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Greek Islands: The Best Places to Buy or Build - Greek Reporter

Greek Islands: The Best Places to Buy or Build - Greek Reporter | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Greek ReporterGreek Islands: The Best Places to Buy or BuildGreek ReporterIf you have always wanted to live a simple life by the sea and do not know yet where to go to, here a list of the top Greek islands attracting investors from all around the...
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The Mastic Villages of Chios - Pyrgi

The Mastic Villages of Chios - Pyrgi | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The "painted village", as many call it due to the elaborate decorative patterns on the façades of buildings, is the largest medieval village of Chios and is 25 kilometers from the city and 6 km from Olympi. Despite all the changes brought about through time and human interventions, today P
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The Mastic Villages of Chios - Mesta

The Mastic Villages of Chios - Mesta | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
One of the nicest villages of the Mastic Villages (Mastichochoria) is definitely Mesta, located 35 kilometers southwest of the city of Chios. It is the most distant of the medieval villages, but also the most well-preserved.



Its elaborate architecture stems from the Byzantine period and the v
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Inner World, Mastic Villages of Chios by Stratis Vogiatzis

Inner World, Mastic Villages of Chios by Stratis Vogiatzis | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Inner World concerns inner spaces to the island of Chios that Stratis photographed for almost three years.The project ended up in a book with the title "Inner World, Mastic Villages".



Stratis with this project has recorded and revealed the unaffected and transparent treasures of
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Pedal through Spetses in 3rd Tweed Run

Pedal through Spetses in 3rd Tweed Run | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The 3rd Tweed Run, to be hosted on the Saronic island of Spetses on 15-17 April 2016, is characterized by impressive vintage appearances and retro bikes. Based on the 1st Tweed Run held in London in 2009, and later in New York and Tokyo, the event was loved equally in Greece. It was embraced from th
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Syros Island Beaches

Syros Island Beaches | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Discover the many Syros Island Beaches, ideal destination for couples and families. Quieter than other Cyclades Islands. Super beaches, water sports...
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The Exotic Sea Caves of the Greek Islands

The Exotic Sea Caves of the Greek Islands | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
It is known all over the world that Greece contains thousands of beauties, which are the pole of attraction for tourists. The most beautiful parts of the country are certainly the islands and the endless beauties that they hide. The exotic sea caves of the Greek islands are either hidden or in plain
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Kythira –The Island of Aphrodite

Kythira –The Island of Aphrodite | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Between the Aegean and Ionian Seas, unique and secluded, a small paradise emerges as the beautiful island of Kythira,  the birthplace of goddess Aphrodite.

Kythira is located in Southern Greece, between the Peloponnese and Crete, the point where the Ionian, the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas meet.
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How Mykonos Island became the “Jet Set” Destination

How Mykonos Island became the “Jet Set” Destination | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The first tourists set foot on Mykonos Island in the ‘20s. And those are only the occasional archaeologists and lovers of antiquity with Delos Island being their designated destination. Then, in 1925, the first masses of Greek and foreign holidaymakers are recorded, organized mainly by Athenian-Myko
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How did the Greek Islands get their Names?

How did the Greek Islands get their Names? | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
How did the Greek Islands get their names? Well, most from ancient history and mythology, but there are islands which got their name for completely other reasons.

Did you know that Naxos was the legendary ruler of the first settlers on the homonymous island?  The same qualifies with Paros for Par
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Ionian Islands Introduce Beach Access for Persons with Disabilities

Ionian Islands Introduce Beach Access for Persons with Disabilities | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Ionian Islands introduce beach access for persons with disabilities as part of the “No Barrier” program. Special mobility ramps have been installed in order to provide swimming access to people with disabilities at the popular beaches of Benitses on Corfu and Skala on Kefalonia.



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Paxos Island for Quality Tourism

Paxos Island for Quality Tourism | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Paxos is a small but excellent island for quality tourism. It is one of the most picturesque islands in the Ionian. Paxos and its exotic beaches are sure to make your vacation unforgettable! Paxos is the smallest of the Ionian Islands, with a size of 19 square kilometers. It is located 8 nautical miles south of Corfu and characterized by dense vegetation, like all the islands of the Ionian, and olive groves, which make up the main agricultural occupation. Access to the island is by ship from Corfu, Igoumenitsa and Parga. Paxos is an island with great tourist
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6 Greek Island Monuments Inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO

6 Greek Island Monuments Inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
UNESCO has established the institution of the World Heritage seeking to protect and highlight monuments, groups of buildings and sites with archaeological, historical, aesthetic, scientific, anthropological or ethnological significance. Several monuments in Greece have been inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list of UNESCO. The first monument of Greek territory was included in 1986. The list has since increased dramatically. Today it includes 17 monuments throughout the country, of which 6 are Greek island monuments inscribed on the Intangible Cultural Heritage List of UNESCO. The Medieval City of Rhodes (1988) In the heart of Rhodes, the medieval town lingers
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Lesvos, the Most Beautiful Street in the World

Lesvos, the Most Beautiful Street in the World | Greece Travel | Scoop.it

Most may have heard of the phrase "The road is strewn with rose petals”.  However, what many probably do not know is that there are roads which are indeed paved with rose petals.

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The Mastic Villages of Chios - Olympi

The Mastic Villages of Chios - Olympi | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Mastic village of Olympi is located 4 km from Mesta and 31 km from the town of Chios. The façade of the village impresses even before entering. That's because the section on the outer walls of the end houses, which functioned as fortified walls, add character to the appearance of the villag
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Mythical Chios – The Mastichochoria

Mythical Chios – The Mastichochoria | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Get lost in time and space in the south and for many the most beautiful part of Chios Island - the Mastic Villages. A pleasant surprise of wonderful images, smells and flavors await the visitor every step of the way, through the land of citrus trees, ornate courtyards with blooming gardens, tall sto
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Express Ionian Island-Hopping by Seaplane

Express Ionian Island-Hopping by Seaplane | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Infrastructure, Transport and Networks Ministry and the Shipping and Island Policy Ministry in collaboration with the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) are scheduling licenses to be granted for the immediate construction of the first network of waterways in Greece.

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Ios Island – The Land of the Greatest Poet of All Time

Ios Island – The Land of the Greatest Poet of All Time | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Ios Island, in the Cyclades, is famous for its nightlife and its beautiful beaches. However, the most famous attraction on Ios is the famous tomb of Homer, the ancient poet who wrote epics like The Odyssey and The Iliad.

 

The original name of the island was Phoenicia which came from the
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Syros Island Tourist Attractions

Syros Island Tourist Attractions | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Syros Island tourist attractions include many churches, chapels, museums. What to do in Ano Syros, Ermoupoli, Vaporia Quarter. Weddings in Syros...
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Sifnos Island Attractions - Things to Do in Sifnos

Sifnos Island Attractions - Things to Do in Sifnos | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Sifnos Island attractions is a guide for things to do in Sifnos, Greece. A list of must-see sites on Sifnos Islands to complete your vacation...
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Nydri Lefkada - The Cannes of Greece

Nydri Lefkada - The Cannes of Greece | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Nydri, the small picturesque fishing village of Lefkada, has become the Cannes of Greece. Located in the eastern part of the island, along the coastline, it is the most famous and cosmopolitan resort of Lefkada. The picturesque fishing village of the past today is the destination of the larger share
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Santorini Island Secrets – A Haven Full of Books

Santorini Island Secrets – A Haven Full of Books | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The most beautiful of the Santorini Island secrets are the places where the soul remains intact, away from the stunning views of the Caldera. Such is the Atlantis Books bookshop; a hidden corner that no one suspects unless one is literally "read”.  This haven full of books is considered one of
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The Achilleion Palace - One of the Most Famous Royal Mansions in Europe

The Achilleion Palace - One of the Most Famous Royal Mansions in Europe | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Achilleion Palace is one of the most famous royal mansions in Europe and perhaps the most important architectural landmark in Corfu, in the Ionian Islands. Located in Gastouri, approximately 10 km from Corfu Town, it was designed by the Italian architects Raffaele Caritto and Antonio Lanti, in t
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Antipaxos – The Exotic Paradise

Antipaxos – The Exotic Paradise | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Paxoi is the smallest group of Ionian Islands. In Greek, it is in plural form as it refers to both the island of Paxos and Antipaxos. Next to the island of Paxos, southeast at a distance of 5.5 miles is the island of Antipaxos, the exotic paradise. Antipaxos is one of the best choices for holidays in Greece and around the world. Tourism on the island has not altered its beauty and traditional aesthetics. There one, even the most demanding tourist, will find everything. The images of the exotic island are idyllic and the organized tourism services will surely make your holiday
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The Cosmopolitan Air of Corfu Town

The Cosmopolitan Air of Corfu Town | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Corfu (or Kerkyra) is the most northerly of the large Ionian Islands, and is second only to Cephalonia. The cosmopolitan air of Corfu Town is attributable to the large number of tourists who visit every year. Hotels, shops and other establishments can be found all over Corfu Town, together with quaint tavernas and deluxe restaurants, old-style coffee-houses and modern outdoor cafes, and clubs and bars which are open until late into the night. The Corfiots have been known since ancient times for their love of song, dance and enjoyment. Today they hold numerous cultural events each year. The Spianada The
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Sifnos Island Beaches – A Guide to the Best Beaches of Sifnos

Sifnos Island Beaches – A Guide to the Best Beaches of Sifnos | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Best Sifnos Island Beaches are listed here with photos. Learn all about Sifnos Island Beaches to plan your Greek Island vacation according to your wants
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