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August 15th (DecapenteAugustos) 3rd most important holiday in Greece by Archaeologous

 If you happen to be vacationing in Greece today, then you will be experiencing a  national holiday that is honored on DekapenteAvgoustos’ (August 15th) each year. This is the most important religious celebration other than Paska (Easter) and Xristouyennia (Christmas) in the whole Greek Orthodox yearly calendar. It’s a national and religious holiday that marks the […]

Archaeologous has been busy adding new tours in Greece and Turkey

Just to update any of you interested in a vacation to Greece. Our reliable tour company, Archaeologous, has added some great tours for those of you that want to save money.  You can ‘share’ a tour to places like Delphi, ancient home of the Oracle, or do a 3 day tour that will have you […]

Top 10 Interesting Things about Greece?

Greeks don’t call their country Greece. It is Ellada. The official name of Greece is the Hellenic Republic. The Athens Archaeological Museum and the many other museums in Athens are filled with treasures. Family favorite. The whole population of the country of Greece in 2015 was 12 million. That’s less than the city of Los […]

Athens One day ~ Three Greek Islands Tour

Check out how in one day (from Athens) you can experience ‘three’ Greek islands, Hydra, Poros and Aegina. How fun is that? Three totally different looks and feels. Explore one, have a Mediterranean feast at another and at the third be taking to an ancient temple.  Sit back and enjoy our YouTube video of 3 […]

MYKONOS–Fun & History Packed by Archaeologous

Thinking of a Mykonos vacation? Check out this short interesting video showing you how much there is to do on this dynamic island. Of course, there are award winning beaches and the little island 20 minutes away called Delos which is a sacred place, and the sunsets are spectacular as you sit seaside and toast […]

3 Greek Islands in 1 Day from Athens by Archaeologous

How fun, You’re visiting the ancient mecca of thought, Athens. You’ve perhaps gone to the legendary perfect architectural masterpiece of the Parthenon and visited a museum or two. Now what? Let me suggest doing what my cousin and I did upon her visit. In one day you take a fabulous boat ride (capacity about 140) […]

Best Greek souvenir-Worry Beads

If you’ve ever been nervous, or twittled your fingers, or perhaps grabbed a cigarette just for something to do with your hands, then let me introduce an age old remedy… The Greek Worry beads. When walking around the various shopping areas in Greece, you will see every age, size and shape male standing close to […]

Happy: Springtime, Easter, Flowers, & Vacation planning

Hi everybody. Happy springtime. Love this time of year watching the Greek flowers burst open and peoples’ attitudes become lighter. Is this the year you say, that’s it I’m going to vacation in Greece, sip ouzo and watch the sunset over the Santorini Caldera, feel the Cape Sounion  Temple of Poseidon, or soak up a […]

Happy Holidays from Archaeologous-Private tours specialist

SEASON GREETINGS from our Archaeologous staff to you and your family. It was a pleasure getting to show so many many around Greece and Turkey this year. As you may know, the legend of ole St. Nick, presents in the stockings, the tradition of carrying a bag and pockets full of candies, fruits and little […]

Istanbul Full Day walking tour by Archaeologous

We walked the streets of Istanbul and  met school children running up to us like we were Hollywood stars, watched the men wash their feet before going into the Blue Mosque, saw fresh pomegranate juice being squeezed, double knotted Turkish carpets being weaved, ate from the multiple stands during Ramadan and on and on.  The […]