Crete’s beaches are all but empty now. The pandemic has kept tourists away. Now, wonders of the world revert to Eden-like perfection.
If you ever find yourself exploring the northeast of Crete, be sure not to miss a lesser-known treasure called Tholos Beach.
The famous Shipwreck Beach, otherwise known as Navagio, on the Ionian island of Zakynthos, has re-opened after a cliff collapsed injuring several tourists earlier this month.
Greek authorities have to shut down the beach of Navagio on Zakynthos Island after a massive landslide injured at least three people.
The European Environment Agency’s annual report on bathing water at European beaches, lakes, and rivers tells us that 95.9 percent of Greek waters are considered excellent for swimming.
In this article, Argophilia shares a view of Georgiopouli, maybe the most underrated Crete destination of all. Crete is full of surprises, even in the most touristy places.
Greece has been ranked No. 2 in the world ranking for the prestigious Blue Flag quality award for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF).
Some 408 plus beaches and 10 marinas in Greece were named Blue Flag clean wonders by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE).
Sea, sun, tanned skin, and pumping house; a combination not uncommon on the Greek Islands, known the world over as little slices of vacation heaven dotting the crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean. But, many people travel to Athens and want to have a taste of this unique atmosphere without going too far out of the city. Cariocas is the answer.
The single greatest symbol of Greece, the one image that has adorned millions of postcards; the Parthenon, is perched high atop the plateau that gives this ancient Greek complex its name, the Acropolis. But, like the part of the proverbial iceberg visible above the water, this marvelous pinnacle is but a fraction of the glory of Greece, even touristic glory. Another more practical wonder awaits Athens visitors, what is known as the Athenian Riviera.