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Having exported chaos, drama, tragedy and democracy before most nations were staying up late enough to want souvlaki, Greece boasts an unrivaled legacy. But don't expect a trip to Greece to be a sober study of the ancient world - the Greek propensity for partying dates back to Dionysus.

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KosMacedoniaMeteoraMykonosOlympiaPeloponneseRhodesSamosSantoriniThessalonikiZakynthos … ALL Greece Tours, Travel & Activities

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• Athens

Athens Tours, Travel & Activities

Athens thrums to a twanging bouzouki soundtrack, its dining tables laid with some of the richest dishes, tastiest salads and loveliest wines in the Mediterranean. The most historically significant attractions of the Greek capital are largely confined to the compact Plaka, but as you can see from the mount at the Acropolis, the modern-day city sprawls far from its antique center like a concrete wave …

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• Peloponnese

Peloponnese Tours, Travel & Activities

The Peloponnese has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Its modern name derives from ancient Greek mythology, specifically the legend of the hero Pelops, who was said to have conquered the entire region. The Mycenaean civilization dominated the Peloponnese in the Bronze Age from its stronghold at Mycenae in the north-east of the peninsula. In 776 BC, the first Olympic Games were held at Olympia, and this date is sometimes used to denote the beginning of the classical period of Greek antiquity …

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• Crete

Crete Tours, Travel & Activities

The sheer size and beauty of Crete make it an ideal destination for travelers looking to combine a night or two in a village or resort with a few days and nights hiking through the wilds of Greece's largest island. Bypass Crete's nine major cities and seek out a beautiful beach, head into the mountains, pass through pleasant plateaus, stretch your legs in the desert, check out remote monasteries, and splash around in secluded lagoons …

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• Santorini

Santorini Tours, Travel & Activities

Divine sunsets, blue-capped buildings of sterling white, and a wide array of beaches are the elements of allure for Santorini. Widely known as a go-to destination in the Greek islands, Santorini can be very crowded and commercial, but is one of the crown jewels of the Mediterranean and not to be missed. A visit to the caldera, site of what is thought to be the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history, is a must, as is a day spent lounging in the sand …

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• Mykonos

Mykonos Tours, Travel & Activities

Mykonos is one of the picturesque Cyclades Islands of Greece, dotted with beaches made for lounging and relaxing. Labyrinthian streets lined with immaculate white buildings are the signature look of Mykonos, as are the sandy, and packed, beaches on the island. Though Mykonos can be crowded, going a the extra mile to seek out a little peace and quiet is rewarded, leaving much to discover for any traveler …

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• Rhodes

Rhodes Tours, Travel & Activities

Rhodes has everything from beautiful beaches to a lush, green interior, a bustling capital and one of the best sunshine records in Greece. The rock-rose is so prolific here that it has been named the 'Island of Roses' and while the northern coast is renowned for its lively tourist resorts the south offeres tranquil beaches. As the largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, Rhodes' biggest draw might be its miles of pristine beaches, but there's plenty to do other than working on your sun tan …

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• Macedonia

Macedonia Tours, Travel & Activities

Macedonia lies at the crossroads of human development between the Aegean and the Balkans. The earliest signs of human habitation date back to the palaeolithic period, notably with the Petralona cave in which was found the oldest European humanoid, Archanthropus europaeus petraloniensis. According to Herodotus, the history of Macedonia began with the Makednoi tribe, among the first to use the name, migrating to the region from Histiaeotis in the south …

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• Corfu

Corfu Tours, Travel & Activities

With sandy beaches, dramatic sea views and a diverse cultural history, Corfu provides the perfect escape from the mainland. Off the northwest coast of Greece, it has been prominent in Greek history and mythology for centuries, with varied Venetian, French and British influences apparent throughout the island. Corfu's many churches, fortresses and castles can keep visitors busy for days, but the mountains and beaches are what likely draw the most people to this island …

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• Cephalonia

Cephalonia Tours, Travel & Activities

Have a Greek wine experience in Cephalonia and discover the diversity and the secrets of the indigenous Greek wines. If you choose to stay on board your boat or yacht, that is ok with us. We can join you at any marina in Kefalonia, hop-on, and offer you and your guests all our services on-board. Wines, cheeses and lots of information. Let us know what are your wine preferences and we will do our best to fulfil them. Taste wines from Assyrtiko, Malaguzia, Robola, Moschofilero, Vidiano, Xinomavro, Agiorgitiko, Limnio, Mavrotragano, Kotsifali, Mavrodafne …

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» Delphi

Delphi Tours, Travel & Activities

After the Acropolis, Delphi is the most popular archaeological site in Greece. Located 180 kilometers from Athens, a trip to Delphi is listed in just about every tour itinerary and is by far the most popular day trip out of Athens. Delphi has a special meaning, and in ancient times was considered the center of the known world, the place where heaven and earth met …

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• Halkidiki

Halkidiki Tours, Travel & Activities

If you want to see something different and also enrich your knowledge, this cave tour will excite you, as it is of anthropological and paleontological interest. In 1960, during the exploration works, the most important finding was the cranium of a primitive man, unique in Greece, which is now at the University of Thessaloniki. He lived about 200,000 years ago, belongs to a transitional form, between Homo Erectus (the Standing Man) and Homo Sapiens (the Wise Man) …

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• Kos

Kos Tours, Travel & Activities

Enjoy this one hour cruise from Kos to the Dodecanese island of Nisyros and enter the crater of the volcano where you can feel lava rumbling beneath your feet. A visit to the monastery of Panagia Spiliani is also part of the tour to Nisyros. One of the most interesting islands of the Dodecanese awaits you - Nisyros, the volcano island. Witness the bubbling mud pools and steam geysers, you may think you have landed on the moon …

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» Meteora

Meteora Tours, Travel & Activities

The word Meteora means literally 'hovering in the air' and of course brings to mind the word meteor. What created this rare geological phenomenon is one of the mysteries of nature. But as amazing a marvel of nature as these giant rocks are the buildings on the top of these are a marvel of man and seem just as miraculous …

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» Olympia

Olympia Tours, Travel & Activities

Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi. The Olympic Games date back possibly further than 776 BC. In 394 emperor Theodosius I abolished them because of fears of paganism …

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• Samos

Samos Tours, Travel & Activities

Enjoy a jeep safari in Samos. The tour will take you to several traditional villages of the island passing through the mountainous and most forested areas of Samos, where you will be able to see some of the most wonderful views as well as the great diversity of herbs and flowers and the rare forest of black pine. En route you will also have the chance to see one of the most remarkable monasteries of the island and transit the top of Mount Ampelos at 1200m …

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» Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki Tours, Travel & Activities

Thessaloniki is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political centre, and a major transportation hub for the rest of southeastern Europe; its commercial port is also of great importance for Greece and the southeastern European hinterland. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life in general, and is considered to be Greece's cultural capital …

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• Zakynthos

Zakynthos Tours, Travel & Activities

Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach, is an exposed cove, sometimes referred to as "Smugglers Cove", on the coast of Zakynthos, in the Ionian Islands of Greece. It has been so named since 1983, when the alleged smuggler ship Panagiotis was wrecked on the beach while transporting cigarettes. It was previously known as Agios Georgios. Navagio is located on the north-west shore of Zakynthos (Zante), in the Municipality of Elation. The area is defined by its sheer limestone cliffs, white sand beaches, and clear blue water, which attract thousands of tourists yearly …

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Beyond Athens there's the blindingly bright islands, ancient fragments abound - the belly button of the cosmos at Delphi, fallen columns galore on the sacred island of Delos, frescoed Minoan palaces on Crete and even, quite possibly, the remnants of Atlantis at Santorini. Greece is an amazing country, and tackling its many charms - beach, food, nightlife, ruins, museums - can take the better part of a happy lifetime …

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