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Tag: Kastoria

Weather Report: Cold and snow set to continue in Greece

Greece braces for more snow, rain, high winds and below freezing temperatures. According to the National Observatory of Athens weather service, dense snow is expected in central and southern Greece. Gale-force winds…

Snow falls in Florina

Florina has been blanketed in snow, as cold front “Leandros” begins to sweeps across Greece. According to the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the cold front will bring gusty winds, freezing temperatures…

Rare giant 8kg mushroom discovered in Kastoria

What is round, white, larger than a basketball, and weighs 8 kg? No, it is not a ball but a giant mushroom. The rare giant mushroom was found by a resident of…

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81

Former Greek footballer and coach Nikos Alefantos, passed away today aged 81, after suffering a heart attack. Alefantos, born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and raised in Exarcheia where he lived until…

Greece invites the world to visit…from home (VIDEO)

Greece is sending out a message to the world: to stay home – due to the current developments involving the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic – but at the same time to stay in…

Greece reports 82 new cases of coronavirus

Greece has reported a further 82 cases of coronavirus, pushing the country’s total to 1,314. According to the daily press briefing from Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras, seven more…

Greece records increase in passenger traffic

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Tuesday an announced an increase in passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 4.7% in the January-February period this year compared with the corresponding period in 2019.…

Greece bans gatherings of 10 people and more in public spaces

From Thursday, gatherings of more than 10 people in public spaces are banned in Greece, according to the new stricter measures announced by Civil Protection Deputy Minister, Nikos Hardalias. “Movement outside of…

Coronavirus cases in Greece climb to 331

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Greece has risen to 331, according to the latest update from Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras. In the last 24 hours, there…

Coronavirus in Greece: 228 cases and 4 deaths

Greek authorities have announced that a patient hospitalised at the AHEPA hospital in Thessaloniki has died from coronavirus. This brings the death toll in the country to four, while the number of…

“Frozen” Kastoria Lake in all its glory (PICS)

Northern Greece’s beautiful Kastoria Lake has “frozen” over after the region received heavy snowfall and below zero temperatures. The lake which is also known as Lake Orestiada has been listed as a…