All About Greece

Greece Travel Tips

The ruins of the sanctuary at Delphi (image by Andrew Baldwin)

All About Greece

Here we have a variety of wonderful tips for your Greek adventure!

Are you looking for accommodation in Greece? Exploring the Greek Islands?

Do you want to be:


Athens Greece - Evzones guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Are you travelling to Athens? Or perhaps planning a quick stopover in Athens?

Tips for staying in Plaka at the base of the Acropolis in Athens

Day tours get you enjoying Athens without the fuss

  • Perhaps you are stopping over at Athens Airport - transit tips
  • Are you planning an extended stay in Athens? Kifissia is one of the best neighbourhoods; leafy and green, stylish and safe, see our hotel suggestions in this relaxed suburb, perfect for doing business in Athens.
  • A visit to Delphi is easy from Athens - many people choose to ask the oracle to predict their future!

All About Greece - Crete

Crete, Greece - Spili Village (image by Tango)

Crete offers some of the best beaches and most wonderful scenery in Greece, we have beach, luxury, rural, mountain and town accommodation suggestions in Crete, as well as villas to choose from. 

Greek Property

All About Greece - do you have a Greek property or perhaps you are searching to buy one? Many of our readers have fallen in love with Crete and Greece and are now making the decision to live full or part-time in Greece.

Well...what do you need to know when looking at property in Greece?

If you want to let your home in Greece, check our suggestions of holiday home rentals. Your property could be making you money now, rather than being empty and locked away.

House Swap

Planning a holiday in Greece? Feeling the penny pinch? Have you considered a house swap? Cheap holidays in beautiful places using the power of your own home as an asset...

Are you worried about letting a complete stranger take over your house? With over 30,000 home exchange owners participating, our partner has never had a complaint about theft or a house left in a poor condition.

Your pets can be cared for by your exchange partner and many owners swap their cars too. There is also the option to swap second homes for a true holiday home exchange.

So if you're thinking of coming to Greece, you live in Greece and are thinking of doing a free house swap or you live somewhere else in the world, why not think about arranging a home exchange holiday?

Athens with the Parthenon lit up at night

Hydra Island

Hydra Island - a beautiful horse shoe shaped bay

Hydra is close to Athens, in the Saronic Islands, a magnificent harbour and a totally different way of life. There are no cars in town, the streets are too narrow. The whitewashed laneways just beg to be explored. Artists discovered Hydra in the 60s and it has been popular ever since.

Syros Island

Syros Island - the harbour of the capital Ermoupolis

Syros is a two and a half hour ferry ride from Athens, located in the centre of the Cycladic Islands. This is a little-known island because it has remained less frequented by international tourists, more Greeks visit here. It maintains its strong character and charm.

There are marvellous beaches in Syros, and it is wonderful to explore the township of Ermoupolis with its fascinating history. From here you can travel all about Greece in any direction, with frequent handy ferry services, and flights too.

Greek Image Galleries

Octopus drying by the Med - On the Rope (image by ForsterFoto)

We have many different image galleries of beautiful Greece to soften even the hardest heart, from octopus drying in the sun, wooden fishing boats and Greek cats to simple doorways, you will enjoy these galleries whilst dreaming all about Greece.

A Beautiful Video of Greece

We love this video collage of all the diversity of landscapes and indeed human settlement in Greece. Such beautiful architecture, colours and scenery, it makes you want to jump on the next plane bound for Athens, then planning all the different visits all over Greece!...

Entitled 'Greek Panorama - A Journey Through Space and Time' this piece was originally broadcast prior to the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Olympics held in Greece.

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