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5 Best Theme Holidays in Greece

blog-covercollage.jpg-650x250A country of amazing beauty, Greece is one of the most popular places in the world for summer holidays. The Greek destinations vary from cosmopolitan Greek islands to secluded places in the mainland. People from all over the world have been visiting Greece to experience its many precious architectural, cultural and culinary treasures. If you’re planning a stay at luxury villas in Greece, let’s take a moment to look at a few experiences that are emblematic of this lush country of olives, wine, and sun. 

  • 1. Wine Tasting – Santorini

Discover the secrets of wine making in Santorini, an island known for its fine wines, unique soil and sunshine. Santorini offers wine and food experiences on one of the most distinctive and striking terrors in the world, created by tremendous volcanic eruptions.

 

The soil and microclimate, the vines and cultivating techniques, the unique grape varieties and the modern vinification techniques are just some of the highlights of our exceptional tailor made holidays in Santorini. Embark on a unique wine adventure in one of our luxury authentic Santorini experiences and enjoy the land of award winning wine.

2.  Wellness: Yoga, Pilates, meditation Retreats  – Meteora, Paros, Santorini

Relaxing holidays and getting finally rid of the annoying stress is a common area for a large number of people. The sense of well-being after a yoga class is incomparable. Balance, harmony and spiritual progress are the basic goals of yoga.

Several amazing destinations of Greece give you the opportunity to take yoga classes and at the same time enjoy their beauty in every way. Meteora, Paros and Santorini island offer high end villas and daily wellness classes by qualified, experienced teachers. This is a great chance to distress your mind and rejuvenate your senses. A yoga-holiday in Greece would be an incomparable combination of your inner harmony and the natural beauty of this amazing country.

  • 3.  Hiking- Trekking – Mount Olympus, Peloponnese, Crete

Discover the unspoiled Greece while following walking paths through wild flowers, lush valleys, ancient sites, watermills, and old pathways. The core of Mainland Greece runs from the European Long Distance Walking Path Ε4 (- GR). The ideal period for hiking along the Ε4 in Greece is from May

up to the beginning of October.

The route to the southern section of the Walking Path (the Peloponnese and Crete) is more “walkable” than the northern section, as the hiker can walk here throughout the year since the climate is milder. All necessary information and details of other mountain routes and paths –concerning assess-ways, facilities, possibilities and local conditions for hiking, mountain-climbing or rock-climbing, can be obtained by the local mountain-climbing clubs.

Participate in the organised excursions to the Gorge of Samaria, the most imposing gorge in Europe, or to the mythical home of the ancient Greek Gods, MountOlympus, country’s first national park with dozens of endemic species of flowers, as well as some endangered bird and butterfly species.

  •  4.  Gastronomy  – Crete, Cyclades

Gastronomy & Tourism themes offers options and suggestions to learn, enjoy and be taught the mentality and the Mediterranean cuisine and the healthy secrets of the well-being during a holiday break. The Greek diet is the perfect example of traditional Mediterranean eating. It’s based around a variety of colourful and flavourful foods that are high in nutrients and low in animal fats.

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Cretan diet is mainly based in virgin olive oil, wild greens, vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, wine and tsikoudia. The Cretan cuisine is so rich in flavours and so delicious. There is no way that you visit Crete and you don’t fall in love with the amazing traditional dishes. Cycladic traditional gastronomy could be described as a very simple one but unique and worth trying.

  • 5.  Water sports – Paros, Mykonos, Naxos, Kefalonia, Zakynthos

Greece is all about sea, an aquatic heaven, full of life. The country’s unique beauty, history, cultural, and archeological attractions, offers the sea sports lovers a great deal, since it is endowed with awesome natural attractions in Aegean and Ionian Sea. Scuba Diving the Greek islands extends to divers and their companions the added dimension to explore the underwater world of treasures seen by precious few. Kefalonia offers to the diver a unique diving experience facing one of the most impressive war machines of Second World War.

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The Paros, Mykonos and Naxos sea area is widely considered to be a surfer’s paradise, top choices for Greek and foreign athletes alike. The wind speed and direction on the island’s southeastern side in combination with the sea waves create a worldwide known surfing area ideal for international windsurfing games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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