Greek Tourism Revenues Show Record Increase in 2017

Greek tourism revenues exceeded €14.6 billion in 2017, showing an increase of 10.8 percent compared to 2016, according to Bank of Greece figures released...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

Much-Awaited Mykonos Documentary Makes TV Debut (video)

A documentary on the cosmopolitan Greek island of Mykonos by filmmaker Nico Mastorakis will be screened on Greek cable TV Cosmote on Monday. “Mykonos, The...

The Beauty of Loutro in Southern Crete (photos)

Loutro (from the Greek "bath") is a small and picturesque fishing village on the southern coast of the Chania Prefecture in the west of...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...

Region of Sfakia: Cretan Roads with a View (photos)

Fans of the Cretan landscape, can comfortably visit the island by renting a car and venturing through the unique and beautiful mountain roads. Those...

5 of the Best Hikes to Conquer In & Around Athens

by Katie Clift* When you think of Athens, you often think of the Acropolis… Parthenon… crowds, spanakopita, olive oil and Greek flags. And I don’t blame...

Controversial BBC Shoot Finally Takes Place at Ancient Greek Site (photos)

Film crews started shooting early Thursday morning at the ancient site of Sounion, south of Athens, recording scenes for the BBC's adaptation of John...

Spectacular Drone Video Captures Greece’s ‘Little Venice’

It may be an exaggeration, but for many locals the town of Aitoliko lying on an island between two lagoons in western Greece is...

Greece’s Ionian Islands to Get First Ferry Link

A new ferry route that will link all the Ionian islands for the first time will be inaugurated on May 1 and run until...

Meet the Warriors Bringing Ancient Greek Warfare Back to Life (photo, video)

Greek history is known worldwide for its tales of immortal gods, heroic warriors and battles like the fall of Troy. One group of modern...

Amazing Greek Cave Art Found to be Over 11,000 Years Old

Archaeologists have discovered in a cave in Crete what is probably the earliest Greek art, dating back to the last Ice Age, according to the Journal...

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