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Greek Hidden Treasures 13: Iraklia, a synonym for serenity

By Eva on 29-08-2016

Iraklia is a beautiful islet that lies near to Naxos, in the Small Cyclades complex. The number of its inhabitants is about 150 and it has only two villages: Agios Georgios and Chora or Panagia. There is a seasonal minibus service but, if you wish, you can also hire a motorbike. You can go there […]

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 10: Sikinos

By Mairi on 04-08-2016

If you’re planning to visit Greece this summer but feel like exploring an off-the-beaten-track destination, how about Sikinos? Known as “the small lady of the Cyclades”, this miniature island is an unmapped heaven, ideal for those you want to hike their way through the numerous beauties of the cycladic scenery and appreciate the raw allure […]

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 8: Folegandros

By Mairi on 25-07-2016

While the unique landscape of the Cyclades islands has a worldwide allure, few are those you would go as far as to explore those less known hidden treasures that are not as famous as Mykonos or Paros; indeed, the southern Cyclades offer a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a more relaxing kind of vacations while experiencing […]

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 6: Antiparos, Freedom and Fun

By Mairi on 11-07-2016

Recently, the greek film “Suntan” enchanted the viewers and gained critical acclaim – however it was not only the acting and direction that made the film an instant favorite, but also the amazing portrayal of the Antiparos scenery in which the plot unfolds. Much like the film, Antiparos has gained a respectable amount of fans […]

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 4: Paxi, the small island paradise

By Mairi on 30-06-2016

Paxi belong to the Ionian island complex, located in the northern part, a few miles before Corfu and just a short ferry trip away. Although the majority of the Heptanese islands are world-famous for their incomparable beaches and breathtaking surroundings, Paxi are less known – however equally beautiful and definitely worthy of your attention. So what […]