stra ...
|The main port of the island is called Livadia (meaning meadows), with tourist services here, plus some tavernas, accommodation, and a few bars. It is certainly not the most attractive part of the island, but you do have to arrive here by boat, and it does have its own charm. There is a pebbly beachf ...|
|384||Old Epidavros Town|
Welcome to Old Epidavros!
Amidst the green of the Argolic earth and the blue of the Saronic Gulf, well protected on its own gulf of Epidavros, with the scent from the valley's orange blossoms meeting the sea breeze in its picturesque and ...
Welcome to Acharavi!
Forty kilometers (25 miles) north of Corfu airport, about one hour’s drive away, we come to Acharavi Beach on the north tip of the island. It is a very popular resort due to its immense 8 kilometer (5 mile) lon ...
Welcome to Aegiali!
Aegiali (also spelled Egiali or even Aigiali), the northern port of the island of Amorgos, a most ancient settlement, features exquisite sandy beaches, some of which offer shade here and there and a respite from the s ...
Welcome to Katapola!
Katapola, the main port of Amorgos, and one of the safest in the whole of the Cyclades region, actually consists of three picturesque settlements around its bay: Katapola to the south; Xilokeratidi to the north, with ...
Welcome to Tholaria!
On the west side of the island of Amorgos, a bit higher than Aegiali, we come to Tholaria, full with whitewashed little houses and stone-paved winding narrow streets. It is a sublime village, typically Cycladic, surr ...
Welcome to Chora Andros!
Andros' main town, or Chora, has a long seafaring tradition. For centuries on end, its inhabitants turned to the sea to earn a living and, eventually, having been rather successful at it, they could invest import ...
Welcome to Pelion!
Winter, spring, summer or fall, this region of Greece just ‘screams’ Mother Nature at her best. Ideally, set a few days aside, more if you can, hire a car, and really get to know the region. Throughout your ...
Welcome to Kalithea!
This bay and resort area of the same name lie on the east coast of Rhodes, just north of Faliraki Beach. Kalithea is the larger municipality, which incorporates the seaside resort of Faliraki, as well as the mountain ...
Welcome to Ialyssos!
Sometimes spelled as Ialysos, and often jointly referred to as Trianta/Trianda, this is the second largest settlement on the island (after Rhodes Town), with a present population of around 12,000 (having grown in jus ...
Welcome to Adamas!
Adamas (meaning 'diamond' in Greek), one of the safest natural harbors in the Aegean, is a particularly charming spot, with whitewashed houses, cobbled alleyways, balconies crammed with flowerpots, and fragrant tamaris ...
Welcome to Vlasti!
Vlasti lies 160 kilometers from Thessaloniki and approximately 500 kilometers from Athens (in Larisa we follow the intersection for Kozani, or you can go straight to Thessaloniki and, on the way, follow the signs to Ve ...
Welcome to Skalochori!
Skalochori Village belongs to Kozani Prefecture, but it is much nearer to Kastoria than to Kozani itself. It is a most beautiful village with a tradition of producing school teachers! During the years, young people ...
Welcome to Namata!
Fourteen kilometers (8.7 miles) from Eratyra, Namata Village is a most beautiful village, built at the foot of Mt. Askio. The houses are very picturesque and the climate superb. There is one all-purpose establishment i ...
Welcome to Faros!
Faros is a traditional fishing village with 3 continuous sandy beaches (Fassolou, a sandy beach with shallow waters, road access; Faros Beach, which is sandy with shallow waters and road access; and Glipho, a long ...
Welcome to Eratyra!
Eratyra (formerly Selitsa) is built at the foot of Mount Siniatsiko, on the road between Kozani and Siatista. It was founded in the 16th century by refugees form western Macedonia for the same reasons as Siatista was ...
Welcome to Levidi!
Levidi is a beautiful village built at the foot of Mt. Mainalon, next to the dense fir tree forest, at an altitude of 850 meters (2550 feet). You reach Levidi driving from Tripoli to Patras. It is inhabited by 700 perm ...
Welcome to Karytena!
Due to the five ways to write 'e' (as in 'leg') and the three ways to write 'i' (as in 'fit') in Greek, Greek "Καρύταινα" can be seen (on signs or in the Internet) as Karytena (about 900 results i ...
Welcome to Dimitsana!
When Pausanias visited ancient Tefthis in 174 A.D., he described it as a town, but he did write that, in the past, it used to be a big city with Walls and Temples. Tefthis did actually have its own coins. Today, on ...
Welcome to Stemnitsa!
Stemnitsa (also called Ypsous) is 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) from Dimitsana on your way to Tripoli, which you reach after another 45 kilometers (28 miles). It is a beautiful village at an altitude of 1015 meters (3045 ...
Welcome to Vytina!
Vytina (or Vitina) is a beautiful resort in the central Peloponnese, built on the slopes of Mt. Maenalon (or Mainalon or even Menalon), next to a fir tree forest. The climate is fine, winter or summe ...
|425||Bali Beach Resort|
Welcome to Bali!
Bali is situated only 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) east of Rethymno. This fishing village, turned seaside resort, is beautifully situated on a hilly peninsula, framed by mountains and overlooking the bay and the sea. ...
Welcome to Kolimpari!
This is a small residential village, about 22 kilometers (13.6 miles) west of Chania, that combines a good sand and pebble beach with a small fishing port. Lovely views, safe swimming, and a good taverna can be foun ...
Welcome to Kissamos!
In spite of its population of about 15,000, the area of Kissamos is not overtly touristy, perhaps because the locals still spend a great deal of their time with agricultural pursuits, including wine making and olive ...
|428||Plakias Beach Resort|
Welcome to Plakias Beach!
This small fishing village on the south coast of Crete, 35 kilometers (21.7 miles) south of Rethymnon, has recently been turning toward tourism. It has combined its small village atmosphere with plenty of tradit ...
Welcome to Gerani!
Situated 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) west of Chania, this traditional village is well known for its agricultural production of olive oil, oranges and local wine. It is situated about one kilometer north of the seaside vi ...
Welcome to Vathi!
Vathi, the capital of Ithaka, is a charming town, with some old mansions, nice cafes and restaurants, and three museums: the archaeological, the nautical and the folklore museum. The visitor can go on excursions to the ...
|432||Falakros Ski Center|
Greece is full of secrets, and one of the best is the selection of pristine mountains covered with winter snow. Neglected by many skiers addicted to better-known resorts in Switzerland, France, and Italy, Greece offers low prices and a good variety of slopes and ski centers. This is an example ...
|433||Paggaio Ski Center (Kilada Orfea)|
A summary of the surroundings is simple! It is extremely cozy, surrounded by beautiful nature, many sights nearby, good food and provides the visitor with the feel of a mountain retreat. One of the smallest ski centers in Greece, it is 42km away from Kavala. The last 3km leading up to the ...
|434||Lailia Ski Center|
Lailia is a rare example of harmony between wild landscape and admirable beauty as it is a place of aesthetic value and exceptional natural beauty, adding to the reasons behind its attracting lovers of the cold from all over the globe. During the Winter months the forest is enriched with spect ...
|435||Vasilitsa Ski Center|
One's mind tends to wander to the Islands, Sea, Blue Skies and small white houses when referring to Greece. Cold lovers and sports enthusiasts that have had the privilege of visiting Vasilitsa are more than willing to advise otherwise! Greece is a land of inexhaustible beauty all year round. T ...
|436||Tria Pente Pigadia Ski Center|
One of the best known secrets in Europe is the natural facilities Greece offers for lovers of the cold. Vermio's Mountain is 17 km's from Naoussa, 22km from Veroia and 96km from Thessaloniki. It is made up of Seli (1500m) and Tria-pente Pigathia(1420-2005m). There is accommodation for roughly ...
|437||Seli Ski Center|
8 downhill runs:
a) 3 x 1.500 m
b) 1 x 1.800 m
c) 3 x 1.000 m
d) 1 x 700 m
2 x 5 km
a) T-bar x 800 m, capacity 800 persons/hour, vertical rise 200 m
|438||Oxya Ski Center|
1,610 m. - 1,875 m.
Pistes 3 downhill runs:
a) Kentriki 1.000 m
b) Plevriki NE 2.500 m
c) Plevriki NW 1.300 m (all three are in dense forest, they have joint starting point and served by the same lift).
|439||Kaimaktsalan Ski Center|
2,050 m. - 2,480 m.
11 downhill runs:
a) 5 difficult
b) 3 easy
c) 3 "baby"
Racing: 2 with electronic self timer.
a) 1 x 900 m (anchor)
b) 1 x 500 m (dish)
|440||Profitis Ilias Ski Center|
1,500 m. - 1,700 m.
Pistes 5 downhill runs:
a) 3 "black"
b) 1 "red"
a) 1 baby lift
b) 1 "Dish"
c) 1 "Anchor" ...|
|441||Karakoli Ski Center|
|1.5 Km (0.93 miles) from Metsovo Town
1,350 m. - 1,700 m.
2 downhill runs:
a) Beginners (green)
b) Medium difficulty (blue)
(82 seats) x 800 m, vertical rise 100 m ...|
|442||Olympos Ski Center|
5 downhill runs x 2.100 m (consecutives), drop in altitude 530 m
2 tows x 2.100 m
N.B.: Situated inside the military installations. Non-Greeks require a permit from the Ministry ...|
|443||Pelion Ski Center|
3 downhill runs:
a) "Panorama" 1.045 m, drop in altitude 300 m
b) "Kentriki" 350 m, drop in altitude 217 m
c) "Kipi" 1.030 m, drop in altitude 337 m
1 cross-country run
x 5.000 m
Ski Lifts ...|
|444||Pertouli Ski Center|
1 downhill run:
x 1.500 m (blue)
a) 1 "Anchor"
b) 2-seater chair 1.000 m
c) 1 Baby lift 350 m ...|
|445||Velouhi Ski Center|
10 downhill runs:
a) "Anemos 1" piste A 900 m,drop in altitude 183 m (red)
piste B 1.100 m,drop in altitude 183 m (blue)
b) "Anemos 2" piste A 250 m,drop in altitude 60 m (black)
|446||Kalavrita Ski Center|
1,650 m. - 2,340 m.
12 downhill runs.Total length: 20 km
a) 3 for Beginners (green)
b) 4 medium difficulty (blue)
c) 3 difficult (red)
d) 2 high difficulty (black)
|447||Ostrakina Ski Center|
6 downhill runs:
b) New eastern
e) Lakka Kommini
a) 1 x 850 m, capacity 600 persons/hour
b) 1 x 550 m, capa ...|
|448||Parnassos Ski Center|
During the winter season, the ski center on Mount Parnassos (or Parnassus as it is also known), is an extremely popular destination for many, with its excellent ski and winter sport facilities. Many don't put '' Greece'' and ''ski'' together in the same sentence, however cold weather admirers ...
|449||Kellaria Ski Center|
Kelaria - Fterolaka
1,750 m. - 1,950 m.
16 downhill runs ranging from 600 m to 4 km. Drop in altitude ranges from 150 m to 650 m
x 5.000 m
4 x 3-seater chair-lift
1 x 2 ...|
|450||Vigla Ski Center|
1,650 m. - 2,000 m.
6 downhill runs:
a) 1 x 1.500 m
b) 1 x 2.000 m
c) 1 x 2.500 m
d) Periferal 6 km
e) 1 x 800 m
f) 1 x 1.200 m
1 cross-country run
x 5.000 m
Welcome to Zachlorou!
Zachlorou is a village on the rack train's railway, in the Aegio district. Until recently, there was no road passing through this tiny village, there was only the rack train station that connected Zachlorou to the r ...
Welcome to Chaironeia!
The district of Chaironeia, especially the Magoula Balomenou site, has been inhabited since prehistoric years. It was subordinate to Orchomenos until the end of the 5th century B.C.; it then formed one of the 11 Bo ...
Welcome to Plastiras!
The Lake Plastiras area is known for its spectacular natural beauty. The lake itself is man-made and was built in 1959 by Prime Minister Nikolaos Plastiras, for whom the lake and it’s dam are named. The lake i ...
Welcome to Konitsa!
Built on the slope of Trapezitsa Mountain, which, from a distance, provides exasperating visual experience, is Konitsa. The two biggest rivers of Epirus, Aoos and Voidomatis, meet each other near Konitsa and together ...
Welcome to Tsagarada!
Year-round, and especially in spring and summer, a ‘must see’ in this region is the village of Tsagarada, locally known as the ‘village of the flowers.’ This village overlooks the very pictur ...
Welcome to Anavriti!
Anavriti (or even spelt Anavryti, stressed on the last syllable) is a lovely village on the foothills of Mt. Taygetos, at an altitude of 800 meters (about 2500 feet). It is very near (13 km, 8ml) Sparti (ancient Spar ...
Welcome to Areopoli!
A landscape carved on the rocks by the wind; hard and rugged, yet in the charming colors of the Aegean Sea, to the west, of Mt. Taygetos to the north and of Mt. Sagias (Lower Taygetos) to the south. Only to the east ...
Welcome to Milia!
Just four kilometers northeast of the main village of Patitiri, you’ll encounter the beautiful Bay of Milia. One of the many lovely coves that Alonissos is blessed with, Milia has an abundance of natural beauty, a ...
Welcome to Milies!
An enduring attraction of this village, in addition to its lovely architecture, fountains, and cobblestone paths, is that here is the terminus of the miniature steam train dating to 1895. At its conception, this little ...
Welcome to Panormos!
Just a short half-hour drive east of Rethymno will bring you to a marvelous seaside village situated on the north coast of Crete. Combining the best of beautiful beaches and a traditional village atmosphere, Panormo ...
Welcome to Patitiri!
The most developed village on the island of Alonissos is its present capital, Patitiri. It is here that you’ll find accommodation, tourist services, banking, supermarkets, the health center, and the police. The ...
Welcome to Hydra Town!
The picturesque and beautiful settlement of Hydra, witness to very important historical facts, is a model of traditional architecture and aesthetics. It is amphitheatrically built in the grey background formed by h ...
|481||Syros Town (Ermoupolis)|
Welcome to Ermoupolis!
The capital of the island, Ermoupolis, still remains as the administrative center of the Cycladic Islands, as well as their court of jurisdiction. Today it is a busy city bustling with activity; full of shops, rest ...
Welcome to Nimborios!
If you prefer to be away from the main port and the day-trippers from Rhodes, then the Bay of Nimborios is an ideal choice. It is situated just 2.5 kilometers north of the harbor, and can be reached by road or by wa ...
|485||Nissiros Town - Mandraki|
Welcome to Mandraki!
The port and capital of the island is called Mandraki, situated on the northwest coast of the island. The majority of the island’s year round population of 1,200 or so make this their home. It’s a very pr ...
Welcome to Potamia!
On the east coast of the island, you’ll find the lovely, traditional village of Potamia, situated at the base of the 1200-meter-high mountain, Ipsarion. Nestled amid dense greenery, this is an ideal village for ...
Welcome to Skala Eressos!
Eressos is the native city of Sappho, the most well-known lyric poetess of antiquity, and the philosopher Theophrastos. A city with a history of more than 3000 years, Eressos has always had the same name, and ...
Welcome to Poseidonia!
Situated in a fertile green section on the southwest coast of Syros, this beautiful seaside resort features neoclassical mansions, private gardens, fine sandy beaches, and lots of pine trees. Named after Poseidon, ...
Welcome to Vari!
On the south coast of the island, 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) from Ermoupolis, this agricultural village provides the setting for relaxed, quiet holidays. Recognized by its distinctive tower, Vari has a protected bay with l ...
Welcome to Galissas!
One of the liveliest resorts on the island, Galissas is located 9 kilometers (5.6 miles) from Ermoupolis and lies on the west coast of the island. One of the most developed beach areas on the island, Galissas offers ...
Welcome to Finikas!
This well known beach and village is situated on the southwest coast of the island, sheltered from the north winds. Because of its position, you’ll find many yachts moored in the bay and at the small marina. The ...
Welcome to Megas Yialos!
Nestled just below the hillside, this lovely resort area features a long sandy beach, lined with trees. It is situated on the southeast coast of the island, 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from Ermoupolis. Here you&rsq ...
Welcome to Kini!
Long known as a small fishing village, Kini has now developed a very good tourist infrastructure, offering a wide range of accommodation. It is situated on the west coast of Syros, just 8 kilometers (5 miles) from the ca ...
Welcome to Pyrgi!
In the south of Chios, about 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) from Chora, is situated one of the most interesting villages of the island. Any visit to the island must include at least a day wandering through this impressive f ...
|Welcome to Sissi!|
This lovely small resort is situated on the north coast, 40 kilometers from Heraklion and 25 kilometers from Agios Nikolaos. It is a perfect alternative to the more lively and hectic resorts along the coast, though it will gi ...
Welcome to Panormos!
Situated just 15 kilometers southwest of the capital, this lovely beach resort is surrounded by the intense green of the pine forests, which contrast sharply with the blue of the sea. The cove itself looks across to ...
Welcome to Skala Kallonis!
This resort is about 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from Kalloni. The road goes through some lush green terrain and is well paved but somewhat busy in summer. Skala is Kalloni's port and has turned into a lively reso ...
Welcome to Kritinia!
On the west coast of Rhodes and home to a medieval castle perched on the hillside overlooking the sea, this tiny hamlet of only 650 inhabitants is surrounded by some of the loveliest wild landscape to be found on the ...
Welcome to Davlia!
The village of Davlia is amphitheatrically built on the east-southeastern slopes of Parnassus mountain, at an altitude from 320-402 meters above sea level, very near the ancient city with the name of Daulis. It can eas ...
Welcome to Myrina!
Myrina, the capital town and main port of Limnos Island, is built on the same spot where the ancient city once existed. It is a very picturesque town stretching over two bays, one where the current port was built, and ...
Welcome to Chora Amorgou!
Everything in Chora Amorgou can be seen on any other Cycladic island: windmills; Venetian castles; uphill, narrow and winding stone-paved alleyways; steps enough, and some to spare; all-white houses and monaster ...
Welcome to Antimachia!
In Antimachia, a village 25 kilometers outside Kos town towards the central part of the island, you’ll see the Castle of Antimachia, the Windmill and the Traditional House museum, all of great interest. This ...
Welcome to Agios Konstantinos!
On our way up the Athens - Thessaloniki National Road, past the Arkitsa ferry port to Aedipsos on Evia, we come to the nice coastal town
of Agios Konstantinos (St. Constantine), 165 km (102.5 mi ...
Welcome to Koukounaries!
At approximately 10 km from Skiathos Town, this beautiful area is surrounded by pine trees, hence the name Koukounaries, which means pine cone. The beach itself stretches for about 2 kilometers along the sandy sh ...
|Welcome to Mati!|
The area of Mati is a small holiday resort with a few nice tavernas, cafés, bars and small shops, making it a perfect place for your holidays. It has excellent access to the Port of Rafina, making it an ideal location f ...
Welcome to Mycenae!
Mycenae is a pre-historic citadel built on a site that commanded the greater part of the plain, stretching southwards to the sea and the exit from the Pass of Dervenakia, fortified with Cyclopean walls with two gates ...
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Welcome to Alimos!
Alimos means 'of the sea', belonging to the sea. This is exactly what Alimos is: a city quarter next to the sea and one of the most picturesque suburbs of Athens.
Next to the fascinating Saronic Gulf, it is a pla ...
Welcome to Archangelos!
At 25 Km (15.5 miles) from Neapolis and 28 Km (17.4 miles) from Monemvasia, the small peaceful fishing village of Archangelos, located on the southeast 'finger' of Peloponnese, provides an ideal place for year-rou ...
Welcome to Nymfeo!
Nymfeo or Nympheo (or even Nimfeo) is one of the most picturesque traditional settlements of Greece and one with very high-level tourist infrastructure. Its old name in the local Vlachian dialect (Neveska or Nivaesta) ...
Welcome to Petrochori!
Petrochori is a seaside village, just 12 Km (7.5 miles) north of Pylos, near Yalova lagoon, next to the Bay of Voidokilia. It is 50 km (31Ml) north of Kalamata and the International Airport, in an area that preserv ...
Welcome to Kanapitsa!
This small beach is some minutes' walk off the main road and the bus stop. This fact is not necessarily a drawback, since it offers the visitor a tranquil environment. The small beach is well sheltered and placed in ...
Welcome to Nostimo!
Nostimo is a village in Western Macedonia, 25 km from Kastoria and 14 km from Argos Orestiko. There would be no reason to present this specific village had it not been the center of a big paleontological park and the ...
Welcome to Varkiza!
Varkiza is a beautiful suburb of Athens, along the Apollo Coast in Attica. It used to be an exclusively summer resort some years ago, but, with Athens expanding in all directions, it has come to be used as a permanent ...
|Welcome to Anavyssos!|
Anavyssos lies on the Apollo Coast to Sounion, 50 km (31 mi.) from Athens and 2O km (12.5 mi.) from El Venizelos International airport. It is one of the most attractive costal tourist resorts of southern Attica, with larg ...
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Right across the old ring road to the Old and New Ports, but within the "circle" produced by the New Ring Road, Panorama is the favorite stop for all Mykonos Island Tours: once there, one has a fantastic view of the town, the Old Port and the islands across the strait, Delos, R ...
Welcome to Perivolaki!
Perivolaki Village is located 22 kms (13.5 miles) from Grevena, past the village of Ziaka. You can easily drive to the village if you follow the main street of Grevena; when you reach the Central Bus Station (KTEL) ...
Welcome to Ouranoupolis!
Welcome to the "City of the Heavens" as its name can be translated. Calling it a city is certainly an exaggeration, since it is just a village with a small fishing port, but a Heavenly Village is a well ...
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|Welcome to Patroklos Island!|
This is a desert island in the Saronic Gulf, near Cape Sounion, mainly used by fishermen to rest or Scuba divers to explore its underwater surroundings, rich in underwater fauna and flora. The 4.2-square kilometer ...
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Welcome to Fleves Island!
Fleves Island, (named alternatively Phleva Island) is a small barren desert island just offshore Vouliagmeni beachfront resort. Its location is teasing for developers of all kinds to wish that it be turned into ...
Welcome to Batsi!
Batsi is located approximately 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) away from Gavrio, the main port of Andros where all ferries from Rafina dock. Between these two former fishing villages, there are sandy beaches, hidden coves ...
Welcome to Chrissi Island!
Chrissi or Gaidouronisi (donkey) Island is one of the 81 uninhabited islands of Crete. It lies in the Libyan Sea, 8 nautical miles away from the Cretan southern coast.
The landscape is strikingly similar to ...
Welcome to Elios!
This quiet section of the island is situated 17 km from the capital, and is actually the main beach of the settlement of Neo Klima. It was established by the residents of Kato Klima, which was totally destroyed ...
Welcome to Vravona!
This seaside area has good beaches and excellent access to the International Airport at a distance of 12 km. The area is quiet, and the views are beautiful. It's a good option for travelers with a couple of extra d ...
Welcome to Klissidi Beach!
At just two kilometers from the port, this area on the south coast is within easy walking distance of the port, and for convenience, a bus runs from the area up to Chora. Since Anafi itself does attract keen wa ...
Welcome to Aliki Beach!
This very quiet area has one of the best beaches on the island, a combination sand/pebble beach, with salt flats. While not packed with tavernas, water sports and disco bars, there is a taverna on the beach, ...
Welcome to Platy!
The beach area of Platy (or Plati) sits in a sheltered bay on the south coast of the island, only two kilometers from the port of Myrina. In addition to the beach facilities and cafes on this long sandy beach, there is ...
Welcome to Kamariotissa!
The main port and town with the largest population on the island is Kamariotissa. Here, you'll find shops, restaurants, and most of the tourist services that the island has to offer. The town has lovely areas ...