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Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The island of Folegandros, located in the Cyclades group, on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019sports tourism event.

In its fourth year, the Cyclades Trail Cup presents a new set of events in alternative destinations, featuring new routes and exciting cultural experiences. This year, it will include five races on the islands of Kea, Folegandros, Andros, Kythnos and Tinos.

The “Folegandros Sunset Trail” will...

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Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

The award-winning Acropolis Museum in Athens is organizing a number of events for all as part of the celebrations for its 10th anniversary on June 20.

Since its grand opening in 2009, the museum has received 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

“During the museum’s first years of operation, which coincided with the economic crisis, the number of visitors reached 1 million [annually].

In 2018 however, the museum received 1.8 million visitors, which is a significant...

Photo Of Day - Santorini Spring Time

After maybe the worst winter ever ... Santorini enjoys the best spring ever.

Explore more about superb Santorini : Santorini Travel Guide 

Photo by Helga Kussmaul

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Top 10 Oldest Cities Around The World

Cities have represented human development and the birth of civilization for eternity. The first cities on our planet started forming in the Neolithic period in ancient Mesopotamia and the very oldest of them show the world incredible architecture accompanied with remarkable stories and a historical brilliance, which attract thousands of tourists around the world. For obvious reasons, there are historical uncertainties about the origins of many and thus it is difficult to make it clear...

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Ionian Islands Set to Welcome More Direct Flights from Europe

All the more airlines are offering direct flights from European destinations to the Ionian Islands Region, which includes such favorites as Zakynthos, Kefallonia, and Corfu.

More specifically, budget lines Lauda Motion (now belonging to Ryanair Holdings) announced two weekly flights from Vienna to Corfu, and once a week to Zakynthos as of March 31, on Airbus A320 craft.

Austrian carrier People’s said it would be running direct connections from Vienna to Aktio on Tuesdays starting June...

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Athens Receives Nomination for Best European Destination 2019

Greek capital Athens has once again been nominated for the title of the “Best European Destination” for 2019, a competition organized by the European Best Destinations (EBD).

EBD is a Brussels-based organization, which aims to promote culture and tourism in Europe.

A total of 20 cities in Europe are competing for the title this year including London, Florence, Vienna, Malaga, Budapest, Brussels, Geneva and Paris. Athens is nominated for its world-class cultural heritage attractions.

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Why Greek coffee holds the key to longevity

If you are looking for some tips on living a long, healthy life, look no further than Greek coffee, which according to scientists is a key ingredient to staying youthful, greekcitytimes.com reports.

Nowadays, the life expectancy of humans has increased significantly, nevertheless, there are, of course, some people who live a lot longer than others and many of those reside on of Ikaria.

Many scientists have made their way to this Greek island in search of answers as to why locals here...

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Traditions & Customs Christmas Greece

Greece is a country where traditions and customs are a part of modern, everyday life.

Most holidays in Greece are celebrated traditionally, and Christmas in no exception.

Christmas caroling is very popular, and even though you might hear any songs being sung at any given moment during the holiday season, there are actually three “official” caroling days in Greece.

The custom is that children go from house to house singing carols, with the accompaniment of a triangle, and residents of...

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Happy Holidays from SuperbGreece.com

Dear guests & friends,

The festive period is traditionally a wonderful time to spend relaxing at home with your nearest and dearest by the open fire... and maybe dreaming of next Summer!

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas and adventure-filled New Year!  

Your Superb Travel team

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AEGEAN Contributes to Extension of Tourism Season in Greece

AEGEAN on Wednesday released figures for the month of November and underlined its commitment to contribute to the extension of the tourism season in Greece during the winter months.

According to the data, AEGEAN and Olympic Air welcomed 969,000 passengers onboard their aircraft in November 2018, which is up by 10 percent compared to the same month in 2017, a growth mainly driven by increased traffic in the carrier’s international network. Last month saw the company’s international...