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Top 5 Gorges in Crete

Crete is the largest island of Greece with incredible natural beauty throughout its extent. It is an island full of gorges and canyons. Many of them are known others not yet but definitely it is worth to discover them.   #The Gorge of Samaria The gorge of Samaria or Samaria is located in the southern [...]

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Patmos island: Small and sacred

The small island of Patmos belongs to the Dodecanese island complex. It is believed that John the Apostle wrote the “Book of Revelation” (which is a Book of the New Testament) in there. Nowadays, Patmos island is famous for its alluring, unspoiled nature and there are many regular ferry itineraries to the island. Skala is its [...]

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Serifos: Enjoy its Calmness

The magnificent Serifos is an island located in the Western Cyclades, really close to Athens by travelling on a ferry. One thing that truly characterizes vacations (and life, in general) on Serifos island is its calmness. Supposedly, even the frogs on this island are mute. Nobody in there seems to be in a hurry, except [...]

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Why visit Crete this summer

Crete, Greece’s biggest island on the southern Aegean Sea and the fifth biggest island of the Mediterranean Sea is what we could call the ‘gold summer package’. Crete is only 7-9 hours away from the port of Piraeus in Athens by ferry and approximately 45 minutes by plane. Ferry itineraries to Crete are frequent in the [...]

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Kea: A treasure next to Athens

Kea or “Tzia” as it is mostly known, belongs to the Cycladic island complex and is the closest one to Athens, therefore a favorite destination due to its proximity. However it does not feature the characteristics of a typical Cycladic island, with many off-the-beaten track routes, beaches as well as hidden beauties that await to [...]

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Symi: The Small Island

Despite its small size, compared to the other islands of the Dodecanese Group, Symi is an island of exquisite and unusual beauty. It is situated in the South Aegean Sea at a short distance from Rhodes Islands – just one hour away from Rhodes with the ferry. Like many islands in Greece, Symi comprises of [...]

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Ferries to Leros: trip to a peaceful island

One of the smallest and most relaxing islands of Dodecanese is Leros. Located on the south eastern side of the Aegean Sea, Leros is a great destination for families with kids and tourists who need a peaceful place to unwind. The ferries to Leros run 4 times per week from Athens while there is also [...]