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Hydra & Spetses

Hydra & Spetses Vacation Packages by TrueTrips

Of all the islands in the Argo-Saronic Gulf, Hydra and Spetses are easily the most elegant and they have been attracting international jet-setters looking for a quite enclave for generations. The islands’ long and proud naval tradition enriched their inhabitants in centuries past, and today Hydra and Spetses are studded with stunning aristocratic mansions and stone-built villas whose grandeur is further enhanced by the complete lack of cars on both islands. There is also plenty of history to uncover here as both islands played a crucial part in the naval battles of the the Greek War of Independence and where home to some of the revolution’s greatest heroes. Add to this some gorgeous beaches with crystal clear waters where you can cool off during the hot summer months and it becomes easy to see why Hydra and Spetses are firm favorites amongst in-the-know international travelers looking for a sophisticated and unspoiled version of the Greek island experience.