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Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

Greece imposes new measures to curb virus spread

The Greek government announced a series of new emergency measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus, amid a surge of cases. Deputy government spokeswoman Aristotelia Peloni made the announcement at a press…

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Fact: Being by the sea is good for your health

When you think of sun and sea, you think of Greece. Greece, paradise, is the magic of the endless blue. But how does the sea benefit us? The blue colour: It is no…

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Greece records highest daily number of coronavirus cases

Greece recorded 203 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, the single largest daily number of cases since the pandemic began. This raises the total number of cases to 5,623. According to sources, authorities are on…

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Greece announces stricter rules as Covid-19 cases spike

Deputy Minister for Civil Protection & Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias on Friday announced stricter emergency measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus after the recent surge of Covid-19 cases. As of…

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Greece announces coronavirus restrictions for the island of Poros

Greece’s Civil Protections Authority imposed a series of restrictive measures on the island of Poros, to prevent the further spread of coronavirus infections. The restrictive measures were decided “for urgent reasons of…

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Greece’s national vaccine is ‘philotimo’, says PM

“We must reactivate our national vaccine, which is nothing more than our ‘philotimo’ and together we must follow the measures indicated by the experts and I am sure that if we do…

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases in weeks

Greece reported 121 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, of which 12 are from incoming travellers. Geographical distribution of new cases: 5 were identified after checks at the country’s…

1 in 3 Greeks are planning to holiday this summer

1 in 3 Greeks are planning to holiday this summer

According to a survey conducted by the Association of Business and Retail Sales of Greece (SELPE), one in three Greeks intend to take a holiday this summer. The survey – which was…

First Greek electric scooter to launch in 2021

First Greek electric scooter to launch in 2021

Four Greeks created Give in 2016 and appear determined to sell the first Greek-made “smart” electric scooter in 2021. It is called ‘i.lektra’ and it’s now in its final stages. The company…

Two cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Greece 2

Two cases of West Nile Virus confirmed in Greece

Greece’s National Organisation of Public Health (EODY) has announced the first two laboratory confirmed cases of the West Nile virus infection for the 2020 transmission period, one in the Peripheral Unit of…

Covid-19 safety measures extended for beaches in Greece

Covid-19 safety measures extended for beaches in Greece

Beach regulations implemented on all Greek beaches to minimise the risk of Covid-19 contagion, have been extended until July 31. The Deputy Minister of Development and Investments Nikos Papathanasis, stressed the importance…

Greece’s summer sales kick off today 4

Greece’s summer sales kick off today

Greece’s summer sales will kick off all around the country today (Monday, July 13) and will continue through to Monday, August 31, allowing locals and (the lucky) tourists to pick up some…

Paros named Best Island in Europe 2020 6

Paros named Best Island in Europe 2020

Greece has again dominated ‘Europe’s Top 10 Islands’ category at this year’s Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, with Paros taking first place. Travel + Leisure (T+L) is a travel magazine based in New York City, and…

Finland opens up to Greek and Cypriot tourists

Finland opens up to Greek and Cypriot tourists

Finland will lift all travel restrictions for 17 European countries from July 13. The countries whose residents will be able to travel freely to Finland without the need to observe quarantine from…

Under the summer sky at La Gitana in Athens (VIDEO) 8

Under the summer sky at La Gitana in Athens (VIDEO)

‘La Gitana’ has it all- views of the Acropolis on one side and Lycabettus on the other, refreshing cocktails, amazing cuisine and a light breeze in scorching summer weather! The popular bar which has only…

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There is more to Cyprus than the beach

Andrea Busfield Cyprus has the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, it’s in the top 10 countries worldwide most prepared for the easing of lockdown restrictions and it averages 300 sunny days a…

Expect a hotter than average Summer in Greece

Expect a hotter than average Summer in Greece

In an interview with Athens-Macedonian News Agency, Professor of Physics at the University of Patras, Athanasios Argyriou, stated that the recent spate of unsettled weather in Greece is the result of atmospheric…

Crete - Sense the authentic

Crete – Sense the authentic (VIDEO)

Crete is one of Greece’s most famous islands and is not just a popular destination in the summer, but all year round. What makes Crete unique? It is more than the beauty,…

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