Easter in Greece: The “burning of Judas” tradition

The “burning of Judas” is a unique tradition which revives in areas of Greece every Easter, attracting crowds of people who want to admire the “punishment” of the avarice traitor. Nowadays, this tradition can express a strong need for shaking off any kind of betrayal. The “Judas Iscariot” who betrayed Jesus for “thirty pieces of …

The Top sightseeings at Chania Crete

Chania, Crete’s second largest city, is the major town of the Prefecture of Chania which is the very western province of the island. Chania’s beauty is mainly attributed to the fact that the city has maintained all of its characteristics from the time of the Venetian rule. The picturesque scenery and the city’s rich history, …

Experience Santorini from a different point of view: Hiking the ancient path

Who would expect that Santorini besides the luxury hotels, the hospitality, the services, the restaurants and night life has more to offer? It’s no coincidence that Santorini is the top destination that combines comfort with adventure, relaxation with exercise and above all mountains with a sea view. These contrasts can be experienced through our hiking …

Monemvasia the Gibraltar of Greece

Monemvasia is a Gibraltar-like rocky island off the east coast of the Peloponnese in the prefecture of Laconia, in Greece, and it actually constitutes a medieval fortress with a town next to it. The island is about 300 meters wide and a kilometer long, and rises in a plateau, a hundred metres above sea level. …

Santorini Experience 2017

The ultimate Santorini event you should not miss! The ultimate Santorini sports experience comes in one of the most significant touristic destinations in the world, in Santorini on Oct 6 – 8 2017! Santorini Municipality, Municipal Sports Cultural & Environmental Organization in Santorini (DAPPOS) and the award-winning Group of Active Media co-organize “Santorini Experience” which …

International Alexander the Great Marathon 2017

The International Alexander the Great Marathon is the second best marathon race in Greece after the Athens Classic Marathon. The Marathon route is of low difficulty. Its main characteristics are the small altitude fluctuations and the long straight street that make it ideal for great records. Some other characteristic features are its constant east direction, …

Celebrating Carnival in Crete!

Every year in Rethymno, for almost a whole month, the city plays host to a succession of fun-filled celebrations, bringing together locals and visitors who participate in this carnival because they love to enjoy every moment of their lives. You will see groups of people sitting together in traditional cafés (kafeneia) drinking “tsikoudiá” (raki), tasting …

The Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum (Greek: Mousio Akropolis)   The Acropolis Museum is one of the newest archaeological museums of Athens located on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street under the shadow of the Parthenon. The first Museum was on the Acropolis itself, however continuous excavations on the site uncovered many new artifacts which exceeded the museum’s capacity, creating the need …