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ONE DAY IN THESSALONIKI

ONE DAY IN THESSALONIKI

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...

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FACEBOOK GROUP GIVEAWAYS

FACEBOOK GROUP GIVEAWAYS

Introduction These terms and conditions apply to the 100,000 Members Milestone Giveaway (the 'Giveaway') organized by Greece Travel Secrets for the Greece...

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN SYROS

TOP THINGS TO DO IN SYROS

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, blends traditional Greek charm with a splash of sophistication. The island's capital, Ermoupolis, is a marvel of...

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DAY TRIPS FROM NAXOS

DAY TRIPS FROM NAXOS

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...

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ONE DAY IN CORFU

ONE DAY IN CORFU

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...

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THINGS TO DO IN CORFU

THINGS TO DO IN CORFU

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...

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ONE DAY IN HERAKLION, CRETE

ONE DAY IN HERAKLION, CRETE

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...

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THINGS TO DO IN PSIRI ATHENS

THINGS TO DO IN PSIRI ATHENS

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...

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ONE DAY IN SANTORINI

ONE DAY IN SANTORINI

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,...

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IS SANTORINI WORTH IT?

IS SANTORINI WORTH IT?

Santorini is the most popular destination in Greece and one of the most iconic in the world. The famous caldera, cave houses and hotels, and sunset views are...

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ONE DAY IN MYKONOS

ONE DAY IN MYKONOS

Doing a cruise in Greek is very popular. A lot of people are attracted to the ease and convenience of having a single cabin to see multiple places and only...

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7 DAY ITINERARY GREECE

7 DAY ITINERARY GREECE

If you only have 7 days in Greece it is still possible to cover a lot of ground and take in many of the highlights this incredible country has to offer. This...

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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...

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ONE DAY IN RHODES

ONE DAY IN RHODES

Doing a cruise in Greek is increasing in popularity. With so many older people now travelling in their retirement, many people are attracted to the ease and...

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3 WEEKS IN GREECE

3 WEEKS IN GREECE

If you are lucky enough to be planning 3 weeks in Greece then you are about to embark on the trip of a lifetime. This itinerary covers five incredible Greek...

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CAR HIRE IN GREECE

CAR HIRE IN GREECE

Car hire in Greece is often a great idea and opens up a whole world of possibilities. There are so many car rental agencies though it can be overwhelming....

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THINGS TO DO ON NAXOS IN 2024

THINGS TO DO ON NAXOS IN 2024

Naxos is the largest island in the Cyclades, five times the size of Santorini or Mykonos so there is lot on offer. It is famous for its lush and fertile lands...

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WHAT TO BUY IN GREECE

WHAT TO BUY IN GREECE

The shopping in Greece is some of the best in the world. The products are generally high quality and good value and there are lots of unique and interesting...

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN LINDOS

TOP THINGS TO DO IN LINDOS

Lindos is a beautiful medieval town on the Greek island of Rhodes in the Dodecennase. It is the most impressive archeological site on Rhodes and is located in...

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THE BEST SIFNOS BEACHES

THE BEST SIFNOS BEACHES

Sifnos is a beautiful small island in between Milos and Paros that is known for its food, pottery, hiking trails, and small, authentic villages. There are...

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HOW TO GET AROUND MYKONOS

HOW TO GET AROUND MYKONOS

Mykonos is a beautiful Greek island known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and picturesque villages. While it's a relatively small island it can...

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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...

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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...

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FERRY PORTS IN ATHENS

FERRY PORTS IN ATHENS

Catching a Ferry in Greece is part of the whole Greek Island experience and can be very memorable. They are efficient, chaotic and fun all at the same time...

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HOW TO GET TO SKOPELOS

HOW TO GET TO SKOPELOS

Many people have Skopelos on their radar when visiting the Greek Islands and for good reason. The 'Mama Mia' island made so famous by the popular movie has a...

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SANTORINI WITH KIDS

SANTORINI WITH KIDS

Santorini is the most popular destination in Greece and one of the most iconic in the world. The famous caldera, cave houses and sunset views are highly...

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HIKING IN GREECE

HIKING IN GREECE

Hiking in Greece is a popular activity and is it any wonder why! The entire country is a giant museum, with ancient archeological sites, medieval villages,...

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HIKING IN SANTORINI

HIKING IN SANTORINI

The island of Santorini is world renowned for its stunning sunsets, caldera views and unique landscapes. The island attracts vast amounts of tourists each...

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VISIT AMORGOS ISLAND GREECE

VISIT AMORGOS ISLAND GREECE

Located around an hour south-east of Naxos or 2-3 hours north-east of  Santorini is the rather extraordinary Cycladic island of Amorgos. With its beautiful...

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HOTELS OR AIRBNBS IN GREECE?

HOTELS OR AIRBNBS IN GREECE?

One of the questions that comes up the most in our Facebook Group is whether to books Hotels or Airbnbs in Greece. For many people who are used to using...

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VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

VEGETARIAN AND VEGAN GREEK FOOD

 If you’ve been planning a trip to Greece but have hesitated over food concerns, don’t worry there is a huge selection of food for you! Instead, bookmark this...

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DAY TRIPS FROM PAROS

DAY TRIPS FROM PAROS

Paros Island is one of our favourite places to visit in Greece and there is a lot to see and do there, from beaches to historical sites, great beach clubs,...

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HOW TO GET TO PAROS

HOW TO GET TO PAROS

Most people who visit Greece head to the islands of Santorini and Mykonos as a point of priority. One of our favourite islands is in between both of them and...

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WINTER IN SANTORINI

WINTER IN SANTORINI

Santorini is one of the most iconic Greek islands, as well as one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe. It is famous for its fine sand beaches,...

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SOLO TRAVEL GREECE

SOLO TRAVEL GREECE

You may think Greece is for couples, families, or maybe even for groups of party-going friends, but it's actually a fantastic destination for solo travellers....

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GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

Are you dreaming of joining the well-heeled crowds and dancing the night away on a luscious Greek Island? You’re certainly not alone - the summer season...

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GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

GREEK PARTY ISLANDS

Are you dreaming of joining the well-heeled crowds and dancing the night away on a luscious Greek Island? You’re certainly not alone - the summer season...

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THE BEST GREEK SONGS PLAYLIST

THE BEST GREEK SONGS PLAYLIST

Here's our playlist of classic Greek songs and music as well as a few contemporary tunes as well. Tune into this music at home, in the car or out and about...

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MOVIES SHOT IN GREECE

MOVIES SHOT IN GREECE

There's no better way to enjoy a virtual holiday and to imerse yourself in the culture and landscapes than by watching television shows or movies shot in...

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HOW TO GET TO MILOS

HOW TO GET TO MILOS

Most people who visit Greece head to the islands of Santorini and Mykonos as a point of priority. Meanwhile, the magical island of Milos is close by and yet...

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BEST APPS FOR GREECE TRAVEL

BEST APPS FOR GREECE TRAVEL

In this day and age we are very lucky to be able to tap into a lot of technology that can really make our lives easier and knowing which are the best apps for...

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ATHENS AIRPORT TRANSFERS

ATHENS AIRPORT TRANSFERS

Once you've arrived in Athens, possibly after a very long flight you will likely be keen to get to your Athens hotel. You will want to rest and freshen up or...

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WHERE TO STAY IN KEFALONIA

WHERE TO STAY IN KEFALONIA

The beautiful Ionian island of Kefalonia is becoming very popular as a Greek Island destination for everyone and it's easy to see why. It's a big island and...

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HOW TO TRAVEL TO ATHENS

HOW TO TRAVEL TO ATHENS

There are several options for travel to Athens. As the capital of Greece, it is home to the countries main airport and with so much coastline there are...

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I’m Sandy, a tragic Grecophile married to a Greek, hoping to help you have the best possible trip to Greece. We want you to experience the famous Greek ‘Filotimo’ before you even get there.

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