Euboea

Female Refugee on Euboea Tests Positive for Coronavirus After Giving Birth in Athens

A woman living in the refugee facility of Ritsona on the island of Euboea (Evia) has tested positive for the coronavirus after going to an Athens hospital to give birth two days earlier. The information was made public by Greece's...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...

PM Mitsotakis Visits Burned Areas on Evia, Pledges Immediate Relief

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited on Wednesday noon the scorched areas of central Evia (Euboea) to get a first-hand look at the situation on the island. Mitsotakis visited the mobile coordination center called "Olympos", which is currently based in central...

Large Fire Breaks Out on Evia, Villages Ready for Evacuation

A large fire broke out at 3 am local time on Tuesday on Greece's central Evia (Euboea). The fire burns a thick forest with rich wildlife and it is protected by the European Union's Natura 2000 network. The fire is located...

Prehistoric Settlement Unearthed in Karystos, on Greece's Evia Island

According to an announcement issued on Friday by Greece's Ministry of Culture, important discoveries have been unearthed near the town of Karystos on Greece's Evia (Euboea) Island. The announcement reveals that a systematic, two-year-long excavation in the Gourimadi area, on...

Large Fire Breaks Out on Evia, Greece

A large wildfire broke out in Greece‘s island of Evia (Euboea), near the capital of Athens, in Central Greece, on Thursday afternoon. The fire was first noticed in the afternoon at an area which is densely forested with pine and...

First Edipsos Multisport and Wellness Festival to Take Place Sept. 29-Oct. 1

A three-day, action packed festival in the waves and beaches of the hospitable Edipsos, in Euboea, which will be featuring exciting sports and wellness activities (yoga, reflexology, stretching), debuts on September 29, and runs through October 1st. The Edipsos Multisport...

Swiss Archaelogists Discover Ancient Temple of Artemis on Euboea

Swiss archaeologists have discovered an ancient temple of Artemis at the foot of Paleoekklisies hill, near the fishing town of Amarynthos, on the Greek island of Euboea. According to Swissinfo.ch website, researchers have been looking for the sanctuary for more than a...

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical Yet Uknown Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abound throughout Greece, and Lichadonisia is no exception. The enticing and magical tales of the creation of this island complex located north-east of Euboea, in the North Euboea Gulf only adds to the allure of...

The Pirates of the Aegean: Greece's Largest Sea Carnival

Despite bad weather conditions that marked this year's Carnival in Greece, the Sea Carnival of Chalkida was carried out again with a huge success as thousands of attendees joined to party along. The Euboean Gulf was filled with pirates, boats...