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The Spectacular Peach Blossoms of Imathia, Greece

Every spring, the Greek region of Imathia turns into a spectacular quilt of hot pink and vivid green due to the blossoms of its famed peach trees that line the entire plain, located in central Macedonia. Everyone on Earth has...

Greece Imposes Restrictions on Lesvos, Zakynthos as Covid Cases Multiply

271 new cases of Covid-19 in the country, and 5 new deaths, announced Greek health officials on Friday. These numbers follow the trend of elevated Covid cases in Greece. Cases are up from Thursday's 259. 6 deaths were registered on...

Magical Scenes of Naoussa's Snow-Covered St. Nicholas Park

Majestic nature scenes have been captured by photographers all over Greece as successive weather fronts swept during the first week of 2019 brought freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall to every corner of the land. A new drone video showing the pristine...

Floods Bring Chaos to Central and Northern Greece (video)

The weather front that has claimed at least 16 lives in western Attica is also affecting areas in central and northern Greece, as well. In central Macedonia, fast-moving floodwaters brought the National Highway between Athens and Thessaloniki to a halt...

Foreign TV Programs to Promote Tourism in Greece

British television network BBC2 is planning TV shootings in Thessaloniki and Imathia from July 24-31, with the support of the Greek National Tourism Organisation (EOT), with the view to promoting popular and lesser-known Greek destinations abroad, through the entertainment...

At Least 3 Million Greeks Go Treasure Hunting

At least 3 million Greeks go treasure hunting, while many of them are also gold prospectors. Naoussa in northern Greece is the "Mecca of gold prospectors." It is also the city where the first European Convention of Gold Prospectors took place, attracting...

Greek Student Passes Away After Falling off Balcony in Rome

A 17-year-old Greek student who fell from a balcony while on a school trip in Rome has unfortunately succumbed to her injuries, despite doctors' best efforts. The young girl from Alexandria, Imathia in northern Greece, had been fighting for...

Greek Peach Farmers Request Meeting With PM Samaras

Greek peach farmers, who during the summer of 2014 suffered significant loses due to the Russian embargo imposed on European Union products, demanded a meeting with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, while they have already warned that if the 33-million-euro...

Teacher Dies of Brazier Fumes in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old teacher from the 2nd High School of Alexandria died in his home in Alexandria Imathias, Northern Greece. The teacher had previously received permission from the school’s principal to leave and go home. When he arrived at the...