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Oldest City in Europe is Strofilas in Greece

Strofilas on the island of Andros in Greece is the oldest city in Europe. Dating to 4500 - 3200 BC

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...

The Imposing Lighthouse of Andros, Greece a Symbol of its Glorious Shipping Past

On the Aegean island of Andros, Greece a lighthouse emerges from the water like a strange sea creature is one of the most famous spots on the island. The Tourlitis lighthouse, which is located at the northernmost extreme of the...

Water Shortages On Greek Islands Plaguing Summer Season

  Greek island water shortages and stoppages are plaguing the nation this summer. Promoted for its beautiful seawater surrounding all the Greek isles and its entire coastline, many islands are suffering from a lack of quantity -- and quality of tap...

Top Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks

In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.

Villages Evacuated on Greece’s Andros as Fire Breaks Out

A large wildfire broke out on Sunday morning on the Greek island of Andros, in the archipelago of the Cyclades.

Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

Greece’s Andros Island Beckons New York Times Readers

Greece's Andros Island, a pearl of the Cyclades archipelago, has been listed among the top 52 "most cherished" places in the world.

Andros: The Island Getaway on the Doorstep of Athens

Accolades for the island of Andros, situated in the Cyclades archipelago just ten kilometers (six miles) off the tip of Euboea Island, keep coming in the major international media, which continue to sing its many praises. The Sunday Times recently...

The Greek Gem Proclaimed the Most Secluded Beach in Europe

A Greek beach on Andros Island has recently been singled out as the most secluded in Europe by the UK online travel agency "Loveholidays." According to the survey, Achla Beach, located in the northeast of the island of Andros, tops...