Here are the main categories of our directory.
COASTAL AND MARITIME TOURISM
The extraordinary beauty, cultural wealth and great diversity of Greece coastal areas have made them the preferred destination for many holidaymakers in Europe and abroad, making coastal and maritime tourism an important coastal areas sector. Coastal tourism refers to land-based tourism activities including swimming, surfing, sun bathing and other coastal…
Cultural Tourism (or culture tourism) is the subset of tourism concerned with a country or region's culture, specifically the lifestyle of the people in those geographical areas, the history of those people, their art, architecture, religion(s), and other elements that helped shape their way of life. Cultural tourism includes tourism…
Ecotourism is a form of tourism involving visiting fragile, pristine, and relatively undisturbed natural areas, intended as a low-impact and often small scale alternative to standard commercial (mass) tourism.Its purpose may be to educate the traveler, to provide funds for ecological conservation, to directly benefit the economic development and political…
Ecomobility is travel through safe, affordable, accessible, environmentally-friendly integrated transport.
HEALTH -MEDICAL TOURISM
Health tourism is a wider term for travels that focus on medical treatments and the use of healthcare services. Over the last couple of decades, there is a new type of holiday that is gradually developing in the country: health tourism in Greece. Due to the central geographical location and…
Greece and the Greek Islands are world known for the many tasty and lovely traditional products. If you were to travel all over Greece, crisscrossing it from coast to coast – east, west, north and south – you’d be astounded by the abundance of exceptional foods and the unique traditional…
Greece, being a Mediterranean country, had all the prerequisites to attract this type of tourists but did not do so. Only some of the beaches have been provided for this purpose and they were regularized only about 10 years ago. People from all around the world are visiting Greece during…
Religious tourism is not a new idea, something thought up recently. It is the oldest, the most important form of “tourism” in the history of Mankind. Every society has produced members whose quest was to commune with the divine. Religious travel has its roots in the pilgrimages of a bygone…
Rural tourism focuses on actively participating in a rural lifestyle. It can be a variant of ecotourism. Many rural villages can facilitate tourism because many villagers are hospitable and eager to welcome (and sometime even host) visitors. Agriculture is becoming highly mechanized and therefore, requires less manual labor. This trend…
SIGHTSEEING & GUIDES
The guide provides information and cultural, historical and contemporary heritage interpretation to people on organized tours and individual clients at educational establishments, religious and historical sites, museums, and at venues of other significant interest. Tour guide services, arranging of tours, using sound transmission apparatus as a means for communicating sightseeing…
Sport tourism refers to the experience of travel to engage in or view sport-related activities. Also ideal for vacationers who are seeking to combine athletic activities and relaxation
TRADITIONAL ART & CRAFTS
Traditional art and crafts from all over Greece.
Getting married in Greece, the most cosmopolitan area of Europe? Mamma Mia! is easy and every care is taken to make sure that your special day runs smoothly and effortlessly. With 330 days of sunshine each year and sunsets straight from a picture postcard, the weather is certainly one thing…
Enotourism, Oenotourism, Wine tourism, or Vinitourism refers to tourism whose purpose is or includes the tasting, consumption or purchase of wine, often at or near the source. Where other types of tourism are often passive in nature, enotourism can consist of visits to wineries, tasting wines, vineyard walks, or even…
Some of the locations and areas we have uploaded so far. Keep coming back for more updates. The heart of Greece beats here!
The Aegean Sea is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey. In the north, it is connected to the Marmara Sea and Black Sea by the Dardanelles and Bosphorus. The sea was traditionally known as…
Islands in the Argosaronic Gulf: Small gems scattered over the sea Aegina, Agkistri, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, Salamina and the peninsula of Methana form the island complex of the Argosaronic Gulf in southern Greece. Sprinkled over the Argosaronic Gulf and steeped in ancient mythology, these islands are small havens in close…
Attica is a historical region that encompasses the city of Athens, the capital of Greece. The historical region is centered on the Attic peninsula, which projects into the Aegean Sea. The history of Attica is tightly linked with that of Athens, which, from the classical period, was one of the…
Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the The capital and the largest city is Heraklion. Crete forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece, while retaining its own local cultural traits (such as its own poetry and music). It was once…
Cyprus officially the Republic of Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and Palestine, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. Cyprus…
Epirus lies in NW Greece, between the Pindos mountain range and the Ionian Sea. Its untouched mountainous mass of Pindos with its great virgin forests, the Dragon Lakes (the mythical mountain lakes) and the untamed slopes provide a plethora of activities (mountaineering, climbing, ski, hiking, mountain biking etc.) in a…
The temperate climate, the deep and cool sea waters, the mountains, the lush vegetation, the cultural heritage and the cheerfulness of the inhabitants, make the Ionian Islands the ideal place for a holiday as well as rest and relaxation. What is more, the traits of the Ionian Islands are perfectly…
REGION : MACEDONIA
Visit Macedonia where you will encounter unique images. Explore this magnificent place in Greece where east meets west. The imposing – and almost perennial snowy – massifs of unique beauty boast Mt Olympus, the country's most famous and highest mountain, which is followed by the equally beautiful Pangaio, Kaimaktsalan (Voras)…
Authentic Thrace Thrace is an area of amazing natural beauty, a land where Greek legend has placed the mythical home of Orpheus. In this corner of Greece you’re at the gateway to the mysterious East and you’ll feel its proximity in mosques, menus and bazaars, and in the wealth of…
REGION: CENTRAL GREECE
Central Greece, known as Roumeli, is part of the Greek mainland and has been inhabited since antiquity. There are forested mountain ranges, rivers, lakes, rich fauna and flora and remarkable archaeological sites. Visit the archaeological site of Delphi and the Oracle of god Apollo, picturesque seaside towns of Galaxidi and…
Escape to the Peloponnese, where Myth meets history. Monuments from every period of the eventful history, great archeological sites, such as ancient Olympia, Epidaurus, Mycenae and Tiryns (Tiryntha), the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Byzantine churches, unique villages and alluring castles amidst stunning natural beauty, mountains and forest, rivers and caves,…
Enjoy Thessaly, a region of sheer beauty with mountains, rivers, beaches, the popular Plastira Lake, Tempi valley, and last but not least the unique Meteora, the most photogenic spiritual site in Greece. Archeological areas, Byzantine monasteries and churches, traditional settlements and ski resorts complete the fascinating natural beauty of Thessaly…
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The church is dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin Mary and was built in 1687 by the Notary Guild and is a monument to post-Byzantine ecclesiastical art.
In 356 BC King Philip II of Macedonia renamed the city after himself and used it to control the neighbouring gold mines of Mt. Paggaio, where he installed the Royal Mint.
The fortification of the hill of Tiryns which protects the palace complex, is such an impressive construction that the ancient Greeks could not believe that it was built by human hands
There is a small museum at the archaeological site housing small finds as well as part of the cult group, while the remains of the cult statues of Despoina and Demeter are displayed at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
Dragon Lake Flenga,Spring waters form the lake on the higher level which then feeds the one on the lower level and the latter’s overflowing waters run a course towards Arkoudorema valley in the Pindus National Park
Mycenae – the city of the legendary Agamemnon. The earliest archaeological fragments indicate that the site of Mycenae was inhabited since the 7th millennium BC.
Local fishermen located archaeological finds, lying on the seabed close to the northern cape of Sapienza (Cape Karsi),
The mystical tower town of Mystras – in the Peloponese – located six kilometres NW of the city of Sparta
The cave is part of the bed of an underground river and was formed in the pre-Quaternary period, about 1.5 Million years ago.
Its bombardment by Nazi German fighter planes on September 26, 1943 took the lives of the ship’s captain and 72 crew members on board.
Samothrace is the first European land that Apostle Paul visited in 49 AD, coming from Troad on his way to Macedonia.
The small island of the Cyclades, near Naxos, is a particularly favored choice for both nudists beaches
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