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The wildlife of Greece

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Think of Greece and many of us conjure up images in our minds of blue skies & seas, a sun kissed land of ancient history and modern holiday making. Bu (RT @VisitGreecegr: The amazing wildlife in #Greece!
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It takes a lifetime for someone to discover Greece, but it only takes an instant to fall in love with her” Henry Miller
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LIGHTING AND HANDOVER CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPIC FLAME “Rio 2016”

LIGHTING AND HANDOVER CEREMONY OF THE OLYMPIC FLAME “Rio 2016” | Greece Travel | Scoop.it

The torch will be lit once again in the Greek city of Olympia, the birthplace of the Ancient Olympic Games, on April 21, 2016.  After a tour around Greece, it will be handed over to Rio 2016 organi…

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Tweet from @theinsiders_gr

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Book your transfer to Olympia with The Travel Insiders and enjoy a FREE guided tour for The Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony 2016 Grand Rehearsal! 

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Book your transfer to Olympia with The Travel Insiders and enjoy a FREE guided tour for The Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony 2016 Grand Rehearsal! 

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Mykonos Hotels and Accommodations

Mykonos Hotels and Accommodations | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Mykonos Hotels are available in different budgets so you can book your next trip accordingly. Take a glimpse at the Mykonos Luxury hotels t

Mykonos Hotels are available in different budgets so you can book your next trip accordingly. Take a glimpse at the Mykonos Luxury hotels t

 
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Mykonos Island Beaches

Mykonos Island Beaches | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Explore Mykonos Island Beaches where celebrities have been flocking to for decades. See the list of the best Mykonos Islan

Explore Mykonos Island Beaches where celebrities have been flocking to for decades. See the list of the best Mykonos Island beaches

 
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Great Views of Santorini Island

Great Views of Santorini Island | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Find breathtaking great views of Santorini Island to help plan ahead for your next Greek Island holiday so you know what to expect from this Cyclades Island
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Why Santorini Island is Heaven on Earth

Why Santorini Island is Heaven on Earth | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Breathtaking photos of Santorini showing why Santorini Island is heaven on Earth. From sunsets to views to architecture and fabulous beaches, simply wow...
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Valentine’s Day on Lesvos Island

Valentine’s Day on Lesvos Island | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The island of Lesvos is holding a two-day festival (February 13-14) to celebrate Saint Valentine, the patron saint of love and romance for many couples around the world.

The festival, entitled “Saint Valentine of Mytilene 2016” is being held in Mytilene to commemorate the saint whose holy relics
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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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CNN - Anthony Bourdain’s show travels to Naxos

CNN - Anthony Bourdain’s show travels to Naxos | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Season seven of the top-rated Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown begins on Sunday, April 24. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown follows the world-renowned chef and best-selling..

Season seven of the top-rated Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown begins on Sunday, April 24. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown follows the world-renowned chef and best-selling..

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Paros Island Tourist Attractions

Paros Island Tourist Attractions | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Located in the center of the Aegean Sea, the island of Paros is one of the popular Cyclades island group. It lies just west of Naxos and about 161 km from the Port of Pireaus, and is a hugely hot tourist destination.

Paros Tourist Attractions

The mountain town of Lefkes is simply breathtaking.

Located in the center of the Aegean Sea, the island of Paros is one of the popular Cyclades island group. It lies just west of Naxos and about 161 km from the Port of Piraeus, and is a hugely hot tourist destination.

Paros Tourist Attractions

The mountain town of Lefkes is simply breathtaking.

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Getting Familiar with Naxos Island Attractions

Getting Familiar with Naxos Island Attractions | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Naxos is the largest of the Cycladic Islands. Get familiar with all Naxos Island offers, from attractions to beaches t

Naxos is the largest of the Cycladic Islands. Get familiar with all Naxos Island offers, from attractions to beaches t

 
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Olympia Tour – Flame Lighting Ceremony 2016

Olympia Tour – Flame Lighting Ceremony 2016 | Greece Travel | Scoop.it

Olympia will become the center of the world yet again on April 21. This year, The Travel Insiders will be there as the torch in ancient Olympia is lit for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games. It …

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Mykonos Island Attractions

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Things to Do in Mykonos Greece
One of the most popular Greek Islands is Mykonos, famous for many things, including its nudist beaches, nightlife, and endless parties. Being part of the Cyclades, it is close to numerous other popular tourist destinations, including Naxos and Paros. Additionally, Myk

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Santorini Island Guide to the Aegean Jewel

Santorini Island Guide to the Aegean Jewel | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Santorini Island is a jewel in the Aegean Sea to be seen by all. Beautiful beaches, sunsets, architecture, views, ruins, and a great time to be had...
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Amorgos– The Big Blue Island of the Cyclades

Amorgos– The Big Blue Island of the Cyclades | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Tradition has it that Amorgos island owes its name to the rare therapeutic herb which grows on the slopes of the mountains of the island. Since 1988 the island was renamed "The Big Blue", after the French film by Luc Besson, who gave the film fans wonderful shots of Amorgos through the lif
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Crete – Back to Basics in Milia

Crete – Back to Basics in Milia | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
A few kilometers outside the city of Chania, in Crete, concealed amidst the wild mountains, lies a village pulled out of another era. Milia, a village with no electricity and no cars, is where the philosophy of “back to basics” has found its true meaning.



 

Those who choose to spend a
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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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