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Tag: Kefalonia

Two dead after severe storms hit parts of Greece 1

Two dead after severe storms hit parts of Greece

Severe thunderstorms swept across western Greece on Tuesday causing flash flooding, power outages, and tragically claiming the lives of two people struck by lightning. The storms hit the Ionian islands of Kefalonia…

snakes of the Virgin Mary

The snakes of the Virgin Mary appear in Kefalonia

The snakes of the Virgin Mary have this year appeared in the village of Markopoulo on the island of Kefalonia, days before the Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, on August…

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete 13

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete

Famous English actor, comedian, and screenwriter Rowan Atkinson, otherwise known as ‘Mr Bean’ has made Greece his first summer getaway for 2019, visiting Crete, the country’s largest island and one of the most…

Greece’s Top 10 Destinations for 2019 20

Greece’s Top 10 Destinations for 2019

If you are heading to the Aegean this summer and looking for some beautiful spots to visit, the world’s leading travel platform TripAdvisor has just announced the 10 best Greek destinations according to the…

Greece's Top 10 beaches for 2019 35

Greece’s Top 10 beaches for 2019

If you are heading to Greece this summer and looking for some stunning beaches, the world’s leading travel platform TripAdvisor has just announced the 10 best Greek beaches according to the 2019…

Regional airports see passenger traffic increase 47

Regional airports see passenger traffic increase

Greece’s regional airports saw an increase in passenger numbers in January 2019 noting a 12.3% increase compared to January 2018, according to an announcement Monday by Fraport Greece. In its announcement, Fraport…

Water airports approved on Ionian islands 49

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…