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Heraklion, Crete to Offer Free Tours to Every Visitor

The authorities of Heraklion, the capital city of Crete, announced recently that their municipality will soon be offering free tours to all its visitors. The...

Greek Navy Systematically Recording Country’s Most Iconic Shipwrecks

The first phase of a project to investigate and record the current state of historic Naval shipwrecks in Greece has recently been completed, according...

Epiphany: From Thrace to Cyprus, Greeks Celebrate the Blessing of the Waters

The Christian feast of the Epiphany was commemorated across Greece, Cyprus and all the world's Greek Orthodox communities on Monday, January 6th, with particular...

”Karavaki,” The Old Greek Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

Christmas is linked all around the world to the ancient tradition of decorating a Christmas tree with countless ornaments and beautiful lights. However, an...

Successful Greek Fisherman in Iceland Longs to Return to his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his...

Impressive Scenes as Waterspout Touches Down on Chios Island (video)

A sea tornado, or waterspout, was spotted in the early hours of Friday morning off the coast of Chios Island in Greece. The spectacular scene...

Greek Oil Tanker Attacked By Pirates in Togo; Four Crew Members Kidnapped

According to an official statement issued by the Navy of Togo, a Greek oil tanker was attacked by pirates off the shores of the...

Fishermen Save Woman Who Was Lost For 12 Hours in the Sea off Crete...

Two Cretan fishermen managed to save an 18-year old woman who was fighting to survive for more than twelve hours in the sea in...

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Most Ancient Underwater City (video)

Pavlopetri (or "Paulopetri") is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the southern Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of...

Mother and Son Drown Inside Car Discovered at the Bottom of the Sea off...

Greek authorities have discovered two bodies inside a car which had sunk to the bottom of the sea off Neos Molos, in Drapetsona, Greece. The...

Archaeologists To Resume Survey of Famous Antikythera Shipwreck

The underwater archaeological survey at the Antikythera shipwreck site, which has been suspended since 2017, will resume in the near future, according to an...

Will Santorini’s Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime? Scientists Search for Answers

One of the most common questions people ask about the idyllic Greek island of Santorini is whether its active volcano is expected to erupt...

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