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How Beach Life in Greece Will Change this Summer

Greece is about to start a gradual lifting of its draconian coronavirus restrictions, but locals and tourists alike know that -- this summer at least -- beach life will be radically different from what we are used to. Scientists continue...

Could Greek Beaches Look Like This in Coronavirus Era?

Many people wonder how summer tourism could even be a thing in 2020, as billions of people around the globe continue to remain at home in an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. A company from Italy...

Greece Shuts Down Beaches as Thousands Defy Coronavirus "Stay at Home" Plea

Thousands of Greeks aided by warm weather on Saturday defied the authorities who called for people to stay at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus, by converging to the beaches. At an organized beach at Asteras Vouliagmeni, south of...

Volunteers Collect More Than 13 Tons of Garbage from Greek Beaches

Over thirteen tons of garbage were collected from Greek beaches and the seabed in 145 separate cleaning operations between September and October 2019, the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) announced on Thursday. The detritus was collected by a total of...

Greece Voted Best Beach Holiday Destination for 2019 by Russian National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Greece came first recently on the list of the best beach holiday destinations for 2019 in a vote of Russia's National Geographic Traveler magazine and website. According to the announcement made by the Greek National Tourism Organization, the nations of...

People Still Enjoy Greece's Beaches as October Continues to Be Unseasonably Warm

The weather in the country has been more reminiscent of early summer rather than late October, as temperatures remain warm and sunshine continues to prevail in many parts of the country, for several days or even weeks! Beaches in Athens,...

Survey Finds Three Greek and Cypriot Beaches Among 50 Best in World

According to a survey published recently by the famous ''Big 7 Travel'' vacation information website, two Greek beaches and one Cypriot beach are among the fifty best beaches in the entire world. As the website notes, the findings of the...

The Ten Best Beaches on Halkidiki, Greece's Beautiful Three-Legged Peninsula

Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece. It has long been famed for its beautiful natural landscapes, outstanding seaside resorts, and exotic beaches. The peninsula is divided into...

The Ten Best Beaches on Rhodes, The Island of Knights

Rhodes, the largest island of Greece's Dodecanese archipelago, also known as the “Knights’ Island,” has lovely beach resorts, as well as ancient ruins and beautiful historical buildings to explore. The idyllic island has many iconic buildings left from the...

Greek Island Installs Lending Libraries on its Beaches

A group of islanders from Kimolos, located in the southwest of the island group the Cyclades, have installed free lending libraries at all the major beaches of the island to make tourists' stays even more enjoyable. The tiny libraries, made...