Tag: Larissa

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81 1

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…

George Floyd murals in Greece

George Floyd murals in Greece

Artists around the world have created murals depicting George Floyd to memorialise his death and show solidarity against racism. George Floyd died on May 25 when Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin used…

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Greece welcomes in 2020

With the twelfth stroke of midnight, fireworks illuminated skies around Greece, to celebrate the New Year of 2020 and the New Decade! Athens: Thessaloniki: Chania, Crete: Καλή χρονιά!!! ❤️ Posted by Chania…

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Farmers to sow chaos with new road blocks across Greece

Unions representing Greek farmers announced protest road blocks for January following their meeting in Nikea, Larissa on Sunday. The union representatives said their decision was in response to the Ministry of Agriculture’s…

Top of the Table Drama in the Greek Super League 20

Top of the Table Drama in the Greek Super League

By Chrisos Mavromoustakos  First up, the game between ARIS and AEK Athens. ARIS are in a great run of form and haven’t lost since the 28th of January. Whilst AEK looks to…

Pretty white snow turns Greece into a Winter Wonderland (PICS) 22

Pretty white snow turns Greece into a Winter Wonderland (PICS)

Regions around Greece experienced heavy snowfall overnight turning the country into a pretty winter wonderland! Even at relatively low-lying areas, snow fell due to the phenomena caused by a low barometric pressure…

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins 26

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins

Greek police have arrested a 55 year old man in Larissa over the illegal possession of 693 ancient coins and other related artefacts. Police from Ioannina had conducted the coordinated operation which…

Greece covered in beautiful white snow (PICS) 31

Greece covered in beautiful white snow (PICS)

Over the weekend many parts of Greece received its first snow of the season, painting the mountainous regions of the country in beautiful white! The heavy snowfall in the mountains of Pieria…

Larissa, Greece's Coffee Capital 41

Larissa, Greece’s Coffee Capital

Larissa is the fourth largest city in Greece and is located in Thessaly, between Athens and Thessaloniki. Although it isn’t very touristy, it has an energetic vibe and cool café scene, that…

Larissa museum

Two Greek Museums get top honours

Museums from Kythera and Larissa won the top prizes in the 5th European Museums in Short Film competition held in Slovenia this year. The Diachronic Museum of Larissa in the town of…

Fashion outlet Larissa

New Fashion Outlet to open in Larissa this Autumn

A new nine million euro shopping mall will open in Thessaly this autumn, which was announced in a press conference in Athens on Tuesday. The mall, which is set in an open space is…