A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ATTICA, GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ATTICA, GREECE

PDF Button The region of Attica, Greece is rich in historical, cultural, and natural attractions. From the capital, Athens, home to iconic landmarks like the Acropolis, to the serene beauty of the Athenian Riviera and the many mountains, Attica is a treasure trove of...
ONE DAY IN THESSALONIKI

ONE DAY IN THESSALONIKI

PDF Button Thessaloniki (aka ‘Salonica’) is the second largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia, in the north of the country. It is a fascinating city, known for its rich history, diversity and great food and its a very affordable destination...
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR VAT REFUND IN GREECE

HOW TO CLAIM YOUR VAT REFUND IN GREECE

PDF Button Greece is a great place to shop; there are a lot of fantastic things to buy, and many of them are very affordable. Chances are some of the more expensive items you purchase can be even cheaper if you claim the tax back. Getting a VAT refund in  Greece, can...
CAN YOU DRINK TAP WATER IN GREECE

CAN YOU DRINK TAP WATER IN GREECE

Can you drink tap water in Greece? This questions comes up almost daily in our Facebook Group so its great to get the facts. Drinking tap water in Greece is generally considered safe, especially in the major cities and tourist areas. The water supply systems in the...
GREECE AND MALTA – A COMBINED ITINERARY

GREECE AND MALTA – A COMBINED ITINERARY

PDF Button Discover the delights of Greece and Malta, two Mediterranean jewels known for their rich history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty. Greece, with its ancient ruins, picturesque islands, and sun-kissed beaches, offers a perfect blend of historical...
FACEBOOK GROUP GIVEAWAYS

FACEBOOK GROUP GIVEAWAYS

PDF Button Introduction These terms and conditions apply to the 100,000 Members Milestone Giveaway (the ‘Giveaway’) organized by Greece Travel Secrets for the Greece Travel Planning Facebook Group. By entering the Giveaway, you (“the...
TOP THINGS TO DO IN SYROS

TOP THINGS TO DO IN SYROS

PDF Button Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, blends traditional Greek charm with a splash of sophistication. The island’s capital, Ermoupolis, is a marvel of neoclassical architecture, with grand mansions and a majestic town square that reflect its rich...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ANO SYROS

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ANO SYROS

Ano Syros is a picturesque medieval settlement located on the island of Syros, part of the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea, Greece. Established by the Venetians around the 13th century, it stands as a testament to the island’s rich historical tapestry, blending...
DAY TRIPS FROM SANTORINI TO OTHER ISLANDS

DAY TRIPS FROM SANTORINI TO OTHER ISLANDS

PDF Button Many visitors to Greece like to choose an island, or even a few, that is close to other islands so they can do some great day trips. Many are well located for this, Naxos and Paros, for example, as there are several islands close to both that have frequent...
DAY TRIPS FROM NAXOS

DAY TRIPS FROM NAXOS

PDF Button Naxos is one of our favourite places to visit in Greece, and being the largest island in the Cyclades, there is a lot to see and do.  Mount Zas and the mountain villages, as well as the thriving agricultural industry, set it apart from the other islands in...
ONE DAY IN CORFU

ONE DAY IN CORFU

PDF Button Nestled in the heart of the Ionian Sea, Corfu is a fascinating blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. This enchanting Greek island, with its lush green landscapes, azure waters, and beaches ranging from pebbled coves to expansive sandy stretches,...
WHY YOU MUST SEE THE GREEK WEDDING SHOW SANTORINI!

WHY YOU MUST SEE THE GREEK WEDDING SHOW SANTORINI!

Santorini is famous the world over for its blue church domes, white cave hotels and mesmerizing caldera sunsets. But there is another acitivity that all visitors can enjoy that is also guaranteed to leave you with special memories and a big smile. We took friends to...
THINGS TO DO IN CORFU

THINGS TO DO IN CORFU

PDF Button Corfu is a picturesque Greek island in the Ionian Sea, known for its rich historical heritage, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Its blend of medieval charm with Venetian, French, and British influences is evident in its architecture, especially in...
ONE DAY IN HERAKLION, CRETE

ONE DAY IN HERAKLION, CRETE

PDF Button Heraklion, aka ‘Iraklio’ is the capital city of the island of Crete, Greece’s largest island, and serves as one of the island’s primary urban centers. It is a popular cruise ship stop, and while this will give you only a tiny glimpse...
THINGS TO DO IN PSIRI ATHENS

THINGS TO DO IN PSIRI ATHENS

PDF Button In ancient times, Psiri Athens was the area of the capital where artisans worked, so its streets were lined with craftsmen’s laboratories. From pottery to clothes to sculptures, ancient Athenians came here for their shopping. Today, the Psiri...
MILOS SANTORINI NAXOS AND ATHENS ITINERARY

MILOS SANTORINI NAXOS AND ATHENS ITINERARY

PDF Button As discerning travellers realise there is more to Greece than just Santorini and Mykonos, other islands are now firmly on people’s radar. The magical island of Milos and the perennial favourite, Naxos, are a great combination with Santorini and will...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO DAMOUCHARI BEACH AND VILLAGE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO DAMOUCHARI BEACH AND VILLAGE

Damouchari (pronounced ‘hari’ not ‘chari’) is a small, picturesque coastal hamlet located in the eastern part of the Pelion Peninsula in Greece. In mythology, this is where the Centaurs roamed, and the area is renowned for its unique blend of...
WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY IN KOUFONISIA

WHAT TO DO AND WHERE TO STAY IN KOUFONISIA

There is a group of little islands that wrap around the south-east coast of Naxos called the ‘Small Cyclades’ or sometimes the ‘lesser Cyclades’. They are some of the most beautiful and peaceful islands in Greece and a true Greece travel...
ONE DAY IN SANTORINI

ONE DAY IN SANTORINI

PDF Button Doing a cruise in Greece is a very popular way to see the Greek Islands, especially for first-timers. It will give you a glimpse into a number of islands, usually Athens, as well as a few other stops sometimes too. Santorini is the most popular destination...