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Coronavirus Cases in Greece Climb to Double Figures

The second case of coronavirus was recorded in the western Greece city of Patras on Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases throughout...

Coronavirus: Greece Closes Schools, Theaters, Cinemas in Achaea, Zante and Elis

Greek authorities announced on Wednesday evening that emergency preventative measures will be taken in three counties in the West of the country amid Covid19...

Greece’s Ninth Coronavirus Case Hospitalized in Serious Condition in Patras

The first case of coronavirus has been recorded in the western Greece city of Patras on Wednesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases...

Patras Carnival: 14,000 Children in Joyful Parade Bring Message of Hope

Fourteen thousand little carnivalists joined the parade of the Patras Carnival, giving a spectacular show with their colorful, elegant and inventive costumes and chariots. This...

Patra’s 2020 Carnival Kicks off With Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the famous Carnival of the city of Patras took place on Saturday, January 18 in Greece's third-largest city. Patras' Carnival is...

Fire Breaks Out in Western Greece’s Achaea

A relatively large wildfire broke out in Greece's Achaea region, near Patras, in Western Greece on Monday. The fire broke out at approximately 13:35 local...

Driver Loses Control of Bus, Hitting Cars, Motorbikes in Greece’s Patras; No Injuries Reported

A bus driver in the city of Patras, West Greece, lost control of his vehicle, leading to several crashes on Saturday night, but fortunately,...

Thousands Dress Up and Party at Sunday’s Grand Carnival Parade in Patras

Thousands of visitors and residents of the city of Patras are enjoying the sunny weather by dancing and singing at the Grand Carnival parade...

Greek Carnival Reaches Climax with a Hint of Ancient Dionysian Revels

The Carnival season, or “Apokries” in Greek, is slowly coming to an end this weekend, but not without a bang. Greeks across the country...

Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves Between Italy and Greece (video)

Dramatic footage has emerged from a video of a Greek ferry fighting gale-force winds on its way from Venice, Italy to Patras, Greece. Christophoros Skamangas, the captain...

Patras Opens 2019 Carnival Season Despite Heavy Rain

Despite heavy downpours, thousands of people attended the celebrations of the opening ceremony of the world-famous Patras Carnival on Saturday night. The third largest city...

Greek Municipalities Sue Over Privatization of Archaeological Sites

Five Greek municipalities and the Hellenic Archaeologists Association have appealed to the Greek Council of State, the country's highest administrative court, calling for the...

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