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Hidden between Mt. Olympus and the beach resorts on the Olympic Riviera, the archeological site of Dion is one of the most intriguing places in Pieria, in Northern Greece. A wetland scattered with statues, building fragments, ancient walls and sanctuaries, Dion is home to colorful dragonflies, butterflies, lizards, frogs and crazy looking insects. At the […] The post Dion Archeological Park – Swamps, Sanctuaries and Dragonflies appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Dion Archeological Park – Swamps, Sanctuaries and Dragonflies

Hidden between Mt. Olympus and the beach resorts on the Olympic Riviera, the archeological site of Dion is one of the most intriguing places in Pieria, in Northern Greece. A wetland scattered with statues, building fragments, ancient walls and sanctuaries, Dion is home to colorful dragonflies, butterflies, lizards, frogs and crazy looking insects. At the […] The post Dion Archeological Park – Swamps, Sanctuaries and Dragonflies appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Aegina is a Greek island that belongs to the Saronic (or Argo-Saronic) group. The capital is Aegina Town, which is also the main starting point for boat trips to surrounding islands such as Moni, Agistri and Dorousa. This is a guide to Aegina to help you plan your vacation on this island. You’ll read about […] The post Top 20 Things to Do on Aegina Island appeared first on Offbeat Greece. Argo, Greek Islands, Athens, Travel Destinations, Greece, Trips, Things To Do, Boat, Group

Top 20 Things to Do on Aegina Island

Aegina is a Greek island that belongs to the Saronic (or Argo-Saronic) group. The capital is Aegina Town, which is also the main starting point for boat trips to surrounding islands such as Moni, Agistri and Dorousa. This is a guide to Aegina to help you plan your vacation on this island. You’ll read about […] The post Top 20 Things to Do on Aegina Island appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Agistri is a tiny island in the Argo-Saronic Gulf, located close to its larger sibling, Aegina. Also known as Angistri or Agkistri, this small Greek island counts only three villages, Skala, Megalochori (Milos) and Limenaria. I fell in love with the unspoiled Agistri at first sight, so I’m keen on returning for a longer stay. […] The post Agistri, the Unspoiled Saronic Island that Gets to Your Heart appeared first on Offbeat Greece. Best Greek Islands, Greece Islands, Swimming Times, Greek Island Hopping, Boat Rental, Argo, Sibling, Home And Away

Agistri, the Unspoiled Saronic Island that Gets to Your Heart

Agistri is a tiny island in the Argo-Saronic Gulf, located close to its larger sibling, Aegina. Also known as Angistri or Agkistri, this small Greek island counts only three villages, Skala, Megalochori (Milos) and Limenaria. I fell in love with the unspoiled Agistri at first sight, so I’m keen on returning for a longer stay. […] The post Agistri, the Unspoiled Saronic Island that Gets to Your Heart appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Less than one hour away from Athens, the island of Aegina welcomes its visitors with a laid back atmosphere, good food, wonderful sunsets, pistachio orchards, monasteries and ancient temples. While the beaches aren’t up to par with some of the best Cretan beaches such as Agia Marina and Balos, there’s one beach in Aegina worth […] The post Moni Island & Only Beach in Greece with Wild Peacocks appeared first on Offbeat Greece. Ways To Travel, Travel Tips, Greek Island Hopping, Best Swimmer, Orchards, Great Shots, Greek Islands, Greece Travel, Peacocks

Moni Island & Only Beach in Greece with Wild Peacocks

Less than one hour away from Athens, the island of Aegina welcomes its visitors with a laid back atmosphere, good food, wonderful sunsets, pistachio orchards, monasteries and ancient temples. While the beaches aren’t up to par with some of the best Cretan beaches such as Agia Marina and Balos, there’s one beach in Aegina worth […] The post Moni Island & Only Beach in Greece with Wild Peacocks appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Menies is a wild beach in northern Crete, on the Rodopos peninsula. Find out how to get to Menies from Chania Town and what to bring with you to this beautiful beach on this amazing Greek island. Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Road Trip Europe, Road Trips, Beach Trip, Beach Travel, Greek Island Hopping, Travel Guides, Travel Tips

Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

How to visit Menies beach in Crete, on Rodopos Peninsula and how to prepare for this road trip across Chania

Menies is a wild beach in northern Crete, on the Rodopos peninsula. Find out how to get to Menies from Chania Town and what to bring with you to this beautiful beach on this amazing Greek island. Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Road Trip Europe, Road Trips, Beach Trip, Beach Travel, Greek Island Hopping, Travel Guides, Travel Tips

Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

How to visit Menies beach in Crete, on Rodopos Peninsula and how to prepare for this road trip across Chania

If you are in Chania, in Crete, visit Seitan Limania and enjoy one day on a memorable beach. Swim in the giant waves, feed the goats and relax on this wild, sandy beach. Europe On A Budget, Europe Travel Tips, Travel Destinations, Travel Guides, Crete Island, Greece Islands, Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Giant Waves

Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other - Offbeat Greece

How ro visit Seitan Limania beach in Chania, northern Crete and what to bring with you to this wild and secluded beach.

Menies Beach is one of the most beautiful wild beaches of Chania. Located on Rodopos Peninsula, Menies beach is accessible only by car or boat. Here are photos and travel tips to help you plan your trip to Menies Beach In Ancient Times, Crete, Plan Your Trip, Rocky Mountains, Roads, Wilderness, Beaches, Travel Tips, Scenery

Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete

Menies Beach is one of the most beautiful wild beaches of Chania. Located on Rodopos Peninsula, Menies beach is accessible only by car or boat. Here are photos and travel tips to help you plan your trip to Menies Beach The post Menies Beach & The Dusty Roads of West Crete appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

Corfu is one of the Ionian Greek islands. You can visit it by catching a boat from Igoumenitsa, but also from Italy or Albania. Find out how to travel from Athens to Igoumenitsa and how to get around Corfu and Kerkira Town. Greece Cruise, Greece Honeymoon, Santorini Greece, Greece Travel, Europe Travel Tips, Travel Guides, Corinth Canal, Greece Itinerary, Corfu Town

How To Get to Corfu by Ferry from Igoumenitsa

Corfu is one of the Ionian Greek islands. You can visit it by catching a boat from Igoumenitsa, but also from Italy or Albania. Find out how to travel from Athens to Igoumenitsa and how to get around Corfu and Kerkira Town.

If you are in Chania, in Crete, visit Seitan Limania and enjoy one day on a memorable beach. Swim in the giant waves, feed the goats and relax on this wild, sandy beach. Europe On A Budget, Europe Travel Tips, Travel Destinations, Travel Guides, Crete Island, Greece Islands, Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Giant Waves

Seitan Limania, a Tiny Beach Like No Other - Offbeat Greece

Seitan Limania (Stefanou Beach) is a wild beach in Akrotiri, northern Crete, in the province of Chania. Find out how to get to Seitan Limania and what to bring with you to the beach.

The coasts of Corfu are scattered with beaches hidden between cliffs and trees. There are organized Corfu beaches, but also wild and secluded ones. Corfu Beaches, Water Into Wine, Walking Paths, Hidden Beach, Greece Islands, Best Resorts, Beach Bars, Europe Destinations, Sandy Beaches

Two Corfu Beaches You Probably Haven’t Heard Of (+2 Famous Ones)

Part of the Ionian Islands group, Corfu is one of the greenest Greek islands. Corfu beaches are well-known for their crystal clear, blue waters. On Corfu you’ll find long, sandy beaches, but also pebbled and rocky ones. Either way, the scenery is beautiful and the color of the water is simply amazing, so it matters […] The post Two Corfu Beaches You Probably Haven’t Heard Of (+2 Famous Ones) appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

A guide to hiking Mount Olympus in Greece. When to go where to stay what trails to choose and how to prepare for the hike. Mt Olympus with its peak Mythikas is the highest mountain in Greece. It has many hiking trails of different difficulty levels. Road Trip Europe, Europe Travel Tips, Travel Guides, Travel Destinations, Mount Olympus Greece, Cool Places To Visit, Places To Go, Greek Island Hopping, Ways To Travel

Mount Olympus in Greece

Mount Olympus in Greece is one of the most beautiful places on this planet. It has hikes for all levels, waterfalls, lizards and even a holy cave. Find out how to get to Mount Olympus and how to prepare for hiking it.

Find out how how to get to Igoumenitsa to catch Corfu ferries and how to get around on this beautiful Greek island. There are ferries to Corfu every 3 hours. Corinth Canal, Corfu Town, Blue Bus, Corfu Island, Car Rental Company, Turkey Travel, Thessaloniki, Bari, Greek Islands

Corfu Ferries – How To Get to Corfu by Ferry

Unlike many other Greek islands, Corfu is very easy to reach by ferry. Corfu ferries depart from Igoumenitsa, but also from Brindisi, Bari, Ancona and even Venice in Italy, as well as Sarande in Albania. In this article I refer to Corfu ferries from Greece. Depending on the type of boat, you’ll need between 45 […] The post Corfu Ferries – How To Get to Corfu by Ferry appeared first on Offbeat Greece.

How would you like to spend one day on a beautiful Greek island without having to sleep over? Aegina, in the Saronic Gulf is one of the closest islands to Athens. Find out how to take a boat to this island from Piraeus. Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Travel Advice, Travel Guides, Travel Tips, Road Trip Europe, Road Trips, Athens Airport, Greek Island Hopping

Aegina Ferries Info & A Great Island Day Trip from Athens - Offbeat Greece

How to take the ferry to Aegina island in Greece

A travel guide to visiting Lake Kournas in West Crete, in the Prefecture of Chania. This is the only fresh water lake in Crete. You can visit in from either Chania Town or Rethymnon. Greece Itinerary, Greece Travel, Europe Destinations, White Sand Beach, Greek Islands, Crete, Plan Your Trip, Travel Guides, Great Places

How To Visit Lake Kournas in Crete

How to visit Lake Kournas in west Crete, in Chania Prefecture and what to do there. This is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains, a perfect spot for great photos of Crete.

Nea Makri is one of the best beaches near Athens, Greece. Easily accessible, Nea Makri is a quiet town and a seaside resort great for a beach vacation. The post Beaches Near Athens & Nea Makri appeared first on Offbeat Greece. Ways To Travel, Travel Tips, White Tables, Greek Island Hopping, Seaside Resort, Athens Greece, Greek Islands, Greece Travel, Cool Places To Visit

Beaches Near Athens – Nea Makri

Nea Makri is one of the best beaches near Athens, Greece. Easily accessible, Nea Makri is a quiet town and a seaside resort great for a beach vacation. The post Beaches Near Athens – Nea Makri appeared first on Offbeat Greece.