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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!
Honey pie


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!
Loukoumi


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.
Loukoumades


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. 

Bougatsa


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

Hotel in Rhodes, Greece Congo Hotel
Congo Hotel
Tiliakou 145, Rhodes Town, 85100 Rhodes, Greece

Congo Hotel is located in Rhodes town, only a 5-minute walk from Zephyros beach. Rhodes Port is an 8-minute drive away. Rhodes International Airport is 15.7 km away.

Hotel & Appartment in Kythira, Greece Romantica Hotel Apartments
Romantica Hotel Apartments
Agia Pelagia, 80200 Kythira, Greece

Romantica Hotel Apartments is located in Agia Pelagia, just a 4-minute walk from the sandy beach. Diakofti Port is 27 km away. Kythira National Airport is 16.5 km away. #

Hotel in Athens, Greece Galini Palace
7.9 10
Galini Palace
95, K.Karamanlis Str., Voula, 16673 Athens, Greece

Located in Voula, on the Athenian Riviera, Galani Palace is just a 6-minute walk from the beach. It is 21 km away from Athens International Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" and 20 km away from Piraeus Port. Athens city centre is 16 km away.


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