About

Mission

Greek Landscapes is an independent and unbiased travel guide to Greece.

It is not affiliated with any travel agent, hotel, government, or travel entity, and it does not sell travel services.

Greek Landscapes is made by independent travelers for independent travelers; to bring the magic to those who cannot be there, and to help those who plan a visit to Greece.

“Greek Landscapes” refers to the natural, historical, and cultural landscapes of Greece. As such, it represents the physical beauty, as well as the rich history and culture that makes the country a unique place to visit.

What You Will Find Here

Independent, free, and unbiased travel advice.

In our pages you will find free, independent, and unbiased advice about Greek travel destinations, and reliable information about places we have visited in person. It’s a resource for independent travelers.

You Will Not Find Here

We are not a travel agent disguised as a travel guide, so we do not include promotions for hotels, restaurants, or other attractions.

When we travel, we don’t receive benefits in exchange for promotion. In fact, we never disclose our identity as travel writers to hotels, restaurants, or travel agents. Our recommendations reflect our genuine (and subjective) travel experience.

The ads on our pages pay for expenses (server, etc) and have no influence on the content whatsoever.

History

The website began in 1998 with pages lingering on free servers, but the domain name greeklandscapes.com was finally established in 2002.

Thanks to our loyal visitors who appreciate impartial travel advice, the site has grown to one of the most popular and trusted travel guides to Greece. GreekLandscapes.com receives over 1.5 million unique visitors annually.

Who We Are

We are a team of travelers who are passionate about Greece, its physical beauty, its culture, and its history.

Through eye witness accounts, we strive to help other independent travelers enjoy its different landscapes  by explaining both their significance and beauty through articles and photographs.

About the Copyright

We believe the internet is a better place when authors generate unique content. Consequently, we go through considerable personal effort and expense to create our pages, which is posted free for your information online. Therefore:

All photographs, essays, graphics, and design are the property of GreekLandscapes.com.

No pictures or text from GreekLandscapes.com may be reproduced for any reason without our explicit and specific written permission.

As a general policy we do not allow reproduction of our photographs or text in other web sites for any reason, so please don’t assume that it’s OK to use our material because it’s convenient for your purposes, or because we didn’t get a chance to answer your email.

Translations of our text to other sites or media, and copying large amounts of text and images on blog or forum posts is not allowed.

If you do go ahead and copy our intellectual property without permission, beware that we pursue copyright infringement aggressively through all legal means.

Copyright Release

For commercial print publications, photographs are available for a modest fee. You may request images (some of which may be available in high resolutions) for your commercial publication by email.

In order to generate an accurate and timely quote, when requesting copyright release please specify in your email the following:

  1. The kind of publication (magazine, book, ebook, research paper, web site, etc.)
  2. Exact title of the publication
  3. Author(s) full name
  4. Publishing company
  5. Country and date of publication
  6. How the material will be used (cover, advertisement, interior page, etc.)
  7. What size you plan to utilize for images (half page, double page spread, etc.)

General Disclaimer

The content of the pages represents only the authors’ personal views and experience at the time of their visit, and should not be perceived as professional advise.

Places and people change all the time. It is possible that conditions have been altered since our visit. If you are aware of such incongruity, please use the contact form so we may update the information.

Use the information on our site as one point of reference among many on the internet. Thorough research is the first step for happy travels.

Advertisements & Shopping

While Greek Landscapes.com allows advertisements to appear on its pages, these advertisements are automatically generated by our partners (mostly Google and Amazon.com) and we have little control over their content.

All purchasing transactions are the sole responsibility of the advertisers. All questions regarding purchases should be directed to advertisers’ customer support.

Greeklandscapes.com is not responsible for the content of external pages.

Your feedback is welcome regarding this site’s content, design, and recommendations. Feel free to contact us.