Kea

Kea: The Unsung Jewel of the Cyclades

Kea, called Tzia by most Greeks, is the closest to Athens island of the Cyclades cluster. It doesn't share the fame and glamor of Mykonos or Santorini, yet it has many of the qualities a traveler to the Greek...

Ship With Almost 200 Migrants on Board Runs Aground on Greek Island

A ship carrying 193 migrants and refugees from Turkey has gone ashore on the Greek island of Kea (Tzia) early Monday morning. The ship, which had sailed from the Turkish port of Canakkale, was apparently headed to Italy when bad...

Hellenic Coast Guard, Police Chase Drug Boat from Ionian to Aegean (video)

A large-scale sea operation with the participation of the Greek coast guard and police for the arrest of drug traffickers took place on Sunday, starting in the Ionian Sea and ending in the Aegean. Boats, helicopters, even divers took part in...

Luxury Hotel and Homes Investment on Kea Island to Reach €150 Mln

Kerzner and Dolphin Capital are to invest 150 million euros in the construction of luxury hotels and residences to be sold separately on Kea island, under the "One & Only" trademark. Kerzner International Holdings Limited and Dolphin Capital Group are on...

New Tourist Attraction: Titanic Sister Ship Britannic to Be the Centerpiece of Kea's Diving Park

Yiannis Tsavelakos, owner of a local diving club, is seeking to turn the wreck of Titanic’s sister ship, HMHS Britannic, into an underwater attraction for scuba divers. The wreck of the Britannic, one of three Olympic-class ships that sank...

Kea Shipwrecks Celebrate Centenary and Promote Diving Tourism [Video]

In November 1916, two ships were wrecked off the coast of Kea, a Cycladic island in the Aegean. The Municipality of Kea and the Friends of Kea Society are casting the spotlight with a program of events aimed at...

7 Greek Gay-Friendly Islands

British website Gay Star News in collaboration with the Greek website Destsetters has published a list of 7 Greek islands that gay travelers should consider visiting on their summer holidays. Even though Mykonos and Santorini are the most well-known Greek...

Mapping the Mighty Britannic Shipwreck

So fascinating did the mystery of the Britannic shipwreck prove to Jacques Cousteau, he scoured the depths of the Kea coast in the hopes of finding it. Sister ship of the Titanic, the Britannic ocean liner was christened during World War I by the...

6 Magical Greek Destinations Where There Are No Cars

Greece is full of natural beauty, territorial diversity and a myriad of unique, beautiful destinations. Some of these famous destinations have remained pure and there is no way a car could reach them. The town of Hydra is built on a...

Telegraph: Greek Island Among Europe's 10 Hidden Seaside Resorts

As the countdown to summer begins, foreign travel guides begin to overflow with information on the most ideal tourist destinations.. The British news agency “Telegraph” presented Europe’s 10 hidden seaside resorts and Kea,  Greece, seems to have enraptured the...