Cruising the Saronic Islands

It’s amazing that such diverse experiences on islands with such distinctive, authentic character are so close to Athens. A short ferry ride from Piraeus brings you to some of Greece’s most accessible island experiences- gorgeous beaches, lush nature, boutique hotels and luxury accommodations, in settings rich with history and culture.

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The Hidden Charms of Rhodes

Rhodes, fourth largest of Greece’s Islands, is one of the best known, and one of the first that attracted mass tourism. It’s full of major sites and large resorts, but one of the best ways to get the most out of this big island is to explore its quieter side: its wilder beaches and remote corners, an inland forest and lake, and even more mysterious destinations. And of course, leave time for wandering in the hidden alleys of Rhodes Town, and tasting the traditional local specialties that reflect this coveted island’s long, complex history.

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