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5 Great Things to Do in Poetic Preveza

Don’t just rush off to the islands. From gripping ancient ruins and splendid beaches to arty cafes and Venetian wiles, you’ll find plenty worth sticking around for in the gracious port town of Preveza, writes Amanda Dardanis. I have a theory about Greek towns where the locals get around on bicycles. It’s not very Greek, you se...

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Curious about which wines will make it into the 50 Great Greek Wines list?

Wine writer, wine consultant and wine educator Yiannis Karakasis ΜW has been sharing his love for Greek wine around the globe. An authority on the history, grapes, people, places and methods behind the wines, he speaks to Athens Insider about the 50Great Greek Wines Awards to be held in May. We are as curious to find out which Greek wines...

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Alekos Fassianos, an artist whose fleeting figurative style captured the essence of Greece

Alekos Fassianos whose poetic approach to Greece's cultural heritage, so masterfully embodied in his instantly recognisable, faux-naif, colour-soaked paintings, has died at the age of 86. Fassianos’ artistic appeal lies in the fact that his work makes one imagine a life with warm, southern sunshine, a carefree, leisurely pleasure, and the...

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Top 5 Cosy Winter Retreats

Greece is not just a summer romance. From stylish ski resorts and historic city hamlets to quaint alpine escapes, mainland Greece is awash with irresistibly inviting winter wonderlands. As the evenings close in and temperatures fall, trade balmy beaches and long lunches by the sea with luxurious lodgings in dramatic locales where you can ...

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8 Awesome Greek Winter Escapes

Greece may rule the roost in June and July ... but it's also got some pretty cool moves up its sleeve in January and February. Here’s Insider’s top picks for the looming half-term holidays - from active adventures, thrilling archeological odysseys, winery tours, and family fun where you can sleep inside the walls of medieval castle towns....

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