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British Traveler Delights in a Quieter, More Restful Greece this Summer

On July 16, British writer Barry Neild took advantage of the first opportunity he was offered -- just one day after Greece lifted its ban on UK citizens -- and took off for the sunny climes of Greece, not...

Firefighters Battle with Blaze in Nafplio

A fire that broke out a little after noon on Saturday is raging in a grassy mountainside in the Koutsouria area close to Nafplio, with the flames moving towards residential areas, local media report. According to the Fire Department, 26...

Strong Winds Continue to Cause Disruptions in Southern Greece (video)

The very strong winds that have swept across Greece since Thursday, caused disruptions in the city of Nafplio on Saturday. According to the port authorities of Nafplio, Southern Greece, a speed boat was partially engulfed by water in the city's port...

Majestic Super Moon Rises Over Greece (video)

Watch a spectacular video of the second super moon of 2019 as it appeared over Athens and Nafplio in Greece on Tuesday at 17:53 (local time). The moon, also called the Super Snow Moon will illuminate tonight's sky as the...

Hailstorms, Barrage of Lightning Hits Parts of Greece (video)

Torrential rainfall and hailstorms hit parts of Greece on Tuesday and Wednesday, as a frontal system over the central Mediterranean gradually moved eastward. The system coming across the sea from Italy will move across to the eastern Peloponnese and then...

Vessel Runs Aground Off Nafplio, Greece (video)

A Panamanian-flagged freighter named ''Sibel'' run aground on the sandy shoals off Peloponnesian town of Nafplio on Saturday. The vessel had a total of 13 crew on board, all non-Greek nationals, and no injuries were reported. The vessel was loaded...

Hundreds Test Their Limits at the Nafplio Castle Run

Almost 400 runners joined the 2018 Castle Run in the town of Nafplio on Sunday, considered one of the toughest races in Greece. The 5 km race includes a steep climb on the historic castle of Palamidi, overlooking the town,...

Stunning Spectacle as Storm Hits Greece's Nafplio (Video)

A strong storm with thunder and lightning hit Greece’s first capital, Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, illuminating the purple night sky. Earlier in the day in other parts of the Peloponnese, extreme and spectacular weather impacted Sparta as a hail storm rained...

Migrating Flamingos Add Splash of Color to Greece's Nafplio (video)

A family of seven beautiful flamingos arrived in the Nea Kios wetland near the coastal town of Nafplio, Peloponnese on Friday. Visible in the background is the historic Venetian castle known as Bourtzi, built on an island in Nafplio harbor,...

Huge Cruise Ship Dwarfs Greece's Nafplio (photos, video)

Cruise ship MS Oosterdam, carrying more than 1,800 passengers, made a spectacular entrance to the Gulf of Nafplio in the Peloponnese on Friday. The Dutch-flagged vessel, charted during the Athens 2004 Olympics to accommodate officials, anchored off the port which...