Category: Greece

Tripping over history in Thessaloniki; Marc d’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

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Under your feet, over your head, soon through a state-of-the-art subway, Thessaloniki history is integral to their urban fabric, and it’s in your face.

Source: Tripping over history in Thessaloniki – Hellenic News of America

Greece Marks World Heritage Day with Free Access to Archeological Sites; Tasos Kokkinidis; Greek Reporter

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Greece marks on Sunday World Heritage Day offering free access to the country’s numerous archaeological sites.

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Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed in Stunning Videos; Mary Harris; Greek Reporter

How could anyone describe Meteora, this astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt, the awe for man’s achievements in an effort to express his religious drive, when these are only some of the many things a traveler experiences when visiting this phenomenal land!

Source: Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed in Stunning Videos

Corfu is calling: Enjoy a Greek island that caters for all budgets; Jo Kossel; Daily Mail 

Corfu is the most northerly of Greece’s seven Ionian Islands and is shaped like a scythe. The Daily Mail’s Jo Kessel visited and found it has great beaches, great history and great hiking.

Source: Corfu is calling: Enjoy a Greek island that caters for all budgets 

11 Amazing Things to Do in Corfu, Greece; Nina Ahmedow; The World Pursuit

Choosing the right Greek island can be a daunting task, after all, there are thousands of them (though fewer than 250 are inhabited). But Corfu has been a tourist favorite for decades.

Source: 11 Amazing Things to Do in Corfu, Greece

Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios; Patricia Claus; Greek Reporter 

The Nea Moni Monastery on the Greek island of Chios is a treasure from Greece’s long history, now listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

Source: Nea Moni Monastery, An Historical Treasure on the Greek Island of Chios

Dream Home Lists For $3.9M On Patmos, The Holy Island Of Revelation; Natalie Martin; Greek City Times

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

Source: Dream Home Lists For $3.9M On Patmos, The Holy Island Of Revelation – Greek City Times

Culture of Corfu island. Places to visit – old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces; Orange Smile

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Study Shows Ancient Theatre Of Epidaurus Is World’s Most Perfect In Terms Of Aesthetics And Acoustics; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times

The Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus is an acoustic and aesthetic marvel, and all the more wondrous considering that it was created almost 2,500 years ago.

Source: Study Shows Ancient Theatre Of Epidaurus Is World’s Most Perfect In Terms Of Aesthetics And Acoustics – Greek City Times

Epic Guide To Peloponesse, Greece [Route, Highlights, Costs]; Marek; Indie Traveller

Complete travel guide to Peloponesse Greece, with top places to visit, itinerary, route map, travel costs, and more.

Source: Epic Guide To Peloponesse, Greece [Route, Highlights, Costs] • Indie Traveller

A Virtual Tour In Ancient Olympia; Paulina Karavasili; Greek City Times

Travel to Ancient Olympia and take a personalized tour of Olympia’s archaeological sites through your screen with the launch of a new digital platform that offers users a unique virtual experience of Greek history.

Source: A Virtual Tour In Ancient Olympia – Greek City Times

Quarantine-free trips: Head inland to discover Corfu’s coolest secrets; Siobhan Grogan; Daily Mail

The Mail on Sunday’s Siobhan Grogan checked into Villa 1870, a 19th Century mansion close to Corfu Town. Some of her top day-trips took her south of capital to discover the island’s other wonders

Source: Quarantine-free trips: Head inland to discover Corfu’s coolest secrets

The Tiny Greek Island That Might Be the First Multicultural Town in the World; Demetrius Ioannou; Fodor’s

A melting pot in the Mediterranean.

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Peek into an historic civilisation; Steve McKenna; West Australian

The Peloponnese brimful of the past, writes Steve McKenna…

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15 of the best autumn walks, from hikes in the Highlands to coastal treks in Turkey; Claire Webb; iNews

Plus Renoir’s Guernsey retreat, Austria’s Lake District, a pilgrimage in the North-east and foraging in the Forest of Dean…

Source: 15 of the best autumn walks, from hikes in the Highlands to coastal treks in Turkey

Six lesser-known Greek islands to visit to discover secluded beaches; Carol Driver; Daily Mail

Cascading waterfalls, golden sand and the Aegean Sea – a holiday to Greece is like no other…

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Whenever You’re Able to Travel to Europe Again, Put This Greek Town at the Top of Your List; Elise Morton; Fodor’s Travel

Visit Thessaloniki, Greece’s northern capital famed for its world-class gastronomy, laidback attitude, and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Source: Whenever You’re Able to Travel to Europe Again, Put This Greek Town at the Top of Your List

Greece: The Summer Capital of The World; Paula Tsoni; Greek Reporter

Greece has been cementing its position as the indisputable summer capital of the world even amidst the harshest of circumstances, and not without good reason.

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8 under-the-radar places to visit in Greece if you’re trying to avoid tourists; Konstantina Pyrnokoki; Business Insider

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Digital Mycenae; Zoe Smith; University of Cambridge

Digital Mycenae: Explore the ancient Greek city of Mycenae in a newly released digital archive.

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