Agios Emilianos - Symi island

Agios Emilianos – Symi island

Agios Emilianos is a small islet joined with the island of Symi through a narrow strip of land. Its name comes from the small chapel of Agios Emilianos that is built on the island. According to tradition it was built with the money of spong workers after a request of the Saint himself who appeared …

Palaiokastritsa - Corfu island

Palaiokastritsa

Paleokastritsa is located on the northwest coast of Corfu, 25 km from Corfu Town. It is one of the most famous tourist resorts on the island, mainly due to the fantastic beaches with the clear sea waters and to many lovely coves. They are all nestled beneath the folds of steep verdant slopes of olive groves, …

Potami Beach - Samos island

Potami Beach – Samos island

Potami beach is located on the northeast coast of Samos 3 km from Karlovasi. It extends to a length of about 730 meters and is one of the most famous beaches in the area, but also one of the most attractive in northern Samos. River streams end at the shore, hence the name of the …

Agrari Beach - Mykonos island

Agrari Beach – Mykonos island

Agrari is a beautiful beach, secluded from the noisy and the crazy crowds. Although there are a few rocks on the shore to get in to the sea except at certain points, the sea and beach are otherwise perfect. The sand is coarse and the sea has deep crystal-clear waters. There are a couple of …

Ano Mera - Mykonos island

Ano Mera – Mykonos island

Located in the heart of the island of Mykonos, Ano Mera is an authentic village that has retained its Cycladic architecture with scenic streets and whitewashed houses, adorned with beautiful bougainvillea. Ano Mera is actually the second biggest town on the island, with Mykonos Town being the largest. Even though tourists do make their way …

Nafpaktos Castle

Nafpaktos Castle

The well preserved Castle of Nafpaktos is one of the most beautiful castles in Greece. It proudly keeps watch on the city and the bay of Patras and its picturesque ramparts go down to enclose the little harbor. History Its fortification passed through many phases, as it was started in the ancient times, passed through the Venetian …

Symi - Greece

Symi

HISTORY According to mythology the island was named Metapontida or Aigli from the homonym Nymph, which gave birth there, to 3 Graces.Another version is that Symis’ name is given from the princess of Rhodes that Glaukus eloped there, because the King and father didn’t want to approve their wedding.Glaukus, who is considered as the first …

Karpathos island - Greece

Karpathos

HISTORY According to mythology, the first inhabitant of Karpathos was Titan Iapetos, son of Ouranos and Gaia, father of the gods and people long before the gods of Olympus. The island was first inhabited in the Neolithic era. The contacts that Karpathos had with the island of Crete played a significant role in the island’s development in …

Gregolimano Beach - Evia island

Gregolimano Beach – Evia island

Gregolimano is a beautiful and impressive sand tongue, situated in a marvelous pine forest. Its golden sand, the crystal clear, turquoise waters and the rich vegetation of pine trees, which literally reach the sea, compose a beautiful landscape. The beach is located next to Club Med and is one of the most impressive beaches in …

Foneas Beach

Foneas Beach

The lovely pebbled beach of Foneas (meaning killer in Greek) is located close to Kardamili, in the middle of the beautiful route Kalamata-Areopolis. Well-hidden at the end of a gorge provokes visitors with its wild natural beauty and its crystal-clear blue waters. The gorge that the locals call “the Gorge of Noupanti”, has its origin …