Continuing our quest for the best island destinations just an hour away from Athens, we introduce to you the island of Aegina, ideal to escape the rising temperatures of Athens and live an experience of a Greek island!
Planning to spend some time in Athens this summer? Here are some super-close island destinations for you less than an hour away from the city!
Planning to spend some time at Delphi? Here are the must-see options for you to experience your trip to its maximum!
The sanctuary of Delphi, the seat of the oracle of Apollo is located at the foot of mount Parnassus in central Greece. Who was Apollo and how Delphi came to be one of the most important sanctuaries of the ancient world?
Let us welcome you to Argolis, one of the most beautiful locations on the Peloponnesian peninsula. This region offers the unique combination of mountains and sea, art and history, and picturesque villages infiltrated with olive trees. Argolis' capital, Nafplio, is one of the most important & picturesque cities in Greece; a seaport city which was the first official capital of newly liberated Greece in 1829. The regional unit of Argolis also includes the magnificent city of Epidaurus, where the exceptional Theatre of Epidaurus is located. Mycenae is also located in this region and was one of the major centers of Greek civilization from about 1600 BC to 1100 BC. Last but not least, the beautiful seafront city of Ermioni. If you are not already intrigued, let us delve a bit more into how you can spend a day in Argolis and how the many historical and cultural gems are located there, satisfying any and every taste.
An enigmatic and elusive beauty, the island of Kea is but a stone’s throw from the metropolis of vibrant Athens. Undiscovered and picturesque with its colourful streets, pristine beaches and archaeological sites of mighty empires past, Kea is an island that deserves your attention.
Athens is the heart of Greece; brimming with culture, beauty and energy, it's a city truly bursting with life all year long, especially in the summer. If, however, you find yourself craving a swim in the sea, or a stroll down a quiet alley far from the heat and the noise of the city, there's nothing stopping you from taking a boat to one of the beautiful islands located within a heartbeat from Athens:
Want to feel like visiting a Greek island without leaving the wider city of Athens? Take your sunglasses, a camera, your adventure spirit and your ticket to Sounio, a must-see place which you should visit at least once during your vacation in Athens.