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Dozens of French Students Clean Idyllic Beach in Greece

Dozens of French students descended upon the stunning Greek island of Elafonisos recently -- not for vacation, but to clean up trash scattered across the idyllic beaches on the island. A total of 34 dedicated volunteers, including a number...

One Quarter of Greek Island Paradise of Elafonisos Scorched in Blaze (video)

Greek authorities say that almost one quarter of the island of Elafonisos in the southern Peloponnese was burned from the wildfire which raged for two days over the weekend. The fire service announced that the blaze was finally put out...

Elafonisos Fire Rekindled, Fire Service Fights in 2 Fronts

The fire that broke out on Saturday on Elafonisos island was rekindled, while the second front of blazes appeared on Sunday afternoon. Due to the seriousness of the situation, General Secretary for Civil protection Nikos Hardalias along with a Special...

Fire Rages in Marathon, Blaze in Elafonisos Under Control

A large fire broke out in the Marathon area in Attica on Saturday afternoon, with General Secretary for Civil protection Nikos Hardalias rushing to the spot. According to the fire service, a forest area is on fire and the flames...

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...

The 90 Greek Beaches Greece Wants to Sell

The beaches of Elafonisos, location of the famous Pavlopetri marine archaeological site, are among 90 beaches in Greece expected to be privatized. According to Greek news, the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) is already inspecting various popular Greek beaches with a...

Greek Island of Elafonisos On Sale

One of Greece's most beautiful isands, Elafonisos, located in the southern edge of Peloponnese, Greece will be up for sale according to a privatization plan by the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED). The organization's inclusion of 175 acres of the breathtaking...

TripAdvisor's Top 10 Greek Beaches

The well-known travel website TripAdvisor.com, based on the votes it collected by travelers who visited Greek beaches in 2013, presented the top 10 of the most beautiful  beaches in the country. Elafonisos, a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and...