Sky Express to launch Volos-Iraklio flights

Greek air carrier Sky Express will as of Tuesday, June 15 offer a new and highly promising flight service connecting two major urban centers of Greece, Volos in Thessaly and Iraklio on Crete. Under the slogan “One flight – countless choices on Crete and in Central Greece!!!” the new air route was inaugurated at Volos…

World Famous Samaria gorge opens to public

The famous Samaria Gorge in southwestern Crete will reopen for visitors from 7 a.m. on Saturday. Trekkers entering the 16-km-long gorge, which stretches from Xyloskalo to Aghia Roumeli, will have to wear face masks and follow the health protocols presented at the entrance. “The Samaria Gorge is a unique natural ecosystem of great beauty, and…

Greece Travel Guide 2021

Current and up to date information for traveling to and within Greece. Air & International Travel All passengers traveling on international flights to Greece are required to fill in and electronically submit the compulsory Passenger Locator Form (PLF) not later than the previous day before entering the country. Travelers will receive a confirmation e-mail upon…

Greece allows travellers with any vaccine to visit

Greece new rules All vaccines, even if the European Medicines Agency has not approved them, will be accepted by Greece for entry into the country, according to the member of the health committee instructing the government on the pandemic. More precisely, speaking during a regular briefing of reporters, Vana Papaevangelou said the decision was taken…

New flight links central Greece with Crete from June 15

A new and highly promising flight service connecting two major urban centres of Greece, the city of Volos in central Greece and the city of Heraklion on Crete, will be launched in a few days, on June 15. The new air route was presented at the Volos state airport at Nea Anchialos by the president…

Armenaki Santorini named one of the “hottest new hotels in the world”

Is anyone else having travel dreams? As the world slowly starts to emerge from lockdown, it’s time to start dreaming up some plans. And just in time, the 2021 Travellers’ Choice Awards have revealed the top 25 hottest new hotels in the world. The list was determined with an algorithm analysing non-large chain hotels that opened July…

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 Lixouri, the second largest village of Kefalonia, you will find Xi. This beach immediately stands out with its special, natural beauty and orange/red…

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 Athens and five key Romanian cities, via Bucharest Otopeni: Cluj Napoca, Iasi, Oradea, Suceava, Timisoara,” the carrier said. For the first time in…

Thessaloniki becomes Greece’s first city to implement the ColorADD code system

Thessaloniki is implementing the ColorADD code system to enable those whose ability to see colour or differences in colour is decreased, to have a better experience when visiting the second capital of Greece. The system will be initially used to make the Thessaloniki Tourism Organisation‘s information material available to colourblind people. This will include city maps, digital tools…