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Vitina: Arcadia’s Beautiful Mountain Resort Surrounded by Forests

Vitina is a famous mountain holiday resort built on the slopes of Mount Mainalo in Greece's Arcadia surrounded by fir forests and beautiful natural...

Dr. Costas Vlassis Named New Greek Diaspora Minister

The important post of Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for Worldwide Hellenism and the Greek Diaspora is now held by Arcadia MP Dr. Costas Vlassis....

Greek Coffee Shop With No Staff Serves up a Side of History (video)

Greece's Peloponnesian countryside is truly mesmerizing in its beauty and diversity. It varies from gorgeous wild, craggy mountains to long sandy beaches and crystal-clear...

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...

The Parthenon of the Peloponnese Towers Over Mountains of Arcadia (video)

They call it the "Parthenon of the Peloponnese." The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within...

10 Reasons to Visit the Peloponnese Region of Greece This Summer

Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for...

Hot-Air Balloons: A Unique Greek Easter Spectacle (video)

A spectacular tradition that Greeks have adopted for Easter is sending glowing hot-air balloons into the night sky in celebration of Easter celebrating “Christos Anesti” (Christ...

On the Road in Greece: Comedy in Tripoli, Arcadia

Educators are dedicated and serious on improving the quality of life in Greece. It is not a job to them. It is a ministry....

University of California Praises Medicinal Qualities of Arcadian Olive

Olive oil from the villages of mountainous Olympia, at the Peloponnese, comes from a special brand of olive known as Horaitiki and has a...

Historic Shop in Arcadia is Two Centuries Old; Considered Oldest Shop in Greece

Konstantinos (Kostas) Kanakis, along with his wife Calliope, are the owners of a historic shop situated on the main road of Leonidio in Arcadia,...
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Film-Documentary ‘Hail Arcadia’ Premieres in Athens and Thessaloniki Oct. 15

The film-documentary "Hail Arcadia"  will be coming to Athens and Thessaloniki theatres on October 15th. "Hail Arcadia" previously had a successful premiere at the 18th Annual...

Ancient Elephant Skeleton Found in Arcadia, Greece

The Ephoreia of Palaeoanthropology-Speleology of southern Greece along with the University of Tübingen discovered an ancient elephant skeleton in the area of Arcadia, with preliminary estimations...

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