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538 Passengers Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out on Igoumenitsa-Venice Ferry

A fire broke out onboard a ferry that had initiated its trip from Greece's Igoumenitsa to Venice in Italy. The fire broke out at the...

Greek Town Receives Top EU Mobility Award

The port of Igoumenitsa in Epirus, northwestern Greece, is mostly known as a gateway to the nearby cosmopolitan island of Corfu or Italy across...

One Dead as Heavy Storms Hit Parts of Epirus and Corfu (video)

One person died and extensive damage was caused by the heavy storms that hit parts of north-western Greece on Saturday. In Corfu a 55-year old...

Four Greek Nationals Arrested in International Drug Bust Operation

Greek and German police arrested four Greek nationals suspected of being members of an international gang trafficking large quantities of cannabis worth about 265,000...

Greek National Highway on Sale for €100 Million

Egnatia Odos, one of Greece's longest and newest national highways, is to be sold for 100 million euros, when its construction cost was 6.5...

Strong Winds and Snow Disrupt Greece Again, One Dead From Uprooted Tree Fall [Video]

One death and two injuries have been recorded in Greece due to deteriorating weather conditions in the eastern island of Lesvos when their car...

Illegal Migrants Board Ships to Italy Without Tickets

The tragic Norman Atlantic incident has surfaced the major issue of illegal migrants who board ferries in Patras and Igoumenitsa, Greece, in order to...

Burning Ferry Off Greece: 10 Dead, Fears for Dozens Missing [Video]

The number of deaths resulting from the burning ferry-boat "Norman Atlantic" has increased to ten according to the latest information emerging from the Italian...

25 Illegal Immigrants Found at Igoumenitsa Port

A truck carrying 25 illegal immigrants was found at Igoumenitsa port. The truck was heading to Italy, leading authorities to believe that Greece was the transition point...

Cyclists Send Message Touring the Adriatic

Two cyclists from Igoumenitsa got an early morning start on April 10, to symbolically tour the Adriatic by bicycle. Christos Christou and Giorgos Himonas,...

4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Corfu and Igoumenitsa

Αn earthquake was felt at about 8am on Sunday on the island of Corfu and nearby port-city Igoumenitsa. Geology Professor Efthymios Lekkas told private channel...

Destination Nowhere: Igoumenitsa

Igoumenitsa was the first stop on our journey to explore Greece’s migration situation. The town has become a hotspot for migrants, who have set-up camps on the mountainside next to the port.

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