Tag: Thassos

icons depicting Jesus and the Virgin Mary shot

Shots fired on Religious Icons on Thasos island

Icons depicting Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, have been shot in two churches on the northern Aegean island of Thasos. The shocking discovery was made on Monday by worshippers who visited the…

New Year Traditions from around Greece 2

New Year Traditions from around Greece

Wherever they are in the country, Greeks love to make the best of New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, with warm gatherings at home or at restaurants and bar/clubs that involve…

Sailing the island of Thassos, a classic Aegean gem 4

Sailing the island of Thassos, a classic Aegean gem

By Vicky Litska  Looking for an alternative yet memorable summer trip to a special destination away from the usual hotspots that come to mind every time you plan your holiday escape to…

Snow and gale force winds sweep across Greece 14

Snow and gale force winds sweep across Greece

Temperatures dropped by around 10 degrees Celsius as the cold front “Oceanis” settled over Greece on Saturday, bringing icy cold weather that has disrupted both road and sea transport. Gale force winds…

Wild fires ravage the island of Thassos 16

Wild fires ravage the island of Thassos

Fires continue to rage on the island of Thassos as authorities race to contain them prompting the President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos to contact the Mayor Costas Hatziemmanouil to assure…