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Corfu Beer Festival

The First Corfu Beer Festival took place in Arillas in North West Corfu and celebrated the beer of Bavaria and of Corfu, in the Ionian islands of Greece.

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Lefkas

Travel information about Lefkas in the Ionian Islands in Greece, including ferries and flights to Lefkada and the best things to do such as visiting Nidri, beaches, sailing, windsurfing.

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The Top Five Beaches on Lefkada

See Discover Greece's selection of the Top 5 Beaches on Lefkada, in the Ionian Islands.

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Birdwatching in Greece

Greece Travel Secrets explores the best areas for Birdwatching in Greece including the Prespa Lakes, Evros River Delta, Dadia Forest and Mesolongi.

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Birdwatching on Corfu

Guests can book tours to go birdwatching on Corfu if staying at the Marbella Hotel on the coast in south-eastern Corfu

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Top Ten Biggest Greek Islands

The Top Ten Biggest Greek Islands, the largest in size, are listed by Greece Travel Secrets and include Crete, Evia, Lesbos and Rhodes.

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Making Rakomelo on Crete

Greece Travel Secrets visits Crete and learns about making rakomelo from Jorgos Kourmoulis in Agouseliana.

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Which Greek Island?

How to choose which Greek island from six of the most popular, Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Kos, Kefalonia and Zakynthos.

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Samos in the NE Aegean Islands of Greece

Samos is in the NE Aegean islands of Greece with attractions including Heraion and Pythagoreio, and this page on Greece Travel Secrets tells you what to see and how to get there by plane and by ferry.

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Phaistos Minoan Palace on Crete

Greece Travel Secrets page on Phaistos or Faistos, the site of one of the finest Minoan palaces on Crete and is where the mysterious Phaistos Disc was found.

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Kavala

The culturally rich city of Kavala in eastern Macedonia is the area's major seaport and the base for ferries to the islands of the North East Aegean, including Thasos, and beyond to the Dodecanese.

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Aegina in the Saronic Gulf Islands of Greece

Aegina in the Saronic Gulf Islands of Greece is an easy day trip from Athens. This page from Greece Travel Secrets also gives details of ferries and what to do on the island.

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Chania, in Western Crete

Chania is the main city in Western Crete with a lovely setting and a beautiful harbour as well as several museums including the Archaeological Museum and the Nautical Museum.

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Touring the Lyrarakis Winery on Crete

Greece Travel Secrets tours the Lyrarakis Winery near Iraklion on Crete, and learns about Crete grape varieties such as plyto, dafni, vidiano, vilana, mandilari and kotsifali.

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Greece: Lost in the Music

A new wave of Greek bands are defying the crisis and pursuing their dreams

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Want to know more about Greek beer?

See this post from London's Greek Larder about Greek beers.

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What to Do in Heraklion with Kids

Want some ideas on what to do in Heraklion when you have your kids with you?

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Best Things to Do on Crete

The best things to do on Crete and top things to see include the Samaria Gorge, the Minoan Palaces at Knossos, Malia and Phaistos, the towns of Iraklion, Ayios Nikolaos, Sitia, Hania and Rethymnon.

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Hiking in Southwest Crete

Greece Travel Secrets goes hiking in southwest Crete with Ramblers Walking Holidays based in Paleohora and hiking the E4 footpath and to Anidri and Azogires.

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How to Make Petimezi

How to make Petimezi, the sweet Cretan syrup made from wine must, is explained to Greece Travel Secrets.

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Recent Articles

  1. Corfu Beer Festival

    The First Corfu Beer Festival took place in Arillas in North West Corfu and celebrated the beer of Bavaria and of Corfu, in the Ionian islands of Greece.

    Read More

  2. Lefkas

    Travel information about Lefkas in the Ionian Islands in Greece, including ferries and flights to Lefkada and the best things to do such as visiting Nidri, beaches, sailing, windsurfing.

    Read More

  3. The Top Five Beaches on Lefkada

    See Discover Greece's selection of the Top 5 Beaches on Lefkada, in the Ionian Islands.

    Read More


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