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CNN Travel: Milos Among World’s Most Beautiful Islands

The island of Milos in the Cyclades is included on CNN Travel’s list of the world’s most beautiful islands along with Fregate in the Seychelles, St Lucia in the Caribbean and Kaua’i in the Hawaiian archipelago.

“Pale rock meets sapphire water on Milos, a tiny island at the southwestern tip of the Greek Cyclades. This is where the famed Venus de Milo was discovered in 1820, and the island — like the statue – does spectacular justice to the ancient goddess of love,” a feature published in...

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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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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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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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Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, known as “xerolithia”, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list, joining the rebetiko or Greek blues genre, the centuries-old custom of the “Momoeria” held annually in the Kozani region, the Mediterranean Diet, the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic (masticha Chiou) on the island of Chios, and the marble mastery of Tinos.

The decision was announced last week during the 13th session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental...

Greece Launches Online Ticket Service for Admission to Museums, Sites

Visitors of certain archaeological sites, monuments and museums in Athens, Creteand the Peloponnese can now buy tickets online, the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Thursday.

Through the official e-ticketing service – etickets.tap.gr – visitors can purchase e-tickets for admission to the Acropolis and the archaeological sites of Athens’ historic center; the archaeological site of Knossos; the Heraklion Archeological Museum and the archaeological area and museum...

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Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Greek capital Athens, the northern port city of Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

In an article titled “10 Places You Need To Visit in Greece this Summer”, travel reporter Anthony Grant refers to Athens as the top choice, followed by Lake Vouliagmeni in Attica and Thessaloniki in second and third position respectively.

“In recent years Athens has emerged as a great city break...

Life Gallery athens Hotel A New Wave Of Stylish Hospitality & Wellness…

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A small hotel (just 28 rooms), with two discreet outdoor swimming pools in a briliant garden area,  a full service spa and restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a cafe on site, a unique place where modern exquisite architecture finds its expression in a...

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AEGEAN Passenger Numbers Reach Record High

AEGEAN and Olympic Air passenger traffic reached a record high in 2017, surpassing 13 million, up by 6 percent compared to 2016.

According to an announcement, AEGEAN carried 13.2 million passengers in 2017, 750 thousand more than the previous year. “The increase in traffic is entirely due to the improved utilization of the network, since the number of flights operated in 2017 was not higher than in 2016,” an announcement said.

Regarding international traffic which continues to be the...