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Traveling to Greece: All You Need to Know in the Coronavirus Era

Editor's Note: Some of the guidelines on who and when can travel to Greece have been changed and are described in detail here: Greece...

Why We Moved to Greece

By Stephanie Trott* Part of me wishes I was Greek. Nothing excites me more, than the thought that one day I’ll be able to speak...

Greece Will Open to Tourists on July 1; No Prior Covid-19 Test Required

Greece will allow international flights to return to its tourist destinations beginning on July 1, the country's prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced in a...
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Acropolis Reopens, Along With 200 Other Greek Archaeological Sites

A lone tourist was among the first to enter the archaeological site on the Acropolis on Monday, as authorities opened up more than 200...

Summer 2020: The Death of the American Tourist in Greece?

The news, it seems, is rather bleak at this point for Americans planning to spend their holidays in Greece and the rest of Europe...

EU Releases Hotel Guidelines: How Your Greek Holiday Will Look Like

The European Commission agreed on Wednesday to advise member states to open their borders to countries with similar coronavirus risk profiles under a plan...

EU Says Time to Reboot Tourism by Gradually Opening Borders

The European Commission on Wednesday advised member states to open their borders to countries with similar coronavirus risk profiles under a plan to bolster...

The Handshake: Ancient Greek Gesture May Fade Away in Post-Coronavirus Era

Out of all the gestures of greeting used today around the globe, the handshake is the most widely used. The first nearly-universal way of...

Athens “Great Walk” Promises to Transform Greek Capital’s Historic Center

The Athens City Council is developing plans for a major overhaul of the historic center of the Greek capital by allowing people more space...

Greek Diaspora Struggles to Maintain Ties to Homeland in Coronavirus Times

By Sean Mathews As the coronavirus drags on and lockdown fatigue increases, Dino Gerousis says he has found himself dreaming of the small fishing villages...

When and How Will Tourists be Able to Travel to the Greek Islands?

The government plan for opening up travel to the islands from mainland Greece will take place in three stages and will be completed on...

Tourists Visiting Greece This Summer Must Test Negative for Coronavirus

The Greek Minister of Tourism said on Thursday that all tourists planning to visit Greece this summer, after the season begins on July 1,...

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