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...
THE BEST MUSEUMS IN GREECE

THE BEST MUSEUMS IN GREECE

With such significant history and so many ancient wonders, sites, and artifacts, it is little wonder that Greece is home to the biggest number of archaeological museums in the world. In fact, there are over 300 museums in Greece, and they also cover things like arts...
WHERE TO STAY IN ATHENS – TOP AREAS AND HOTELS FOR 2024

WHERE TO STAY IN ATHENS – TOP AREAS AND HOTELS FOR 2024

Choosing where to stay in Athens can be quite overwhelming. There is a lot of excellent accommodation but you want to ensure you are also in a great location. Luckily Athens is relatively flat, has good public transport and many of the most popular sites and...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO STUNNING LIMENI VILLAGE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO STUNNING LIMENI VILLAGE

PDF Button Limeni is a small village on the Mani peninsula in the Peloponnese of mainland Greece. In fact, it is really just a hamlet or townlet, and until only a few decades ago, it was just a cluster of houses wrapped around a small, idyllic cove. In recent years,...
CAPE SOUNION FROM ATHENS & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON

CAPE SOUNION FROM ATHENS & THE TEMPLE OF POSEIDON

Situated on the Attica Peninsula’s southernmost tip it takes only an hour to get to Cape Sounion from Athens where the Temple of Poseidon resides. An architectural masterpiece, this ancient Greek temple is an icon of Greek mythology, attracting thousands of...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MAGICAL MYSTRAS GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MAGICAL MYSTRAS GREECE

Imagine stepping into a world frozen in time, where the echoes of a bygone era reverberate through ancient ruins and cobblestone paths. Such is the captivating allure of Mystras Greece, an enchanting destination nestled in the heart of Greece’s Peloponnese...
HOW TO GET TO OLYMPIA GREECE AND WHAT TO SEE

HOW TO GET TO OLYMPIA GREECE AND WHAT TO SEE

Nestled in the tranquil landscape of the western Peloponnese peninsula in Greece lies a place that echoes an illustrious past—the Archaeological Site of Olympia. Ancient Olympia was one of the most significant sanctuaries of ancient Greece, and hosted the Olympic...
37 OF THE BEST MAINLAND GREECE BEACHES

37 OF THE BEST MAINLAND GREECE BEACHES

When people think of the Greek Islands they think of beautiful beaches and crytal clear, azure water but what many people don’t realise is that some of the best locations are actually on the Mainland. There are literally thousands of amazing spots ranging from...
FOOD TOURS AND COOKING CLASSES IN GREECE

FOOD TOURS AND COOKING CLASSES IN GREECE

PDF Button Greek food is synonymous with delicious flavours and healthy living. Greeks are some of the oldest people in the world due to their diet and their penchant for lots of homegrown vegetables and not much meat. Learning about Greek food is not just fun but...
HOW TO GET TO KALAMATA, GREECE

HOW TO GET TO KALAMATA, GREECE

Kalamata is a large town in the central Peloponnese which is a fantastic place to use as a base to explore the many wonders of the peninsula. It does have an airport but there are no flights from Athens so working out how to get to Kalamata can be a bit tricky....
DAY TRIPS FROM KALAMATA

DAY TRIPS FROM KALAMATA

Kalamata is a wonderful destination to visit in Greece and there is a lot to see and do there. Its central location makes it a great base to explore not only the wonders of Messinia but also the adjoining prefectures as well, such as Mani and Laconia. There are some...
TOP THINGS TO DO IN KALAMATA, GREECE

TOP THINGS TO DO IN KALAMATA, GREECE

PDF Button Kalamata is a city in the southwestern Peloponnese region of Greece. It is the capital and largest city of the regional unit of Messenia and is known for its olives, particularly the famous Kalamata olive, a large, dark, and meaty olive variety that is a...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO GALAXIDI GREECE (Γαλαξιδι)

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO GALAXIDI GREECE (Γαλαξιδι)

Why is Galaxidi so special? Galaxidi Greece is a charming coastal town that has an island-like atmosphere to it. In fact until 1963 it was only accessible by boat so it truly was like an island. Galaxidi is a perfect destination for an idyllic weekend or a month-long...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ARACHOVA GREECE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ARACHOVA GREECE

Right next to the incredible ancient archaeological site of Delphi is the town of Arachova, a destination worth visiting on its own merits which is loaded with charm and culture. In winter it is also one of Greece’s premier ski resort towns. This Complete Guide...
THINGS TO DO IN VOLOS, GREECE

THINGS TO DO IN VOLOS, GREECE

Volos is the capital of the Magnesia region of ancient Thessaly. This coastal city, tucked away on the coast of the Pagasetic Gulf, is Greece’s third largest port and features an industrial heritage to match. In 1955, an earthquake destroyed much of the city but today...
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MONEMVASIA CASTLE

A COMPLETE GUIDE TO MONEMVASIA CASTLE

PDF Button Monemvasia Castle is on what is often called the ‘Fortress Island’ in the western Peloponnese. It is the result of an earthquake in 375AD and its unique geography has made it a popular place to reside over the years from initial Byzantine...
AMAZING THESSALONIKI DAY TRIPS

AMAZING THESSALONIKI DAY TRIPS

Thessaloniki is a fascinating city and there is a lot to see and do there. Considered by many to be the ‘food capital’ of Greece it is a dream destination for foodies and history buffs and is incredibly affordable too. Add to that a huge array of amazing...
A COMPLETE ATHENS, SANTORINI AND PAROS ITINERARY

A COMPLETE ATHENS, SANTORINI AND PAROS ITINERARY

Athens Santorini and Paros are some of the most popular destinations in Greece. Their iconic landscapes and historic sites make them some of the most photographed places in the world. This Athens, Santorini and Paros itinerary ensures you make the absolute most out of...
VISIT DELPHI, GREECE – THE SACRED HOME OF THE ORACLE

VISIT DELPHI, GREECE – THE SACRED HOME OF THE ORACLE

Planning a trip to visit Delphi on your Greece vacation will be one of the highlights of your trip – guaranteed!This extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage site is one of the most significant in the country and was once considered by the Ancient Greeks to be the...