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Greece’s first underwater museum

Earlier in the year, Greece opened its first underwater museum in Alonissos. Visitors will be able to experience the ancient shipwreck called the Peristera. The Peristera was a cargo vessel loaded with thousands of amphorae, filled with wine, which sank in the Aegean sea around 500 BC. The cargo included black-glazed bowls, cups, plates and… Read more »

Private Island Interest is Booming

Many buyer’s have often thought about the idea of buying a private island, the pandemic has just served to accelerate this niche market. Buying an island is often more driven by the heart rather than investment purposes and ease of access is always important. The private island market has benefitted in large by our new,… Read more »

Corporate nomads are on the road to Greece

John Roese, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Dell Technologies, discussed in a recent teleconference the open prospects and great potential that Greece has to attract foreign workers and companies in the field of technology and informatics. “I think that I will easily work from an island in Greece. It is a very beautiful country. As… Read more »

Athens Acropolis Sotheby's

“The war for Digital Nomads Heats up as Greece Passes New Tax Law”, says Forbes

“If you can work from anywhere, why not work from Greece?” asks a promotional document seen by Greece’s parliament this week. Amid dreamy images of whitewashed farmhouses and deep-blue seascapes, it sets out a new law that allows newly settled foreigners to pay half their income tax over the next seven years. From January 2021,… Read more »

Breaking News: Greece is open for 29 countries

Starting from June 15, Greece will be welcoming tourists and travellers from 29 countries. No tests or quarantine will be required. Authorities will be performing occasional random testing, while visitors will be required to take all the necessary social distancing measures. The list of the 29 countries is the satisfactory result of an epidemiological profile… Read more »

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

Set in the glistening southern Gulf of Euboea (Evia) opposite the site of the ancient city of Eritrea on mainland Greece, Ethereal is an exceptionally secluded haven that was first recognised as a settlement in 1961. Originally purchased by a prominent Greek family in 1958, its pristine beauty and verdant landscapes put it on a… 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 »

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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 »