Tag: Peloponnese

The Netherlands adds Greek islands to 'yellow' travel list

The Netherlands adds Greek islands to ‘yellow’ travel list

Earlier this week, The Netherlands changed the travel advice for the Greek islands to ‘yellow’. The ‘yellow’ status means that travellers arriving in The Netherlands from anywhere in Greece do not need…

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A day on the rocks: Top 5 breathtaking mountain views in Greece

Although famous worldwide for its seas, more than 80% of Greece is mountainous. We present to you the top five destinations for mountain lovers, who want to climb, hike, or just enjoy breathtaking views in Greece.

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Cyclone Ianos repairs underway in Karditsa

Following the severe flash floods caused by the bad weather over the weekend, the situation in Karditsa, a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece, remains complex. Bridges have been destroyed and…

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos leaves 3 dead, causes extensive damage

Cyclone Ianos, has left three people dead and another reported missing, after the severe weather phenomena swept from the Ionian Islands through central Greece this weekend. The casualties included an older woman…

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone 'Ianos' strikes Western Greece

Unusual Mediterranean cyclone ‘Ianos’ hits Western Greece

The rare cyclone Ianos ‘hit’ the islands of Zakynthos, Kefalonia, Ithaca on Thursday evening. Greece’s national meteorological service issued a top level Red Alert for winds, rain and storm conditions. “We are…

Rare cyclone 'Ianos' is on track to hit Greece

Rare cyclone ‘Ianos’ is on track to hit Greece

A rare cyclone, dubbed Ianos, will affect Greece from Thursday according to the National Observatory of Athens weather station. The main characteristics of Ianos will be heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and strong gale-force…

Mycenae to reopen on Tuesday following wildfire

Mycenae to reopen on Tuesday following wildfire

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni announced that the archaeological museum and site of Mycenae will reopen on Tuesday, following the wildfire that swept through the area. Mycenae (Μυκήνες) is one of the most…

Fire at Mycenae, antiquities not damaged

Fire at Mycenae, antiquities not damaged

The fire that broke out at the Mycenae archaeological site on Sunday afternoon, has not caused any damage to antiquities at first inspection, the Ministry of Culture said in a statement. Mycenae…

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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…

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Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations

Greece is in the top three Mediterranean destinations that tourists want to visit once travel restrictions are lifted. The survey which was conducted by Horwath HTL, a global consultancy specialising in tourism,…

The Fall of Constantinople

On this day May 29, 1453: The Fall of Constantinople

The Fall of Constantinople occurred on May 29, 1453, after a siege which began on April 6. The battle was part of the Byzantine-Ottoman Wars (1265-1453) and is referred to as one…