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Rhodes less travelled: finding peace on the Greek island
Away from the tourist hotspots, this popular Aegean island still has plenty of magic

Annabelle Thorpe

05, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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How to bag a bargain European ski trip
Still need your winter sports fix even with the pound in a slump? Here are our top tips for skiing on a budget, including when, where and how to go

Gemma Bowes

29, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Greece reborn: reversing the fortunes of a ghostly mountain village
With just nine residents, the Peloponnese retreat of Vamvakou was on the brink of extinction. Now it’s at the centre of a multi-million-euro project to lure back tourists and transform it into a tech hub

Alex Sakalis

12, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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From ceramics in Slovenia to ballroom dancing in Vienna: five learning holidays in Europe
‘Creativity is a precious thing’ – our writers discover the fun in going back to the classroom to learn new skills including bushcraft and map-reading

Guardian writers

10, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘The real life of Athens is here’ – look beyond the Acropolis for the hidden gems of the city
The Acropolis Museum’s underground lab, the ancient Hadrian aqueduct and an arts festival in an old factory offer a more personal view of the Greek capital

Stephen Smith

07, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Mykonos has had its fill of champagne-fuelled tourism
The Greek island makes a mint as a playground for rich and famous visitors. But locals say development has gone too far

Helena Smith in Mykonos

04, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Athens ranked cheapest location in Europe for city break
Prices have fallen and a weekend in the Greek capital costs £207, compared with £218 in runner-up Lisbon

Euan O'Byrne Mulligan

03, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘In a single walk you can see an acropolis, falcons and eagles’: hiking Greece’s ancient island paths
On the islands of Sifnos and Kythera, the revival of beautiful, traditional walking routes offers a greener, more sustainable way forward for tourism

Alexis Marie Adams

20, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Discreet Crete: exploring the Greek island’s gorges and ancient villages on a new eco-tour
Away from the bars and bustle, Crete’s spectacular White Mountains are opening up to sensitive and sustainable travel – with scrumptious food

Lorna Parkes

16, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Celebrities and tourists are flooding into Greece. But a harsh winter isn’t far off
Despite a huge increase in visitor numbers this summer, the Greek economy remains fragile and vulnerable

Helena Smith

31, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Seals and shipwrecks: lapping up the beauty of the northern Aegean
Sunbathe with endangered wildlife and dive for ancient treasure off the island of Alonissos, one of the world’s ‘most sustainable’ destinations

Heidi Fuller-Love

27, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I wanted every decision made for me’: a package holiday to Corfu
Trek the Himalayas if you feel like it, but sometimes all you really want is for someone else to do the cooking, says Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

24, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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