Archanes Village Just a Breath from Heraklion

Are you looking for the real feel of an authentic Cretan village? Then Archanes is just the place to be! Within short distance from Heraklion and the archeological site of Knossos Palace, this is a destination that will travel you back in time. Consisting of the upper and lower villages, Archanes is embraced by the …

Sarakina Gorge in Crete

Following the upward road from the seaside village of Myrtos, you will reach the magnificent Sarakina Gorge in a few miles. Due to its proximity to the village, it is also called Myrtos Gorge. No matter how you call it, however, it is equally thrilling and welcomes you to a hiking experience of exemplary beauty. …

Samaria Gorge: The Cretan Gem Of Nature

Located in the southwestern part of Crete, the imposing Samaria Gorge stands out among the other equally impressive natural landscapes on the island. This place has been a national park ever since 1962, attracting thousands of travelers from all over the world to Chania region on a daily basis. As the longest trekking gorge in …

Gerontospilios Melidoni Cave

At an altitude of 220 meters above ground and right next to Melidoni and Panormo villages in Rethymno, one of the most significant landscapes in Crete awaits for you to discover. Gerontospilios (meaning the Old Cave) Melidoni Cave definitely ranks among the finest attractions in the wider area. Dating back to the Neolithic era, this …

Drogarati Cave in Kefalonia

A geological formation shaped drop by drop of water, slow but consistently, creates a masterpiece of nature in Kefalonia. Drogarati Cave in Sami is one of the most impressive caves on the island, with stalagmites and stalactites that add almost one centimeter each hundred of years. It takes a lot of time and patience to …

Ouzo Barbayanni Museum: The Jewel of Plomari

Celebrating an impressive 150-year family tradition of ouzo making, Ouzo Barbayanni Museum is a wonderful place where tradition meets modernity. The continuance of ouzo making on the island of Lesvos is highlighted through the cutting-edge facilities, standing side by side with the traditional equipment dating back to 1860. In fact, every ouzo connoisseur should visit …

Chios Mastic Museum

Chios is intertwined with mastic, a product that has made the island famous and has fueled its economy over the years. And it is only fair to celebrate such a product through Chios Mastic Museum. The museum is located in Southern Chios and more specifically in Mastihohoria, the picturesque Medieval villages where it is cultivated. …

Introducing the Lovely Lesvos Beaches

Lesvos is an island of Northern Aegean Sea, boasting an impressive history. The Castle of Mytilene (the island’s other name) and the Petrified Forest, the Monastery of Saint Ignasios and the Archaeological Museum, the Legend of the Archaic Greek poet Sappho and the equally legendary tradition of ouzo, these are all elements that add to the special character …

Mesmerizing Chios Beaches

Located in the Northern Aegean Sea, Chios is the fifth largest island in Greece and one of the most beautiful destinations 365 days a year. However, summer is the quintessence for those seeking to explore the Greek islands and Chios beaches make it even more tempting to do so. Some are well organized and welcome water …

Thassos Beaches on the Emerald Island

Thassos is an evergreen island of North Aegean, impressing visitors with its unspoiled landscapes and authentic laid back atmosphere. If you are looking for the finest Thassos beaches, below you will find some of the best options on the island. They should be enough to fuel your wanderlust, as Thassos (or else Thasos) is world …