Revenues at Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Continues to Rise

The number of visitors to Greek museums recorded an increase of 2.5 percent and there was a 12.3 percent rise in visits to the country's many archaeological...

Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The...

Several New Luxury Hotels to Open in Athens During 2020

Several new luxury hotels are scheduled to open their doors this year in Athens, as the Greek capital is clearly basking in the new...

Athens International Airport Smashes Another Passenger Traffic Record for 2019

2019 was yet another record-breaking year for the Greek capital's international airport in regard to the increase in passenger traffic numbers over the previous...

Kaimaktsalan: Northern Greece’s Winter Mykonos (videos)

Palaios Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village at the foot of Mount Vorras or Kaimaktsalan, on the Piperitsa summit, next to Lake...

The City of Florina: Northern Greece’s Hidden Winter Fairyland

Florina is Greece's northwesternmost city, with a population of approximately 20,000 people who live in the town itself and 15,000 more in its...

Data Shows More Tourists Came to Greece in 2019 But Stayed for Fewer Days

The Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) published new data on Friday regarding the number of tourists who visited Greece between January and September of...

Trikala’s ”Mill of Elves” Expects to Welcome More than a Million Visitors this Christmas

Greece, of course, is not especially well-known for its Christmas attractions, right? Well, that may have been true in the past. But this year, the city...

Greece Vows to Tighten Controls on Santorini Donkey Rides

The Greek government has promised to tighten already-existing controls regarding the use of the donkeys for tourist rides on the island of Santorini following...

More Than 130,000 Travelers Explore Crete’s Samaria Gorge Every Year

Samaria Gorge, on the Greek island of Crete, is one of the main reasons why foreign visitors choose Crete as a holiday destination, according...

Greece Voted Best Beach Holiday Destination for 2019 by Russian National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Greece came first recently on the list of the best beach holiday destinations for 2019 in a vote of Russia's National Geographic Traveler magazine...

Vikos Gorge: Greece’s Grand Canyon (video)

It is known as "Greece's Grand Canyon," and its dizzying cliffs are a wonder of the natural world in Greece. Although in depth it...

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