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38th River Party Festival in Nestorio, Kastoria Kicks off on Wednesday

The 38th River Party - Greece's longest running outdoor camping and music festival - opens its gates on the banks of the Aliakmonas River on Wednesday in Nestorio, Kastoria. The festival spans five days, from August 3-7, featuring Greek...

The Mysterious Ghost Town of Gavros

There is great mystery surrounding the sleeping village of Gavros located in Kastoria in the Macedonia Region of Greece. The entire village has been abandoned for some time, the last evidence of activity was left behind on some stamped concrete that seems to...

Autumn in Mainland Greece At its Best

Planning your vacation to Greece in autumn can be a fun and exciting experience, but to take the trip is even better, simply because nature's beauty in Greece during autumn is almost magical. For those who seek a colorful countryside...

37th River Party in Greece: Six Days Filled With Music and Dance

The annual River Party music festival in Kastoria, northern Greece, will open its doors once again between August 18 and 23, overcoming all the difficulties presented at an economic and social level. The 37th River Party will take place with no increase...

Carnival Events Across Greece

Many carnival events took place this weekend across Greece, despite the fact that everyone's attention is turned to Brussels for tomorrow's critical Eurogroup. People dressed in costumes filled the streets of cities and small towns, celebrating and making pranks. After...

Artwork on Frozen Greek Lake

Even though the weather calms down in most parts of Greece and there is no more snowfall, cold still remains. Especially in northern Greece, temperature dropped below zero. As a result, cold is keeping a lot of people inside their...

The Carnival-like Custom of 'Ragoutsaria'

The "Ragoutsaria" celebration starts today in the city of Kastoria, northern Greece, and will continue through Thursday, January 8, seeing locals donning costumes and dancing in the streets. The Ragoutsaria is a centuries old custom and a revival of ancient...

Below-Zero Temperatures in Northern Greece

Central and West Macedonia in northern Greece have been hit by below-freezing temperatures, while it has been snowing since Friday night throughout the prefecture of Florina. It is also currently snowing in the northern cities of Edessa, Kastoria and Kozani. Temperatures dropped...

Top Greek Winter Destinations

Article by Valia Papadopoulou Greece is known around the world for its sunny summers, white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, but there is another equally magical and exciting side to the country. There are many winter destinations that will make anyone...

Shocking Images from Kastoria Lake

For the last month, phytoplankton in the lake of Kastoria in northern Greece has formed a thick, white ooze on the water's surface. The foam, which has caused the lake and surrounding environs to smell, has disturbed locals and attracted the...