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Intact Ancient Tombstone Discovered on Riverbed in Western Greece

An intact ancient tombstone, dated to the Hellenistic era, is the latest discovery of archaologists working along the Arachthos river in Epirus.

Hunting for Truffles in Greece

Hunting for truffles in Greece has been a trend for over 15 years now, as more and more Greeks seek the delicious underground mushroom

Theodoriana: The Fairy Tale Greek Village with the Double Waterfall

The breathtaking village of Theodoriana, nestled in the Tzoumerka mountain range in Greece, looks like something out of a fairy tale.

Severe Weather Hits Greece's Epirus Region on Sunday

A weather system bringing severe storms to western Greece hit the region of Arta particularly hard on Sunday, causing widespread flooding in homes and along area roadways. Heavy rainfall caused the Bousis River to burst its banks and flood cropland,...

Key Section of Ionian Highway Opens to Traffic

Infrastructure and Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis on Wednesday officially opened the 27-km section of the Ionian highway between the Amfilochia junction and the Arta ring road, during a low-key ceremony held at the 124th km of the highway. The...

Greek PM Tsipras Returns to Roots, Dances Kangelari at the Village [video]

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, having learned from last summer's mistakes, chose to vacation in a traditional Greek way rather than on a businessman's luxury yacht as had been the case just 12 months ago. On Tuesday, he was photographed dancing at a traditional Greek...

Archaeological Treasures from Amvrakia on Display at Arta Museum

  The Archaeological Museum of Arta is displaying never-before-seen finds from the region of Arta, northwestern Greece. Excavations in the area, formerly known as Amvrakia, spawned the treasures that are now on temporary display in an exhibition titled "Amvrakia, the...

Children Sing Christmas Carols to PM Tsipras

Children from the national kindergarten, the music school of Ilion and the association "Kostilata" from the city of Arta sang the Christmas carols to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the Maximos mansion on Thursday. The prime minister along with...

Greek University Plans to Restore Monuments in Northern Greece

It was confirmed last Thursday, March 12, that Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) will undertake a five-year project in order to protect the Greek cultural heritage monuments of Epirus in northern Greece. A team consisting of 300 teaching staff members and...

Historic Bridge in Arta to Be Rebuilt After Collapse

The Greek Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis announced today, February 2 that it is technically feasible to restore the historic bridge in Plaka, Arta which collapsed on Sunday due to bad weather conditions. Spirtzis immediately traveled to...