Great Marathons Around the World

This year's Marathon in Greece had a new name: "Athens Marathon. The Authentic." After all, the race got its name after Athenian warrior Feidippides...

Train Connection Between Athens and Thessaloniki Disrupted

The train route connecting Greece’s capital Athens to the Northern Port city of Thessaloniki was disrupted today, after a train derailed at the Lilaia...

Greece, Gays’ Most Desired Holiday Destination

Greece and Athens are at the top of the LGBT community's list as a choice holiday destination, GTP website reports quoting the results of...

Ferry Sector Suffers from Rising Costs and Flagging Demands

Coastal shipping in Greece is in danger as companies face serious financial problems in recent years, according to a survey by the Foundation for...

Antirrio-Ioannina in Less Than 100 Minutes

Motorway 5 or 'Ionia Odos' that connects Antirrio to Mesologgi, Agrinio, Amphilohia, Arta and Ioannina in western Greece, is a long anticipated roadworks underway...

UNWTO Commends Greece on Record Tourist Arrivals

The strength of the tourism sector in Greece is the result of a robust tourism policy, of the implementation of competitive measures and of...

Record Exchange of Tourists Between Greece and Turkey

  According to figures by the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry, 631,344 Greeks have visited Turkey so far this year, showing the largest growth rate...

Savoring Life of the Arcadian Land

Father of medicine Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine” more than 2,400 years ago. One’s immune system needs natural food to produce internal...

‘Mediterranea’ Leaves Athens After Month-long Stay

An Italian scientific and cultural expedition, the ''Mediterranea Project," has just left Athens after spending a month docked at Piraeus docks. Participants in the expedition...

Seaplanes Gearing up for Amphipolis Tourist Market

The Port Authority of Amphipolis is considering allowing seaplane bases to operate in its quaint harbor, new reports emerge. The announcement follows a spark in...

Greek Island Missing Out on Tourism Boom

AP - What's not to like about this island, with its cobbled streets, traditional stone-built houses, affordable fresh fish, and a quiet 15-minute boat...

Hydra: The Cosmopolitan Greek Island Where No Cars Are Allowed

Hydra is one of the most picturesque Greek islands. It is located very close to Athens, just off the coast of Peloponnese in the Aegean Sea,...

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