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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...

Number of Forest Fires in Greece Rises Dramatically in 2022

There has already been a marked increase in the number of forest fires in Greece in the first three months of 2022, the National Observatory of Athens released on Thursday. The worrying figure indicates that the country may face even...

Central Greece Buried in Thick Layer of Snow

Parts of central Greece, including the island of Evia and the Pelion peninsula, are covered in a thick layer of snow on Monday as the second wave of the "Elpis" weather system sweeps the country. The town of Steni in...

Greece Celebrates Epiphany Amid Coronavirus Surge

Greece and Hellenes around the world celebrated Epiphany, one of Christianity’s most important feasts, on Thursday, while employing the appropriate protection measures against the coronavirus. Greek Reporter was at the village of Limni in northern Evia where a procession through the...

2021 Fires in Greece Burned Almost Double the Area of NYC

The catastrophic 2021 fires in Greece burned an area almost twice the size of New York City, according to a report by the Meteo services of the National Observatory of Athens, released on Tuesday. According to the report, 84 forest...

The Whistled Greek Language “Sfyria” — and How it Could be Lost Forever

Residents of the mountainous village of Antia, on the idyllic island of Evia, Greece "speak" a unique whistling language called "Sfyria." The villagers of Antia use different whistled tones corresponding to a letter of the alphabet. By putting each whistled...

Photo of Woman From Evia Among TIME’s Best Photos of 2021

A moving photo of an elderly lady taken during the fires that devastated the island of Evia, Greece was chosen on Wednesday as one of the four Best Photos of 2021 by TIME magazine. Taken by Konstantinos Tsakalidis of the SOOC...

Man Killed as Storm Ballos Batters Greece for Second Day

Greece's fire service announced on Friday that one person had been killed on the island of Evia after he was carried away by the rushing water during the storm that has affected Greece for a second consecutive day. The 70-year-old...

Floods Follow Catastrophic Fires in Greece’s Evia

The North Evia floods generated by the bad weather system "Athena" caused great destruction as they swept the fire-stricken North Evia

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical, Little-known Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abounding throughout Greece, and the exotic Greek islands of Lichadonisia are no exception. The enticing, magical tales of the creation of this island complex located northeast of Evia, in the North Evia Gulf, only adds...