Chios Mastiha | Atlas Obscura

38° 22.232’N 26° 8.560’E Sailing of the beaten track might bring you down from Samos to Chios, or maybe you arrive here while sailing down from the Skiros exploring the West Sporades! Chios is famous for Mastic, a unique branded product only found here. On the Greek island of Chios, trees weep. These “tears” are piney-smelling, gummy mastic resin, which …

Greece’s Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter — Greek City Times

There is something extra special about Greece over the Easter period, with so many religious festivities taking place and centuries-old traditions and customs coming to life during Greek Orthodox Easter. Holy Week is one of the country’s greatest celebrations, commemorating the Passion of Christ and celebrating His Resurrection on Easter Sunday. Here is our pick of the Top 5 destinations to …

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum – GTP Headlines

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th-century shipwreck of Peristera to be visitable through guided dives. The plan, to be run under the EU’s BlueMed program, was presented at a two-day event organized jointly by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and the Thessaly Region on the management and preservation of underwater cultural …

The 5 Most Picturesque Greek Islands | internationalliving.com

The Greek islands offer Mediterranean turquoise waters, endless sandy beaches, golden sunshine, traditional accommodation, and mouth-watering fresh seafood. Greece has over 5,000 islands and islets giving you a lot of options for your next vacation. Out of all the stunning Greek Islands, here are five that will make your heart skip a beat with their outstanding scenery. Milos Unlike most of the …

Greece’s Top 10 beaches for 2019 — Greek City Times

With so many islands to choose from and even more beaches to check-out, we are always willing to share one more list announcing “the best beaches” in Greece. The world’s leading travel platform TripAdvisor has just announced the 10 best Greek beaches according to the 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards, based on reviews by millions of travelers! 1.Balos Lagoon | Kissamos, Greece Turquoise …

Top 7 Natural Spas of Greece |www.blog.visitgreece.gr

In Greece, well-being has a long history. The thermal springs of Greece have alleviated ailments, revitalised and relaxed body and soul for centuries. There are 20 recognised thermal springs in Greece. Here is a pick of the best.  1. Edipsos, Evia The oldest spa in Greece, Edipsos is mentioned in the works of Aristotle and Plutarch. It is possible to …

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New video to promote Greece as the summer destination

Discover Greece have released their latest video promoting the country as a tourism destination. The project is part of a new campaign launched by Marketing Greece, a tourism marketing organization founded by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). Organizers hope to engage social media users with the hashtags #OhMyGreece and #unlockthefeeling

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Spring Holidays in Greece | Discover Greece

Warm weather, nature in full bloom and unique customs. Spring in Greece is an experience not to be missed. Spring in Greece The Aegean islands, pared down to naked rock in summer, are a tapestry of thousands of wildflowers and herbs in spring. The valleys and plateaus in the mountains and on Crete are variations on a theme of green, while almond …

The Dark History of The Greek Island Paradise of Trikeri | GreekReporter.com

Sailing off the beaten path in Greece: The tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula is one of Greece’s lesser-known idylls. There are no cars on the lush green island. There are some narrow lanes, but no actual roads, and most of the island’s infrastructure consists of hiking trails. The island’s port area …

Top 10 Private Islands For Sale in Greece | GreekReporter.com

If sailing the blue seas of the Mediterranean sea and specifically Greece is no longer enough, maybe you are in need of your own private hideaway. Now that many of us in the northern hemisphere are beginning to tire of the bleak white/gray/black palette of winter, here comes some great news. You do not have to be a billionaire to …

Greece’s Dry-stone Walls Are Handmade Wonders | Greece Is

When sailing around with my guests in Greece I get many questions about the drystone walls that are a very common sight on the Greek islands. The local names for them vary from region to region, but Greece’s drystone walls all share common elements. These masterpieces of folk architecture, crafted using the simplest of materials, invariably enrich the environment, turning …