Athens’ Three New Metro Stations to Alleviate Traffic Congestion in City

Three new metro stations opened to the public on Tuesday in the Greek capital. Named after the Piraeus suburbs of Aghia Varvara, Korydallos and Nikea,...

Greek Economy to Contract by 9 Percent in 2020, EU Report Says

The Greek economy is projected to contract by 9.0 percent this year; however, growth projections for 2021 foresee growth of 6.0 percent, the European...

Eight Hurt After Train Hits Terminal Wall North of Athens

At least eight passengers were slightly injured when a suburban train hit a terminal wall at Kifisia, north Athens on Tuesday. According to reports, the...

43 New Coronavirus Cases in Greece; One Confirmed Dead

Greek authorities recently announced on Monday, July 6, that there have been new spikes in cases of Covid-19 coronavirus while the country begins to...

New Tourism Campaign “Destination Greece — Health First” Launched

A new campaign, known as "Destination Greece -- Health First" has just been launched for tourists in Greece as well as prospective travelers amidst the...

Romanian Tourist Tests Positive for Covid-19; Travels 72 Hours Around Crete

A tourist from Romania who tested positive for Covid-19 blatantly disregarded safety protocols after reportedly traveling around the island of Crete for at least...

Athens Area Poised to Get First Skyscrapers at Hellinikon

After breaking ground Friday, signaling the beginning of work for the Hellinikon Project - the largest development and investment project in Greek history - the...

The Legend of the Last Byzantine Emperor, Constantine Palaiologos

On May 29, 1453, the Ottoman army, led by Mehmed the Conqueror, seized Constantinople, putting a violent end to one of the longest-lasting empires...

Early Travelers to Athens Featured in CYA’s Virtual Lecture Series

College Year in Athens (CYA), a study abroad program focusing upon the history and civilization of Greece and the Mediterranean region, is launching a...

Methoni and Koroni, Two Majestic Seaside Castle Towns in Greece

Two Venetian castles, countless pristine sandy beaches, and lush landscapes are only a few of the many attractions of the southwestern tip of the...

Young Greek Teen Wins International Poetry Competition

A young student from Greece recently won a prestigious international poetry prize in a competition between hundreds of youngsters all around the world. Dimosthenis-Dimitrios Despotidis,...

Greece to Open Its Airports to British Tourists on July 15

Greece announced on Monday that it will open its airports to direct flights from the United Kingdom on July 15. In announcing the decision, government...

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