Halkidiki: The Top Ten Best Beaches on Greece’s Spectacular Peninsula
Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece.
Rafael Nadal Visits his Tennis Center in Greece
Rafael Nadal, the famous Spanish tennis player, recently visited the Rafa Nadal Tennis Center in Kassandra, on the Halkidiki Peninsula in Greece. Nadal was pictured being shown the facilities of his academy, which is located at the Sani Resort, and...
The Prehistoric ‘Human Skull’ Cave of Greece
The Petralona Cave and museum in Halkidiki, northern Greece, will reopen to the public by June 2023, following restoration works
Greece Ranks Second in the World With 617 ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches
A total of 617 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for 2023, putting the country in second place in the world, according to data released on Wednesday. The number of "Blue Flags" now found in Greece exceeds, for...
Six Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, is both historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short city break.
Eldorado Gold Secures Funding to Develop Controversial Mine in Greece
Eldorado Gold Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Hellas Gold announced on Wednesday that they have completed the 680 million euro ($742 million) financing for developing the controversial Skouries project in Northern Greece. The funding agreement is structured to provide 80%...
Shipwreck From the War of Independence Discovered Off Greece
A shipwreck believed to be connected to the Greek War of Independence in 1821-1829 was discovered off the coast of Halkidiki, northern Greece. In its wooden hull two cannons and a one-and-a-half-meter-long rifle, called kariofili, which was widely used by...
Eldorado Gold Secures Finance from Greek Banks for the Skouries Project
Canadian firm Eldorado Gold has signed a mandate letter for a credit-committee-sanctioned €680 million finance facility from Greek banks to develop the Skouries project in northern Greece. According to the feasibility study, the project is expected to cost $845 million...
Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round
Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.
Greece Second in the World in Number of Blue Flag Beaches
A total of 581 beaches in Greece were awarded the prestigious Blue Flag award for 2022, putting the country in second place among 49 countries, according to data released on Monday by the Greek section of the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). The Halkidiki...