Athens Hosts World Travel Awards 2018. And the Oscar goes to…

Europe’s finest travel brands have been unveiled at World Travel Awards (WTA) Europe Gala Ceremony 2018 in Athens, Greece. Hundreds of the leading figures of Europe’s travel and tourism industry attended the ceremony at a red carpet gala, which was staged at the historic Zappeion Megaron Hall. Graham Cooke, Founder & President, World Travel Awards, said: “What an …

Ifestia Festival 2017: Santorini Volcanic Celebration!

Why Ifestia Festival 2017? Well, because Santorini has been forged by fire and water over the years. Around 1600 BC, a huge volcanic eruption has led to catastrophic consequences for the island. There are records of a tsunami hitting hard and devastating everything, reaching even Crete. The brutal force of fire and water eventually gave …

Take a Dive in the Pagasitikos Gulf from Valis Hotel’s New Floating Platform

The Valis Hotel & Conference Center in Pelion recently presented a new addition in its aim to offer guests exciting experiences during their stay: a brand-new, 100 square meter floating platform. Set up right in front of the crystal clear waters of the Pagasitikos Gulf, the large floating platform is available for snorkeling, diving or …

Cyclades Trail Cup 2017: A magical athletic experience!

Greece’s islands will once again come into the spotlight through the Cyclades Trail Cup, which this year sees more destinations added to the sports event of trail running races. The 2017 Cyclades Trail Cup will include six races on the islands of Naxos, Amorgos, Syros, Andros, Donousa and Tinos. The aim of all races is …

Live a unique musical experience at the Saronic Chamber Music Festival 2-5 of August!

The Saronic Chamber Music Festival, now in its 7th year, is an annual meeting for an international ensemble of world-class musicians dedicated to the exploration and performance of chamber music. The critically-acclaimed Leondari Ensemble and guest artists present a series of concerts at the height of the Greek summer in Hydra, Spetses, Poros, Galatas, Methana …

Philippi Archaeological sites: The Early Christian era

With the transfer of the seat of the Eastern Roman Empire to Constantinople (330 AD), the dominance of Christianity (4th c. AD), and the graduation Hellenizing of the Eastern Roman state, the Roman colony of Philippi regained its character as a Greek city. With the change of religion, the large public buildings, which had been …

Live the ‘Santorini Experience’ – Register on swimming and running!

Professional and amateur athletes are invited to live the 3rd “Santorini Experience” on October 6-8 and get an adrenaline rush by taking part in the exciting running and swimming races on the island of Santorini. Organized by the municipality of Thira and the Santorini Municipal Sports, Culture and Environmental Organization, in collaboration with Active Media Group, …