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NATO Helicopter Crashes in Greece's Ionian Sea – Crew Missing

A NATO helicopter crashed in the Ionian Sea, west of the Greek mainland, on Wednesday evening. According to Greek Defense Ministry sources, the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter had taken off from a Canadian frigate and crashed in the sea some 20...

Cephalonia Honors Its Patron Saint, Agios Gerasimos

The popular Greek island of Cephalonia (Kefalonia) in the Ionian Sea celebrated on Sunday, October 20 the memory of its Patron Saint, Agios Gerasimos. Gerasimus of Cephalonia, as he is also known, is celebrated across the island, and many Cephalonites...

Dozens of Tourists Evacuated from Hotels as Wildfire Rages on the Greek Island of Kefalonia

A wildfire broke out in a forested area of Lourdata on the island of Kefalonia early on Saturday, forcing local authorities to call for an evacuation of the tourist area. According to Kefaloniapress.gr, a large firefighting force is operating, trying...

The "Miracle Snakes of Panagia" Appear Again on Greek Island of Kefalonia (video)

  The "miracle snakes" of Panagia appeared once again in the village of Markopoulo on the island of Kefalonia in Greece, just days before the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary  on August 15th. According to the news website...

The Areas with Highest Earthquake Risks in Greece

Wednesday's tremor, which hit 5.2 on the Richter scale and shook Greece's largest island of Crete, is further proof that the island is in a high earthquake risk zone, as seismologists have pointed out. The frequency of seismic activity in Greece makes...

Two Greek Jewels on List of Most Beautiful Small European Towns

Two small Greek towns recently were included on this year's listing of the ''25 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Europe,'' which is published by the acclaimed Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The small village of Assos in Greece's Cephalonia (Kefalonia) island...

Greece's Cephalonia On Alert as Wildfires Rage Unchecked (video)

Authorities on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the village Ano Kateleio in Cephalonia as fires on the island continued to rage unchecked in Lagada, Kateleio, Kourkoumelata and Mantzavinata, fanned by winds of up to 10 Beaufort. Talking to the Athens-Macedonian...

Greece to Re-Examine Safety in 7 Famous Ionian Beaches

Seven famous beaches in the Ionian Sea will be researched by scientists in the shadow of last week's landslide at the Navagio Beach of Zakynthos where a woman was injured. According to an Eleftheros Typos newspaper report, there are seven...

Australian Woman's Death On-Board of Yacht in Greece Investigated

Source: Facebook Hellenic Police are investigating the death of an Australian woman whose body was found aboard a Mexican billionaire's luxury yacht in Greece over the weekend. Sinead McNamara, who was a model and Instagram influencer, was working as a crew member...

The Magic of Greece's Kefalonia Captured by Drone (video)

The beautiful island of Kefalonia, the largest in the Ionian Sea, has been captured by a drone video. The drone flies over locations such as Myrtos Beach, Fiscardo, Melissani cave, Argostoli, Assos, The Venetian Castle ruins, Mount Ainos and Petani...