Greece Travel Secrets Blog

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The Hottest Greek Islands

Which are the hottest Greek islands, in spring, summer, autumn and winter? Mike Gerrard of Greece Travel Secrets reports for 101 Holidays.

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Arki

Arki is a small island in the Dodecanese close to Lipsi, with beaches and tavernas with rooms to rent and ferry connections with Patmos, Samos and Marathi.

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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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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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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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Western Greece: Travel Information and Advice about Western Greece

Western Greece includes holiday resorts like Parga, the Pindus Mountains and Zagorian villages, hiking in the Vikos Gorge, historical Ioannina and the Dodona archaeological site.

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Weddings in Greece

Weddings in Greece and the Greek islands can be luxury or cheap, are easy to arrange from the UK, USA and elsewhere, and include such beautiful settings to marry in as Santorini, Mykonos, and Rhodes.

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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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The Royal Tombs and Archaeological Site of Vergina in Macedonia

The archaeological site of Vergina in Macedonia, Greece, is famous for the royal tombs which were the burial place of King Philip II, father of Alexander the Great.

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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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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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Tinos in the Cyclades Islands of Greece

The island of Tinos in the Cyclades group of islands in Greece has several daily ferry connections from Rafina on the Greek mainland and is most famous for the Feast of the Assumption.

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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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Things to Do on Santorini

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

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The Prespa Lakes in Northern Greece

The Prespa Lakes in northwest Greece is one of the lesser-known but most beautiful parts of Greece with abundant wildlife, including Dalmatian Pelicans, and also numerous ancient churches to see.

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The Greek Gods

The home of the Greek Gods was said to be the top of Mount Olympus, and among the better-known Gods and Goddesses in the Greek pantheon were Zeus, Poseidon and Aphrodite.

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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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Syros

The island of Syros is the administrative centre of the Cyclades in the Greek islands, with Ermoupoli as its main town and some good beaches, described here on the Greece Travel Secrets website.

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Symi in the Dodecanese Islands of Greece

Symi (or Simi) is a small island in the Dodecanese near Rhodes with regular ferry connections, hotels, rooms to rent, beaches, tavernas.

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Sporades: Travel Information about Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos

The Sporades are the Greek islands of Skiathos, Skopelos, Alonissos and Skyros, and the Greece Travel Secrets page has information on hotels and other accommodation, restaurants, and what to do.

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Recent Articles

  1. The Hottest Greek Islands

    Which are the hottest Greek islands, in spring, summer, autumn and winter? Mike Gerrard of Greece Travel Secrets reports for 101 Holidays.

    Read More

  2. Arki

    Arki is a small island in the Dodecanese close to Lipsi, with beaches and tavernas with rooms to rent and ferry connections with Patmos, Samos and Marathi.

    Read More

  3. 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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