Tag: Messinia

Corinth

Fires rage across Greece

Greek authorities are concerned about the fact that 57 fires broke out in the country in just 24 hours. Most fires were extinguished quickly. Kechries, a village in the municipality of Corinth…

Navarino Challenge

Navarino Challenge Platinum at 2020 Tourism Awards

The award-winning Navarino Challenge sports tourism event will return for the 8th consecutive year in Messinia and Costa Navarino, from October 16-18, 2020. Through its global message “sports unite people”, the event…

SYMI

Greek holiday houses are back in high demand

Greece’s property market is showing signs of a strong comeback with more and more foreign buyers searching to purchase holiday homes in lesser-known destinations besides popular Santorini, Paros, and Mykonos. According to the latest report…

Armenian Genocide Monument in Kalamata

Armenian Genocide monument unveiled in Kalamata

A monument dedicated to the Armenian Genocide of 1915 was unveiled in Kalamata, Messinia on Sunday. The ceremony was presided by His Holiness Archbishop Kegham Khatcherian, Prelate of the Armenian Apostolic Church…

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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…

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Voula on Athenian Riviera set to receive huge makeover

The company behind the multi-awarded Costa Navarino in Messinia and the new owners of Hilton Athens have taken on the refurbishment of two coastal properties along on the Athenian Riviera. According to reports, TEMES SA…

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…

Amazing Springtime Destinations in the Peloponnese 30

Amazing Springtime Destinations in the Peloponnese

There is so much to see and do in this beautiful mainland region of Greece – and this is Part 2 of our tribute to the Peloponnese, one of the most ideal…

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Enjoying Springtime in the Peloponnese

The Peloponnese, or “Island of Pelops” as it was called in ancient times, is separated from the mainland by the narrow Corinth Canal. It is a multifaceted territory of ancient, medieval, and…

Celebrating Panagia Ypapanti, Protectress of Kalamata 43

Celebrating Panagia Ypapanti, Protectress of Kalamata

“Ipapanti tou Sotiros” is one of the largest cathedrals in Messinia and celebrates its Feast Day on February the 2nd, when thousands of devoted Greek Orthodox Christians from all over Greece come…

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Constant downpour causes landslides in southern Peloponnese

Significant destruction has been caused to the roads in parts of Messinia in the Peloponnese over recent days by powerful and persistent downpours, particularly in the highlands of Mount Taygetos. Local media…

Greece's most amazing therapeutic spas 50

Greece’s most amazing therapeutic spas

Over the last few years, spa tourism has become yet another major attraction in Greece, with hotels around the country – and throughout the year – making the best of the incredible…