A new take on Greece

Life on the water: how to spend two weeks boating between the Cyclades

Life on the water: how to spend two weeks boating between the Cyclades

For crowd-free islands, Naxos and the Minor Cyclades have been fiercely guarded by those in the know. Slowly though, travellers are catching onto their electric blue seas, powder-soft sands, scented hiking trails and sleepy villages. Hire a boat and sail between them — before the secret’s well and truly out.

The pull of the Peloponnese: why now is the time to visit mainland Greece

With a combination of nature, culture, sun and sea to rival Greece’s many islands, the Peloponnese peninsula may just be the perfect spot for an autumn break. Head there now while the weather’s still balmy but crowds have thinned.
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Natural wonders: witness the most striking scenery in Greece

Lesser known than the neighbouring Cyclades and Ionian islands, the Northern Aegean islands of Chios, Lesvos, Limnos and Samos have spectacular scenery in abundance, from volcanic rock formations and olive groves to secluded, golden beaches.


Exploring Crete by car: your one-week road trip itinerary

With sleepy villages, golden beaches and picturesque landscapes around every corner, Crete – Greece’s largest island – is the perfect place for a road trip.

Experience the wonders of Greek wine where it's produced

One of Greece’s eight wine roads, the Epirus route is home to three historic wineries, with the debina white grape the star of the show.

Nine Greek islands for globetrotting gastronomes

Greek island-hopping has long been a favourite traveller pastime, but it’s well worth factoring in the local gastronomy to get the most out of each stop. Here are 9 islands famous for their food.

Why Greece should be at the top of your winter hitlist

Greece typically conjures up images of cerulean seas and idyllic powder sand beaches, but head inland from December to May and there’s a winter wonderland waiting to be discovered.

The road less travelled: exploring Northern Greece

Kavala, Xanthi, Thasos and Samothrace may not spring to mind as your first ports of call on a trip to Greece, but these gems have charm in abundance. Here’s a two-week itinerary on how to make the most of a tour around the north of the country.

Athens: 10 new ways to experience this ancient city

From an interactive geological museum to a minimalist multi-storey space with works from up-and-coming Greek artists, there’s far more to Athens than ancient monuments.

A new take on Greece


How to explore Volos and Mount Pelion — the Greek peak famous for its food

One of Greece’s lesser-known tourist hotspots, Volos is arguably also one of its most beautiful, with mountains rising from the coastline and a local cuisine that’s hearty and full of flavour.

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