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 …

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, …

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 …

Discover the Hidden Beauty of Leros | GreekReporter.com

Located between Patmos and Kalymnos, Leros is an island of the Dodecanese. The island is relatively small and isolated, well worth discovering. Its position on the Aegean makes it a perfect destination for those wanting to discover more than one island at a time. Our sailing itineraries allow you not only to reach Patmos and Kalymnos, but also the tiny …

UNESCO World Heritage Sites to Visit in Greece (Photos) | GreekReporter.com

Greece, as the cradle of the occidental civilization, has left a deep imprint in the history of the world not only with concepts and ideas but also with its language. However, there is also physical proof of its impressive past still visible through several archaeological sites, buildings, and monuments. It should not come as a surprise, then, that the country …

The Peloponnese has its Own Parthenon (video) | GreekReporter.com

They call it the “Parthenon of the Peloponnese”. The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within the sanctuary of Bassae in the mountains of Arcadia, near the border of the Messinia prefecture, and standing 1,130 meters above ground. The temple is one of the best-preserved monuments of classical antiquity, a prime example …