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“One of the most beautiful Mediterranean island, where you can spend your days exploring, chilling out and watching mesmerising sunsets”
Romance at the volcano
Santorini is considered to be the most sought after place for a romantic getaway in Greece, since there are not many places in the world where you can enjoy exquisitely clear waters while perched on the rim of a massive active volcano in the middle of the sea! The island has a growing reputation as a “wedding destination” for couples not only from Greece but from all over the world. A trip to Santorini with the other half is a dream for anyone who has seen at least one photo of the island’s famous Caldera and exchanging kisses beneath Santorini’s famous sunset is the ultimate romantic experience!
Firá is the picturesque capital of the island; perched high up on the edge of the Caldera, it looks like a marvellous painting. Firá, together with Oia, Imerovígli and Firostefáni located high above on a cliff, make up the so-called “Caldera’s eyebrow”, the balcony of Santorini, which offers an amazing view of the volcano.
A visit to Santorini is the ultimate gastronomic experience, as the island is a true culinary paradise! Treat your taste buds to some famous traditional products like cherry tomatoes, white egg plants, fava, caper and “hloró tyrí”, a special kind of fresh goat cheese found on the island, or why not try some of the exceptional wines produced from grapes grown in the volcanic soil of the island! Assyrtiko, Athyri, Aidani, Mantilaria and Mavrotragano are just some of the distinctive varieties that you can taste at the island’s famous wineries (some of them operate as a museum as well) or at restaurants.
“Crete island is a wonderful place with distinctive differences from the rest of Greece in terms of customs, daily life and nature”
The largest island
With a rich historical and cultural background, Crete island is a wonderful place with distinctive differences from the rest of Greece in terms of customs, daily life and nature. Crete holidays is an amazing experience and will give you valuable moments to cherish. Located on the southern side of Greece, this is the largest island of the country and highly developed in tourism, without losing its traditional character though. Our Crete island travel guide will give you all the necessary information to understand the region.
The villages of Crete, in Greece, distinguish for the lovely architecture and the warm hospitality of the locals. The largest towns are located on the northern side of the island and stand out for the wonderful Venetian style. Chania Town and Rethymno Town, in particular, amaze visitors at first glance with their old ports and the Old Towns, with the paved paths, the elegant mansions and the arches. A drive around the island will also bring you to lovely seaside places with limited tourist development and also mountainous villages with traditional lifestyle.
The beaches of Crete island are world famous for their crystal water and the relaxing atmosphere. No matter which region of the island you are visiting, you will certainly find the best beach for yor holiday. Organized or secluded, easy or tricky to reach, sandy or pebbled, all beaches have something special.
“Sandy beaches, sleepy villages and some of the best nightlife in Greece”
What you’ve been waiting for
It goes without saying that a holiday to Corfu is likely to give you the tan you’ve been longing for all winter. However, this Greek island, known locally as Kerkyra offers more than just sun, sand and sea. A holiday in Corfu with lastminute.com offers the chance to fully relax, soak up the sun, but not get bored. Corfu holidays have something for everyone and will please Granny as well as that impossible to please teenager. The island’s history began with a love story from Greek mythology – and the surprisingly green vegetation, rich history and varied beaches provide the perfect setting to let your dreams run wild.
A lot of beaches
There are 57 beaches in Corfu – no surprise therefore that you’ll never be far from a beach. Corfu offers you a great choice - head to the family friendly blue flag beach at Sidari, rubber ring in hand, or undertake some water sports at Glyfada - if that is what takes your fancy.
Variety of programs
Whether you want exploration, relaxation or a night on the tiles, holidays to Corfu offer something for everyone. Head along the winding mountain pass to Mount Pantokrator in north-eastern Corfu to reach the highest point of the island. You can explore the traditional villages hidden amid the steep slopes on your way up to the summit. Elsewhere, you can get a real feel for the island’s history and culture; explore its rich Greek, Venetian, and British heritage with a tour of age-old castles and fortresses. After dark, one of Europe’s top clubbing resorts comes to life in a big way.
“The numerous destinations make up a mosaic of images, aromas and surprises”
Macedonia is a collection of diverse landscapes. As the nature changes from region to region, so do the people, culture and traditions. The city of Thessaloniki is surrounded by beautiful scenery. To the east lies Halkidiki, a seaside paradise made up of heavenly beaches, unspoilt wilderness and the solitary world of Mount Athos. The numerous destinations make up a mosaic of images, aromas and surprises: Serres, Drama, Kavala, Edessa, Kozani, Veria, Katerini and others provide a seemingly endless range of experiences. To the west, the landscape becomes calm and tranquil.
Discover beaches where the mountains meet the sea. Trek to the peaks of Mount Olympus or bask in the sun and enjoy a swim in the crystal waters of the Aegean at Platamonas, Leptokarya or Litochoro. Travel further north, where ‘Queen’ Halkidiki awaits you with 550km of golden coastline, crystal-clear waters and trees so close to the water they kiss the waves. Discover the green waters of Sithonia and escape to the beaches of Kavourotripes, Karidi, Sarti, and to the exotic island of Ammouliani.
Parks and mountains
Pindos National Park: in an isolated mountainous region between the borders of Grevena and Ioannina lies this unique ecosystem that is home to many rare plants and animals. Mount Olympus: The tallest mountain in Greece and its first national park is a destination in Macedonia that stands out for its astounding natural beauty – and, of course, the challenge of climbing to 2,918m.
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