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Folegandros ferry from Athens

Discover the secret island of Folegandros

On the western side of Cyclades, there is a fantastic island with wild atmosphere: Folegandros. Although surrounded by popular Greek islands, this is a place off the beaten track that remains away from mass tourism. Getting there is easy as the ferry to Folegandros departs daily in summer from the port of Piraeus, the main [...]

Dodecanese best islands: Patmos

South Aegean island hopping: combinations we suggest

Due to the large number of islands in South Aegean, the combinations for island hopping are innumerable. Visitors can actually find many possible and convenient island tours to visit during their holidays. Considering South Aegean as the islands of South Cyclades and of Dodecanese, we hereby present some nice island combinations for vacations. Ferries are [...]

The windmills at the port of Chios Town

Ferry to Chios, an island from the Medieval era

Located on the eastern side of the Aegean Sea, very close to the Mediterranean coastline of Turkey, Chios is an island with authentic lifestyle and a Medieval touch that is vivid until today. The ferry to Chios departs from the ports of Piraeus or Kavala. All year round, there are also ferries to Chios from [...]

Beaches of Symi island, Dodecanese

Discover the small and cozy island of Symi

This is a small island with a very impressive architectural style. It is only one hour ferry ride from Rhodes Town and many visitors prefer it for a day trip. It has a fantastic little town, a miraculous monastery and a very vivid British ex-pat community. Which island is it? Of course, we are referring [...]

Top festivals in the Greek islands: Syros International Film Festival

Top festivals in the Greek islands

If you are coming to the Greek islands in summer, you will probably find many festivals and religious holidays taking place locally. This is a great chance for visitors to get a deep insight of the Greek culture. Although religious holidays, such as the Easter ceremonies, are very important for every location, in this section we [...]

Ferry to Sifnos island, Greece

Discover Sifnos, the small island with the huge fans

Sifnos is a small island on the western side of Cyclades that is getting quite popular in summer. With traditional Cycladic architecture and relaxing beaches, Sifnos is a great destination for both families with kids and young visitors. Getting there is easy as there is ferry to Sifnos from Athens every day. A true Cycladic [...]

Greek islands with famous ancient sites: Aegina

5 Greek islands with famous ancient sites to visit

The Greek islands are places with long history that starts even from the prehistoric times. Due to their special geographical location, they were largely influenced by many civilizations of the Mediterranean Sea and developed unique cultures of their own. Some of these cultures left their marks evident until today with archaeological sites and interesting ruins. [...]

Best beaches in the Greek islands: Porto Katsiki

5 best beaches in the Greek islands

Greece is a country with fantastic beaches and exotic waters. All Greek islands have special beaches to swim, often featuring in world travel magazines and websites. Although it is not easy or fair to select some best beaches in the Greek islands, because each one has something very unique, we have gathered in this article [...]