Rhodes Holidays – the island of the sun and the island of the knights

Rhodes is another beautiful island of Greece which belongs to the Dodecanese islands, between the Aegean and Mediterranean sea. It is also known as the island of the sun and the island of the knights. Rhodes is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece with a very long history which starts from the ancient years and lasts since our days. It is the largest island of all in the cluster and capital of Dodecanese prefecture.
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Greek Island Holidays – over two thousand islands to choose from

Santorini Holidays – an experience you will never forget

Most Greeks believe that Santorini is the most magnificent island of all. Massive numbers of people visit this island every year in order to see the waterlogged caldera, the epicenter of what is commonly thought to have been the largest volcanic eruption ever. If you wish to take in the full splendor of the caldera, you should make a point of arriving by slow ferry.

Santorini is the one island I would recommend to those people who intend to explore Greece. However, if you do visit be prepared for unstoppable numbers of tourists. Many tourist book villas in Santorini for longer stay. If possible, you should visit this island off-season. I advise you to bring warm clothing if you visit during any season but high summer, because there is often a chill wind called a meltemi that is specific to the Cyclades.
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Paros, Greece Holidays: visiting a traditional Greek island

Island hopping in Greece

Island hopping the Greek Islands can be an entertaining, enjoyable, fun and rewarding holiday. It is suitable for all ages but would need to be adapted for the less able-bodied. The cost can be reasonable and the possibilities are endless. Here is some advice on Island hopping in Greece for the novice.
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Stalis – popular resort on the east of Crete

Stalis is a very popular resort on the east of Crete, just past Hersonissos and 50 minutes drive from heraklion airport.

Stalis is a resort popular with the Irish and many have ended up settling in the small town and opening bars such as Dwyers and Slainte.
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Gerani, Crete – unspoilt and is worth wandering

Gortyn – largest and one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete

The largest and one of the most important archaeological sites in Crete. The remains of the former capital city of the Roman province of Crete and Cyrene (Libya) are strewn across 420 hectares - more than 1,000 acres - of the fertile Messara plain.
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Kalives, Crete – a charming village on Drapano Peninsula

The attractive and sizeable village of Kalives on the northern side of the peninsula has the usual array of tourist shops clinging to the seafront. Among the more unusual is a cooper’s workshop, making traditional iron-bound barrels, some of the smaller examples of which are sold as souvenirs in adjoining wine shop
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Elafonisi Island, Crete

A small island  off the west coast is joined to the body of Crete by a shallow reef some 800m long. This is easy to cross when the weather is calm. In calm weather it is hard to imagine the frightful waves which the south wind can whip up – some of the fiercest in the Mediterranean.
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