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Hydra: A treasure near Athens

By Eva on 07-09-2016

Between the Saronic and Argolic Gulf in the Aegean Sea, there lies the astonishing Hydra island. The name Hydra (coming from the ancient Greek word for water) is not a euphemism, for this island is teemed with cool and bubbling water springs. Formally, the province of Hydra belonged to the Piraeus Prefecture because it is […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 12: Schinoussa, an Aegean Paradise

By Ferriesingreece on 22-08-2016

Schinoussa is a tiny gem that lies south of Naxos island, in the Small Cyclades group, near to Iraklia and Koufonisia. Schinoussa has been inhabited since antiquity and the origin of its name is debatable. Some argue that it is named after a bushy plant called lentisk (“schino” in Greek), though others argue that it […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 11: Koufonisia

By Eva on 10-08-2016

Koufonisia is a complex of two islands, Ano Koufonisi and Kato Koufonisi, which lies southeastwards of Naxos. This complex also consists of a third islet named Keros which was inhabited in prehistoric times and it was a place where, around 2500 B.C, the Cycladic civilization thrived. Excavations revealed a Cycladic period settlement, along with many […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 9: Kasos

By Mairi on 29-07-2016

Kasos belongs to the island complex of Dodecanese, located close to the island of Karpathos in the south region of the Aegean; it is often regarded as an off the beaten track destination, as its has not developed according to touristic demand and therefore has preserved a strong traditional character. Ferries depart from the port of […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 7: Kalymnos, reinventing tradition

By Mairi on 19-07-2016

Dodecanese is far more that just Rhodes and Kos; if you were looking for an alternative island destination that will amaze you with its hidden beauties, why not choose Kalymnos? This is a truly blessed place, full of surprises and with an enchanting character that will leave you thirsty for more; just hop on in […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 5: Astypalaia, relaxing holidays

By Mairi on 06-07-2016

Astypalaia constitutes a unique island case; it’s geographical location places it between the island complexes of Cyclades and Dodecanese, resulting into an architectural style that incorporates elements from both regions. Astypalaia is easily accessible by ferry from Athens (Piraeus port) and also from other greek islands like Rhodes, Kos, Naxos and more. Astypalaia is also […]

Greek Hidden Treasures 3: Kythira revisited

By Vanessa on 21-06-2016

Those who have visited Kythira, will always return. This is not a conclusion but a certainty, as the beauty and atmosphere of this unique island leaves visitors in awe. Kythira is located just after the south edge of Peloponnese; it is seemingly remote compared to other islands, yet this is part of its allure. Enchanting […]

Skopelos: Discover the Top 5 beaches of the island

By Mairi on 08-06-2016

The main feature of the coasts of Skopelos is its turquoise waters and green landscapes, thats why it’s also called the green and blue Aegean island. This amazing Greek island will offer you the opportunity to swim in some of the most beautiful beaches and is easily accessible by ferries from Agios Constantinos – just […]

Kea: A treasure next to Athens

By Ferriesingreece on 25-05-2016

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 […]