Category Archives: News of Cycladia

Swim, Run & Ride through the historic city of Nafplion

Nafplion, the glorious capital of Argolida, is known not only for its beauty but also for its cultural heritage. The Palamidi fortress, the Arvanitia Promenade, the Bastion of “Pende Adelphia” and the fortified island of Bourtzi are only some of the points of interest someone can visit in Nafplion and unwind his senses in this picturesque city of the Peloponnese.

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The 12 Months of the Dodecanese

From the sunny days to the misty fall, the winter chill and blooming spring the year goes round, around the 12 months destined for travels, travels to the 12 islands of the Dodecanese.

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Gastronomic Pleasures Seasoned with Grace

Anchored on its philosophy of genuine hospitality and signature high quality service, the Grace luxury boutique hotel group adds some of its intriguing spice to the lands of Greece by offering an infinite palette of gastronomic pleasures to the wondrous islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Kea, all seasoned with grace.
 
 

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Natural Treasure Trails 10: Tsikoudia: The heady path of the firewater

From the era of the Minoans and the Myceneans, Tsikoudia has been a major component of the Greek diet as a favourite drink accompanying all meals. Strong as the culture, the history and heritage of the Cretans, tsikoudia has become a synonym for the Cretan spirit, the firewater keeping the spirit alive.

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Natural Treasure Trails 9: The Sweet Journey of Spoon Sweets

From the sun kissed fields of the Greek land to the heartwarming embrace of a Greek home, fruit is harvested when firm, handled with care and made into spoon sweets that are served to guests as a gesture of hospitality.

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Natural Treasure Trails 8: Saffron, The Golden Blooming Path of Kozani

From the land of Crete in 2700 B.C. and all the way to Austria, saffron was brought back to its homeland and the town of Kozani by the Greek Macedonian traders almost 300 years ago.

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Natural Treasure Trails 7: Honey: The Immortal Journey of Ambrosia

Honey has been valued by the Greeks for more than 3000 years; it was the main source of nutrition for the immortal Olympian Gods and the heavenly gift offered by Zeus for the rebirth of the mortals. Whereas honeybees come from far lands there is something in Greek honey that cannot be matched…its essence…the godly spirit of Ambrosia.

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Natural Treasure Trails 6: Feta, The Journey of the Sharp Hellenic Essence

Dating back to the 8th century B.C., feta cheese is even cited in Homer’s Odyssey, following the journey of Odysseus all the way to the table of ancient Greeks.

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Corinth: The Land where Myths Unfold Between two Seas

Follow the path of a legend; seek your trail through the glistening lakes, the blue lagoons and the winding rivers of Corinth as if you have been destined to find the Nemean Lion or the Stymphalian birds from the labours of Hercules in Lake Stymphalia.

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Follow your Dream at Eagles Palace

In a corner of paradise, where the sea whispers endearments to the dazzling shore, prepare to enter the heavenly state of tranquillity. Prepare to land at the Eagles Palace luxury resort and spa, in the depths of Halkidiki, where wonders are no longer out of reach.

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Natural Treasure Trails 5: Ouzo, The Journey of the Crystal Clear Spirit

From the mystique aura of Mount Athos to the intriguing seascape of Lesvos Island, Ouzo has been blessed with the divine scents of the Greek land.

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Merry Christmas!

Cycladia wishes you a Merry “Greexmas” full of love, joy and travelling!!!!

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The Colours of Christmas in Destinations

Woven into our society for hundreds of years, the Christmas colour theme of red & green has never been questioned, just simply adopted, from the Garden of Eden and the Paradise tree with green symbolizing life, rebirth, nature and relaxation versus red inspiring desire and passion.

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Natural Treasure Trails 4: Fava, from Shepherd’s Lunch to Fine Dining

As old as the Greek fields, the fava dip was one of the first treats that were put on the table of any public tavern in Greece since the beginning of time. Soon it made its glorious appearance in the circles of the elite as a fine dining delight!

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Natural Treasure Trails: 2. The fragrant journey of Mastiha

As a teardrop from the eyes of Chios, travelling from the surface of the earth, through the air and sea, Mastiha follows a long path, until it finally arrives to your home.

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