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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,...

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...

Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire world, behind only the nation of Spain. Greece can now boast of having 515 total "Blue...

Outcry Over Bill Seen as Restricting Public Use of Greek Beaches

The new proposed legislation on shoreline use brought up for debate in the Greek Parliament has triggered strong reactions from environmental groups and opposition parties. Environmentalists are concerned that it may open the way for the legalization of illegal...

TripAdvisor Lists Two Greek Beaches in World’s Top 25

Greek beaches continue to amaze people from all over the world with their beauty, and the famous American travel website Tripadvisor has included two of them on their list of the World's Top 25 Beaches for this year. Their jaw-dropping natural...