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Hunting for Truffles in Greece

Hunting for truffles in Greece has been a trend for over 15 years now, as more and more Greeks seek the delicious underground mushroom

Greece Has a Winter Too: Campaign to Promote Stunning Destinations Kicks Off

With the central message "Greece does have a winter," the Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) on Thursday launched a new campaign to promote the country's winter tourism destinations and mainland attractions. The design and production of...

Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed

How could anyone describe Meteora, this astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt

Top Ten Places You Should Visit in Mainland Greece

Mainland Greece is undoubtedly the top destination for those who are drawn to ancient ruins and other symbolic places of Greek classicism.

Mushroom Museum of Meteora Wins Award for Virtual Reality Display

The unique Mushroom Museum of Meteora, part of the Greek town's Natural History Museum, took the bronze medal in the "Cultural" category in the 2020 Greek Lighting Awards. The museum's latest wing, developed along with the Greek company Interactive Light...

New Music Video Showcases Stunning Beauty of Greece's Meteora

A marvelous music video was filmed a few days before the second national lockdown in Greece's Meteora, to become the country's first entry on a global cultural digital map named ''O-city'', currently under development by 13 organizations and universities...

Instagram Photo of Majestic Meteora Gets 1.3 Million Likes

Instagram’s official account, which has more than 357 million followers, on Monday shared a photograph of Meteora in central Greece. The towering cliffs in Meteora, topped by age-old monasteries, are a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country’s...

Stunning Photos of Comet Streaking Through Night Sky Over Greece

Constantine Emmanouilidi, a photographer based in Thessaloniki, traveled to Meteora in central Greece to capture this rare cosmic event when comet Neowise crossed over the towering rock formations which are home to one of the largest and most precipitously...

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...

Truffle Hunting Begins in the Forests of Meteora

The first fortnight of March in Greece features the annual hunt for truffles in Thessaly's region of Meteora. In an area already full of amazingly beautiful landscapes, monasteries and forests, truffles are a small yet exquisite quarry that gourmands...