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199 beaches in Attica approved for the quality of their waters

199 beaches in Attica approved for the quality of their waters

One hundred and ninety-nine beaches in the Attica Region have been approved for the quality of their waters. The samples were carried out by the Directorate for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Health…

Greece's 497 'Blue Flag' beaches

Greece’s 497 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches

With the sand between your toes and the sun soaking through your pores, it’s simple- life is better at a beach in Greece. Last month, Greece was ranked second in the world…

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Diving to help boost Greek tourism

A bill aimed at promoting specialised forms of tourism in Greece, including diving, was voted through Parliament late on Friday. Diving is now allowed across Greece, with no depth limits, with some…

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Weekend heatwave breaks 160-year record in Greece

Temperatures in Greece’s capital over the weekend were the highest on record for mid-May, according to the National Observatory of Athens, rising to nearly 37°C on both days near the Thission electric…

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Reopening Glyfada Beach

Mayor of Glyfada, Giorgos Papanikolaou, has given citizens a glimpse of how they will be able to enjoy the sun, beach and clear blue waters, during a time when the world is…

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