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Vikos Gorge: Greece’s Grand Canyon (video)

It is known as "Greece's Grand Canyon," and its dizzying cliffs are a wonder of the natural world in Greece. Although in depth it...

Pindos Wild Orchids at Risk of Extinction from Illegal Harvesting

Overharvesting, in response to skyrocketing demand in Turkey and elsewhere, is placing the endemic wild orchid population in Pindos mountains of northwestern Greece at...

The Unparalleled Natural Beauty of Greece’s Epirus in a Stunning Video

Zagorohoria, Metsovo, Tzoumerka, Drakolimni, Parga, Sivota, Bella Vraka, Acherontas estuary, Konitsa. Places of fantastic natural beauty, some of them so diverse that Epirus could...

Epirus Trail to Boost Hiking Tourism in Greece

Epirus Trail; that boasts an initial length of 370 km, is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain...

The ‘Oldest Living Inhabitant’ in Europe Is… a Greek Tree!

Scientists have discovered the pinus heldreichii, a Bosnian pine tree, at the Pindos mountain range of northern Greece that is more than a millenium...

Ruins of Ancient Greek City Found on Mount Pindos

Archaeologists were stunned to find the ruins of an unknown ancient city which dates back to the 4th century BC, at an altitude of...

The October 28, 1940 ‘OXI’: Brave Words by Brave Men

Few great moments of Greece's history are so well documented as the defiant "OXI" Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas told the Italian Ambassador in Athens...

Bear Population in Greece Has Increased, Study Finds

A study conducted by ARKTOUROS, a Greek wildlife conservation organization, between 2007 and 2010 found that the number of bears in Greece has increased. "At this...

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