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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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Winter on the Greek islands

Winter on the Greek islands | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The Greek islands seem to always be full of light. In winter, it is still there, bright as always but sweeter. It rejuvenates the winter colors, while the mild temperatures revive the desire for exploration of the Greek island landscapes. If you believe that the islands’ journey through the winter months is in solitude, reminiscing read more
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Sifnos Island Tourist Attractions

Sifnos Island Tourist Attractions | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Sifnos Island Greece is the perfect vacation destination for a relaxing getaway. Get to know the islands beaches, attractions, for a memorable holiday...
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The Re-Construction of the Colossus of Rhodes

The Re-Construction of the Colossus of Rhodes | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Everyone knows of or has heard about the Colossus of Rhodes, which once stood on the largest of the Dodecanese islands. It is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, depicting the sun god and built by Chares of Lindos, the 3rd century BC. The reason for the construction of the Colossus read more
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Santorini – A Home Porting Destination

Santorini – A Home Porting Destination | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Procedures have been launched for the destination of Santorini, in the Cyclades, to cruise companies who are planning to integrate the island into their programs as a starting point and terminus for their cruises (home porting). According to reports, the Municipal Port Fund of Thira has started the process to install the equipment needed to read more
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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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Spetses Island Attractions

Spetses Island Attractions | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Spetses has many historical sites, significant museums, monasteries of religious importance and natural beauty. Spetses is part of the Saronic island complex and neighbors other smaller islands such as Hydra. Some of Spetses island attractions are: The Lighthouse of Spetses The lighthouse of Spetses is one of the unique attractions of Spetses. The lighthouse dates read more
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Sifnos Island Villages

Sifnos Island Villages | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
The top five Sifnos Island villages with an overview of what each offers for a perfect vacation. Things to see and do, what to expect and how to make the...
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The Town of Hydra

The Town of Hydra | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Many would characterize Hydra as the most beautiful of the Saronic Islands. Perhaps its charm is owed to its inner calm and serenity of a bygone era. Picturesque and aristocratic, a breath away from Athens (one and a half hours from Piraeus), Hydra attracts many day travelers. It is an ideal destination for high quality read more
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Top 10 Greek Islands – The Best of

Top 10 Greek Islands – The Best of | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
#10 The Best of Alonissos, Sporades – The Natural Landscapes The best of Alonissos’ attractions is… the natural landscapes! Alonissos is the ideal destination for hiking as it is blessed with rugged natural landscapes, surrounded by pine forests, olive groves and orchards. #9 The Best of Lesbos, Northeast Aegean – The Rainbow Destinations The read more
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The Easternmost Greek Island of Kastellorizo

The Easternmost Greek Island of Kastellorizo | Greece Travel | Scoop.it
Kastellorizo is the smallest of the Dodecanese. Here, scenes from the Oscar-winning film “Mediterraneo” were filmed. It is one of the lesser-known Greek islands, however, in recent years the it has begun to develop tourism and is an ideal destination for those seeking a quiet holiday. Kastellorizo is the easternmost island in the Aegean and the read more
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