TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice Awards 2017

By Journey to Greece on March 24, 2017

TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards 2017 for destinations, recognizing travelers’ favorite places around the world.


Crete – #6 best destination in the world and #4 in Europe

Crete is the largest of Greece and of the largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea and it is worth visiting to admire the remnants of brilliant civilizations, explore glorious beaches, impressive mountainscapes, fertile valleys and steep gorges.


The Cretan culture is built around magnificent local cuisine, so don’t miss the opportunity to discover a unique epicurean journey. Explore the stunning local flavors and the indigenous cooking traditions taking place around the island, and become part of the island’s rich gastronomic culture.


Crete is, after all, a small universe teeming with beauties and treasures that you will probably need a lifetime to uncover!

Santorini – #16 best destination in Europe

Santorini is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, rich in history and famous for its beautiful trademarks; the striking cliffs and dramatic coasts offering some of the most enchanting sunset views of the world.


The island is bathed in history offering a plethora of cultural and other activities. Venture out to explore the black beaches of Perivolos, the ancient Minoan city of Akrotiri or the majestic hot springs of Thirasia.


Winemaking lies also at the heart of Santorini, especially in the south part of the island, where besides historic medieval villages built in breathtaking Cycladic architecture, you will be surrounded by endless short, signature vineyards.

Rhodes – #18 best destination in Europe

Rhodes is the largest and most popular island of Dodecanese, known also the island of the Knights. With more than 300 days of sunshine per year, the island is famous for the romantic Old Town, which is among the best-preserved Medieval Towns of Europe, with strong walls, an impressive castle, paved paths and elegant stone mansions.

Palace of the Grand Master - Medieval Town of Rhodes

Rhodes is truly a blessed place and a perfect holiday destination not only for those who want to relax but also for those looking for an action-packed holiday. A drive around the island will bring you to magnificent beaches, impressive sightseeing and picturesque villages to explore.

Journey to Greece Rhodes Anthony Quinn Beach

Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, Santorini

Tucked away within the medieval village of Megalohori, the enchanting Vedema, A Luxury Collection Resort, has evolved from a 400-year-old wine cellar and a 100-year-old mansion into an authentic, Cycladic-styled property.

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

Overlooking cerulean waters and featuring 142 private pools, our resort elegantly blends Greek culture with outstanding service and grace.

Sheraton Rhodes Resort

Bask in the sun, sea, service, and reenergizing pools of our beachside resort—a short drive from the medieval treasures of Old Town Rhodes.

True Relaxation & Total Reboot at Anazoe Spa, Costa Navarino

When you’re at Anazoe Spa & Thalassotherapy all you want to do is to dive into this wellness sanctuary, revel in the same preening and pampering practices that people in ancient Greece relied on.

Costa Navarino Celebrates European Music Day

What better way to celebrate the beauty of music than by celebrating it on European Music Day, that coincides with the summer solstice, on June 21, to match the carefree promise of summer.

Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens Presents New & Inspiring Videos

Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens invites its valued guests to the historic city of Athens and creates for them a set of three exclusive videos, filled with authentic emotions and memorable feelings.