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Hidden Gem: Five Reasons You Must Visit the Greek Island of Serifos

Serifos is a small, picturesque Greek island of about 75 square kilometers and is located in the Cyclades island chain.

Greek Navy Rescues Man Off Serifos Island (video)

The crew of a Hellenic Navy helicopter recorded the breathtaking rescue of a man at sea, two nautical miles south of Serifos Island in the Cyclades archipelago, on Wednesday. After an urgent request from the Unified Coordination Center for Search and...

Serifos to Establish Greece's First Smoke-Free Beach

Serifos' Vagia beach will become Greece's first smoke-free beach, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Athanassios K. Laskarides Foundation and the Municipality of Serifos. The breakthrough initiative aims to copy successful attempts first made in France and...

Fires Rip Rhodes, Crete and Serifos

For a second day on July 28, fire services on the islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos were battling big fires during the height of the summer tourist season. In Rhodes, the fire was burning out of control and moving...

1st Serifos Festival 2012 Βegins

The first Serifos Festival 2012 will open its gates to the public from July 20th to August 12th hosting numerous music and theatre performances as well as art exhibitions at the small theatre in Kato Chora, a hidden treasure...

Dramatic Sea Smoke Blankets Cycladic Islands in Greece

Residents and visitors to the Cycladic Islands in Greece woke up to a dramatic sight on Friday morning, as dense fog, called "sea smoke," blanketed the islands. The phenomenon occurs when very cold air moves over very warm water. Often,...

A Greek Vacation Dilemma: The Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

With the coming of Winter soon, it will be time for hopeful travelers to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas in planning next year's vacation: Should I visit the islands of the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? It is...

Top Three Unmissable Greek Islands that Most Tourists Don’t Visit!

There are many smaller, lesser known greek islands that are the perfect escape from the crowds of tourists

Two Popular Greek Islands During the Tough 2020 Tourist Season

The most popular Greek islands for the past summer weren't Mykonos or Santorini. The stunning Greek islands of Skyros and Serifos found themselves thriving through the difficult -- some would say brutal -- 2020 tourist season by appealing to...

UK Takes Crete off Coronavirus Isolation List; Greece Considered "Low-Risk" Country

On Thursday, the UK took the Greek island of Crete off its list of areas from which returning British travelers must isolate. According to the UK government's website gov.uk, as of 4 AM, Sunday October 18, those returning from Crete...

UK Says Travelers Returning from Zakynthos, Lesvos and Santorini Need Not Isolate

In a surprise move, the government of the United Kingdom on Thursday removed the stipulation that UK travelers must self-isolate after returning from the Greek islands of Zakynthos, Serifos, Lesvos, Tinos and Santorini as of 4 AM on Saturday,...

Dutch Tourists Placed in Quarantine Returning From Greek Islands

As Greece witnesses an increase in the numbers of coronavirus cases, foreign governments are responding by tightening travel measures regarding the country. The Netherlands ordered its citizens today to avoid unnecessary travel to all of the Greek islands, designating...

British Tourists Rush Out of Greece Before Quarantine Deadline

Up to 60,000 Britons are fighting for a timely return to their homeland to beat Wednesday's deadline, when those heading home from seven popular Greek islands will face a 14-day quarantine. On Monday, the British government announced that that the...

Seven Greek Islands Put on Quarantine List for British Travelers

According to reports, seven Greek islands have been added to the list of places where British tourists will be obliged to quarantine when they return home from their holidays. British Transport Secretary Grant Schapps announced today during a speech in...

Greece Celebrates Lighthouses Across the Nation this Sunday

Twenty-eight lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday as part of the global celebration of International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW). More than 20,000 visitors across Greece visited the many lighthouses which dot the shores of the...