German Tourists in Ancient Greek Clothing Banned from the Acropolis

A group of German tourists wearing ancient Greek clothing are alleging that they were recently banned from entering the Athens' Acropolis because they were...

Greece’s Unique Guitar-Shaped Islet Loved by the Beatles (video)

Agia Triada (Saint Trinity) is a small islet just opposite Evia's town of Eretria, in central Greece, and its natural beauty, along with its...

Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire...

Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air...

Greek Holiday Resort Turns Into a Swingers Paradise (video)

Hundreds of daring couples from all over the world have descended onto a holiday resort in Crete for what promises to be a six-day...

Greek Parliament Approves Construction of New International Airport on Crete

Legislation ratifying a concessions contract for the new international airport at Kastelli, on Crete, was approved in principle by a wide majority in the...

Syros Airport and Port Upgrades Bring Cycladic Tourism to Next Level

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades islands archipelago, is focusing on the tourist industry and is taking positive action to increase visitation to the...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper,...

Breathtaking Ruins Of Mystras Mark Center of Byzantine Power in Greece

Mystras, known as the "wonder of the Morea," which lies in the southeastern Peloponnesian Peninsula, was once the center of Byzantine power in southern...

Mass Eastertime Exodus of Athenians Begins

Athenians have begun to deserting the Greek capital as they head to their families' ancestral villages and holiday destinations for the annual Easter break. The...

Ultra-luxurious Cruise Ship Sails in the Aegean

  One of the most beautiful and glamorous medium-sized cruise ships in the world, the French-flagged "Le Bougainville," on Wednesday docked at the port of...

Greek Airports See Nine Percent Rise in Passenger Traffic in First Quarter of 2019

Greek airports recorded a total of nine percent more passenger traffic during the first three months of this year so far, compared to the...

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