Traveling in Greece

Traveling in Greece

Airplane: the majority of domestic flights in Greece are operated by the national airline Olympic Airlines taken over. There are domestic flights between the islands of Samos, Chios, Lesbos, Limnos and Ikaria to Athens and Thessaloniki. On Thasos and Samothrace there are no airports. Domestic flights are also offered by Aegean Arlines based in Crete. […]

Greece's Capital Athens

Greece’s Capital Athens

The Greek capital Athens is the country’s economic, administrative and financial center. With the most important port in Greece, Piraeus, Athens is an ever-growing metropolitan area. The city is a tourist magnet with its important ancient sites such as the Acropolis and the Greek National Museum. Athens is considered the cradle of democracy and was […]

Greece Travel Advice

Greece Travel Advice

General travel information for Greece Continent: Europe Geographical location: Southern Balkans, central northern Mediterranean coast Highest elevation: Olympus (4167 m above sea level) Longest river: Haliacmon (297 km) Form of Government: Parliamentary republic System of Government: Parliamentary democracy Languages: Greek Neighboring countries: Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Turkey Capital: Athens Area: Approx. 132,000 kmĀ² Residents: Approx. […]

The Cyprus conflict

Greece Recent History

First World War Greece managed to stay out of the First World War quite successfully. Some bases were established by France and Great Britain on Greek soil. From 1941 the country was also partly occupied by Italian and German troops. Active acts of war on the Greek side did not take place until the country’s […]

Greece Top Sights

Travel to Greece

Greece has long been high on many lists of places to visit. In addition, the country has long been considered the cradle of civilization and has an incredibly rich cultural heritage. The islands such as Kos, Crete and Rhodes have attracted large numbers of tourists for decades and the capital Athens with its ancient temples, […]

Experience Kalamata

Experience Kalamata

Kalamata is one of Greece’s most visited cities and mainly attracts tourists thanks to its beautiful sandy beaches and wonderful food culture. You have probably tasted at least one or two olives from Kalamata, as this is one of the city’s hallmarks. If you love good food and a wonderful view, then you will appreciate […]

5 musts in Vathi

5 Must in Vathi

Vathi is full of cute little alleys, cafes, shops and attractions that you can read about in this article. If you have gone to Vathi, it is probably sun, swimming and relaxation you want to indulge in and then you can write up some valuable information about some musts that should be checked off during […]

5 musts in Pythagorion

5 Must in Pythagorion

The hometown of the mathematician Pythagoras, Pythagorion is one of Samo’s most important cities, even one of Greece’s most important cities. Here is one of the world’s oldest ports and a number of interesting sights and activities can be booked or done when you come here. Sure, Pythagorion is now known as a vacation paradise […]

Pythagorion as the next destination

Pythagorion as the Next Destination

Not far from the capital Vathi or the city of Samos, lies a picturesque town called Pythagorion. It is the birthplace of the mathematician Pythagoras and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Like Vathi, it is located on the southwest side and has actually become the island’s largest tourist destination for charter travelers. However, […]

Samos 300 beaches

Samos 300 Beaches

Samos has a lot to be proud of. The sweet Samos pig that even Lord Byron was said to love, its ancient ruins and sights as well as the hundreds of beaches that attract thousands of tourists year after year. On Samos you can swim at over 300 beaches – large and small – and […]

Vathi

Travel to Vathi

Samo’s largest city actually has two names: It is called the city of Samos and Vathi at the same time. Vathi is the older name of the city that has now been renamed. Here you can combine swimming and sunbathing with shopping and nightlife at the same time as you get to experience Greek everyday […]

Samos

Samos

Greece has many islands and one of them is Samos which has recently been named the best charter destination by a large number of travelers. Samos belongs to the North Aegean Islands and is located in the eastern part of the Aegean Sea. There are about 35,000 inhabitants here and you can basically look over […]

5 must in Molivos

5 Must in Molivos

In Molivos, enjoyment of life is high on the agenda and since this is an ancient medieval village on one of Greece’s largest islands, there are many activities and sights to explore. Around Molivos there are wonderful hiking trails and beaches and inside the city you can enjoy good food, ouzo drinks and shopping in […]

5 must when in Petra, Lesbos

5 Must When in Petra, Lesbos

Molivo’s neighboring village of Petra is definitely worth a stop on the way if you spend time on Lesbos. If you have not designated this village as your capital during the trip, you should at least stop here to explore what the city has to offer. Between Molivos and Petra there is a daily mini […]

Famous attractions in Molivos

Famous Attractions in Molivos

The medieval village of Molivos, or Mithymna as it is actually called, is a well-visited place on the Greek island of Lesbos. The whole village breathes history and romance and follows strict rules on how the houses and architecture should be preserved. This small fairytale village is a sight on the whole and just by […]

The romantic Molivos

The Romantic Molivos

Molivos is an ancient medieval town located on the north side of Lesbos. Here you can admire ancient fortresses, walk along the narrow cobbled alleys and watch the rich bird life that the town is known for. The biggest charm of Molivos is that it is located around a mountain on a hill, so you […]

Take it off to Lesbos

Take it off to Lesbos

Lesbos is a fertile small island that provides about 11 million olive trees. This is also where 80% of the Greek production of ouzo takes place, which is an aniseed spice drink that you like to drink as an aperitif. The name Lesbos actually comes from the word lesbian, when the famous female poet Sappho […]