Greece Travel Secrets Blog

Here's our Greece Travel Secrets Blog, to keep you up-to-date with the latest news and information for your travels to Greece and the Greek Islands.

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Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens

Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens include eating in the Central Market, watching the sun set over the Acropolis and seeing one of the world's oldest theatres.

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The Fall and Rise of Retsina

Here's a really good read about the rise and fall and rise again of retsina, one of our favourite Greek wines, from the always fascinating Culinary Backstreets website. We recommend their tours too.

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The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

British daily newspaper The Telegraph recently revealed some of Greece’s distinctive – and in some cases lesser-known – destinations that will “surprise” travelers that are seeking for more than just sea & sun.

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Milos in the Cyclades Islands of Greece

The island of Milos in the Cyclades in Greece is noted for its museums and beaches, and read about flights and ferries to Milos.

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Marvellous Milos: the Greek island full of fresh flavours

Read all about the buzzing food scene on Milos!

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Exploring Volos

Volos is a fantastic Greek city and here's a really thorough guide to what to do there.

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Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle

We thought you'd enjoy this read: 'Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle.'

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Greece At A Glance: Currency, Weather and Other Useful Information

Greece at a glance is a potted guide to the Greek currency, language, weather, health requirements and other information to help you plan a trip to Greece.

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Skiathos in the Sporades Islands

Travel advice and information on Skiathos in the Sporades in the Greek islands, with details of ferries and flights, and the best things to do on Skiathos in Greece.

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Pictures of Skiathos

This page from Greece Travel Secrets of pictures of Skiathos in the Sporades by photographer Nick Karvounis will help you decide whether you want to visit this beautiful Greek island.

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Best Things to do on Skiathos

The best things to do on Skiathos include seeing Skiathos Town, enjoying its beautiful beaches, hiking in the forests, and visiting ancient monasteries.

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Explore Santorini: the top things to do, where to stay & what to eat

Check out this thorough guide to Santorini by Greece travel expert and friend of Greece Travel Secrets, John Malathronas.

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Tilos in the Dodecanese Islands of Greece

Tilos is a small island in the Dodecanese between Rhodes and Kos with regular ferry connections, hotels, rooms to rent, beaches, tavernas and ancient remains.

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Athens in the Rain

Athens in the rain isn’t something you’re likely to experience but it can rain in winter, sometimes heavily. Here are suggestions for things to do in the rain in Athens including museums and shopping

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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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Lipsi

Travel information on Lipsi in the Dodecanese group of Greek islands, including flight and ferry information from Greece Travel Secrets.

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Best Eats in Athens in 2018

If you're headed for Athens and want some authentic Greek eating experiences, read this blog by Culinary Backstreets about their eating highlights in Athens in 2018.

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Best Things to Do on Thassos

The best things to do on Thassos in the North East Aegean islands of Greece include its beaches, mountain hikes, and visiting its ancient archaeological sites.

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Cretan Writers and Artists

The most famous Cretan writers and artists include the painter El Greco and the author of Zorba the Greek, Nikos Kazantzakis.

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The Cretan Diet

Several studies have shown the Cretan Diet to be one of the healthiest in the world, involving lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, fresh fish, and moderate amounts of wine.

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Recent Articles

  1. Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens

    Ten Fun Things to Do in Athens include eating in the Central Market, watching the sun set over the Acropolis and seeing one of the world's oldest theatres.

    Read More

  2. The Fall and Rise of Retsina

    Here's a really good read about the rise and fall and rise again of retsina, one of our favourite Greek wines, from the always fascinating Culinary Backstreets website. We recommend their tours too.

    Read More

  3. The Telegraph Reveals 10 Places in Greece that Will Surprise Travelers

    British daily newspaper The Telegraph recently revealed some of Greece’s distinctive – and in some cases lesser-known – destinations that will “surprise” travelers that are seeking for more than just…

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