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State of Emergency Declared in Halkida, Greece After Flooding

Greek authorities have declared a state of emergency on Wednesday in the town of Halkida on Evia after extensive flooding forced residents to evacuate...

Ancient Quarries Discovered at Wind Turbine Sites on Evia

Three ancient quarries for the mining of Karystos shale marble were discovered this week, according to an announcement from the Greek Ministry of Culture...

Magnificent Fabric From Greek “Dark Ages” on Display in Athens

Athenians and tourists alike will get a rare chance to observe up close a magnificent piece of fabric discovered at the archaeological site of...

Remembering the “Greek Titanic”, the Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History

The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer "Himara" on January 19, 1947 near South Evia, with a loss of at least 383 people, has...

When Princess Diana Flew to Greece For Her “Dear Friend” (video)

On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales, made a surprise trip to the Greek island of Evia to pay last respects to...

Majestic Scenes of Greek Seashore Covered in Snow

Snow laid a beautiful blanket of white along the Chalkida seashore on the island of Evia on Tuesday, as the cold front named "Telemachos"...

Top Greek Travel Destinations Russians Visited in Greece in 2018

According to data derived from Russia's Vestnik ATOP Association of Tour Operators, which works closely with Greece’s Tourism Organization in Moscow, Russian tourists who...

Impressive 1940s-Styled ‘OXI Day’ Parade in Evia’s Karystos (video)

The town of Karystos in Greece’s Evia celebrated 'OXI Day'' in its own special way on Sunday morning, October 28. The good weather allowed for...

Body of ‘Zorba’ Cyclone Victim Found

The body of a 58 year-old woman who was missing since September 29, when the Mediterranean cyclone 'Zorba' hit the central and southern parts...

Cyclone Zorba: Video Emerges of the Dramatic Rescue of Missing Person in Evia (video)

The 27-year-old man who was missing after his car was carried away by fast-flowing waters on Greece's Evia after the island was severely hit by...

Greek Floods: Missing Person in Evia Found Alive and Well

Greek emergency services have located one of the three people missing persons in the area of Mantoudi, on the island of Evia, following the...

Cyclone Leaves Disastrous Marks in Central Greece, 3 Missing (video)

The destructive Cyclone "Zorba" that hit Greece on Saturday left its disastrous marks in central Greece and Evia, causing floods and serious damages to...

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