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The Awe-Inspiring Natural Landscape of Greece’s Zagori

Zagorochoria is a region and a municipality in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, in northwestern Greece just northeast of Ioannina. It is an awe-inspiring natural...

Greek Child Piano Prodigy Stelios Kerasidis Releases Modern Version of Famous Greek Folk Song

Stelios Kerasidis, a seven-year-old Greek piano prodigy and composer, has brought a traditional Greek folk song from the region of Epirus into the modern...

Ancient Greek Theaters Honored in New Postage Stamp Series

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed a new series of commemorative stamps which showcase both the famous and the lesser-known ancient Greek theaters in...

Greece Restores Historic Epirus Stone Bridge to its Former Glory

The Plaka Bridge in Epirus, the largest single-arched span in all of Europe, which had collapsed due to heavy rain more than five years...

Greece to Propose Epirus’ Zagori Villages as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Greek Culture Ministry announced recently that it intends to officially propose the traditional villages in Epirus’ Zagori district in northwestern Greece as a...

Low Temperatures Cause Rivers in Epirus, Greece to Freeze Solid

The extremely low temperatures which have prevailed in large parts of Greece over the last several days have caused not only traffic disruptions and...

Town of Paramythia in Epirus Bakes Greece’s Largest Melomakarono

The town of Paramythia in Greece's Epirus region prepared and baked the largest melomakarono in Greece and probably in the entire world this weekend. Melomakarono...

Thick Blanket of Snow Covers Mountains of Northern Greece

Most of the ski resorts and villages in northern Greece's mountainous regions woke up on Wednesday under a thick white blanket of fresh snow. Ski...

Restoration of Historic Bridge of Plaka in Epirus Almost Finished (Video)

The restoration of the historic bridge of Plaka, in northwestern Greece, which had collapsed due to heavy rain in 2015 is now almost finished. On...

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...

2019 Set to Be Best Wine Production Year in a Decade for Northern Greece

Experts recently announced that 2019 will be one of the best -- if not the best -- year in a decade in terms of...

Missing British Tourist Found Dead in Greece’s Epirus Region

A search-and-rescue team on Wednesday located the dead body of a 26-year-old British man who had been missing since last Sunday, when he went...

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