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East Attica Fires Among Deadliest in Europe this Century

The wildfires in the eastern seaside suburbs of Athens that claimed 84 lives so far are among the deadliest in Europe this century, an...

Greek Police Arrest Two Men for Arson in the Peloponnese

Hellenic Police (EL.AS) on Monday arrested two men on arson charges in connection with a series of fires in Ilia, in the Peloponnese, during...

Fires Rage in Ilia, Villages Evacuated, Reborn Forest Burns Again

A fire that broke out on Sunday afternoon in the Ilia prefecture in Peloponnese is burning woodlands near the villages of Rodina and Kostomera, forcing...

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...

Have You Ever Seen the ‘Desert of Greece’? (Video)

Close to Thines Vartholomio in Ilia, the "Desert of Greece" is an oasis like no other you have seen in Greece! You can enjoy a brief fly...

Tornadoes Hit Peloponnese, New Rainstorms Cause Damages in Western Greece

Tornadoes destroyed homes and farms in the Ilia prefecture while rainstorms caused damages in western Greece and the Ionian islands late Thursday night. In Ilia,...

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...

The King of Morocco’s Big Fat Greek Vacation

King Mohammed VI of Morocco and his wife Princess Lalla Salma travelled to Greece and spent about 5 million euros for their 7-day vacation in the Ilia region,...

Greek Man Takes Gold Coins to The Grave

There is a Greek expression that "you cannot take money with you when you die." It usually refers to those who are very stingy in...

Manolada Elects First Migrant Mayor in Greece

A migrant from Syria is to be the new mayor in the municipality of Andravida-Kyllini in Ilia, southwestern Greece, which also includes the area...

Fatally Injured Man Robbed in Ilia

A 30 year-old man, father of two kids, was found yesterday morning in Ilia in Peloponnese, fatally injured after a motorcycle accident. It was...

Dead Baby Found in Trash

The news of a dead baby found in the dump of Lechaina, has shocked the local community  of Ilia in Western Greece. The horrible crime...

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