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8 wonderful hidden treasures in Greece

Greece has unbelievable variety in landscapes, and although it is a small country, it still has many undiscovered paradises. If you are searching for an off-the-beaten-path destination, an unspoiled oasis, which is untouched away from the crowds, these unknown hidden hems will impress you.

 

Lihadonisia

Across from Kamena Vourla in Evia, there is an islet complex with lush greenery, emerald waters and volcanic landscape. Lihadonisia are called the Caribbean of Greece, and the truth is that this is not a coincidence. If you go there, you will understand why.

Lihadonisia

Agistri

Agistri is an off-the-beaten-track choice of the Saronic Islands, although it has the most beautiful and unspoiled beaches in the Saronic Gulf. Only a short boat ride from Athens (1 hour), Agistri Island offers you a relaxing atmosphere with pine trees forests, scenic bays and traditional fish taverns with fresh fish and high-quality seafood. Agistri is one of the best destinations for a weekend from Athens that will make you feel like having left the Greek capital miles away.

Agistri

Vourvourou islands

Vourvourou is a complex of 9 tiny islands near Halkidiki, the fascinating paradise just a breath from Thessaloniki. Turquoise waters, verdant nature and trees until the coastline create a scenery you can’t easily forget.

vourvourou islands

Kasos

Between Crete and Karpathos, is located an island with authentic people and gorgeous beaches, Kasos. Marmara, one of the best beaches in Greece is situated in Kasos, and its crystal waters with the fine white sand of the cove welcome you for swimming and sunbathing.

Kasos

Trizonia

In the Corinthian Gulf, near Patras and Aigio, is located a small idyllic island, Trizonia. Trizonia is so beautiful that Onassis was thinking about buying it, but he finally bought Scorpios in the Ionian Sea. Azure waters, verdant nature and an untouched setting in so close distance to major cities are truly a miracle.

Trizonia

Gavdos

Gavdos is a tiny island that is located to the south of Chania prefecture in Crete. Gavdos is the southernmost point of Europe, a forgotten island in the Libyan Sea. It is exotic and its landscape looks like neighbouring Africa. Only a few taverns and rooms to let, free camping and the trademark of Gavdos, a chair on the top of the hill overlooking the total blue, create a perfect setting for those seeking peace and privacy.

Gavdos

Schinoussa

Schinoussa is one of the astonishing, undiscovered islands of Small Cyclades around Naxos. Unspoiled beauty, emerald waters, calm holidays and authentic hospitality are the top things that this island has to offer to you. There, you can really forget everything that worries you and get lost in a unique world.

Schinoussa

Othonoi

Othonoi, the tiny island in the Ionian Sea near Corfu, is the westernmost point of Greece. Olive groves, cypress forests and the fascinating Ionian beaches make Othonoi a heaven on earth. Othonoi is maybe the only island of the Ionian Sea that remains unspoiled and can offer you vacation away from the mass tourism.

Othonoi