Tag: Epirus

Zagori Lakes of Drakolimni

Discovering Zagori: a mountainous expanse of stunning beauty

Greece is a world of hidden gems, one of which is Zagori – a mountainous expanse of stunning beauty in the Pindus mountain range and a must see destination for lovers of nature, trekking and authentic Greek culture.

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Chameria Association accuses Greece of a genocide

The Chameria Association of Albania and many other organisations, have accused Greece of a genocide and called for a return of their property and free movement in Greece. Cham Albanians are one…

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See the new vehicles of the Hellenic Police

The Hellenic Police welcomed 70 new vehicles to their fleet. The cars are already painted in its colours and have been delivered to the specific regions, reported News Auto. These vehicles were…

coronavirus

Curfew violations continue to rise in Greece

Greek authorities reported 1,916 violations of the curfew restrictions on Wednesday, imposed to stop the spread of coronavirus throughout Greece. The majority were recorded in the region of Attica (824), on the…

LIBERATION OF IOANNINA

Celebrating the Liberation of Ioannina

Ioannina, the largest city of Epirus was incorporated into the Greek state on the 21st of February 1913, after the Battle of Bizani in the Balkan Wars. The city’s formal name, Ioannina,…

PLAKA

Historic Plaka Bridge is fully restored after extensive repair

  The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka, in the northern Greece region of Epirus, which collapsed due to torrential rains in 2015, is up and standing after extensive repair, restoration and reinforcement work. Located in Epirus’ famed Zagori region,…

GREEK HOTELS

Greek hotels rated best in the world by travellers

Travellers have rated Greek hotels as the best in the world for quality and services with Greece holding the first position on the Global Review Index (GRI) for 2019, outscoring its rivals with a rating of…

Epirus frozen river

Intense cold conditions causes river in Epirus to freeze

The water underneath the famous stone bridge of Kokkori in Zagori, Epirus has stopped moving and is frozen in place, creating a unique spectacle caused by low temperatures. Not only has the…

METSOVA

The Best of Greece’s Snowy, Cozy Alpine Freshness

Surrounded by lovely alpine scenery as it is in the heart of the Pindos mountain range, Metsovo is a popular and rewarding stop-over for skiers heading to Mt Parnassos. Metsovo is also…

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Prime Minister meets up with Greece’s first Jewish mayor

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday met with newly-elected mayor Moses Elisaf, the country’s first Greek Jewish mayor. Mitsotakis was welcome by Elisaf following the conclusion of his tour in the…

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From CNN reporter to Successful Hotelier  

Following a 20-plus year dynamic journalistic career during which in 2010 she became CNN International’s only on-camera, chiefly live reporter from Athens, covering some of Greece’s darkest moments, Elinda Labropoulou discovered a…