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Epirus Riviera: Crystal Clear Waters and Secret Coves of the Ionian Sea

The coasts of the Greek mainland hide a multitude of mesmerizing locations promising unforgettable moments to fortunate travelers. The Epirus Riviera in the northwestern corner of Greece just opposite of Corfu is undoubtedly one of these magnificent places with...

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.

Migrating Birds That Travel 4,000 Miles to Greece Threatened by Extinction

Migrating birds, Aproparis, journey 4000 miles from Africa to Greece to be threatened by immediate extinction by harsh travel, poisoning

The Dance of Zalongo and the Self-Sacrifice of Greek Women

The Dance of Zalongo is considered to be a monumental act of bravery and defiance against the Ottoman rulers by the women of Epirus.

Vikos Gorge: The Greek Grand Canyon

The Vikos Gorge is known as the "Greek Grand Canyon" because of its dizzying cliffs and stunning heights.

Historic City of Ioannina, Greece Marks Anniversary of Liberation

Τhe historic city of Ioannina, the capital of Epirus in north-western Greece marks February 21 as the day of liberation from the Ottoman Empire. The city, which endured centuries of Ottoman rule until 1913, celebrates the union with Greece every...

Greece Nominates Zagori for UNESCO Cultural Landscape Status

Greece has nominated the region of Zagori, in Epirus to be designated by UNESCO as a world cultural landscape on Wednesday. Zagori is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredibly well-preserved network of 46 villages, featuring national parks, a monastery,...

Epirus Trail: The Greek Mountain Adventure of Culture, History, and Beauty

The Epirus Trail which boasts an initial length of 370 km (230 miles), is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain range. The longest hiking trail in Greece started taking shape in 2015, thanks...

Greece Bans All Construction on Six Pristine Mountains

Greece has decided to ban all construction on six 'pristine mountains' in order to stop the overexploitation of the environment of recent years

Ioannina: A Romantic Weekend Getaway to the Magical Capital of Epirus

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.