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Preserving and Protecting Pavlopetri, the World’s Oldest Sunken City

  Marine traffic now threatens the sunken city of Pavlopetri, which existed for more than 5000 years, off the coast of the Peloponnesian peninsula. The ancient Greek city, lying just 10 feet below the sea's surface, could be destroyed because of...

Foneas: The Greek Beach Too Beautiful for its Name

One of the most beautiful beaches in Messinia, Peloponnese carries one of the least attractive names you could possibly imagine. But once you get to Foneas ("Killer") Beach in Greece, you will forget its unfortunate name and surrender to...

Over 230,000 Acres Reduced to Ash as Greece Continues to Fight Fires

More than 65,000 hectares (650,000 stremmata) of land have been burned completely by fires in three different parts of Greece.

Greek Inferno: 154 Fires Currently Raging in Greece

Saturday found Greece fighting for the fifth consecutive day with tens of fires across the nation.

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, a healthy diet and its rich history, Called  “Liquid Gold," it epitomizes the country.

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Ancient Underwater City

Pavlopetri is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of the Mediterranean.

A Bird's Eye View of Three-Million Year Old Greek Petrified Forest

In Laconia, on the southern Peloponnesian peninsula, lies a rich geological museum of petrified tree trunks which date back to between two or three million years ago. In a large seaside area which extends from Agios Nikolaos, Agia Marina, Spitha...

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Most Ancient Underwater City

Pavlopetri is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of the Mediterranean.

Family Business From Sparta Wins its 100th Prize for Olive Oil Production

Sakellaropoulos Organic Farming, a Greek family business in Sparta, Laconia has become a legend in the world of olive oil production, managing to rack up an astonishing 100 awards for its organic products, including its olive oil. The family holds a...

Discover Pavlopetri, the Underwater Ancient Greek City (Video)

Located off the Peloponnesean coast lies a secret treasure of antiquity: the ancient city of Pavlopetri. This magical city is thought to have been submerged due to a series of earthquakes which occurred around 1000 BC. Dating back 5,000 years,...