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Here we share some of the most beautiful images of Greek houses, with a focus on the poetic imagery of doors and doorways.
Many of these doors are blue, reflecting the shimmering, bright and simultaneously deep blue of the Mediterranean.
Some of these Greek homes are homely and welcoming, you just know when you enter you will receive great hospitality and a cup of coffee. Some are stunningly located, some are romantic; all of these images capture the imagination.
This Greek architecture is all about human scale homes...
A spray of bougainvillea dresses the doorway, or a plant pot, an archway of stone or ironwork.
Houses of stone, white-washed or natural, doors of old wood or freshly painted new wood, doors quietly beckoning us. Some doors which have seen better days, they may have stories to tell...
These special moments in time invite us to walk through the doorways and experience the lives which are lived behind these doors...in Hydra or Mykonos or stunning Santorini, as you wander exploring the laneways of Greece, you will find such doorways, ideally proportioned, beautiful homes showing the spirit and character of Greece.
More about the Greek islands... most of the beautiful doorways above are found on different Greek islands, where the architectural style of the houses differs from island to island...here you will find the Greek houses of your dreams...
More about Athens, the capital of Greece... as you may need to stopover in Athens, we provide tips to get you enjoying this capital of chaos, amid the hustle and bustle you will find Plaka, a village like area at the base of the Acropolis, with historic houses and archaeological sites sitting atop one another...
More about Greek property... guide to prepare you if you are thinking of purchasing a Greek property, general prices, taxes, fees and processes are covered and initial considerations such as solicitor, accountant, notary services...
More about properties in Crete... if you are keen to buy a new, traditional, restored or old house on Crete, we have some suggestions and some services to assist...
Rethymnon in Crete has many beautiful doorways complete with ironwork and ornate architectural features (above) such as arched or straight lintels, and examples of Italian renaissance columns such as the Corinthian, Ionic, Doric, Compound and Tuscan.
In Arkadiou Street of the Rethymnon Old Town, you will find many fine examples of this architecture, some beautifully restored and fully functional, some like the one at 25 Radamanthyos Street, falling down in decay.
Arrive into Chania or Heraklion ports from Pireaus port of Athens with daily ferries, the trip duration varies between 6-9 hours.
Arrive into Heraklion from Santorini on local ferries, duration varies between 2-6 hours.
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