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Greek churches

The stories behind Greece’s most unique and mysterious churches

Either carved into mountains or built on remote islands, many Greek churches reveal secrets of the past and have numerous mysterious stories to tell. Here are some of the most unique and mysterious Greek churches that have attracted international interest over the years.

All You Wants is Greece

All You Want is Greece (VIDEO)

In front of the spectacular backdrop of the Temple of Poseidon on Cape Sounion, Greece revealed its multimillion euro tourism campaign. “In 2020, tourism won a difficult bet, which is why our…

Aegean Airline's ‘Sunshine Discount’

Aegean Airline launches ‘Sunshine Discount’

Aegean Airlines and Greece’s National Tourism Organization (GNTO) have again joined forces to promote how ‘hot’ Greece is! Dubbed “Sunshine Discount”, the campaign aims to attract last-minute travellers, who this year will…

Greece To Fully Vaccinate Island Residents By June 25 2

Greece To Fully Vaccinate Island Residents By June 25

Greece is aiming to vaccinate all island residents, regardless of population, it emerged on Tuesday, during a meeting of local representatives with Greece’s PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The meeting on Tuesday is meant…

Holland America to Restart Cruise Operations Out of Greece 3

Holland America to Restart Cruise Operations Out of Greece

Holland America Line has announced its return to service and it’s not out of the United States. The carnival-owned cruise line has received approval to restart cruises out of Athens, Greece towards…

Cafes and Restaurants finally open in Greece 4

Cafes and Restaurants finally open in Greece

Cafes and restaurants have finally reopened in Greece on Monday for sit-in service for the first time in nearly six months. The Greek Government begins loosening coronavirus restrictions. Cafes, restaurants, and bars…

Checkpoints open for tourists from certain countries 14

Checkpoints open for tourists from certain countries

The border checkpoints of Nymfaia and Promachonas opened to tourists on Monday following a Joint Ministerial Decision to trial tourist entry into Greece. To enter, tourists must display a negative PCR test…

Lindos

COVID-19 tourism trial ready to start in Rhodes

A total of 189 Dutch tourists that are participating in the pilot programme for the opening of this year’s tourism season, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, will arrive on the island of Rhodes…

Greece lifts quarantine for vaccinated Israeli tourists

Greece lifts quarantine for vaccinated Israeli tourists

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) last week announced that Israeli travellers who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, will not need to quarantine after arriving in Greece. The new rule will be…

souvenir

What is Greece’s top-selling souvenir?

“We all know someone with a fridge full of magnets from far away destinations and novelty mugs in the cupboard from places once visited. And so, we have discovered the most popular (and in some cases peculiar) souvenirs from around the world,” says Club Med. And so, what are the most popular souvenirs bought by tourists in Greece and in countries around the globe?

thermal baths

The most beautiful thermal baths in Greece with therapeutic properties

Over the last decade, thermal baths have become some of the most popular destinations for tourists all over world, who visit them to receive the beneficial properties of their thermal waters, and to escape in the beautiful Greek mountains, caves and forests that surround them. Here are some of the most popular thermal baths in Greece.

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Mykonos

Qatar Airways resumes flights to Mykonos

Qatar Airways on Wednesday announced that it is resuming its service from Doha to Mykonos for the summer season. The airline is planning to operate three flights a week starting May 14,…