25 of the best beaches in Europe

Picking the best beaches in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France, Greece and Croatia, with a place to stay and eat in each

Greek gift: Athens’ new cultural centre

This stunning park, garden and culture hub, funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and designed by Renzo Piano, will, controversially, be handed over to the state at the end of 2017

Going to Greece: a guide to the country, its islands and the best deals

Despite the economic storm, the sun is still shining in Greece, and the tavernas, beaches, ancient sites and vineyards are open for business. The country needs your help – so get a fistful of euros and go and have a good time with the help of this in-depth guide to the best deals, hotels, food and wine

Hiking, rafting and relaxing in Greece’s Zagori wilderness

The Zagori region in north west Greece is little known among visitors heading to Athens and the islands. But amid its mountains, canyons and ancient villages are superb hiking trails, delicious local fare and top places to stay

Holidaymakers warned to take plenty of cash to Greece

Fears that Greek banks and ATMs may shut prompt warnings from travel advisers – common sense really.