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We are a guide to Greece & the Greek Islands. Our Mission The website dedicated to making easier your vacations and holidays in Greece and the Greek islands, one of Europe's favourite holiday destinations. Company Overview Greeka.com is a complete guide to Greece & the Greek Islands. We propose info about most locations & islands in Greece, as well as hotels and accommodation suggestions but also focus on many other travel services including: online hotel booking, island hopping packages, cruises, car rentals, transfers, tours and more travel services. Greeka proposes the travel information needed to organize a perfect stay in the islands.
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Sounio: strolling around the footsteps of Poseidon

Are you looking for a place that combines stunning natural landscapes and archaeological sites of unique historical significance? Then, Sounio is the ideal option for you! Located in the southernmost edge of Attica and at 69 km from Athens, Sounio will charm you before you even arrive; the coastal route from Athens offers charming sea [...]

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Some of the Outstanding buildings of Athens

Athens is renowned for its incomparable archaeological sites, vivid urban scene and upbeat nightlife – however did you know that it also has some of the most special architectural samples of Europe’s South? Below we have gathered few of the most outstanding Athenian buildings – others historical, some simply breathtaking – that will help you [...]

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5 reasons to visit Athens Acropolis Museum

The Acropolis is definitely one historical site you can’t miss during your stay in Athens. Except of this magnificent building surely you have to visit also the Athens Acropolis museum which is only 300 meters from the Acropolis. The museum is a new beautiful and modern building designed in such a way so it reflects [...]

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Dakos: A Cretan Delicacy

Everybody loves tasting local recipes when visiting a new town or city, especially if this place is famous for its delicious cuisine. Well, Crete is considered an idyllic island not only because of its beautiful landscape and beaches, but also for its mediterranean gastronomy. Among the gorgeous dishes of Cretan Cuisine, Dakos constitutes one of [...]

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Discover Edessa

Greece is not only about islands; its mainland can also offer invaluable experiences to those who visit it. Edessa, the city of water, is located near to Greece’s second biggest city Thessaloniki, in central Macedonia. Edessa is mostly known for its stunning rivers and waterfalls. Its name, which is of Phrygian origin, literally means “tower/city [...]

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Greek yogurt: when nutrition and joy combine

The consumption of greek yogurt has progressively evolved into a major trend worldwide, resulting into the increasing demand for the product which is currently being exported in hundreds of countries all over the world. But what is this whole fuzz about? Keep reading to see for yourself why you should definitely incorporate this phenomenal superfood [...]

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Mount Olympus: Where the Greek Gods Live

Being the largest mountain in Greece and the second highest in the Balkans, Mount Olympus understandably created awe to the ancient Greeks that believed that that was the place where their gods lived.The origin of its name is disputable since there are plenty of theories surrounding it. The most prominent is that “Olympus” meant sky. [...]

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Komboloi, the favorite stress reliever in Greece

Komboloi: The favorite stress reliever, pastime and amulet in the Greek and Cypriot Culture. Komboloi, just a simple string of worry beads one falling on the other on the string as the player manipulates it with his/her hands but with a big tradition. (Photo from www.tokompoloi52.com) The etymology of the komboloi has two main versions. [...]

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Marine animals in Greece

Greece is famous for its beautiful beaches and amazing coasts all over the world. Various mammals reside in the clean, blue waters of the Greek Sea, some of which are on the verge of extinction. The endangered marine life of Greece is protected by some non-governmental organizations, such as World Wildlife Fund (WWF), GreenPeace and [...]

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Leros: a treasure of the Dodecanese

Leros is one of the loveliest islands of the Dodecanese island complex, in the southern Aegean Sea. The municipality of Leros numbers few islets, most of which are uninhabited. It is also called the island of Artemis (the goddess of hunting) and probably, there was a temple dedicated to her. Leros played such an important [...]