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, …

Sifnos Hiking Trails Reveal Its Pure Beauty

The best way to really know a place is to discover its hidden treasures on foot. Although there is great difficulty in walking all the time, this is surely the perfect means allowing you to take in those special places. More often than not, hiking enables you to see what the others don’t and appreciate …

The Age-old History of Chios Island

Chios is the fifth largest of the Greek islands situated in the North Aegean region. It is at the crossroads of West and East. From the magnificent mountains of the North to the protected valleys of the South, from the pristine shores of the West to the cosmopolitan resorts of the East, Chios arises from …

The Venetian Olive Grove in Lefkada

On the outskirts of Lefkada Town, lush greenery creates the most idyllic scenery. The island is verdant, due to the supreme weather conditions and abundant rainfall throughout the year. This is why the islanders have turned to viticulture from early on. Similarly, they have also engaged in the cultivation of olive trees. The latter has …

Lefkada: Dimosari Waterfalls in Nidri Village

Just three kilometers west of Nidri village, a wonder of nature has formed over the years. Dimosari Waterfalls are part of Dimosari gorge and provide an oasis of freshness and calm within the island of Lefkada. Even on the hottest day, temperatures here rarely climb above what is considered as cool. Due to their proximity …

Islands of Lefkada Scattered Like Sea Gems

Lefkada is a beautiful island of the Ionian Sea, embraced by turquoise waters and filled with verdant forests. Travelers here get stunned by the magnitude of beauty and the grandeur of unspoiled landscapes. Visiting the sights and attractions of the island, the quaint little villages and the vibrant Lefkada Town is an experience to remember. …

Cape Lefkatas: On the Edge of Romance

On the southwestern tip of Lefkada, Cape Lefkatas offers the ultimate romantic landscape. On the edge of the limestone cliffs, a lighthouse operating on oil provides safety to ships wandering the seas. Else known as Cape Lefkas or Sappho’s Leap, this is a place where romance overflows. And even though it is quite far from …

Agia Mavra & the Venetian Castle

Upon reaching Lefkada, what catches the eye is the emblematic Kastro. A Medieval structure, right in the footsteps of the island. You find yourself at the inviting peninsula, separating Lefkada from Epirus and Akarnania. Instead of walking through the vast iron bridge connecting the island to the mainland, you should head right to the Venetian …