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Athens, an Exciting Property Market

Athens is a vibrant hub of history, archaeology and urban vibes. It expands in all directions around its centre, the Acropolis, all the way to its northern suburbs and to the south joining the seaside on a unique frontline of almost 30km. Long gone are the days of Athens in a constant blue mood especially… Read more »

Pasithea, Corfu

Six Stunning Panorama Villas on Corfu island

With great intellectual and artistic past, Corfu preserves its multi-cultural background and Venetian elegance until today. Corfu’s Old Town is a UNESCO heritage site of great architectural interest. The lush scenery, peerless beaches, picturesque villages and it’s high green hills have always been of an anazing beauty. We have therefore collected the best breathtaking panorama… Read more »

Paris Sigalas

Paris Sigalas: The king of Assyrtiko

Around 50 varieties of vines prosper in the mainly anhydrous island of the Aegean sea, its gemstone being the Assyrtiko, a local white wine variety, which according to the connoisseurs of wine is considered the best in the Mediterranean. To the overall story of Assyrtiko there is one before and one after Paris Sigalas. He… Read more »

Inside Scorpios

Until recently there had been just one photograph from Scorpios’ interior, that of its owner’s wedding ceremony with Jackie Kennedy, the widow of the late president of the USA, on the 20th of October 1968. Despite the fact that publicity served as a powerful magnet for Onassis, he managed to keep this possession away from… Read more »

Opera under the moonlight in Corfu

A magical operatic performance under the midsummer moonlight in a historic property in Corfu was recently organised by Greece Sotheby’s International. Two of the most acclaimed Greek opera singers of the day were present to perform a collection of much-loved arias and duets before a crowd of 120 select guests in the stately Laskari Mansion… Read more »

The Mykonos Magic

Few places in the world combine relaxation and sophistication this well – the elegance of natural materials integrated into the landscape and the magical creativity of tantalizing summer flavours.

Ethereal, private island, property for sale in Evia, Greece

Ethereal – A True Island Treasure

Everyone dreams of having their own private island where they can feel like the ruler of all they survey. There is such a place and its name is Ethereal: a small Shangri-La just 15 minutes by helicopter from Athens, which promises total privacy and exclusivity for those wishing to escape from it all. Set in… Read more »

The Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta 2019, We were there!

Where better to stage the spectacular Classic Yacht Regatta than on the cosmopolitan island of Spetses? Perfectly positioned in the Argosaronic Gulf, the island is home to an extravagant show of fine yachts and vintage craft, which compete in special categories before an avid crowd of sailing aficionados. Now in its 9th year, the four-day… Read more »

Top Five κitesurfers Homes in Greece : Aerial photo from

Five homes for kitesurfers in Greece

Kitesurfing is undeniably one of the most thrilling and addictive sports – after all, nothing beats the feeling of harnessing the pure power of the wind to glide over the waves! It is easy to practice sport and usually involves most of the family members. Whilst the Mediterranean may not see the wild seascapes of… Read more »

Cintree Curvex by Frank Muller

Mykonos – Streets of Gold

Mykonos has become a Mecca for high-end shopping, with some of the best international jewellery designers selling their precious ‘wares’ from enchanting little white-washed boutique stores. The prestigious Swiss watchmaker and fine jeweller, Chopard, can be found tucked away down a picturesque cobbled alleyway. Feast your eyes on ultra-rare diamonds encased in exquisite pieces designed… Read more »

Corfu Panorama Spianada in the front

The Eclectic, Elegant Architecture of Corfu Island

Corfu is an elegant and noble destination, unique amongst the Greek islands for its regal amalgamation of Venetian, French and British styles. From the 15th – 19th centuries the island was under Venetian rule, subsequently passing to the French, British and, finally, Greek governments. This multi-cultural history has resulted in a fine architectural mix of… Read more »

An artist’s guide to the Dodecanese

On the largest Dodecanese island of Rhodes, the Municipal Gallery contains one of most significant collections of the Modern Greek paintings in the world, including works by Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas, Konstantinos Maleas and George Bouzianis amongst others. During the last 20 years, a new generation of artists has emerged in Rhodes art scene the most prominent… Read more »

Spondi Athens

Michelin stars lead Athens dining scene

Culinary aficionados make a bee-line for Spondi, Greece’s only 2 Michelin star restaurant, located between the upscale neighbourhoods of Mets and Pangrati. Opened in 1996 by Apostolos Trastelis, this discreet, charming and intimate restaurant serves high-end French cuisine using seasonal ingredients and local produce. Further south, Hytra is a true Athenian establishment, having opened in… Read more »

Prada Voukourestiou Greece Sotheby's International Realty

Voukourestiou, Athens’ luxury retail street

Since the early 1950s, Voukourestiou Street has been the favourite shopping destination of well-heeled Athenians and international visitors, with a particular focus on rare European and American imported goods alongside gold and jewellery. Named after the Treaty of Bucharest, which ended the second Balkan War in 1913, the street differs from other international luxury shopping… Read more »

Skorpios – The beguiling beauty of Greece’s most exclusive private island

The Ionian islands on Greece’s west coast are a unique collection of emerald treasures, perched elegantly in the warm waters of the Ionian Sea. Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada and the numerous smaller islands which surround them have a rich and diverse history, resulting in an elegant combination of Italian, French, British and Greek style, and… Read more »

Paxos Island: An Inspiration for Contemporary Art

Eight cutting-edge contemporary artists have been invited by the newly funded project to interact with the wild and natural beauty of Paxos. Marina Tomacelli Filomarino, the inspiration behind the project and a summer resident of Paxos for the past forty years, shares with Sotheby’s International Realty the thrill of seeing it to fruition and her… Read more »

Orsalia Parthenis: An Insider’s Mykonos

Waking up next to the most photographed landmark of Mykonos, the windmills, right across from Sea Satin restaurant and its all-night parties, it’s refreshing to know you can still stroll around the market stalls and buy fresh vegetables and flowers from the local growers. The traditional daily farmer’s market and fish market along Yalos, the… Read more »

Corfu, a fairy tale island

During my sun-warmed afternoons, leisurely watching from the comfort of my veranda the sun diving into the Ionian sea, changing a million colors, I read, once again “My Family and Other Animals” by Gerald Durrell, this time to my young boys who loved it as much as I did at their age. This was the… Read more »

An Open Theater back to life

In front of a mesmerised audience and immersed in natural Corfiot surroundings of a fairytale scenery Garsington Opera delivered on July 21-22 two high-quality performances of Mozart’s masterpiece “The Marriage of Figaro”. The Alvarez Young Singers performed a special version of Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro” (Le Nozze di Figaro) and the result was truly remarkable,… Read more »

Setting sails for Spetses

Setting sails for Spetses

The ultimate sailing experience: Witness historic sailing ship flotillas and watch one of Greece’s largest classic yacht races during the annual Spetses Classic Yacht Regatta, organized by the Yacht Club of Greece and greatly supported by the Poseidonion Grand Hotel on the cosmopolitan island of Spetses, where the creme de la creme gathers for the… Read more »

Amanzoe Greece Sotheby's International Realty

Discover Europe’s Most Exclusive Resort

Entering Amanzoe’s Port Cochere: One can find majestic colonnades. A 70m long reflection pool flows quietly right in the center, as passerby’s walk through the columns next to its serene waters. Perfect for the early evening hours, when the lights are dimmed and night has taken over, it’s a fantastic spot for a drink, for… Read more »

tweed run spetses

The Tweed Run phenomenon of Spetses

The now established Tweed Run was organized by the Poseidonion Grand Hotel in Spetses in collaboration with the Hellenic Bicycle Museum. Once again a great interest was shown in this particular event with reference to days gone by with Spetses being the ideal canvas for participants to fill the hotel and village square, to showcase… Read more »

Athens in Spotlight: Documenta 14

The ambitious endeavour, first time exhibited outside its native country, is inspired by the intense greek challenges of economic crisis as well as the strenuous immigration wave. The enormous contemporary art exhibition, presented every five years as a “museum of 100 days”, will share its 14th edition between Kassel and Athens, where 160 international artists… Read more »

Discover a hidden boutique museum in Mykonos

Between the old port and Little Venice, there is an old captain’s house. Whitewashed exterior, brightly colored window frames and a strong wooden door, an entry to another nearly forgotten past. Time stands still on the inside of this unexpected treasure. Stuffed from floor to ceiling with local art and everyday objects – everything that… Read more »

The 5 architectural layers of Athens

Athens is a rather peculiar yet fascinating capital: It is made of various architectural layers ranging from the classic antiquity all the way to the modern architecture in a mix of buildings in close proximity one to the other. This rather unorthodox appearance is obvious to the visitors eyes just by strolling around the city… Read more »