Home Greek islands La Repubblica reveals 5 “unknown” travel destinations in Greece

La Repubblica reveals 5 “unknown” travel destinations in Greece


Island of Tinos, Greece. Photo © Maria Théofanopoulou

The Italian daily The Republic recently published an article on five “unknown” travel destinations in Greece – Astypalea, Lipsi, Skyros, Tinos and Ithaki – which are attracting the interest of Italian travellers.

In a long article, La Repubblica defines Greece “as the ideal holiday destination in the world with more than 200 dream islands and a nation that is the cradle of Western civilization and the home of democracy”.


Photo source: @Municipality of Astypalea

Referring to the island of Astypalea, also known as the “butterfly of the Aegean”, La Repubblica describes it as a “paradise of historical monuments, picturesque villages, magnificent beaches, incomparable gastronomy and of fine local products, such as honey, also offering experiences for hikers and nature lovers”.

The Italian newspaper also claims that Astypalea is leading the future of sustainability in Greece, thanks to pioneering “green” projects.


The Greek island of Lipsi is described by La Repubblica as an “ecological paradise” with colorful beaches.

Lipsi is also home to the first dolphin protection center in the Mediterranean.

Incredible seafood, authentic recipes, Greek mythology, traditional villages, boat trips, excursions, fine red wines and delicious local cheeses, are some of the experiences offered on Lipsi, says La Repubblica.

Skyros, Tinos, Ithaca

Skyros Island. Photo: © Dimitrios Rizopoulos / Shutterstock

On Skiros, according to La Repubblica, visitors will certainly appreciate the mythology and rich history. The element highlights the traditional architecture of the island and the small alleys of Chora.

As it concerns TinosLa Repubblica focuses on the island’s unique sculptures, 40 traditional villages and impressive beaches.

“Tinos is a treasure trove of picturesque villages that must be photographed,” notes La Repubblica.

Finally, La Repubblica praises Ithaki for its rich mythology and recommends the island to those looking for a unique sailing destination.

Follow GTP headlines on Google News to keep up to date with all the latest news on tourism and travel in Greece.