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Xanthi in Thrace, Eastern Greece

The city of Xanthi in Thrace in eastern Greece is a lively university town with several museums, old mansions, one of the best markets in Thrace, and a population of indigenous Pomaks.

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Lesbos or Lesvos in the North East Aegean Islands of Greece

The island of Lesbos or Lesvos is in the North East Aegean Islands in Greece, and on this page from the Greece Travel Secrets website you can also see information including flights and ferries.

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Thassos in the North East Aegean Islands of Greece

The island of Thassos is in the North East Aegean in Greece, and on this page from the Greece Travel Secrets website you can also see information about flights and ferries to Thassos.

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Kefalonia, or Cephalonia, in the Ionian Islands of Greece

Travel information about Kefalonia in the Ionian Islands in Greece, including ferries and flights to Kefalonia and the best things to do, like visiting Fiskardo, Assos and Myrtos Beach.

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Best Things to do on Kefalonia

The Best Things to do on Kefalonia, says Greece Travel Secrets, is visit Fiskardo and Assos, see Myrtos Beach, enjoy the capital, Argostoli, and visit the Drogorati Cave and Melissani Cave.

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Corfu Olives

Corfu olives are an important part of this Greek island's economy, with an estimated 3-4 million trees producing olive oil of exceptional quality.

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Driving in Greece

An account by Mike Gerrard of driving in Greece for Greece Travel Secrets including links to the best drives in Greece, practical information and a note of some of the hazards.

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Driving in Greece Practical Information

Driving in Greece practical information including speed limits, fines, drink-driving, buying petrol and other advice for driving in Greece and the Greek islands from Greece Travel Secrets website.

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Best Drives in Greece

The best drives in Greece chosen and driven by Mike Gerrard of Greece Travel Secrets including from Ioannina to Meteora, the Prespa Lakes, the Nestos Valley, the Amari Valley in Crete and the Mani.

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Agios Nikolaos on Crete, its history, beaches and museums

Agios Nikolaos is a pretty and popular town on the north coast of Crete and this page on Greece Travel Secrets covers its history, museums and beaches.

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Guest Blogs on Greece

Greece Travel Secrets accepts guest blogs about Greece, but get in touch first to discuss details.

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Matala Beach Crete

Matala Beach on Crete is a guest blog for Greece Travel Secrets from the We Love Crete website, inviting you to Awaken Your Inner Hippy in Matala, Crete.

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Amorgos in the Cyclades Islands of Greece

Travel advice and information on Amorgos in the Cyclades, a dramatic and growing holiday destination with ferries from Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos, Paros and other Greek islands

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Visiting Albania from Corfu

Donna Dailey of Greece Travel Secrets visits Albania by boat from Corfu Town, staying overnight and seeing archaeological sites with Sipa Tours.

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A History of Athens

A History of Athens from the first people to live on the Acropolis through the Golden Age of Pericles and Alexander the Great to the first king of modern Greece and the military junta.

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Easter in Athens

Easter in Athens is, like Easter everywhere in Greece, the biggest religious celebration of the year and this page on Greece Travel Secrets tells you what to expect over the Easter weekend.

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The Best Things to Do in Athens

The best things to do in Athens, Greece, include top archaeological sites like the Acropolis and must-see attractions such as the National Archaeological Museum, Acropolis Museum, Plaka, Markets.

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Athens Walking Tours and Other Experiences

Athens walking tours and other experiences like cookery lessons, ceramics workshops, dining with a family, walks covering street art, shopping and food, are available from Alternative Athens

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Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport or Eleftherios Venizelos is east of Athens city centre with its own Metro train station, buses to Athens and Piraeus, taxis, car rental offices, but few airport hotels.

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Athens Car Rental

If you are brave enough to face driving in Athens then Athens car rental options include almost all of the major international car hire firms such as Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Europcar.

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Recent Articles

  1. Xanthi in Thrace, Eastern Greece

    The city of Xanthi in Thrace in eastern Greece is a lively university town with several museums, old mansions, one of the best markets in Thrace, and a population of indigenous Pomaks.

    Read More

  2. Lesbos or Lesvos in the North East Aegean Islands of Greece

    The island of Lesbos or Lesvos is in the North East Aegean Islands in Greece, and on this page from the Greece Travel Secrets website you can also see information including flights and ferries.

    Read More

  3. Thassos in the North East Aegean Islands of Greece

    The island of Thassos is in the North East Aegean in Greece, and on this page from the Greece Travel Secrets website you can also see information about flights and ferries to Thassos.

    Read More

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