Greece Travel Sitemap - Page 5 2014-04-22

Ikarus Rock Festival in Crete - Concerts in Greece
Ikarus Festival - This new festival promises to become a tradition in the traditional mountain village of Avdou on the island of Crete.

May Day in Greece - Greek May Day - May 1st
May Day in Greece can come as a surprise to American tourists who are not used to the European passion for this day. How will May Day affect your travel plans in Greece?

Metal Healing Concert 2008 in Greece - Concerts in Greece
Greece's thriving metal scene takes center stage for the Metal Healing 2008 music festival.

Mothers Day in Greece - Celebrate Mothers Day in Greece
Mothers Day in Greece is not a traditional Greek holiday - or is it? Find out about Mother's Day in Greece - and how to put a Greek spin on Mother's Day anywhere.

Greek public holidays - National Holidays in Greece
Public holidays in Greece can enhance your travel or completely throw off your schedule. Find out which national holidays may affect your trip to Greece.

Connecting in Greece - Getting Online in Greece - Traveling with a computer in Greece
Get online in Greece with your laptop. Find Wi-Fi points, find the cheap way around internet cafe costs, and connect at hotels in Greece.

Matala Reunion Festival 2011 - Matala Open-Air 2011
Matala Reunion 2011 - Matala welcomes back its hippie past with a three-day free festival.

Greek Independence Day Parades - Greek Independence Day Celebrations Around the World
March 25th is Greek Independence Day - and Greeks around the world celebrate it. Find out where the best parades and celebrations are commemorating the independence of Greece.

Ikarus Festival 2008 in Crete, Greece - Concerts in Greece- Ikaros Festival
A major music festival comes to Crete in 2008 - the Ikarus Festival in Avdou near Mallia.

Greece by Train - Balkan Flexipass for Train Travel in Greece
Is the Balkan Flexipass right for your trip to Greece?

Greece Travel - Wi-Fi Access in Greece - Travel in Greece with your Laptop
Greece Travel - Wi-Fi access in Greece - Greek travel tips for traveling with your laptop computer in Greece and the Greek islands

Calling Greece and Greek Time Zones and Time Differences - What Time Is It in Greece
Calling Greece - including time differences, calling codes, and how to call Greece.

Calling Greece - What Time is it in Greece?
Find out what time it is in Greece right now. You can also find the time difference and time changes between different time zones.

Dirty Monday in Greece - Tyrnavo's Dionysian revelry
It may be

Cruise to Epidauros for an evening of dinner, theatre, and fun - Epidauros Cruise
Take an evening cruise to the theater festival at Epidauros, and enjoy dinner on the way from Athens.

Epidaurus Festival - The Ancient Theater Festival at Epidaurus
The Epidaurus Festival presents ancient plays in the beautiful ancient theater at Epidaurus (Epidavros).

Quick Tips for the Epidaurus Festival
Get good prices and know what to bring for the Epidaurus festival. Page 2.

Eurovision Song Contest - Eurovision - Eurovision News
The European music contest Eurovision is passionately followed in Greece, especially since Helena Paparizou won in 2005 and Kalomira took third place in 2008.

Sharks in Greece and the Greek Islands - Are There Any?
Sharks in Greece - are there sharks in Greece and the Greek islands? The answer is yes - but just how worried should you be?

KTEL Buses in Greece - Long-distance buses in Greece
Buses in Greece. Long-distance inter-city buses in Greece. Greek bus schedules.

Ancient Crete - Going Around in Circles with the Ancient Minoans
Circling Crete for protective reasons is nothing new. Ancient Minoan legends preserved by Greek writers tell of Talos, the

Mallia - Mallia on Crete
Once renowned as the site of ancient Minoan palace, this seaside town on Crete is becoming better known for its throbbing nightlife.

Matala Crete - Who Lived in the Caves of Matala
Matala Crete - Who lived in the Caves of Matala? A better question might be, who didn't?

Preveli Palm Forest Wildfire - Crete Wildfire Burns Endangered Forest
A devastating wildfire struck one of only two native palm forests on the Greek island of Crete. Restoration efforts are promised, but will they happen? Or will Nature be the winner?

Beach Report - Psaraliki Beach, Antiparos - Nude Beach on Antiparos
Reports on travels to nude beaches in Greece. Psaraliki Beach, Antiparos

Camping Beach - Nude Beach on Antiparos
Reports on travels to nude beaches in Greece. Camping Beach, Antiparos

Beach Report - Red Beach, Crete - A Nude Beach on Crete
A reader reports on travels to nude beaches in Greece.

Filaki Beach - The only "Official" Nude Beach on Crete
Reports on travels to nude beaches in Greece. Filaki Beach on Crete.

Mykonos - Ai Giannis Beach
Ai Giannis Beach, Mykonos - A famous (and somehwat nude) beach on Mykonos where the movie

Karpathos - Amopi Beach - Votsalakia
A nude beach on Karpathos. Greece Travel.

Donoussa - Greek Island of Donoussa
Remote and relatively unspoiled, almost any beach on the Greek island of Donoussa could be a

Mykonos - Elia Beach
Elia Beach - A less well-known nude beach on Mykonos.

Mykonos - Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos
Super Paradise - A renowned nude beach on Mykonos.

Agia Galini - Inviting village in the south of Crete
Agia Galini on the south coast of the Greek island of Crete - why you should go, how to get there, what you can do in the area.

Crete - Around the World of Crete in 50 Days - Walk Around Crete
Join a determined and experienced walker who plans to circumambulate the entire Greek island of Crete in 50 days - and benefit the plight of animals at the same time. You can walk with him on what may turn out to be a truly amazing journey.

Animals on Crete - Pets on Crete - Dogs and Cats on Crete
Animal care is improving on Crete, but the ancient Minoans may have modern pet owners beat. Page 2.

Visiting Vravrona - Vravrona in Attica
In the tranquil Attica countryside outside of Athens lies the temple complex of Vravrona, sometimes called, romantically,

Athens Happy Train - Sightseeing on the Athens Happy Train
The Athens Happy Train is a toylike

Book a Private Tour in Athens Greece
Greece Travel - booking a private tour in Greece. How to find a private tour of Athens, book a personal shore excursion from a cruise ship in Greece, find a private taxi driver for your stay in Greece.

Discovering Western Attica - Find the beautiful "backdoor" to Athens, Greece
Western Attica is easy to reach from Athens, Greece but feels a world away. Discover this as-yet neglected region and find beautiful vistas, rare archaeological sites, and much lower rates than its big-city sister.

Lageri Beach - Nude Beach on Paros
Reports on travels to nude beaches in Greece. Lageri Beach on Paros

Changing of the Guard in Athens Greece - Athens Greece Changing of the Guard
The Changing of the Guard at the Parliament Building in Athens Greece is a fun, free sightseeing experience.

Panathenaic Stadium in Athens - Panathenaic Olympic Stadium
The Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece was the site of the first modern Olympics and was also the site of events during the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. It has recently reopened to the public after several years of renovations.

Athens in August 2004 - Athens Summer Olympics in Athens
Travel in Greece in August 2004 for the Summer Olympics 2004

Olympic Flame Schedule - Athens Olympics 2004
See where the Flame is blazing near you.

A Hot Day in Rough Water - Olympic Kayaking Slalom Competition - USA's Rebecca Giddens Takes Silver
Olympic kayaking slalom competition - Hot Sun and Rough Water at Hellinikon. From deTraci Regula, your Greece for Visitors guide.

News About the Athens 2004 Olympic Games - The Olympics in Athens - Athens Olympics
News on the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

Available Hotel Rooms for the Olympic Games - Cheap Hotel Rooms for the Games
Need a hotel room for the Olympics? Here are some possibilities.

Olympic Competition Gets Stronger - Olympic Shopping
The competitions at the Olympic Games in Athens are powerful - but the fight at the official Olympic Store is even tougher.

Greece - Paralympic Torch Flame Schedule - Paralympic Games 2004
Paralympic dates for the Torch schedule in Greece 2004

Athens Greece Special Olympics 2011
Special Olympics in Athens Greece 2011 - About the Athens Greece Special Olympics in 2011. Events,participants, travel information for the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in 2011

Ancient Ship Olympia Visits the Olympic Games
A trireme docks again in the ancient port of Piraeus, a special visitor to the Olympic Games.

Shopping in Greece - Ekonomeas Gallery in the Plaka in Athens, Greece
This unusual gallery in the Plaka area is that rarity among shops catering to tourists - it's worth a special trip. If ancient art appeals to you, these modern masterpieces will enthrall you and confuse your heirs - who may just think you brought home an ancient original.

Venue: Thessaloniki Concert Hall
The Concert Hall in Thessaloniki hosts concerts, conventions, and other events in Thessaloniki.

Vyronas Festival - Music Festival in Athens at Vyronas Stadium
While tourists flock to the Hellenic Festival, savvy Greeks enjoy both local and international music at the Vyronas Festival, held each June and July just to the east of Athens.

Athens Olympics 2004 - Prices Dropping for Travel to the Games
Prices are tumbling for travel to the Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece in August, 2004.

Athens Airport Buses - Bus X95 and X96, the cheap way into Athens Greece
Athens, Greece - Another bus breakthrough for the budget-minded tourist. Easy cheap transportation from the Athens International Airport into central Athens and Piraeus.

Athens Tourist Bus 400, Cheap Sightseeing Bus in Athens Greece
Athens, Greece - A bus breakthrough for the budget-minded tourist. Easy cheap sightseeing throughout Athens.

Vote for the Mayor of Athens, Greece
Vote for the Mayor of Athens, Greece - Dora Bakoyiannis has been nominated for

Glyfada, suburb of Athens, Greece - Hotels, restaurants, sights
A quick look at Glyfada, a suburb of Athens, Greece, including hotels, restaurants, things to do.

Athens Greece - A Quick Look
A quick look at Athens, Greece - sightseeing, hotels, transportation and more in Athens, Greece

Eyewitness Guides: Greece Athens & the Mainland - Book Review
Is the Eyewitness Guide to Greece your best choice for your travel dollar?

Athens Airport Security - Athens Airport Greece - New Security Measures at Athens Greece
Athens Airport Security - new security measures at Athens International Airport in Greece. Security at the Eleftherios Venizelos airport in Greece.

British Airways - Greek Flights Potentially Affected by Radiation
List of British Airways flights to and from Athens, Greece, which may have been exposed to radiation.

Cheap Flights to Athens Greece
How to Fly to Athens Greece on a Cheap Flight. Find cheap flights to Athens Greece and other flights to Greece from a variety of sources - and learn when cheap really isn't. Flying to Greece doesn't have to be expensive.

Flying to Greece - Videos of Taking off and Landing in Greece
Flying to Greece can be part of the fun. Check out what's in store for you with these YouTube videos of flying in and out of Greek airports.

Cheap flights to Greece - The Irish Method for Cheap Flights to Greece
Traveling from the US to Greece? You may want to stop in Ireland - and here's why.

What You Need to Know About the New Airline Security Measures What to Take on the Airplane Now
New security measures - what can you take on the airplane now? Not very much

Olympic Airlines - Olympic Airways - Olympic Air
Olympic Airlines - most travelers to Greece will fly on Olympic Airlines - is this good or bad?

Olympic Airlines - Olympic Airways - Olympic Name Change
Olympic Airlines, formerly Olympic Airways, will soon have a new name and a new structure. How will this change affect your Greek travel plans?

US Airways Pilots' File Complaints about Airline over Fuel Cuts
US Airways senior pilots are protesting airline pressure to fly planes with too little fuel.

Isadora Duncan International Institute Returns to Greece
Jeanne Bresciani and the Isadora Duncan International Institute returns to Greece with a special program of music and dance.

Athens Airport - Taking the Metro to and from Athens International Airport
Arriving in Athens Greece? One option to get from the airport is to take the Metro.

Greek Airport Weather Reports - Weather at Airports in Greece & the Greek Islands
Traveling in Greece? These reports from weather stations located at airports throughout Greece and the Greek islands can give you a helpful peek at weather conditions which may affect your trip.

Athens Intercontinental Hotel - Christmas and New Years Specials
The Athens Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel is offering a great variety of special holiday season getaways and meals - including a 5am

New Year's Day in Greece - Greek New Year's Day - St. Basil's Day in Greece
New Year's Day in Greece - Known as St. Basil's Day after the feast day for the saint, New Year's Day in Greece is marked by unusual customs and practices. Find out how Greece celebrates New Year's Day

Thanksgiving in Greece - Thanksgiving in Athens, Greece
Thanksgiving in Greece is primarily celebrated by American expatriates, though some of the holiday customs originated in ancient Greece. Here's how to find your turkey dinner in the shadow of the Acropolis.

Christmas in Greece - Was Santa Greek?
Christmas in Greece - Was Santa Greek? Read the tale of St. Nikolaos and decide if this Christmas legend is based on the ancient Greek saint.

Airports in Greece - Chania Airport on Crete
The airport in Greece at Chania, Crete - best days to travel, cheap flights to Corfu.

Renting a Car at Athens Airport
Find out about car rental at the Athens Airport - what are your options for renting a car?

Greek Airport Codes - IATA Codes for Greek Airports
Looking for Greek airfares on line? These IATA airport codes for Greece will help you get the rates for Athens, Greece instead of Athens, Georgia!

Rhodes Airport - Diagoras International Airport on Rhodes
The small airport on the Greek island of Rhodes provides direct international flights to many countries. It's especially busy in summer when charter flights to Greece are frequent.

Thessaloniki International Airport - Macedonia International Airport
The Thessaloniki, Greece airport, also called the Macedonia or Makedonia Airport, is visited by most travelers to Northern Greece at some point. Here's what to expect.

Greek Island of the Week - Lesbos (Lesvos, Mytilene)
Greek Island of the Week - Lesbos. Description, tips, and links about this wonderful island in the northern Aegean. From deTraci Regula, your Greece for Visitors Guide.

Send a Greek Orthodox St. Nicholas Day or Christmas Card
Send a Greek Orthodox electronic greeting card for Christmas, St. Nicholas Day, and other winter feasts and holidays.

Quick Look: Skopelos Greece
Skopelos - A quick look at the Greek island of Skopelos. It used to be an upscale Greek secret, but now it's famous as one of the locations for

Archaeological Site of Sesklo
The Archaeological Site of Sesklo outside of Volos, Greece.

Thermopylae - About Thermopylae and the Battle of Thermopylae
A quick look at Thermopylae, the famed site of the battle between the Greeks and the Persians depicted in the movie

Quick Look: Andros
Andros - It translates as the

A Quick Look at Athens, Greece - Cities and Towns of Greece
Athens, Greece - A quick look at Athens, Greece - where it is, what it's like, why you must include it in your trip to Greece.

Delphic Games return to Delphi, Greece
The Delphic Games, celebrating the arts, return to Delphi, Greece led by the Isadora Duncan Institute and Delphi Mayor Panagiotis Kaltsis

Delphi, Greece - A Quick Look at A Classic Greek Town
Delphi is one of the must-see destinations of Greece, beautiful in both summer and winter.

About Kalokairi - Kalokairi the Mamma Mia island
Kalokairi - where is Kalokairi? A quick look at the Greek island of Skopelos, most recently renowned as one of the locations for

Patras, Greece - Cultural Capital of Europe 2006
Patras, Greece will be the Cultural Capital of Europe for 2006. Travelers can expect a rich array of shows, concerts, presentations, festivals and exhibits - plus the opportunity to enjoy some of Greece's best wines.

Quick Look: Lipsi - Visiting Lipsi or Lipso
These Lipsi are Worth Kissing - A quick look at the Greek islands of Lipsi and its smaller sisters.

Ithaca Greece - A Quick Look
A quick look at Ithaca Greece, the legendary island of Odysseus - hotels, sightseeing, history.

Quick Look: Kalymnos - Why You Should go to Kalymnos
A quick look at Kalymnos - hotels, sightseeing, history.

Quick Look: Kastellorizo - Why You Should go to Kastellorizo- Travel in Greece
A quick look at Kastellorizo - hotels, sightseeing, history of this very Greek island tucked up against the Turkish coast.

Quick Look: Discovering Matala, Crete
A quick look at Matala, Crete - hotels, sightseeing, the famous cliffs and local nude beaches on the Greek island of Crete.

Quick Look: Volos
A quick look at Volos. Greece Travel.

Quick Look: Thassos
A quick look at the Greek island of Thassos.

Loutraki - Spa and Casino Town at the Gateway of the Peloponnese
A look at Loutraki, a popular summer destination for Greeks and tourists alike with a terrific beach, lots of hotels, and even a casino.

Skiathos - The Greek Island of Skiathos
Skiathos - A quick look at the Greek island of Skiathos.

A Quick Look at Rethymno, Crete - Cities and Towns of Greece
A quick look at Rethymno, Crete - where it is, what it's like, why you should consider including it in your trip to Greece.

Quick Look: Ai Stratis
A quick look at the Greek island of Ai Stratis, soon to be Greece's

Greece in September - A Quick look at Greek Travel in September
Greek Travel - Find the best time for your trip to Greece, month by month. Try September for a fall getaway to Greece. Budget comparisons, travel tips, Greek weather, and more.

Valentine's Day in Greece
Valentine's Day in Greece - do the Greeks celebrate Valentine's Day? How do they celebrate Valentine's Day in Greece.

Wildfires Scorch Greece
Wildfires sweep through Greece, killing at least 60, including two tourists.

Quick Look at Greece in September 2006
Fast facts on travel in Greece for September 2006 - prices, weather, travel tips. Page 2.

Greek Geneaology - Does New York Life Owe You Money - Greek Genealogy
If you are of Greek ancestry and had insured relatives who died between 1915 and 1923, New York Life, an insurance company, wants to hear from you.

Quick Look- Heraklion - Heraklion Crete
Heraklion - The main city of Crete offers some surprises for the visitor.

Greece in August - All About Travel to Greece in August
Greece in August - weather, prices, events, travel tips for Greece in August.

Greece in February - Travel to Greece in February 2014
Travel to Greece in February 2014 - events, weather, holidays, prices for your travel to Greece in February.

Greece in July 2014 - July in Greece
Travel to Greece in July 2014 - weather, prices, events, holidays, name days, and travel tips. Get the most out of your Greek holiday with everything you need to know about traveling in Greece in July.

Greece in July 2014 - July in Greece
More events and festivals happening in Greece in July 2012. Page 2.

Greece in June 2014
Travel to Greece in June is picking up in temperature and crowds, but the early portion of the month still offers good values and opportunities for travelers.

Greece in March 2014 - Events, weather, prices, holidays in Greece
Travel to Greece in March 2013 - holidays, events, weather in Athens and the Greek islands.

Greece in May 2014 - Spring Travel in Greece
May is a terrific time to travel to Greece with low prices, great weather, and light crowds. Go to Greece now.

Greece in October - Travel in Greece in Fall
Travel in Greece in October 2004 - weather, prices, events in mainland Greece and the Greek islands.

Greece in April 2014 - Weather, prices, travel tips for Greece in April
Travel to Greece in April 2014 offers usually beautiful weather, good values and opportunities for travelers.

Archive of Greece in August 2004 -The Olympic Year
Greece in August - holidays, events, weather in Athens and the Greek islands. Festivals, name days, travel tips, hotel rates, weather, and everything you need to know for your holiday in Greece.

A Quick Look at Greece in August
A fast look at rates, weather, crowd levels, and what to expect in Greece in August. Page 2.

Festivals, Feasts, and Name Days in August
Arts and drama festivals, feast days, and name days celebrated in Greece in August. Page 3.

Greece Travel in August 2014 - The Glories of Greece in High Summer
Greece Travel in August - holidays, events, weather in Athens and the Greek islands. Festivals, name days, travel tips, hotel rates, weather, and everything you need to know for your travel in Greece.

A Quick Look at Greece in August
A fast look at rates, weather, crowd levels, and what to expect in Greece in August. Page 2.

Festivals, Feasts, and Name Days in August
Arts and drama festivals, feast days, and name days celebrated in Greece in August. Page 3.

Medical Tourism in Greece - Travel for your Health in Greece
Medical tourism in Greece - While most of us think of Greece and the Greek islands as an indulgent spa-like experience, some see in Greece a cheap source of everything from fertility treatments to surgery.

Greece Travel Therapy - Travel to Greece is Good for You
Need some Greece Travel Therapy? Turns out vacations are good for you - and vacations in Greece may be the best of all.

Pets in Greece - Traveling with Your Pet in Greece
Can you take your pet to Greece? Do you want to travel with your pet in Greece and the Greek isles?

Eat Pray Love - In Greece
Eat Pray Love shows a woman's round-the-world travels in search of great food, great enlightenment, and great love. But she could have done it all in Greece. So can you. Here's how.

Bedbugs in Greece - Greece Bed Bugs
Bedbugs in Greece - Bedbugs are all over the news right now as they enjoy an insect renaissance worldwide - but are bed bugs a problem in Greece?

Christmas Getaways from Tresor Hotels in Greece
Tresor hotels offers four different Christmas packages for Greece.

Kallikantzaroi - The Christmas Goblins of Greece
These winter goblins are said to be active during the period between Christmas and Epiphany.

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales for Greece
Looking for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday bargains for your trip to Greece? Check out my selection of sales offering discounts on Greek

Christmas in Athens, Greece
Christmas festivities in Athens, Greece

Greece's Big Problem: Overpriced Coffee
John Sfakianakis, an economist at Saudi Fransi, told CNBC recently that deflation is key to making Greece competitive... and he cites the high cost of

Minoan Lines - Minoan Ferries in Greece
Minoan Lines offers ferries from Athens to Crete and from Italy to mainland Greece, among other destinations. The Crete route ferries are large ferries which are like small cruise ships.

On this Day in Greece - December 12th
In 1821, at the village of New Epidauros, the Greek Constitution was formed by the First National Assembly of Greeks. The modern Greek flag was also designed at

Happy St. Nikolaos Day!
 December 6th is the feast day of Agios Nikolaos - the patron of seafarers and a popular seaside saint. But Nikolaos has a very interesting history - and once

Greek-Themed Christmas Ornaments
Find fun Greek ornaments for your holiday decorating.

Maria Callas Commemorated in "Google Doodle"
Google is having a Greek moment - it's using Greek music for one of its television ads and now it's commemorating what would have been the 90th birthday of

All Greek Property Owners Must Re-Register Land
Just traveling in Greece? You can skip this blog. But if you or your family own land in Greece, you must register it with the new land registrybetween June 17th

December 1st - Crete Celebrates its Centennial
The Big Island of Greece - Crete - celebrates the centennial of its reunion with Greece on December 13th, 2013. This is also the date when Crete gave up its

Thanksgiving in Greece
At this time of year, it's good to remember that Thanksgiving festivals didn't just start in the United States a few hundred years ago - they have roots in

Kinsterna Hotel and Spa - Monemvasia
Would you like to stay in a castle in Greece? The Kinsterna Boutique Hotel and Spa comes close - and gives the traveler a very different look at life in Greece in the Monemvasia area, often skipped by tourists.

Galaxy Hotel in Iraklion Crete - Greece
The Galaxy Hotel is an upscale hotel located in the Cretan city of Heraklion, on the road heading to Knossos.

EuroCheapo - Using EuroCheapo for Greece
EuroCheapo has a different take on finding inexpensive - let's say it! Cheap! hotels in Europe. Can it help you find a hidden deal on Greece?

Metropolitan Hotel Athens Greece
The Metropolitan Hotel in Athens Greece is located on Syngrou Avenue. In addition to offering accommodations, it is a popular spot for meetings.

Athens Divani Caravel Hotel - Divani Caravel Hotel Athens
The Athens Divani Caravel Hotel is a luxurious hotel which also offers conference facilities. It's part of the Greek-owned Divani group, which operates a number of luxury hotels in Greece.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! including Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth. See where the movie was shot.

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George Hotel Athens - The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece
The King George II Palace Hotel in Athens, Greece is one of the few hotels to actually deserve the word

King George II Palace Hotel - The King George Hotel in Athens
The King George II watches over Syntagmna Square in Athens. If traditional luxury is your desire, this may be a perfect match.

Restaurants at the Amirandes - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Restaurants at the Amirandes. Greece Travel. Page 9.

Pavilions on the shore on Villas Beach - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Pavilions on the shore on Villas Beach , Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete. Page 8.

Royal Villa Room - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 11.

Lagoons at the Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Lagoons at the Amirandes. Greece Travel. Page 10.

Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete - Hotels in Greece
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right.

Villa Master Bedroom - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 6.

Blue Monkey Restaurant - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 5.

Olympic Pool - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 4.

Dream Villa Private Pool - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete - Amirandes Hotel - Hotels in Greece
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 3.

Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
The Amirandes Palace Hotel on Crete likes to consider itself a modern Minoan Palace - and they just may be right. Page 7.

Seaside Elixir Spa Treatment - Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Elixir Spa Treatment.A guest receives a seaside ayurvedic spa treatment by one of the Elixir Alchemy spa specialists. Page 14.

Guestroom at the Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Guestroom at the Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete. Page 13.

Presidential Villa at the Amirandes Palace Hotel Crete
Presidential Villa at the Amirandes Palace Hotel includes a private swimming pool. Page 12.

Greek Islands - What is the Most Popular Greek Island?
The Greek islands appeal to everyone - but some appeal to more visitors than others. What is the Most Popular Greek Island? What is the Most Popular Island in Greece? Which island is the most popular?

Greek Travel Tip - Travel Sandals - Get Comfortable on the Plane
Traveling to Greece? Try this easy tip for comfort on the plane.

Greek Hotels - Turning on the Lights
Greek Hotels - Do you know how to turn on the lights in your room?

Easter in Athens, Greece - Athens Metro Schedule for Easter
Traveling in Greece for Greek Orthodox Easter? The Metro schedule will be cut back, but travelers should still find it easy to get around.

Traveling with Technology in Greece
This tip will help you handle your technology while you travel in Greece.

Nightlife in Agios Nikolaos, Crete
Want to rock out in Agios Nikolaos? Here's where to start.

Quick Tip: Stay on your feet at Greek monuments - Safer sightseeing in Greece
Slick marble and steep inclines can make getting around archaeological sites in Greece a challenge. Here's a tip to keep you safely on your feet.

Best Time to Visit Attractions in Athens, Greece
Picking the right time to visit Athens' top attractions is almost as important as deciding where to go.

Greece Tour Operator: Key Tours
Key Tours offers airfare-included trips to Greece.

Save those boarding passes from your trip to Greece - Travel in Greece Tips
Don't toss those boarding passes - they could help you get back to Greece.

Cheap Travel to Greece - Early Booking Discounts for Greece
Traveling to Greece? Plan to include early booking discounts to get the best value on your Greek vacation trips.

ATMs in Greece - Get Money in Greece - Finding and Using ATMs in Greece
ATMs in Greece - Quick help on finding and using ATM machines in Greece.

Greek Cruises - easyCruise in Greece - Traveling on easyCruise in the Aegean
EasyCruise, a very inexpensive cruise option for Greece operated by the same people who brought you easyJet, is a bare-bones cruise option that may be just right for you.

Hotel Villa Manos Santorini
The Hotel Villa Manos - A great budget choice on the (usually) expensive island of Santorini.

Greece Tour Operator: Earthwatch
While not a typical tour operator, Earthwatch provides opportunities to do environmental work for about the same price as a standard tour.

Mykonos Grace Hotel - Boutique Hotel on Mykonos
The Mykonos Grace in Agios Stefanos reopened in the summer of 2007.

Mamma Mia Soundtrack - Soundtrack for Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia the Movie - the soundtrack CD features the ABBA songs sung by the film's stars.

Mamma Mia Soundtrack - Soundtrack for Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia the Movie - the soundtrack CD features the ABBA songs sung by the film's stars.

Pantheon Airlines - Pantheon Air
Is Pantheon Airlines going to be the successor to Olympic Airlines? How does that affect your tickets on Olympic Airlines?

Mamma Mia Movie Blu-Ray - Blu-Ray of Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia Movie Blu-Ray - all about the Blu-ray disc of Mamma Mia the Movie. Mamma Mia Blu-Ray release date for the UK, US, and other locations.

Athens Hotels - The Park Hotel Athens - Hotels in Athens Greece
The Park Hotel is located in Athens, Greece.

Olympic Airlines - Review - Olympic Airways - Flights to Greece
Traveling to Greece? Chances are you'll have a flight on Olympic Airlines. Is this a good thing or bad?

King George II Hotel - Boutique Hotels in Athens Greece
One of the signature hotels of Athens, Greece.

Athens Stock Exchange Building Bombed
The Athens Stock Exchange building was bombed early Wednesday morning, injuring one passerby, damaging the building, and destroying several cars parked nearby.

Taking a Kefi Break in Greece
Do you need a Kefi break? Short answer - yes.

Athens, Greece - Kiani Akti Hotel in Porto Rafti near Athens Airport in Greece - Hotels Near the Airport in Athens
This small hotel near the Athens Airport offers an inexpensive option and a look at the coastline of Attica. Want to see Athens and have a Greek island-type experience at the same time? This may be the answer for you.

Heraklion, Crete - Hotel Poseidon in Heraklion, near the Heraklion Airport
A terrific small hotel located near the airport in Heraklion, Crete

Hotel Oceanis - Glyfada - Greece
The Hotel Oceanis in Glyfada, Greece, just outside of central Athens.

Athens Greece Area - Alimnos and Paleo Faliro
Looking for a place to stay near the airport, or just wanting to stay outside of Athens itself? Check out Paleo Faliro and Alimnos.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 6.

Amanda Seyfried and the Aegean - Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Amanda Seyfried and the Aegean. Page 15.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie - Amanda Seyfried on Location
Amanda Seyfried on Location in Greece - Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 4.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie - Around Skopelos
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 9.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie - A Tender Moment in Mamma Mia
A Tender Moment in Mamma Mia - Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 5.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie - Repairing the Dolphin
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Repairing the Dolphin, which conceals a secret. Page 14.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 8.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 2.

Mamma Mia Pictures - Pictures from Mamma Mia the Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot. Page 3.

New Airline Flies to Greece
The Greek airspace just got a bit more competitive with the entry of Hellas Jet into the international flights arena. If you're flying to or from Athens to

A Different Kind of Epidaurus Drama
Planning on attending the Epidaurus festival? If you're driving yourself, be prepared for late-night traffic detours as authorities attempt to keep traffic

14th Annual Athens International Film Festival
Greece has a lively film festival circuit, and this film festival in Athens showcases both Greek and international filmmakers. It's known for its wide variety

Mycenae Merits Museum
A brand-new museum has opened at the site of ancient Mycenae, the mysterious fortress of the Myceneans. While some of the best-known artifacts will still be

Pirates of the Aegean
What Greek oracle told this Matala entrepreneur that this would be the season for Pirates of the Carib ...oops, Aegean? Stop on by at Captain Hook's, a

Quake Shakes Lefkada
A major earthquake registering 6.4 on the Richter scale leaves the Ionian island of Lefkada in shock - and suffering under additional aftershocks. Kathimerini

Kalo Taxi!
The favorite Greek farewell for journeyers is Kalo Taxidi - may you have a beautiful journey. But here's how to have a beautiful journey by taxicab - an

Just Another Day in Paradise
Dateline: Loutro, CreteAbove: Marmara Beach on the way to Loutro It's nearing midnight at the internet cafe at the charming Hotel Daskalogiannis in Loutro.

If you can't say something nice....
...you'll be frustrated when you try to express how much you love Greece! But fear not, here's help. Special thanks go to TravelerJan and KostasV for this

Greece's Autumn Secret
Fall travelers to Greece often expect a brown landscape - but in many places, the hills are green and the autumn wildflowers are out in full force. Discover

Surf's Up
As your Greece for Visitors Guide, I try to stay up on everything that's happening in Greece - but I admit this one caught me by surprise. Surfing in Greece is

False Teeth and True Fishermen
A British tourist was united with his false teeth, two weeks after losing them while swimming. The dentures were recovered by Greek fishermen who brought them

Use a cell, see a cell?
Greece is cracking down on drivers using cell phones while driving, levying fines right and left. If you're planning on driving in Greece during your trip, you

Top Ten "Unknown" Destinations
Occasionally, I get letters about what I've included or left out of the Top Ten Destinations in Greece - the must-sees for your first trip to Greece. But it's

Merry Christmas and Happy Carnivale
Each year, Greece is presenting a richer Mardi Gras with many towns reviving old -and sometimes even ancient- customs and observances. With this year's very

Happy Epiphany!
On the morning of January 6th, in many places throughout Greece, brave young men go down to the shore and vie for the honor of bringing up a crucifix thrown

Take Advantage of Tourist Training
Generally ignored - often with reason - by travelers, Greece does have an extensive train system running throughout the country. In the past, most long-distance

Meet a Minoan Mermaid
Traveling in Crete? Make a stop at Elounda's Lagoon of Mermaids where legend has it the waters are filled with a bit more than just the ruins of the ancient

Catch the Police
Many a tourist passes a Greek Tourist Police office and unconsciously straightens up. But there's nothing to worry about - these officers are there to assist,

Tying the Knot in Santorini
With more couples choosing to tie the knot in what the wedding industry calls destination weddings, Santorini is providing a dramatic backdrop to many

Cruise News
Royal Olympic Cruises (also known as Royal Olympia Cruises) is in bankruptcy proceedings. Some agencies are still booking packages which include a Royal

Heraklion Airport, Crete
Take a peek at the busiest airport on Crete, serving the capital city of Heraklion. In Heraklion with a few extra hours to spend? This airport service could be

Pack Right, Pack Light
We all know that packing light means an easier trip, more room for souvenirs, and a great sense of independence. So why do we all stand in front of that open

A New Old Ship Plies Greek Waters
Keep an eye on the horizon this month in Greece - you may be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the Kyrenia Eleftheria, a reconstruction of an ancient Greek

ATMs in Greece
While there are still many places in Greece where you won't find ATMs, most tourist-friendly destinations will have at least one. Depending on your bank's

Battle of Crete
May 20th marks the Battle of Crete, a crucial moment in World War II which some historians believe changed the course of the war. Cretans are rightfully proud

Ten Reasons to Go to Greece
Focus your trip and maximize your fun by knowing why you want to go to Greece. Based on reader questions, these are the top ten reasons to travel to Greece with

The Lowdown on Sky-High Prices
A number of news sources have reported that costs in Greece are up to ten times more expensive this year. Unfortunately, they aren't always mentioning that

Greece in June
This year, lighter than usual crowds and cooler temperatures are making Greece in June an especially great time to travel. Combine this with the beginning of

Getting Married in Greece
June is a favorite month for weddings - and as destination weddings gain in popularity, many couples are choosing to tie the knot in Greece. Read the

The Best Bars on Earth - in Greece
If your taste for Greek culture includes the taste of beer, ouzo, and other intoxicants, this just may be the destination list for you. The international

The Rhythm of Rethymno
Overlooked by most travelers to Greece, and even many travelers to Crete, this atmospheric small city offers unusual places to stay, fascinating shops and

"Presidential Delegation" to Attend Olympics
The White House has announced that a special delegation will attend the Athens 2004 Olympics next month. Former US president George Bush, his wife Barbara, and

Need Assurance? Get Insurance
Travel jitters? Travel insurance is one way of soothing some of them. Here's a look at the (sometimes) wonderful world of travel insurance. Which type is

A New Athens Emerges
With the advent of the Olympic Games, there have been so many changes in Athens - especially in transportation - that it will seem like a new city for future

Great Rates on Flights
Still undecided about the Olympic Games? I just checked flight availability and prices on several online services - as well as with my long-suffering,

Hot Day and Rough Water
ATHENS, Greece - Today found me screaming my support for the USA's Rebecca Giddens, as she slid through the slalom course at the Hellinikon Sports Center on

Paralympic Games Begin
Traveling in Greece right now? Don't miss the pageantry and fascinating sporting events at the Paralympic Games. These highly-trained, competitive athletes are

Treasure that Trash
You're home from your trip to Greece, you're jet-lagged and tired, and you've got piles of paper clutter cramming up your purse or wallet. Time to pick out the

Breaking News
A bomb threat has forced an Olympic Airlines plane to be diverted to Stansted Airport outside of London. All crew and passengers have been evacuated safely;

Planning Ahead for Patras
If your travels will take you to Greece in 2006, be sure to include the Peloponnesian city of Patras. Patras is already well known as the site of what they

Bomb Hoaxes Plague Olympic Airlines
For the third time in a little over a week, an Olympic Airlines flight has been forced to make an unscheduled landing in response to a phoned-in bomb threat.

Greece by the Numbers
Are you a first-time traveler or a repeat visitor ready to expand your Grecian horizons? Get to know Greece by the numbers with these fun lists. The Top Ten

The Early Bird gets the Worm?
Greece may give advance-planners a problem. That little Greek island you thought would occupy a week of your time may prove to be really too little, or one you

Travel to A Greek Forum
Need more information or opinions on Greece, Greek culture, and Greek travel? Just stop on by the Greece for Visitors Forum and post your questions, share your

Greek Folk Arts
If ancient art isn't your style, seek out the Greek folk art workshops where modern artisans ply their skills continuing the traditions of craftspeople through

Cupid's "Eros"
The Greek god Eros was more than a mere cherub - he even gave us the word erotic. Take a look at these fast facts on Aphrodite's son, Eros. And take a moment

Happy St. Nikolaos Day
In Greece, December 6th, St. Nikolaos Day, is the primary gift-giving holiday in December, in memory of this Greek saint who provided dowries to poor women

Spend the Holidays in Greece
It's not too late to give yourself the gift of Greece this holiday season. Many US travelers assume that European organized trips shut down for the winter, but

Is March Too Early for Santorini?
Greece for Visitors Bulletin Board regulars jump in to answer this question. And the consensus is ....

A Winter Treat
Going to Greece in the off season? One intrepid reader wants to swim all year round - and had a hot idea that might just be worth a try.

Happy St. Basil's Day
May your piece of vassilopita have the coin this time - and may today begin a great January in Greece.

Epiphany Photos
Check out what today's Epiphany celebration looked like in the cool waters of Crete in these images from Yannis Samatas.

Nightlife in Athens
Want to find the best music in Athens? Here's a quick, terrific list of the top clubs in Athens and who's singing where from Maria Paravantes at the Athens

Rules of the Road in Greece
Planning on driving yourself in Greece? Read these tips first and avoid driving yourself insane on the wild and wonderful Greek roads.

Don't Miss the Greek Myths
Practically every site in Greece has its resident god, goddess, nymph, or hero - and if you want a fast introduction, check out the mythology pages along with

A Quick Look at Chios
Obviously, all the islands of Greece are Greek islands, but only some of them are considered Aegean islands. Escape to this unspoiled island in the Northeastern

Learn Greek and Earn Two Billion Dollars
Everyone knows education is valuable. But for one young woman, learning Greek will earn her a cool two billion dollars. And she may have an advantage, because

Have a Fertile Vacation
There are many reasons people travel to Greece - and knowing why you are traveling can help you plan a better trip. But one I left off of the Top 10 Reasons

Marching Forth on March First
Today's the big day for Ivan van Driessche as he embarks on a 50-Day Circumambulation of Crete, raising both money and awareness for the plight of abandoned and

Have a Happy Ploiaphesia
What - your calendar has a blank box for March 5th? You may want to consider writing in this ancient observance honoring the Greek version of the Egyptian

A Different Kind of "Games"
The picturesque town of Delphi is one of the can't-miss destinations in Greece. It boasts a beautiful natural setting on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus, a lively

Pack it all in for Greece
Wondering what to pack for your trip to Greece? The easy answer is - not much. Ten days in Greece should be a one-bag trip for all but the most paranoid or most

Rockwave Festival 2005
The organizers of Greece's legendary Rockwave Festival have just released the first official information on Rockwave 2005. Rockwave is Greece's biggest music

From Greece to Egypt
Scheduled ferries between Greece and Egypt come and go - but this secret route has reliably carried savvy travelers for years.

Mykonos' Paradise Beach Makes Top Ten
Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the top ten nude beaches worldwide - and the classic nude beach Paradise on Mykonos made the list, along with a couple

Maps of Greece
Want free, large-format maps of Greece? While these may not be as convenient as folding maps, these downloadable maps from the Greek National Tourist

10 Things You Can Do to Help Save Greek Sea Turtles
Greece has abundant natural wildlife - but like most places, many species are threatened or endangered. But in the case of Greek sea turtles, just an average

Hidden Secrets of The Athens Metro
The Athens Metro has made getting into, around, and out of Athens much easier and cheaper than ever before. Now that it reaches to the airport at Spata,

Behind the Green Doors
It's very traditional, master ceramacist Vassilis Politakis assured me, with that seemingly pleasant look which I often see on the faces of Greeks as they

Quick Fact on Greek VAT
VAT, or Value-added tax, increases the cost of nearly everything in Greece. The good news is that foreign travelers are not required to pay it. Storekeepers are

General Strike in Greece
Traveling to Greece right now? Wednesday, May 11th's general strike may make connections difficult as many unions participate. The reason? With Greek Orthodox

Take a Gamble on Loutraki
The resort town of Loutraki in the Peloponnese makes a good base for exploring Corinth, Isthmia, Epidauros, and beyond. Besides the large casino, it also offers

Take a Trip to the Forum
...without ever leaving this site. Pop on by to my Greece for Visitors Forum to connect with other people planning their trips, sharing tips, and asking

Following the Footsteps of St. Paul
Cruise Club of Greece is offering a week-long cruise to experience some of the Greek and Turkish sites said to have been visited by St. Paul. This all-inclusive

Athens' Metro - Take the "A" Train
With the advent of the Athens Metro, Greece's capital city has become more convenient and friendlier to even the first-time visitor. Take a look at the official

More on Greek Trains and Buses
Speaking of trains in Greece, the official website for Greek train schedules is now in English. While routes are limited due to Greece's mountainous terrain,

New Flights from Istanbul to Greece
If you're combining a journey to Greece with other travels in the area, Turkey-based Atlas Jet has just added twice-a-week charter flights direct from Istanbul

New Look at the Greece for Visitors Forum
Stop by the new Greece for Visitors Forum and connect with other savvy travelers, intrepid first-timers, and many friendly Greeks. You can try it out here as a

Hellenic Festival
The organizers of the summertime Hellenic Festival, which includes events at the Herod Atticus Theater, the Lycabettus Theater, and the ancient theater at

Free Maps of Athens
I love Greek maps. Whenever I can, I get two copies of the best maps of Greece - one to accidentally rip, repeatedly fold wrong, and write on while traveling,

Greek Newspapers Online
Want to see the full photo and text version of a real Greek newspaper - in English! -online? PressDisplay offers both the Greek and English versions of

Greece is a Hot Destination
Traveling in Greece right now? The temperatures are sweltering, especially on the mainland and in Athens, where the mercury (hm, we're in Greece, so should that

What does a day in Greece really cost?
It's usually easy enough to figure out hotel and flight costs - but the everyday expenses can make or break your travel budget in Greece. Here's what to expect

More on Ferry Challenges
So, what is all the fuss about? Why are ferries sailing late or not at all? It's a way for ferry companies to apply pressure to affect long-term plans for the

Greece Visa Information Updated
If you're traveling to Greece from Western Europe and North America, chances are that you don't need a visa. But with Greece ratifying the visa agreement

Update on the Helios Plane Crash near Athens
Investigators are examining the wreckage of the Helios Airways jet which crashed near Athens on Sunday, killing all 121 persons on board. While a decompression

Olympic Aftermath
Every Olympics-hosting nation worries if the shining new sports facilities are going to turn into shining white elephants after the Games are over. Greece,

Pressing Ahead
Yes, it's still summer but the Greeks are already looking ahead to late fall and the crucial olive oil season. Ever consider bottling and labeling your own

The Rhodes More Travelled
Tonight I'm flying from Heraklion on the island of Crete to Rhodes City. Located in the Dodecanese, Rodos or Rhodes is one of the biggest Greek islands, along

Getting Married in Santorini
Want a wedding of mythological proportions? While it seems that the two Parises - Paris Hilton and her Greek boyfriend Paris may still have a long way to go

Take the Friendship Train
Last night I sat at the Orient Express cafe in Istanbul and watched the gleaming new Thessaloniki-Istanbul Express preparing to disembark for Thessaloniki. The

Earthquakes Jolt Greece
As if bird flu is not enough trouble for Greece to handle this week, several powerful earthquakes have struck Greece since Monday, with the most recent

Top Ten Reasons to Travel to Greece
Ever wonder why Greece can get so crowded in the summer? There's a reason - in fact, there are quite a few reasons to go to Greece. Here's my list of the Top

Patras - Home of the Giant Souvlaki
A Patras restaurant owner is grilling his way into the Guinness World Records, hoping to oust the present record-holder, a Cypriot kabob-maker, by cooking an

Ochi Day
October 28th is Ochi Day, a national holiday in Greece honoring the word No!. Sound too negative to you? Find out just why the Greeks said Yes! to

The Elginism Blog
Interested in new developments in the art and museum world? This regularly-updated blog is devoted to chronicling Elginism - the misappropriation of

Move Over, Ancient Kings - Greece Makes Room for a Modern One
The controversial artifacts of Constantine II, King of Greece will become a tourist attraction after decades of mildew and rat infestations have taken their

Shirley's Valentine Returns to Greece
Lefteris Theodossiadis at the The Rhodes News blog picked up a tale of Tom Conti, co-star of the movie Shirley Valentine, considered by many to be the best

What the Heck is a Hellenophile?
If you're reading this page, you probably qualify as a hellenophile - one who likes all things hellenic and treasures Hellas, which is what the Greeks call

Free E-Cards of Greece
Keep in touch with friends, Greek and otherwise, with a free e-card. My favorite? The great shot of the Parthenon at night. E-cards from Greece.

Athens Airport Makes Top 10 List - for sleeping
I'm always happy when anything Greek gets proper recognition - but it was a surprise to me to see that the Athens International Airport at Spata has made The

Madrid and Athens Special $649 with Air
This unusual combination may be just the ticket if you've been yearning to combine Spain and Greece on one quick trip. This Madrid and Athens Special from

Christmas on Paros
Wondering how a Greek Christmas in the Cycladic islands shapes up? Paros Paradise blogger describes the Greek Christmas decorations in his part of Paradise on

Say "Merry Christmas" in Greek
Relax! You still have just enough time to learn to say Merry Christmas and other Greek holiday phrases. Plus, learn where the X in Xmas came from. Any

Frightened of Freighters to Greece?
Suffering from fear of freighters? You might just find that the reality is not so bad. If you like long trips by sea, or can't bear the thought of flying, a

Greek Carolers Sing Out Strongly
Elsewhere, Christmas carolers are about as traditional and non-confrontational as you can get. But in Greece, visits by carolers often carry an extra message,

Not Much Choice on Choosing Your Cruise
If you're traveling in Greece on a package tour, one of the highlights is a short cruise of the Greek islands lasting 3,4, or 7 days. While most package

Feast of St. Basil the Great,
Greece in January gets off to a sacred start with January 1st, the Feast of St. Basil the Great, an early founder of the Greek Orthodox Church. While there are

Have an Epiphany Live on the Internet
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is broadcasting the centennial Epiphany celebration in the thriving Greek-American community of Tarpon Springs,

Patras - Cultural Capital of Europe
This year, the Greek city of Patras takes on the challenge of being the official Cultural Capital of Europe, a title held a few years back by the city of

Big Earthquake Shakes Greece
An undersea earthquake measuring between 6.7 and 6.9 struck Greece early Sunday, but there are no reports of serious injuries despite damage to dozens of homes

See Greece on a Sea Plane
Entrepreneur Michael Patellis and his company, AirSea Lines may be revving up to soon change travel in Greece, Reuters Canada reports. How? By launching a

Germany Plays the Heel for Greece
A small fragment of marble at Heidelberg University in Germany depicting a man's heel may be literally part of the first step in the eventual return of the

Afraid to Fly? Here's How to Get to Greece
I know you lurk in the corners of my newsletter subscriber list - adventurous souls who would love to visit Greece. If you could just bear to get on an

10% Discount on "Cycladic Pearls" Sailing Ship Cruise
One of the secrets of Greek travel is that cruises on big cruise ships and cruises on smaller sailing vessels often cost about the same. While the big ships and

Five Things to Do in Athens, Greece
Wondering what to do while you're in Athens? Here's my short list of easy, fun things to do in Greece's capital city and its environs. And if you need a hotel

Greece in February
After all the rough weather of January, it's great to start a new month for Greek travel, especially when this year Greece in February offers most of the

Patras Carnival Pictures
Looking for a great Greek Mardi Gras celebration? For years, the Carnival in Patras has been #3 in the world, right after New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro. And,

Choose Your Cruise 2006
Planning your spring and summer travels in Greece? Check out these cruise and tour packages covering everything from bareboat rentals to super-luxury cruise

Greek Museum Giftshops Now On Line
Nothing beats the joy of acquiring souvenirs of a trip while you're on that trip, and this list of Best Buys in Greece is designed to help you pre-plan your

Robot Diver Scans Ancient Greek Shipwreck
An unmanned undersea robot is proving to be invaluable in mapping a Greek shipwreck, Live Science reports, along with photos and videos of the robotic

The Skinny on Aphrodite
Britain's Daily Telegraph reports that super-slim model Kate Moss will be portrayed as the Greek goddess Aphrodite in a series of new sculptures by artist

Athens' Mayor Becomes First Woman Foreign Minister for Greece
Anyone who has re-visited Athens over the past few years has been impressed with the changes, many of which have been credited to its proactive Mayor, Dora

Athens - It's a Mall World After All
In a land of fine artisans, it's hard to believe some travelers might miss the mall experience - but if you've lost your luggage or need to furnish a long-term

Eurovision Contest Tour Package
Windmill Tours is offering a special Eurovision travel package, including 3 or 4 nights in Athens and a ticket to the contest. Prices start at 690 Euro for the

Carnival in Greece
This weekend is Greek Mardi Gras, the festival of apokrias. The celebration is especially vivid in Patras, but more and more cities and towns are spiffing

Piraeus
The Athens Metro, swooping up to the ferry docks, has made Piraeus a viable low-budget alternative to staying in Athens itself. And if you're lucky and any

The Most Dangerous Volcano in Greece
... is not Santorini. The small, flower-like island of Nisyros near Kos is home to a hotspot which some scientists believe is only a few years away from a major

Greece Adds New Tourist Attraction?
The miraculously preserved body of a monk who died 15 years ago is attracting hordes of visitors to Lamia, eKathimerini reports. While oddly-preserved corpses

Greek Easter Hiking on Rhodes
Celebrate Greek Easter and enjoy traipsing over the ancient island of the Sun on the beautiful isles of Rhodes, Symi, and Samos in the Dodecanese islands of

Canadian Flights to Greece
Air Transat is not a well-known airline to most, but beginning in spring, the carrier offers flights to Athens from Toronto and Montreal (not Ottawa as

Thessaloniki - The Hellenic Map Center
I love maps, and a museum devoted to them is too good to miss. This new collection at the Hellenic National Centre for Maps and Cartographic Heritage - National

Zeus Gets a Boost
Practitioners of really old-time religion are petitioning the Greek government to allow modern worship of the ancient gods and goddesses of Greece at their

A "Drop Everything and Go" Greek Island Yacht Cruise ~ 2 weeks for US $1398
Every once in a while there's a travel offer for Greece that makes me sit up and take notice, and this is the best one of those I've seen for a while. There are

Schinoussa Makes the News
The tiny Greek island of Schinoussa, one of the so-called Small Cyclades, has burst onto the news in a big way as a huge cache of illegal antiquities has been

A Fond Time at the Forum
There's a Forum in Athens - but there's also one right here at the Greece for Visitors site. Stop on by and ask a question, read trip reports, and enjoy

London to Athens - by Train
Hate flying? Love trains? Whatever your reason, Seat 61 describes exactly how to do it for what looks to be a very memorable journey that includes a segment on

Three Days in Greece
How would you spend three days in Greece? Experienced Greece travelers at the Forum answer a newbie's question.

Top Ten Destinations in Greece
How dare you have a top ten list of Greece and not include Delphi! read one recent letter. I'd dump Cape Sounion if I were you. the letter continued, a bit

Summer Jobs in Greece - End of the Party?
It's a dream of many young visitors to Greece - go to Greece, work in a bar or hotel, have a great time and possibly even break even on the travel costs by the

"Summer Lovers" Rejoice In Greece
Yes, that's also the title of the perky early-1980s movie shot in Greece. But these summer lovers are museum junkies and archeology fans - most Greek

Sightseeing in the Peloponnese
The Peloponnese Peninsula to the west of Athens and Attica holds some of Greece's best sightseeing destinations. It's a relatively easy drive from Athens, with