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Revamped Aktaion Beach Hotel Welcomes Guests to Agistri Island in Saronic Gulf

Following extensive renovation work, the Aktaion Beach Hotel on Agistri, in the Saronic Gulf, is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

‘Prince of Athens’ Cruise Concept Shows Best of Athenian Riviera

The Kivotos Hotels and Boat Masters have joined forces and launched the “Prince of Athens”, a new cruise concept that aims to introduce travelers to the best of the Athenian Riviera.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

Crowdfunding for ‘Athena’ Model Contest on Agistri Kicks Off

Putting euro and political woes aside, the tiny Greek Saronic isle of Agistri is ready to make up for lost time and money by hosting the ‘Athena’ Model Contest and doing business in digital cash.

August 15 Holiday: Tips on What to do in Athens While Greece Celebrates

Mid-August is a great time for residents and visitors to be in Athens city center as it is less crowded, there are no traffic jams and it is more quiet than usual. This may just be the best time to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica!

Which August 15 Holiday Destinations Did Greeks Search for Most?

Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online by Greeks for the August 15 holiday.

The Athenian Riviera: Where Luxury is the Only Way

In the second part of the GTP’s luxury series, we explore the coastline hotels of the Athenian Riviera, which were the first to raise the standard of accommodation in Greece in the early ’60s.

Pet-friendly Beaches in Greece Growing in Number

More and more beaches across mainland Greece and on its islands are welcoming pets, according to media reports citing a recent decision by the shipping ministry in collaboration with the tourism ministry, which designates beaches where pets are allowed to swim.

2015 Holy Spirit Monday Holiday: Mykonos is Top Destination for the Greeks

Greek travellers’ holiday preferences for the Holy Spirit Monday holiday have been revealed by Trivago booking and price comparison site, which showed just what those in Greece have been searching online for their long weekend getaway.

Poros: One Destination, Many Options!

At about one hour away from the port of Piraeus and equally accessible by land, Poros, part of the Saronic Gulf islands along with Salamina, Aegina, Agistri, Hydra and Spetses, is an idyllic weekend destination for Greeks and visitors alike.

Aegina: Away From Athens But So Close!

Aegina, an island in the middle of the Saronic Gulf and in the vicinity of Salamina, Agistri, Poros, Methana, and, further out, Hydra and Spetses, is the second closest island to Athens.