A Closer Look at Sifnos Churches

Cyclades have become world renowned for their lovely landscapes, along with their distinctive architecture. And it is the latter that becomes obvious, while looking through photographs of the amphitheatrically built settlements and the endless blue embracing them. When it comes to Sifnos, Cycladic architecture has been preserved with special touches of the locals. So as …

The Emblematic Kastro in Sifnos

On the highest top of the island, the emblematic Kastro in Sifnos makes itself known and stands proud. Overlooking the Aegean, this medieval settlement has become a true legend. Its fortifications allowed for protection against pirates and other hostile intrusions. The locals found shelter there, once there was an immediate threat to be dealt with. …

Sifnos Beaches: A Sight for Sore Eyes

Aegean blue and welcoming coasts compose the coastline of Sifnos in Cyclades. And this island is a truly privileged destination, for those seeking to relax on the beachfront and enjoy some lovely dives in crystalline waters. The unspoiled nature creates landscapes everyone would adore at first sight. Most travelers fall in love with Sifnos beaches, …

Chios Mastiha in Beauty Care

One of the most exciting uses of Chios mastiha is that in the field of cosmetics. Beauty products based on the precious resin have gained in popularity in the recent years. Mastic is highly-coveted since antiquity because of its therapeutic and cosmetic properties, a claim that is supported by contemporary scientific research. Consequently, the interest …

Stemnitsa Village in Gortynia

Right above the banks of Lousios River in Arcadia, Stemnitsa is a traditional settlement with an exceptional character. The stone houses and aristocratic mansions, the verdant surroundings and the imposing views to mount Mainalo, these are all small details composing a dreamy destination. Whether as part of a “village hopping” vacation or as your sole …

Alonistaina Village Built Within Walnut & Fir Trees

Located just 25 kilometers from Tripoli and 10 from Vitina, Alonistaina village is unique in its simplicity. This mountainous village of Arcadia is surrounded with walnut trees and fir trees. The verdant valley all around provides the most splendid scenery for travelers to enjoy, while visiting this historic settlement. Ever since antiquity, it has maintained …

Vitina Village on the Slopes of Arcadia

A traditional settlement in mountainous Arcadia of Peloponnese will certainly leave you breathless. Vitina village is what we would call “dream material”! Overlooking the verdant slopes of Mount Mainalo, the village has been established at an altitude of approximately 1,050 meters from sea level. And its unique architecture, cozy style and warm hospitable locals have …