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Posts Tagged: Greece

Northeastern Aegean Islands

Samos, Ikaria, Chios, Lesvos, Limnos, Agios Efstratios, Psara, Fournoi, Oinousses, Samothrace and Thassos are among the islands that complete the picture of the northeastern Aegean. The climate is warm and temperate Mediterranean. Temperatures in the summer can go as high as 27°C and 11°C low in the winter. There are steady breezes throughout the year… Read more »

Chalkidiki

Chalkidiki is a peninsula which is formed by three smaller capes, known as the three “legs” of Chalkidiki. The first leg is Kassandra and has popular tourist resorts and organized beaches. The second is called is Sithonia with less organised resorts and more secluded beaches. The third peninsula is Mount Athos which is a close… Read more »

Villas for sale in Corfu

Corfu

‘Somewhere between Calabria and Corfu the blue really begins…you are aware of a change in the heart of things: aware of the horizon beginning to stain at the rim of the world: aware of islands coming out of the darkness to meet you’. So begins Lawrence Durrell’s 1945 ode to Corfu, Prospero’s Cell. Even today,… Read more »

Paxos

The quiet main town of Gaios, which has retained its elegant Venetian architecture, acts a the island’s harbour and social centre. The two other villages of note are Loggos and Lakka, with their tiny cluster of houses and cafes. However, the real beauty of Paxos lies in its charming countryside. Hire a boat and explore… Read more »

Ithaca

Ithaca is the second smallest of the Ionian islands, still unspoiled. A gorgeous rocky island with verdant vegetation, mountainous villages with traditional character that is generally identified with Homer’s Ithaca, the home of Odysseus from Odyssey and Cavafy’s “Ithaca,” the symbol of adventure, travel and continuous pursuit. It stands among the other Ionian islands as… Read more »

Kefalonia

Shooting to fame as the location of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Kefalonia is an island of contrasts: its dramatic mountain scenery and rugged cliff-faces highlighting the purity of its white sand beaches and sparkling, sapphire waters. The capital of the island is Argostoli, a neat and pleasant town filled with cafes, restaurants and bars. Take a… Read more »

Athens in Spotlight: Documenta 14

After 60 years of legacy in Kassel, Germany, the top-tier art event ‘Documenta’ is inherented to the Athenian audience, from 8th April to 16th July 2017. The ambitious endeavor, 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… Read more »