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Best Desserts to Try in Greece

Athens ● Crete ● Greek Islands ● 01 February 2018
 

Best Desserts to Try in Greece

Be ready to be spoiled by choice with so many desserts in Greece. Here is a short list just to make you realise that 

Greece is a little paradise of sweets. Taste something different!



SIfnos Island


Sifnos is situated in Cyclades group of islands and is a beautiful islands that Greek travellers adore. You will find the Greek cuisine at its best on this island. The restaurants and the local taverns that are situated on the island offer a big variety and some delicious dishes with local products and recipes. When it comes to desserts the catalogue is long. Try the almond sweets, and the local made honey pie. Their taste will stay forever in your heart!




Syros

Syros is the capital island of Cyclades. It is a cosmopolitan island with great local architecture, beautiful villages and great art scene. Syros island is famous for the local Greek "loukoumi", but this is not the only dessert you will find here. The Syrian Moustalevria and the Halvadopita or Nugat are a must and you need to try them before you leave the island or bette take some with you for your friend. You will find them in good prices and they are the best gifts you can give to your friends back home!




Athens

Loukoumades is a cheap, yet delicious dessert you can find almost everywhere in Athens. This little balls served with honey, or chocolate or syrup are some of the best desserts you can find in Athens. You can also find Loukoumades in other places around Greece. It is the best dessert for kids and they are served hot or cold depending on how you prefer them.



Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is a paradise full of desserts! Thanks to its history as a great crossroad of civilisations and different ethnic groups the local cuisine is reach in taste, variety and aromas.
The first thing you need to try is the local Bougatsa, a pie with fresh cream that is served in a unique way- cut in small pieces- which you find only here.
Trigona Panoramatos is another local dessert that will amaze you with its fresh ingredients and blend of creams.
Tsoureki and Kazan Dipi are also some of the local desserts that you need to try before you go.
Don't be surprised if you find the local desserts served as breakfast at your hotel. It is very common in Thessaloniki. 




Corfu

Corfu has a big variety in sweets and a big influence from the Italian cuisine. The local recipes will surprise you as it is a mixture of Greek and Italian flavours. When it comes to sweets Corfu is a protagonist! You will find a totally unique kind of sweet that is made with the local fruit that grows on the island. Koum Kouat is a fruit turned in a dessert and you find it in many options, as a sweet liquer and as a sweet. Try it and take it back home! It will surely impress your friends back home!




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Where to Stay

Villa in Schinoussa, Greece Grispos Villas Armonia
Grispos Villas Armonia
Schinoussa, 84300 Schinoussa, Greece

Located just 3 minutes walk from Tsigouri beach, in Schinoussa island, Villa Armonia offers accommodation in bright rooms and studios overlooking the Aegean Sea. The distance from Schinoussa town is just 600 metres. The main port of Schinoussa island is at 2 km. The property offers free transfer to/from the port. Schinoussa island can be reached with a ferry boat from Koufonisi and Iraklia islands.

Boutique Hotel in Malia, Greece Sunvillage Malia Boutique Hotel and Suites
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Sunvillage Malia Boutique Hotel and Suites
Emmanouil Tsagkaraki Beach Road, 70007 Malia, Greece

Sunvillage Malia Boutique is located just a 5-minute walk from the popular Malia Beach. Heraklion town and Heraklion Port are approximately a 40-minute drive away. Hraklion Interantional Airport is 32 km away.#

Hotel in Athens, Greece Galaxy Hotel
Galaxy Hotel
39, Posidonos Ave., Alimos, 17455 Athens, Greece

Galaxy Hotel is located in Alimos, a southern suburb of Athens. Piraeus port is just a 15-minute drive away, offering easy access to the Greek islands. Athens city center is 8 km away.


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