Four fabulous Greek Island beaches have made it into the top dozen beaches list for Europe, according to the website European Best Destinations. The site runs up a list of top European holiday beaches every year but this is the first time Greek beaches have snapped up a third of the places in 2016. And one place in the list has been handed to a whole island as the Ionian island of Zante takes a whole beach award for itself. The following Greek beaches are considered as among the dozen most beautiful beaches in Europe for 2016, according to the European Best Destinations. Kalamitsi Beach, Lefkas Also called Kavalikefta, Kalamitsi is one of the prettiest beaches on the Ionian island of Lefkas and found about 15 km south-west of the central ...
Tourism promotions of Greek Island holidays will naturally feature the most beautiful sights. Pristine seas and golden beaches are the mainstays of holiday posters and videos
It's another record year for Greek Island holidays as official figures confirm expectations of more visitors than ever in 2015 with arrivals in Greece up 7.1%.
The cash-strapped Greek government looks set to axe subsidies for loss-making airline routes to several Greek Islands. The popular holiday island of Zante may be among those to lose out.
Holiday companies are reporting another surge in bookings for Greek Island holidays this year. Some companies report a 5% rise in summer vacation bookings to Greece.
Holiday visitors to Corfu may be the first to enjoy seaplane flights to other islands in the Ionian. The Greek government is expected to give the go-ahead for the first inter-island seaplane flights soon.
Cruise ships are still sailing into Greek ports despite some islands suffering heavily from the refugee crisis. Latest figures show a 12% rise in curse she arrivals in ports across Greece.
Your rental car in Greece could be a few years older after a recent decision to extend the life of hire cars. Under previous laws, Greek car rental outfits could not hire out cars more than nine years old.
A popular Greek holiday island for clubbers, Ios looks set to go ahead with a multimillion euro tourism complex. The go-ahead has been given for a luxury coastal tourist resort near Koumbara.
Yhe remarkable Temple of Aphaea, often spelt Aphaia which dominates a pine covered hill near the island beach resort of Aghia Marina is one of the best preserved temples in Greece
Everyone enjoys a few glasses of wine when on holiday and what better than to taste wine that has been grown in Greek Island vineyards of Kefalonia.
Visitors to western Crete often head into the mountains that form a majestic backdrop to resorts along coasts, both north and south where Askinou has a private war museum.
Alarm is growing at the deliberate destruction of thousands of traditional Greek island boats that have sailed the Mediterranean for centuries. Holidays in Greece and the Greek islands would not be the same without images of colourful fishing boats . . .
Evidence of volcanic activity near the Greek island of Symi has raised questions of who would 'own' any new volcano that might emerge from the sea — Greece or Turkey. Seismologists report considerable volcanic activity in the sea
Naxos has been placed among the top ten holiday islands in the world by a leading travel website. The Cycladic island of Naxos is ranked the sixth best island in the world.