This beautiful and romantic town of 20,000 inhabitants, borders the north of the Corinthian Gulf and is one of the most traditional and historic places in Greece.
Its small port is a haven for fishing boats and sailing yachts and it is one of its landmarks, together with the Venetian Castle which stands above the town, in a strategical position. Continue reading Romantic Nafpaktos
A trip to Kythnos is ideal for those who desire a quiet holiday in a traditional Cycladic environment and an unlimited number of sandy beaches. This barren island forms a very large number of coves, some small, some larger, that can be accessed either by car or by sailing boat. Continue reading Tranquil Kythnos
Each time we visit Naxos, there is plenty to do. Being such a big island, we (my husband and I) always choose to stay for at least 10 days. Naxos is the best destination for both relaxing and adventurous holidays, so take your pick. This time (2015), we decided to spend 2 weeks there. Continue reading Our Naxos holidays
Athens, the fuzzy capital of Greece, is and ha salways been a major tourist attraction. Among its highlights are its antiquities (monuments, museums, ancient temples, …) and its traditional neighbourhoods.
The Acropolis, the Monastiraki and Anafiotika areas, the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the newly constructed Acropolis Museum and Cape Sounion are only a few of its historic attractions. Continue reading A Visit to Athens
Although I have been visiting the Cyclades islands for years, my first visit to Milos took me completely by surprise. Why? Because everybody talked about Mykonos, Santorini, Paros and Koufonissia but no one discussed about Milos.
It was a friend who convinced me to go there, claiming that I would find the best beaches in Greece. And he was so right! Continue reading Visiting breathtaking Milos
It is already March 21st and it is about time we say goodbye to winter. Spring is already here. The spring equinox has just passed (March 19th to 20th), signifying that the days are now getting longer than the nights. More light, more warmth, more time to enjoy outdoors, there is always something nice to excpect from Spring. Continue reading Spring in Greece
Welcome to to Escapes to Greece, a travel guide for Greece and the Greek islands. Our goal is to present Greece from the traveller’s eye and give you the opportunity to discover its beauties and secrets before planning your trip.
Our informations are based on our experiences from our travels to Greece. Please feel free to contact us for questions relevant with holidays in Greece.