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The Secret Beauty of the Aegean Sea

Discover the secrets of the Aegean Islands through the photographic lens of Pculiar photographers.

A wealth of cultural treasures is hidden among the natural beauties of our islands. Customs and traditions, festivals and cultural events, traditional costumes, music and dances. An immense heritage, consequence of the vast cultural changes and exchanges that took place throughout the Aegean, awaits visitors to discover it. Each island is a different enchanting world.

Aegean stands for history, tradition, continuity. It stands for multiculturalism and harmonious coexistence; living traditions and modern culture.

The islands’ beautiful beaches and magical landscapes will make you fall in love with them, but the knowledge for their history and traditions will make you adore them.

Through the promotion of local customs and traditions, the Secret Beauty of the Aegean Sea aims at promoting the islands’ cultural heritage and at creating a deeper bond between passengers and the places they visit. It also creates incentives for an increase in tourism flow throughout the year, even during the low season. Τhis way, culture can contribute significantly to the upgrading of the islands’ tourism product and act as a lever of development.

Gastronomy - Fylla of Kalymnos -

Gastronomy - Fylla of Kalymnos by George Tatakis • 04/09/2018 19:35

Traditional dish of Kalymnos. Stuffed vine leaves with minced meat and rice

Stuffing zucchini flowers at Kos island -

Stuffing zucchini flowers at Kos island by Antonios Chrysakis • 27/08/2018 18:02

The women that day were stuffing zucchini flowers and grape leaves (dolma) with rice, for a traditional food festival that was taking place the same night at Kardamena village.

Carnival week in Naxos -

Carnival week in Naxos by Antonios Chrysakis • 22/02/2018 16:40

The annual Naxos Carnival is a celebration with unique and traditional events that take place throughout the island and its many villages.