Greece, China Agree to Double Number of Flights, Add New Routes

Chinese airliner Juneyao Air Co. will launch direct flights connecting Shanghai to Athens in July, the Greek Tourism Ministry said on Monday. Juneyao and Greece...

Thorikos: The Oldest Known Theater in the World Lies Almost Forgotten

Just north of the ancient mining town of Lavrio, east of Athens, lies an almost-forgotten archaeological site where the oldest known theater in existence...

New Athens Metro Line Given the Go-Ahead

The Council of State, Greece's highest administrative court, on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for Line 4 of the Athens metro, which will start in...

Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece’s Pelion Peninsula

The straits between Greece's south Pelion Peninsula and the island of Skiathos in the Northern Sporades conceal many secrets in their treacherous waters --...

Greek Leper Colony Turned into Airbnb Accommodations for Adventurous Travelers

A series of caves on Crete used from the 18th century to the mid-20th century to quarantine people with leprosy (Hansen's Disease) are now...

The Mystery of the Tidal Phenomenon of Chalkida, Greece

People of Chalkida (or "Halkida") on the Greek island of Evia have a plenitude of reasons to be proud of their historic and beautiful...

How a Shipwreck Transformed a Pristine Beach on Greece’s Zakynthos Island (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed shipwreck in the world. Lying upright on a sandy beach on the northwestern coast of Zakynthos since October...

Travel Company Offers Nine-Day Free Luxury Tour of Greece — For Snapping Photos

A new luxury travel company is offering one lucky person the chance to spend nine days island-hopping in Greece, staying in high-end hotels while...

Cyprus-Greece Ferry Link to be Relaunched in 2020

Cypriot Deputy Minister of Shipping, Natasa Pilides told parliament that a passenger ferry between Cyprus and Greece is expected to begin in May 2020...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of Greece’s Arcadia Region

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in the Peloponnesian district of Arcadia, southern Greece, just three hours by automobile from Athens. The picturesque...

Exploring Greece in Autumn: Ten Charming Villages on the Slopes of Mt. Pelion

Mt. Pelion, located in the southeastern part of Thessaly in central Greece, is dotted with traditional, scenic villages, which nestle along its green slopes...
Ergon House Agora (marketplace) from above, showing part of its vertical herb garden and produce section

Food Tourism in Athens: Exploring Greek Culinary Traditions

Greece is a culinary tourist’s paradise, with a surprising variety of traditional cuisine for such a small country. For visitors who want to start...

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