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 …

Another award for “Greece-A365-Day Destination” | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The video has picked up numerous awards in the past six months .entry-excerpt The multi-awarded winning video “Greece-A365-Day Destination” received yet another distinction after it was awarded the second world destination prize and the first prize in Europe at the Golden City Gate festival of tourist films in Berlin, in the framework of the ITB International Tourism Fair, where …

Submerged Greek Cities | Visit Greece

The profound geological changes in Greece and throughout the Mediterranean sometimes resulted in the submergence of entire settlements. On your next visit to Greece explore the following submerged cities by swimming or diving amidst the streets and monuments of a former mainland. In Greece from the prehistoric to the early Byzantine era, numerous submerged ancient sites were found beneath the …

Epidaurus Festival performances 2018 | Tornos News

Looking for an extra special summer experience? Why not combine a yacht holiday with a visit to ancient theater of Epidaurus. Festival art director Vangelis Theodoropoulos noted that this year Epidaurus Festival’s schedule was released before that of the Athens Festival to ensure it gets in the hands of visitors from abroad on time. The performances begin on June 29 and …

Birdseye view Shipwreck beach Zakynthos

The best Greek islands according to international travel experts | Neos Kosmos

In celebrating Greek Independence Day, the national daily broadsheet newspaper in the UK, The Daily Telegraph, asked its travel experts to turn their gaze to Greece, think about their past experiences, and choose their favourite island destinations in Greece. The islands are the main characteristic of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture and tradition. According to …