Travel Greece

  • Drogarati Cave

    Caves, Drogarati Cave September 20, 2011 at 6:49 pm 0 comments

    The grandiosity of nature has created here a unique work of art. Once inside the cave, the visitor is instantly captivated by this remarkable workshop of the earth, where stalactites and stalagmites have been forming for thousands of years. The reflection of sunlight on the stalactites creates an unrealistic atmosphere. […]

     
  • Aggitis cave

    Aggitis cave, Caves September 20, 2011 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

    When in the region of Drama, it is worth visiting the Aggitis cave (or Maaras), which is located NE of the capital. The cave is an elongated natural pipe which is almost the only draining path for the waters collected in the closed basin of Kato Nevrokopi. It is a […]

     
  • Volcano of Nisiros

    Nisyros, Volcanoes September 20, 2011 at 5:53 pm 0 comments

    Nisyros is the youngest of the large volcanic centers in Greece and is included along with Methana, Milos and Santorini as one of the active volcanoes in Greece. The oldest rock formations are 160,000 years old, while the youngest (prehistoric) are 15,000 years old and cover the entire island. Most […]

     
  • Natural Spas and Hot Springs Across Greece

    Nature, Travel Greece September 16, 2011 at 5:13 pm 1 comment

    One of the great Greek secrets is the warm natural spas that flow from the inside the earth, and have been known about since the ancient times by Hippocrates, (the father of medicine), some 2000 years ago for their therapeutical abilities. In Greece there are more than 750 of these […]

     
  • Discover the protected wetland habitats across Greece

    Axios, Nature, Travel Greece September 16, 2011 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

    Nature enthusiasts will certainly be astonished by the rich and diversified Greek landscape (ecosystems of Mediterranean, Central European and Scandinavian type) and the pristine natural beauty of terrestrial and wetland ecosystems. Alongside visiting the ecosystems, tourists can take the chance to participate in activities that do not harm the environment, […]

     
  • Butterfly Valley

    Nature, Rhodes, Travel Greece September 16, 2011 at 4:35 pm 0 comments

    A unique nature reserve is to be found inland on Rhodes, “Butterfly Valley” (in Greek “Petaloúdes”). Apart from its aesthetic value, it is also the site of the only natural forest of Liquidambar orientalis (Oriental Sweetgum trees) in Europe, and a resting point for the Jersey tiger (Panaxia Quadripunctaria), a […]

     
  • The best Greek island for clubbing

    Entertainment, Nightlife, Travel Greece September 15, 2011 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

    Mykonos Mykonos is still the number-one party island in Greece. Begin with sunset cocktails at a waterside bar in Little Venice, where long-standing favourite Caprice serves sublime margaritas. After dinner, head for Rock’n’Roll Mykonos for classic 70s and 80s rock. Next door, Pierro’s continues its tradition of drag shows. For […]

     
  • The best place for hiking and nature

    Travel Greece September 15, 2011 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

    Corfu “I think no place on Earth can be lovelier than this” said Edward Lear, describing Corfu in 1856. Today, the island, covered by 3m olive trees, is still as beautiful if you keep away from the resorts, perhaps walking the eight-day Corfu Trail (thecorfutrail.com) along paths built when the […]

     
  • Where to enjoy the simple life

    Travel Greece September 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm 0 comments

    Paxos At the end of our trip to Paxos we concluded that it really was a boring island. Silent, because there’s no flight path (you have to take a ferry from Corfu). Calm, because there is no mass tourism, no stag nights, not many people at all. Repetitive, because we […]

     
  • Where to go for island-hopping

    Travel Greece September 14, 2011 at 5:27 pm 0 comments

    Diapontia islands Corfu is becoming a gateway for exploring the surrounding small islands, as well as mainland Greece. Ask around the ports of Agios Stefanos, Roda/Sidari or Corfu town and you can usually find a boat to take you north-west to the lovely Diapontia islands of Othoni (the biggest island, […]