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Gavdos, an Island at the End of the Continent

Described by Homer as the place where Odysseus shipwrecked on his way back from Troy, Gavdos is a remote island located 45 km (28 miles)...

Calypso’s Paradise: Gavdos, the Southernmost Greek Island (video)

Gavdos is the southernmost Greek island, located to the south of its much larger neighbor, Crete. Called Ogygia during ancient times, is also known as...

Coast Guard Locates Refugee Sailboat in Distress South of Gavdos

The Greek coast guard located south of the island of Gavdos a sailboat with refugees and migrants which they believe is the one that...

Greek Island of Gavdos Taking a Stand Against Narco-Tourism

Residents of Gavdos, the southernmost Greek island, make it clear that they are not going to let their island succumb to narco-tourism. The municipality and...

Strong 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Crete

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted the Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete, in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the United States...

Hydrocarbon Exploration; Energy Giants to Bid for Greek Maritime Area

Multinational energy giants ExxonMobil and Total, in cooperation with Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE), will bid for 20,000 square kilometers of sea stretching from south of...

4.3 Richter Quake Near the Southernmost Greek Island of Gavdos

An earthquake registering 4.3 on the Richter scale took place in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The quake took place at 2:19 a.m. with its...

About 200 Migrants Found off Chania Transferred to Land

A ship with about 200 irregular migrants on board which was located earlier on Tuesday off the coast of Chania in Crete, Greece, was...

Turkish News Website: 156 Greek Islands Belong to Turkey

Not 16, but 156 Turkish islands and islets in the Aegean Sea are occupied by Greece, said a Turkish news website odatv.com report. The report...

Undocumented Migrants on Gavdos, South of Crete, Total 140 [Video]

The number of undocumented migrants located on Thursday on various parts of the small island of Gavdos, south of Crete, Greece , is 140,...
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Greek F-16 Crashes South of Crete

A Hellenic Air Force F-16 jet crashed off the southern coast of Crete in southern Greece earlier today due to mechanical failure during a...

The Exotic Islets of Crete

The Greek island of Crete is surrounded by more than one hundred small and larger islets, with the majority of them located near the municipality...

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