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The Forgotten Tragedy of 4,100 Italian Prisoners Who Drowned off Athens

This Sunday, Greece will honor the memory of the 4,100 Italian prisoners of war who perished in the Saronic Gulf in 1944 while aboard...

Jet Ski Athletes Offer Wild Spectacle in Greece’s Saronic and Corinth Gulfs

The Hellenic Jet Sports Boating Association, in cooperation with the global association called ''Jet Raid,'' kicked off a completely new type of sporting competition...

Where History Meets Leisure on Aegina Island, Athens’ Closest Escape

The island of Aegina, only seventeen miles from the Greek capital of Athens, is a gem of the Saronic Gulf which enchants visitors with...

Greek Beaches Clear of 2017 Saronic Oil Spill, Tests Show

Tests have revealed that the waters of Greece's Saronic Gulf are free of pollutants following last year's Agia Zoni II oil spill, local authorities...

Exploring Greece’s Saronic Islands: Salamina

Salamina (or Salami) is the largest island in the Saronic Gulf, the closest one to Athens, and is endowed with impressive natural beauty, a magnificent...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...
Coastline (Courtesy of Sarokinos Municipality).

Greek Municipality Releases Amazing ‘Great Escape’ Video

Saronikos, one of the most historic municipalities of Attica, has just released a new tourism video, promoting the area as the true Athens city...

Sunken Tanker ‘Agia Zoni II’ Raised from Aegean Seabed (photos)

An operation to raise the sunken tanker "Agia Zoni II" - responsible for the oil spill that polluted large stretches of the coastline in...

Victims of Agia Zoni II Oil Spill Can Now Receive Compensation

Those who suffered losses due to the pollution caused by the sinking of the Agia Zoni II oil tanker off the coast of Salamis...

Greek Navy Frigate Detached from Shallow Waters in Saronic Gulf (video)

The Greek Navy managed to detach the frigate "Kanaris" from shallow waters where it ran aground on Thursday, near the islet Atalanti, in the...

Greek Navy Frigate Runs Aground Near Psyttaleia Island

The Greek Navy Frigate Kanaris ran aground near Psyttaleia island in the Saronic Gulf early in the morning on Thursday; no injuries or serious...

Parts of the Athens Riviera Reopened After Oil Pollution Disaster

The Greek government has announced that a large section of the Athens Riviera has been cleaned and returned to public use following the oil...

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