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Best of Messinia: Beaches, castles, waterfalls and the best olive oil in the world

Methoni Castle, Messinia, Greece

The Messinia region in southern Peloponnese is an ideal holiday destination for anyone looking for more than just a lovely beach. Don’t get me wrong, the coast of Messinia is stunning and its long sandy beaches are among the best in Greece but there is so much more! From impressive medieval castles and charming towns …

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Climbing Mount Olympus: Enipeas Gorge, Spilios Agapitos Refuge and the summits

Enipeas Gorge

Climbing Mount Olympus is a must for any self-respected mountain lover visiting Greece. Being the mythological seat of the Olympian Gods makes it one of the most iconic mountains in the world but that’s not all. With its 2.918 meters, it is the highest mountain in Greece and the second-highest on the Balkans. It become …

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South Evia Road Trip: 3 days at Cavo D’Oro

Morning on the Archampoli Beach in South Evia, Greece

Thanks to its close proximity to Athens and abundance of stunning beaches South Evia is the perfect destination for easy, laid back summer getaway. But in reality, it is mostly overlooked by foreign visitors choosing the picturesque yet painfully overcrowded Cycladic islands instead. To be completely honest, the southernmost part of Greece’s second-largest island didn’t …

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Exploring Karpenisi: Proussos Monastery, Mavri Spilia and Mount Kaliakouda

A view of Mount Chelidona from Megalo Chorio, Greece

I heard a lot about the Karpenisi area and had high hopes for this mountainous region but it still managed to surpass all my expectations. The beautiful mountains, lucid rivers and streams and charming villages clinging to the hillsides stole my heart from the first moment. Even just one short weekend is enough to get …

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