Tag: Rhodes

The Holy Monastery of Panagia Tsambika in Rhodes

The Holy Monastery of Panagia Tsambika in Rhodes

The Monastery of Panagia Tsambika is located about 25 km south of Rhodes Town, between Kolymbia and Archangelos. The old monastery of Tsambika is built on top of a hill with a…

Greek coast guard rescues 92 migrants at sea

Hellenic Coast Guard rescues 92 illegal immigrants at sea

A major search and rescue operation took place in the eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday night, after authorities received an emergency call from a migrant boat. The Hellenic Coast Guard said authorities…

Coronavirus infection rates drop, restrictions eased on the island of Poros

Coronavirus infection rates drop, restrictions eased on the island of Poros

Greek Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas on Monday announced that Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras together with Deputy Crisis Control Minister Nikos Hardalias and Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis will…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of restrictive measures for the island of Lesvos, in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The measures which were announced on Sunday by the…

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) have intensified checks to make sure citizens and businesses are complying with regulations put in place to help curb the spread of Covid-19. On Friday, officers carried out…

German citizen arrested on espionage charges in Rhodes 3

German citizen arrested on espionage charges in Rhodes

A strange case, as EuroPost described it, has been taken up by the Rhodes Police, as a German tourist was arrested on espionage charges after so-called spy equipment was found in his…

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Turkey issues new NAVTEX for area between Rhodes and Kastellorizo

Turkey responded to the signing of a maritime demarcation agreement between Greece and Egypt, by issuing a Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) reserving the area between the islands of Rhodes and Kastellorizo for military exercises.…

Symi: The jewel of the Dodecanese 4

Symi: The jewel of the Dodecanese

Symi may be a small island, but lately it has become a top Greek destination. The pastel coloured houses, its wild beauty and its special architecture are just some of the reasons…

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Cruise ships will sail again from August 1

The reopening of Greece’s cruise sector from August 1 was confirmed by Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis in a letter to the International Cruise Association (CLIA) and the three largest cruise companies that…

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

Flight from Sweden lands in Rhodes despite ban

A flight from Sweden landed on Rhodes on Thursday, despite not being on the list of “green light” countries, whose residents are allowed to enter Greece. Initial reports stated that the flight…

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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,…

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Earthquake hits island of Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes was shaken by an earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale at 07:06am today, Monday. Authorities claimed the epicentre of the earthquake was in the sea about…