Category: TRAVEL

Tourism Ministry: First group of hotels to operate by exception across Greece
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Tourism Ministry: First group of hotels to operate by exception across Greece

Panos - Mar 24, 2020

The Greek Ministry of Tourism has announced that hotels that remain open year-round must suspend operation to protect staff from…

New Greek tourism campaign urges travelers to #staysafe and keep dreaming of Greece
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New Greek tourism campaign urges travelers to #staysafe and keep dreaming of Greece

Panos - Mar 18, 2020

The new campaign by “Marketing Greece” urges international travelers to “#staysafe” during these difficult times due to the coronavirus pandemic…

The must-visit churches in Athens
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The must-visit churches in Athens

Panos - Mar 12, 2020

Most people visiting Athens know the city is packed with ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and museums. Turn a corner in…

Weekend escapes near Athens!
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Weekend escapes near Athens!

Panos - Mar 11, 2020

Chalkida: the town of “mad waters” There is a reference point, a place of attraction for Athenians and people from…

The places hardest to afford a home (infographic)
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The places hardest to afford a home (infographic)

Panos - Mar 10, 2020

Big cities like London or San Francisco are well-known for their expensive real estate markets. But there are also a…

Ten ancient sites to see in Athens
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Ten ancient sites to see in Athens

Panos - Mar 09, 2020

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one…

Ikaria: The island of long life
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Ikaria: The island of long life

Panos - Mar 06, 2020

The enchanting island of Ikaria is not only one of the most idyllic islands of the eastern Aegean but also…

Greece 3rd most popular holiday destination for Germans in 2020, data shows
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Greece 3rd most popular holiday destination for Germans in 2020, data shows

Panos - Mar 05, 2020

Germans chose Greece as the third most popular holiday destination regarding booking for organised packages in 2020 on the online…

This is the oldest company in the world!
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This is the oldest company in the world!

Panos - Mar 03, 2020

Apple and Google may be among the most successful companies on the planet, but they certainly aren’t the oldest. And…

Abandoned 300-Year Old Venetian Village on Crete Turned into Tourist Resort
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Abandoned 300-Year Old Venetian Village on Crete Turned into Tourist Resort

Panos - Feb 26, 2020

Áspros Potamós (White River in English) is a settlement in eastern Crete, in the regional unit of Lasithi, whose history…

Four romantic Greek destinations for every season
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Four romantic Greek destinations for every season

Panos - Feb 25, 2020

Winter in the heart of Epirus? Spring in the mythical land of the Centaurs? Summer on the matchless beaches of…

This is why the Dutch prefer Greece as a holiday destination for 2020
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This is why the Dutch prefer Greece as a holiday destination for 2020

Panos - Feb 20, 2020

The reasons Greece is one of the most preferred destinations for Dutch tourists were outlined in a survey carried out…

“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”
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“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”

Panos - Feb 18, 2020

At a time when the mainstream narrative is all about how Greece’s ‘best and brightest’ minds have been fleeing the…

Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked
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Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked

Panos - Feb 17, 2020

A journey down into the underground depths of the Greek island of Corfu that lasted 15 days and explored 25…

Santorini volcano “rumbles” – Greek authorities prepare contingency plan
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Santorini volcano “rumbles” – Greek authorities prepare contingency plan

Panos - Feb 14, 2020

The General Secretariat for Civil Protection has prepared a study focusing on contigency plans for a possible future eruption of…

Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese: An explosion of flavors and textures
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Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese: An explosion of flavors and textures

Panos - Feb 11, 2020

Cheese lovers who haven’t tried halloumi, meet your new obsession. Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese originating in Cyprus. Made from…

Athens voted 2nd best destination in Europe
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Athens voted 2nd best destination in Europe

Panos - Feb 07, 2020

Athens was voted the second-best destination in Europe in the poll conducted by the European Best Destinations Tourism Promotion Platform.…

A Greek home so remote it’s almost like having your own private island
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A Greek home so remote it’s almost like having your own private island

Panos - Feb 07, 2020

This stone-built contemporary home is named Secret Cape after its remote location on a rocky peninsula on the Greek island…

British tourists “vote” Greece for 2020
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British tourists “vote” Greece for 2020

Panos - Feb 04, 2020

British tourists are not being deterred at all by the reality of Brexit, as they are planning to increase their…

September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece
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September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece

Panos - Feb 03, 2020

In the past few months, there was research for the favorite travel month for Greece on Griekenland.net. A total of…