Iconic Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, Greece to Remain Closed this Summer
The iconic Shipwreck beach or Navagio beach, in Zakynthos, Greece will remain closed to tourists this summer for fear of landslides, authorities on the island announced on Wednesday. The beach recently voted as best in the world, is a popular...
Greece’s Corinth Canal Closes Again Until Next Summer
Greek authorities announced that the first phase of the re-operation of the Corinth Canal ended on Tuesday, and the Canal has closed again until next summer, as originally planned. The second phase of restoration will resume following the catastrophic landslides...
The Magic of Sailing Through the Corinth Canal
What is it like sailing through the Corinth Canal? British expatriates Tony and Tessa Cross describe a fascinating experience. The Greek engineering marvel will temporarily reopen for three months on Monday, July 4th after the landslides of more than...
Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal in July
The Corinth Canal, which separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnese, will reopen in early July after a number of landslides last year left the passageway inaccessible for over a year. The canal will reopen on July 5th and will remain...
Tornados, Landslides Hit Western Greece as Weather Front Moves East
Several parts of western Greece were hit by tornados, landslides and heavy rain on Friday, causing damage to buildings and flooding on many roads ghtourghout the region. Tornado hits Zakynthos, Greece Particularly hard-hit was the Ionian island of Zakynthos. Several hotels...
New Video Shows Corinth Canal – Greece’s Suez – After Landslide
The Corinth Canal, one of the most important works of modern Greece has remained closed to maritime traffic since January 2021.
Greece Vows to Reopen Corinth Canal After Landslides
Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited the Corinth Canal, which has remained closed since mid-January due to landslides.
Fierce Storm Causes Flooding, Landslides on the Island of Samothraki (video)
On Monday, a fierce storm hit the northern Aegean island of Samothraki (Samothrace). Parts of the island have been flooded, and landslides have caused major disruption in the power grid, and road network. The villages of Xiropotamos, Lakkoma, and Prophetis Elias,...
Aftershocks Shake Epirus Following 5.2 Earthquake; 4.4 Quake Rattles Samos
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter scale was recorded at 11:14 p.m. on Saturday night in northwestern Greece. According to the Geodynamics Institute of the Athens Observatory the quake's epicenter was located 12 kilometers northwest of the city...