Hydra Island

Hydra is an island in the Saronic Gulf. It is an extremely picturesque, aristocratic and cosmopolitan island. The island is famous for its natural beauty, the vibrant life and receives every year a large number of visitors. It owes its name to the abundant waters, gushing from the springs that had been there in antiquity. The town of Hydra is built in the middle of the northern coast, at the head of a closed bay surrounded by bare, rocky mountains. The visitors who approach it are first struck by the sight of a tall and imposing mansion overlooking the harbor

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Mount Pelion at summer

During the summer, Pelion is a very special place for holidays as it offers a charming combination of shady forests, picturesque manors, wonderful small or large beaches, water sports or mountain activities and of course delicious local food. The summer in Pelion is season suitable for camping, cool dives and little trips in the surrounding islands of the Pagasetic Gulf. In fact, it is an earthly paradise where everyone has to visit and enjoy the beautiful contrasts in a place which combines sea and mountain. The Mount Pelion charms the visitor with its verdant slopes and the picturesque lovely villages

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Chora Sfakion Crete

Situated around the White Mountains range and the famous gorge of Samaria is the picture perfect, unspoilt village of Sfakia. This age old historical village, 72 km southeast of Chania, nestles on the hill slopes overlooking the magnificent natural harbour. The locals earn their living predominately in two areas, fishing in the bay and rearing goats inland, where they produce famous cheeses such as the delicious and famous mizithra and anthotiri. The town centre of Sfakia is a great place to start your journey along the southern coast of Crete. This traditional, calm village slumbers through the morning and wakes

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The island of Samos

Samos is an island of the eastern Aegean Sea, very close to the coasts of Asia Minor. It’s a quite a big island composed of four municipalities: Vathi, Karlovassi, Pythagorion and Marathokamos. Samos is mainly mountainous with a pleasant and healthy climate. Some of the historical famous personalities who have Samos as origin are the ancient mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras of Samos, the astronomer Aristarchus, the architect Mandroklis and the also philosopher Melissos. Samos is connected directly by air, from Athens and Thessaloniki. Also, during the summer months charter flights from entire Europe approach the island. There is also frequent transportation

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Chania Crete

Chania is the second largest city of Crete, located in the north eastern part of the island and is built on the ruins of ancient Kydonia. It is consisted of two towns, an old one, protected by the famous Venetian walls, and the new one, where most people live in nowadays. The island has the longest summer season, because of its location at the southernmost tip of Greece and Crete in the summer is usually extremely hot. Depending on where you live, you can either end up in one of the resorts filled with tourists every season of the so-called

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Rhodes, The Town of Lindos

The Island of Rhodes has several small towns and Lindos is one of the most serene and striking towns among them. It is located in the south of the capital. Lindos is amphitheatrically situated on the slopes of the hill and the Acropolis stands with grace on the top of that hill and had made Lindos more vulnerable. The view of the town and the bay is magnificent from the Acropolis. You can reach the Acropolis by donkey or by foot. Accomodation is also not a problem in Lindos of Rhodes, as there are hotels and lodges offering rooms at

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Naxos Island

Whether looking for a place to relax, enjoy the sea and sun, or just want to see and do as much as possible, or just have fun, Naxos is the place for you. Naxos is generally a green island, the largest of the Cycladic islands and very different from the neighboring islands. The uniqueness of Naxos is due to the varied landscape. It is an island with mountains, valleys and verdant plains, rivers and springs, caves and sandy beaches. It is one of the most popular islands for local and foreign tourists and thus has a good tourist infrastructure. However,

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The prefecture of Rethymno, Crete

The prefecture of Rethymno is a beautiful region on the Greek island of Crete. This prefecture is an area of tranquillity and relaxation. In keeping with the rest of the island, the villages of Rethymnon display traditional quaintness. Rethymnon Town is the main town in this region. In Rethymnon Town itself, you can take a walk along the stone paths, marvel at the elegant mansions and historic arches. The focal point of the town is the Venetian port, a popular spot, where you will find delicious food at the taverns and cafés. Dominating the town, high up on a hill,

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The islands of Paxi

When you are in Corfu or Parga, you can take a day trip and visit the tiny islands of Paxi, which lie South of Corfu and on the northern side of the Ionian Sea.  These islands are very cosmopolitan with many yachts from all over the world moored in the ports during the summer months. Paxi island has stunning beaches with clear blue sea.  Three villages on the island, Gaios, Lakka and Logos are very quaint having traditional architecture and beach promenades which allow for long relaxing walks. Gaios is the capital of Paxi Greece, and from here you can

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The Island of Evia

Evia is the second biggest island in Greece and is separated in three parts; the southern, the central and the northern. In this article we will learn more information about the last. Evia was and will always be an attractive and a low cost holiday destination, ideal both for young people and families! The North part of Evia jumps out the other tourist destinations in Greece as offering the perfect combination of the rich green mountainous forests with the excellent in beauty beaches. The entire area of North Evia has a significant history and an inheritance from many different cultures

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