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Athens: Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2021

Athens is named on the Best Places of the World 2021 List, a list created by Time Magazine to “shine a light on ingenuity, creativity, revitalization and re-openings in destinations across the world.”

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Alonissos Marine Park: The Largest Reserve of its Kind in the World

With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.

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Top 5 Diving Destinations in Greece

Dive in! Your underwater journey starts here as we bring you our top 5 diving destinations that make Greece a “must” destination for diving enthusiasts around the globe.

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Private Islands for Sale in Greece Right Now

If you’re in the market to buy your own personal private island playground in Greece, here is a list of some that are available for sale right now.

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Greece’s Top 10 beaches for 2021

Greece’s Top 10 beaches for 2021 If you are allowed to head to Greece this summer and are looking for some stunning beaches, the team from Greek City Times has worked hard…

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An Insider’s Guide to Sounio  

  Only around 50 minutes drive from Athens during a traffic-free hour, Sounio, at Attika’s southernmost tip, makes for a perfect day trip. You can easily head there in the morning to…

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Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell at First Greek Flag exhibition

Hollywood stars Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell were among those who attended the exhibition launch of the history of the first Greek flag on the island of Skiathos held at the Holy…

The magical beach with orange sand in Kefalonia

The magical beach with orange sand in Kefalonia

Myrtos may be the most famous beach in Kefalonia, however there is another beach, unknown, which also impresses and surprises. Do you know which beach we are talking about? Eight kilometres from…

Blue Air operates 17 weekly flights to 5 Greek destinations

Blue Air operates 17 weekly flights to 5 Greek destinations

Blue Air is now operating 17 weekly flights from Bucharest to Athens, Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes and Zakynthos. “Blue Air is connecting Greece with all regions in Romania through five one-stop services between…

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State Department eases travel warning to Greece

The U.S. State Department has eased travel warnings for many countries, among them Greece, which is now “reconsider travel” from previous category 4 “do not travel,” according to ERT’s correspondent in Washington…

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Pyrgi, the “painted village” in Chios

Pyrgi is a picturesque medieval village on the island of Chios, known as the “painted village” thanks to the unique facade of the stone houses, which mostly consist of stunning grey and…

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EEA says 97% of Greece’s swimming water is “excellent”

97.1% of Greece’s swimming waters are classified as “excellent” in the European Environmental Agency’s 2020 Bathing Water report, which was released on Tuesday. The report also mentioned that 83% of coastal and…