Avalanche Kills Snowboarder in Greece

A 33-year-old man from Athens, has died after being swept up in an avalanche in a closed ski resort. The man; who was with his friends at the...

Data Show Greece Becoming a Year-Round Destination

Tourist arrivals in Greece continued their upward trend in November, showing that Greece is becoming a year-round destination, according to a monthly report by...
Greece, a nation closely related to the sea since Ancient times

Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

  To Karavaki The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in the...

Greeks Exhaust Travel Packages for Christmas Holidays in Europe

Greek tour operators have "sold out" every available travel package for European destinations for the Christmas, New Year's Eve and Epiphany holidays, President of...

Plaka Bridge Restoration Expected to Start in Summer

The works for the restoration of the historic Plaka bridge in Ipiros, are expected to start in the summer, according to the committee responsible...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover...

Mountain Trail in Northern Greece Races to Promote Sports Tourism

Many people want to reach the top, but only a few enjoy the route on the way up and that is the best part,...
Cretan boots for adults and for kids. These boots are part of the Cretan men traditional costume.

The Last Bootmakers of Crete (photos)

  The Greek island of Crete has undergone recurrent conquests and occupations over the centuries. Other than the best-known civilizations ruling the island, such as...
On December 15 the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleftherios, and that day is also the only day during the year wheve it is possible to visit Fortress of Intzedin, in Crete. Inside the fortress there is a small church built in honour to the saint.

The Church in Crete Which Can Only be Visited Once a Year

  On December 15, the Greek Orthodox faith celebrates Agios Eleutherios, and it is also the only day of the year when people can visit the Fortress...

Ten Ancient Sites to See in Athens

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one the most trendy cities...

Greek Woman Caught Kicking Young Girl Sentenced

The photograph of a middle-aged woman kicking a young Roma girl playing the accordion on the foothills of the Acropolis, made headlines in Greece...
The capital of Crete, Heraklion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to Euromonitor (photo Gabi Ancarola)

Europe’s Top City Destination is Greek

  The capital of Crete, Herakleion, has recently surprised the travel community by being announced as Europe’s fastest growing tourism destination for 2017. According to...

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