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Greece Travel Secrets: Travel Information on Greece and the Greek Islands

Greece Travel Secrets is a website of travel tips and vacation information for Greece and the Greek islands, written by travel experts and guidebook authors Donna Dailey and Mike Gerrard.

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North East Aegean Islands

The North East Aegean Islands of Greece are Lesvos or Lesbos, Thassos, Chios, Samos, Fourni, Ikaria, Limnos, Samothraki. Greece Travel Secrets has tips on hotels, restaurants and what to see or do.

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Chios

The Greek island of Chios or Hios is a large island in the North East Aegean close to the Turkish coast, south of Lesvos and north of Samos, and famous for its mastic trees.

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Mount Athos Boat Trips

Mount Athos boat trips are very popular with visitors to Halkidiki in Greece, as they are the only way most people get to see these spectacular monasteries, with most boats leaving from Ouranopolis.

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Mushroom Foraging in Northern Greece

Mushroom Foraging in Northern Greece with a Tsipouro Feast during the Tsipouro Festival is for guests at the Aristi Mountain Resort in Zagoria.

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Art Courses on Crete

Greece Travel Secrets visits Visual Arts Crete who offer accommodation and run art courses at their home and studio in the village of Kastellos near Rethymnon on Crete.

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Santorini Hotel is One of the Best in the World

Katikies Hotel in Oia, Santorini, has been voted as the best resort hotel in Greece, the 7th best hotel in Europe and among the 100 top hotels in the world, in the Travel + Leisure 2017 World’s Best Awards.

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Things to Do in Santorini

Some of the best things to do in Santorini, as well as seeing the caldera, include wine tasting, beaches, and visiting the sites of ancient Thira and Akrotiri.

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How We Built Our Travel Website

How we built our travel content website from nothing, using Site Build It to take care of the things we didn't know, and didn't want to know, leaving us free to write the content and do the traveling!

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Dodecanese

Travel and vacation information about the Dodecanese group of Greek islands. Where to stay, where to eat, what to see on Rhodes, Symi, Kos, Patmos, Halki, Tilos, Karpathos, Leros, Lipsi, Astipalea.

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Nisyros

Nisyros is a unique volcanic island in the Dodecanese and easily reached on day trips from Kos Town and Kardamena.

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Kea

Kea is in the Cyclades group of Greek islands and this page from Greece Travel Secrets shows how to get there by ferry and what to do when you've arrived.

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The Ionian Islands of Greece

The Greek Ionian Islands are Corfu, Paxos, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkas, Ithaca and Kythira, and some smaller islands too. This Greece Travel Secrets guide covers hotels, restaurants and what to do.

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Karpathos in the Dodecanese Islands of Greece

Karpathos in the Dodecanese islands of Greece is noted for its traditions, its music, and mountain villages like Olympos. This page from Greece Travel Secrets also gives details of flights and ferries

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Zakynthos, Zante, in the Ionian Islands of Greece

Travel advice and information on Zakynthos (Zante) in the Greek Ionian islands, with information on ferries and flights and the best things to do like Laganas Bay, Shipwreck Beach and Blue Caves.

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Zakynthos Winemaker

Antonis Maroudas is a Zakynthos winemaker who lives on the 'wine road' and is one of the people who make Zakynthos.

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Crete Olive Oil Tour

For a Crete olive oil tour Greece Travel Secrets visits Biolea, one of the few olive oil factories on Crete that you can visit.

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Museums of Thessaloniki

The Greek city of Thessaloniki in Macedonia has an array of wonderful museums and art galleries, and here's twelve of the best.

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Culinary Crete

A holiday from Travel Editions featuring the culinary side of Crete, including vineyard visits and cookery lessons.

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Where to Stay in Santorini

10 amazing hotels on Santorini with a caldera view.

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  1. Greece Travel Secrets: Travel Information on Greece and the Greek Islands

    Greece Travel Secrets is a website of travel tips and vacation information for Greece and the Greek islands, written by travel experts and guidebook authors Donna Dailey and Mike Gerrard.

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  2. North East Aegean Islands

    The North East Aegean Islands of Greece are Lesvos or Lesbos, Thassos, Chios, Samos, Fourni, Ikaria, Limnos, Samothraki. Greece Travel Secrets has tips on hotels, restaurants and what to see or do.

    Read More

  3. Chios

    The Greek island of Chios or Hios is a large island in the North East Aegean close to the Turkish coast, south of Lesvos and north of Samos, and famous for its mastic trees.

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