What We Love About Greece
On The Destination
- A stroll inside the Syntagma Square (a.k.a. Constitution Square) metro station, where artifacts uncovered during the building of the subway, from skeletons to pre-Christian plumbing, are displayed.
- The changing of the guard in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Syntagma Square’s pink Parliament Building. Every Sunday at 11 a.m., the Evzone guards—soldiers chosen for their height and, it’s rumored, good looks—in ceremonial dress (yes, that means a pleated skirt and pom-pom-toed shoes) perform an elaborately choreographed ceremony.
- Wandering the alleys of Anafiotika, a whitewashed, 19th-century village along the northern slope of the Acropolis that was built by refugees from the Cycladic island of Anafi. It’s a quiet, homey oasis in the heart of teeming Athens.
My earliest childhood memory is of seeing a dragonfly, what looked to me like a cobalt-colored fairy, hovering by the stream that gushes out of the mountainside in Lia, the village where my father was born in Epirus, Greece. I grew up visiting this northwestern corner of Greece every year, and... More
Booking accommodations at a luxury hotel in Greece puts you in the midst of a land of myth, history and romance. Truly, Greece is not only the cradle of Western civilization, it's become one of the must-go hotspots in today's Europe.
Whether it's the bustling, modern Greece of Athens that brings you here, or the serenity of the hundreds of gorgeous Greek islands, there is a rich variety of things to do. Your luxury vacation might include lounging at the spa or in the sun private beach of your 5-star resort to venturing out to shop to your heart's content or finding hidden corners and secluded beaches. Visitors stand face-to-face with the glories of Western history on visiting the majestic Acropolis and The Parthenon. Away from these iconic sights, Athens is bursting with streets and squares to explore, including historic Syntagma Square, the site of the Parliament Building.
Those seeking a more romantic vision of Greece will find it on the dream-like islands dotted with luxury hotels and 5-star resorts. On legendary Crete, leisure-seekers can set out for sparkling Balos Lagoon, secluded and way off the beaten track. Scenic Panoramos Beach, with its chic bars and cafes, and Matoyanni Street, packed with delightful shopping, are sure draws on any luxury vacation to Mykanos. Each of the exquisite luxury hotels on Santorini provides world-class comforts, spas and cuisine and becomes an ideal home base for exploring the island's wineries and for setting out for a spectacular day-trip on one of the island's cruise charters.
Luxury Link's selection of Greece hotel dealsis diverse and booking one or more is all you need to do to start your journey into luxury, Mediterranean serenity and ancient wonder.