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Choosy Migrants Turn Down Free Accommodations at Greek Monastery (video)

A group of migrants on Thursday refused free accommodations in a monastery in western Greece which had been offered to them by the authorities...

Greek Monastery Set to Become Refugee Camp

An abandoned monastery in Western Greece is about to become an accommodation facility for refugees from Syria, local media reported on Wednesday. The monastery is...

Extensive Damage As Storm “Penelope” Sweeps Greece

The isle of Corfu, Karpenisi, Agrinio, Tripoli and Nafpaktos and many other areas in western and central Greece suffered severe damage this week from...

Wildfire Threatens Villages in Western Peloponnese (video)

According to the Greek fire brigade, a fire burst on Friday morning around the area of Spiantza, near the city of Pyrgos in Peloponnese's...

Magnitude 5.2 Earthquake Hits Greece’s Western Peloponnese

An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale shook parts of Messinia and Ilia regions in western Peloponnese, at around 13:20 p.m. local time...

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...

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