Tinos Food Paths: A gastronomy treasure hidden in Tinos
What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Tinos”? Surely the island, the sea, maybe oblations or Virgin Mary of Tinos? How about dove cotes, food, surf? If Tinos is famous about something, well that has to be the Virgin Mary of Tinos. Mainly a religious destination, probably due to the fact that ...Maria Kofou
Island-hopping in the Dodecanese… off the beaten track! #aegeanlikenoother
That’s it. Enough! All that writing about Greece was too much for us so we downed tools and headed off for a holiday of our own. It was late May, after all, the sun was already calibrated for summer, the sea was at its most alluring and – most important of all – we were ...The Discover Greece Team
Autumn in Thessaly – 10 fairytale-like destinations you love
Autumn in Greece is incomparable; no doubt about that! The palette of colours begins to change with yellow, red and orange hues decorating the length and breadth of the country. The deciduous trees create this inspiring backdrop, upon which the first raindrops fall and where the first hint of a crisp north wind signal the ...The Discover Greece Team
Wanderlust Greece: Round the Peloponnese in 10 days
It is said that the journey begins the moment you start preparing for it. And that is a fact. You spread out the map across the dining table, then check out the Google versions; keep notes; calculate distances from A to B; make a note of towns and villages you intend to visit; collect ideas for ...Maria Kofou
From southern charm to northern magic
I am a Peloponnesian through and through, born and bred literally where the Ionian waves break upon the shore. She is a self-confessed “hillbilly”, raised in Northern Greece but long since ensnared in the south’s net of charm. The decision came out of the blue; from Thessaloniki, instead of going back to base, we would ...Dimitris Stathopoulos
Tinos: a guide to your own holiday masterpiece
Tinos, right from the start I insist that it was the Virgin Mary who saved Tinos! For decades, in the collective consciousness of generations of modern Greeks, the island has long been associated with religion. And let us thank God for that. The full-scale touristic pilgrimage to pay homage to the Blessed Virgin has been ...Maya Tsoclis
Summer in Thessaly: 10 superb beaches highlighted by you!
Summer in Greece comes early and finishes late. And nowhere more so than in Thessaly where summer is celebrated in fine style on the Sporades islands, Larissa, Pelion mountain and Volos with vibrant moods, breathtaking dives and loads of photos! After the gorgeous routes for cycling in Thessaly which you recommended, it is now the ...The Discover Greece Team
Diary of a road trip through the healing land of the Peloponnese
A 4-day road trip heading south from Athens down the length of one of the Peloponnese peninsulas and back up to the capital again, stopping off for something a little theatrical on the way. That was the plan, combining the chance to see more of this gorgeous country and catch up with a dear friend at the ...Sagal Abshir
Chania: A dreamlike land of insuperable beaches
Greece and summer are inseparable. Whatever part of the country you find yourself in, there is always a beach ready to welcome you and initiate you into that special Greek summer feeling. If we were asked to name our favourite beach, the answer would most definitely be Falasarna in Chania, Crete! It’s not just the ...Manos Paterakis Lefteris Farmakas
Cycling in Thessaly – 10 exciting routes recommended by you!
Do you follow us on Facebook and Instagram? If not, then it’s time to LIKE us on our social media and travel with us to all the fantastic corners of our country! Use #DiscoverGreece so we can see Greece through your camera lens.The beauty of Thessaly ranges from the impressive to the incomparable! Its nature ...The Discover Greece Team
Halkidiki: A thousand and one tastes in Sani Gourmet
I’ve always said that if I had a magic lantern- you know, one of those you give a quick rub and a genie pops out ready to be your slave and grant you three wishes- I would know exactly what to ask for: To be able to travel whenever I liked, whenever I liked in ...Maria Zafiratou
3+1 destinations where history emulates nature!
You close your eyes and Greece’s ancient history starts a bacchanalian dance around you… The historic past of the land unfolds with every step you take. Leaves rustling, waves brushing a silky shore, the sounds of a forest and the soothing caress of a sea breeze; everything embraces the remnants of the past respectfully as ...The Discover Greece Team