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Tag: Ionian Islands

See the new vehicles of the Hellenic Police 1

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…

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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…

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Insider’s Guide to Lefkada  

Both mainland (connected via a bridge) and Ionian island, Lefkada has remarkable natural landscapes that include world-famous beaches, delightful local cuisine, a noteworthy winemaking tradition and an exciting variety of things to…

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Greece travel tips 2020

Planning a trip to Greece can be almost as exciting as the holiday itself (I said almost!). However, with so many postcard-worthy places and historically rich landmarks to see, planning a Greek…

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Greek Ferry tickets expected to increase by 10 percent in 2020

Greek ferry fares are expected to increase by as much as 10 percent in the coming period in view of rising fuel costs following the implementation of IMO 2020, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) low sulphur…

Holy and Miraculous Church of Agios Spyridon in Kerkyra 5

Holy and Miraculous Church of Agios Spyridon in Kerkyra

Agios Spyridon the Wonderworker is the Patron Saint of Kerkyra (Corfu) and is called the “Keeper of the City” as he has saved this beautiful Ionian island four times from the Ottoman…

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea 9

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea

By Maria Athanasopoulou Those who have visited the beautiful island of Kerkyra (Corfu), understand from the first moment why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The island…

Top Summer Panigiria on the Greek Islands 16

Top Summer Panigiria on the Greek Islands

Greeks certainly know how to celebrate. They party with communal verve and style whether it’s a religious holiday like Dekapendavgoustos (August 15th, the Dormition of the Virgin Mary), the anniversaries of legendary…

Tourism Season creates over 110,000 new jobs in Greece for 2019 26

Tourism Season creates over 110,000 new jobs in Greece for 2019

According to data from Greek labor ministry’s Ergani system, employment rates are improving with April figures indicating a drop in the number of unemployed, more full-time positions and 110,895 new jobs thanks to the…

Water airports approved on Ionian islands 28

Water airports approved on Ionian islands

Four Ionian islands have won approval for the construction of water aiports following an announcemenet by the Ionian Islands Regional Council. Specifically, the Council approved the sum of 560,000 euros in funding…

Greek government will reform approach to islands 30

Greek government will reform approach to islands

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a policy reform when it comes to dealing with the country’s islands claiming other than just focusing on their tourism attributes. “A deliberate choice to abandon…

Greece set to receive its first snow of the season 32

Greece set to receive its first snow of the season

The cold weather is set to kick in across Greece today and the first lot of snow is expected around the country this Friday, 16th of November. According to meteorologists, rainfall will be…

Two earthquake aftershocks felt on Zakynthos island 35

Two earthquake aftershocks felt on Zakynthos island

Two aftershocks were felt on the island of Zakynthos on Sunday. The Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens announced that a quake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded…

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