Category: Destinations

Wine routes of Crete

In modern times, Cretan wine has won the attention and preference of the broader consumer public. Cretan wines are a precious legacy of traditional varieties, perfectly adapted to the island’s climate conditions. Cretan vineyards cover 12.8% of Greece’s wine regions and rank 3rd among the country’s 9 wine-growing areas.

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Caves of Kastania and Agios Nikolaos Geopark

In the southern part of the Peloponnese is the Cape Maleas peninsula,which features some impressive geological formations. Among them we find the caves of Kastania, one of Greece’s most impressive cave systems, and the Agios Nikolaos Geopark with its unique petrified forest.

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Wine routes of northern Greece – Chalkidiki

Chalkidiki is primarily famous as a tourist destination, known for its idyllic beaches and impressive natural beauty; but, apart from its seaside and mountain landscapes, it is also renowned for its high-quality food products. Among these are some of Greece’s best wines, coming from its vast vineyards and numerous wineries. This makes it ideal as a wine tourism destination, following the path of the Chalkidiki Wine Route, part of the Wine Routes of Northern Greece.

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Porto Lago / Lakki: a 1930’s model town in the Aegean

On the island of Leros in the Dodecanese archipelago of the Aegean Sea you can find a strange town that looks like an old movie set. This is the town of Lakki, or Porto Lago as it was originally called when it was built in the 1930s, during the Italian occupation of the Dodecanese. Some of its buildings have been declared monuments by the Ministry of Culture and Sports.

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Spa tourism in Greece

Spa tourism is a form of wellness tourism centered around the use of thermal and/or mineral waters for treatment, rehabilitation, and recreation. Greece has not made a name as a destinati is home to numerous spa resorts, since various hot springs and mineral springs can be found on both its mainland and its islands.

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