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Authentic Marathon Swim Recreated in Honor of Ancient Greek Heroes

The authentic Marathon swim is taking place this weekend off the island of Evia in Greece with the participation of hundreds of swimmers from all over the world. 2,500 years after it first happened, competitors from 14 countries swim in...

Fire Breaks Out on Evia Island, Village Evacuated

A fire broke out in the area of Gaia in Evia in the municipality of Kimi-Aliveri on Saturday. Greek authorities ordered the evacuation of the village of Kremastos as the flames approached houses nearby. The Fire Service says that high winds...

The Ancient Greek “Dragon Houses” Still Standing Today

There is a group of ancient homes in Greece called "drakospita," or dragon houses, even though they have nothing to do with dragons.

Swedish Satire Filmed In Evia, Greece, Wins Palme D’Or 2022

Ruben Östlund’s Triangle of Sadness, filmed in Evia island, Greece, is the winner of this year's Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival.

Evia Film Project Offers Five Days of Free Events, June 15-19

A new film festival set in Euboea island, Central Greece, aspires to become the new meeting point for the global green cinema industry.

Iran Accuses Greece of Piracy After Seizure of Crude Oil Cargo

Iran accused Greece of piracy on Thursday after the seizure of the cargo of crude oil from a tanker anchored in the bay of Karystos on the southern coast of the island of Evia. Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization is...

This Private Island for Rent in Greece is Heaven on Earth

A private island available to rent in Greece, named Pegassus Island, is one of the most luxurious holiday getaways in the world. 

Animal Abuse: Greek Man Who Kicked Cat into the Sea Arrested

On Monday, police in Greece arrested a man who lured a cat near his table at a taverna and then kicked her into the sea in a shocking case of animal abuse. The incident took place in a tavern of...

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

Two Beaches in Greece Voted Among Ten Best in Europe

Two beaches in Greece have been voted among the best 10 in Europe according to thousands of travelers voting at the European Best Destinations travel site recently. Manolia Beach at the Lichadonisia Archipelago in the island of Evia and Greece...