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Hilton Hotels Santorini

Hilton Hotels to Debut in Santorini with Luxury Beachfront Resort

With a volcanic black sandy beach on its doorstep, Hilton’s Sea Breeze Luxury Resort is soon to be among the few luxurious 5-star properties on arguably Greece’s most famous island of Santorini – an island instantly recognisable for its picturesque cliffs adorned by whitewashed, blue-accented, cube-shaped buildings and the tangerine sunsets that light up both sky and sea.

Pyrgi Chios xysta

The Mathematical Masterminds of Medieval Pyrgi

It is well-known that the academic mathematicians of ancient Greece made a hugely significant contribution to world thought. However, the ancient inhabitants of the tiny village of Pyrgi on the island of Chios present to us their mathematical brilliance in a more unexpected way – through their design tradition, patterns called xysta.

Alonissos monk seal

Alonissos Marine Park: The Largest Reserve of its Kind in the World

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.