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“Nestor’s Cup” with Racy Inscription Buried with Remains of Three People

An ancient grave with a Nestor's Cup that was believed to contain the remains of a child has now been found to be the burial place of three adults. Ancient Greeks normally buried their loved ones in pithoi, large pottery...

Travel to Greece’s Majestic Evia Island

Evia island is one of the most beautiful in Greece, yet it is not advertised like its more glamorous siblings in the Aegean

Former Greek Minister’s Death at Sea a Murder, Says Witness

New evidence emerged on the death of former Greek minister Sifis Valirakis at sea in January suggesting that it was perhaps a murder.

Greece's Unique Guitar-Shaped Islet Loved by the Beatles (video)

Agia Triada (Saint Trinity) is a small islet just opposite Evia's town of Eretria, in central Greece, and its natural beauty, along with its history, make it one of Greece's most intriguing places. The islet is right off the coast...

Ancient Palaestra Discovered in Greece's Eretria

A new public building that dates back to the 4th century BC was discovered in the archaeological site of Eretria, in Greece’s Evia island. The Swiss archaeological school of Greece conducted the research under the supervision of Evia’s Ephorate of...

Ancient Theater of Eretria Reopens After 40 Years

The Ancient Theater of Eretria saw audiences returning for the first time in 40 years, for three ancient tragedies performed between September 21 and September 23. The theater has been undergoing restoration and is gradually returning to working order, with...

5+1 Must See Hotspots in Chalkida, Greece

Chalkida, the capital of Euboea Island in Greece provides an island paradise close to Athens that is perfect for a Greek summer getaway, without breaking the bank.

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Central Greece Rattles Athens

An earthquake of 4.3 magnitude on the Richter scale rattled Central Greece, today, July 11 at 12:46 pm. The areas where the earthquake was mostly felt were Chalkida and Eretria, while Athenians also felt its impact. According to the Institute...

Greek Island of Dreams Up for Sale

The island of Pezonisi, also known as Nisi ton Oneiron (Island of Dreams), is set to become the first island to be leased to the private sector for tourist development following a decision by the Eretria municipality, the newspaperKathimerini...