Best castles and fortresses in Greece | The Telegraph

Seek out romantic ancient ruins that offer interesting insights into the past, plus amazing views of Greek landscapes. Whatever you seek from a holiday destination, with its visually striking palette of warm stone, cobalt sea, and olive foliage, and its millennia-old layers of history, beautiful beaches, mountains and intriguing islands – never fails to defy expectations. Year-round sunshine adds allure …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece This Summer | GreekReporter.com

If you are pondering a vacation in Greece this summer, wait no longer. Greece has so many diverse aspects that provides something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a history buff, or prefer a quiet vacation lounging on the beach or maybe you are looking for an alternative extreme sport-filled vacation — whatever your pleasure, Greece is sure to …

28 Greek islands you should visit at least once | Vogue Australia

If this list doesn’t inspire your next beach holiday, we don’t know what will. Go forth and go island hopping” Ah, the Greek islands. Is there any place in the world that seems as blessed by the gods? Home to some 6,000 islands, with only 227 actually inhabited, its crystalline blue waters, bleached white sand and scorching hot summers have made …

Secluded Gerakas Lagoon is Like a Fairy-Tale | GreekReporter.com

  A beautiful escape that you don’t want to miss out on is to the Gerakas Lagoon and Gerakas village. Just 20 km north of Monemvasia town, this lake or lagoon is beyond picturesque and offers many activities for those visiting. This lagoon is nothing short of a fairytale — with traditional houses dotted throughout, not to mention the calm …

Ryanair increase routes to Greece · Greek City Times

Twenty-one new routes, including Athens-Marrakech, Corfu-London, Mykonos-Bordeau, and Thessaloniki-Dublin, will be added in Ryanair’s Greek summer program of 2019. More specifically, the summer program of the airline for the new year includes more than 120 routes in total, which will carry 6.1 million passengers per year from 9 airports operating in Greece. In Athens, 5 new routes: Catania (2 weekly …

10 great Greek islands: readers’ travel tips | The Guardian

 Winning tip: Hiking in Amorgos, Cyclades As well as the azure bays and its role in Luc Besson’s The Big Blue, Amorgos is also renowned for its hiking trails, which not only connect the island’s villages but also provide access to ecclesiastical and natural landmarks. Start at Hora, the capital of the island, and walk towards the landmark of Amorgos, …

Mystras – Kato Chora, Greece | Atlas Obscura

The city of Mystras, the historic place where the last Byzantine emperor was crowned, now sits abandoned on the steep slopes of the Taygetus Mountains that tower over the Laconian plain. The ruins that remain transport visitors through a breathtaking, finely preserved medieval Byzantine city. The imposing fortress of Villehardouin crowns the highest point of the city and possesses the …