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Tag: Kerkyra

Father Giorgios Metallinos

Protopresbyter Father Giorgos Metallinos passes away aged 79

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, Protopresbyter Father Giorgos Metallinos, a prominent Greek theologian, historian, author, and professor, passed away at the age of 79, leaving behind his wife Barabara, three children and…

Holy and Miraculous Church of Agios Spyridon in Kerkyra 4

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 10

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…

Greece's Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter 20

Greece’s Top 5 Destinations to Experience Greek Easter

There is something extra special about Greece over the Easter period, with so many religious festivities taking place and centuries-old traditions and customs coming to life during Greek Orthodox Easter. Holy Week is…

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Corfu wins best European Film Location Award for 2018

The beautiful island of Corfu (Kerkyra) on the Ionian sea has won the European Film Location Award 2018, which was organised by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa. Corfu was…

Katy Perry on a romantic getaway with Orlando Bloom in Corfu 36

Katy Perry on a romantic getaway with Orlando Bloom in Corfu

American singer and songwriter, Katy Perry and English actor Orlando Bloom, have been spotted looking happy in love as they enjoy a romantic getaway in Corfu. Taking in the stunning landscape of…

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Crete, Zakynthos and Kerkyra, Best performing Greek islands for 2017

Crete and the Ionian Islands, with favourites including Zakynthos, Kerkyra and Paxi are Greece’s winning destinations when it comes to tourism-related revenue per visitor and duration of stay, Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura,…

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