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How a Shipwreck Transformed a Pristine Beach on Greece's Zakynthos Island (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed shipwreck in the world. Lying upright on a sandy beach on the northwestern coast of Zakynthos since October of 1980, the wreck of the “Panagiotis” is visited by millions of tourists. Despite the worry...

Greece's Iconic Navagio Beach on Zakynthos Reopens to Visitors

Greek authorities on Sunday gave the green light to the reopening of the stunningly beautiful beach of Navagio on Zakynthos after the introduction of new security measures, following last summer’s rockfall. The new security measures were worked out by Efthimios...

New Safety Measures Announced for Zante's Iconic Navagio Beach

A plan to manage visitor safety will be put into place for Greece's iconic Navagio Beach on the island of Zante in response to last summer's landslide which occurred on the beach. Efthimios Lekkas, the president Greece's Geology and Geo-environmental Department,...

Iconic Greek Beach Reopens After Landslide

The Navagio beach in the Greek island of Zakynthos reopened on Saturday to visitors after a landslide earlier in the month that caused light injuries to three tourists. Local authority officials say that the beach is now safe despite warnings...

Earthquake Jolts Patra, Western Greece

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit 22 km (13.6 miles) southwest of Patra in western Greece early on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of damage. Professor of Geology at the University of Athens, Efthimios Lekkas, said that the quake hit at...

Greece Shuts Down Navagio Beach After Landslide

Greek authorities decided to shut down the beach of Navagio in the island of Zakynthos after the landslide on Thursday that injured at least three people. The decision was made on the grounds of safety issues by the port authority...

Dramatic Moment Landslide Hits Famous Greek Beach Captured on Video

A tourist was injured on Thursday following a landslide at the world-renowned beach of Navagio in the Greek island of Zakynthos. He was transferred to the Zakynthos General Hospital, while an emergency team from the local Fire Brigade (EMAK) is...

On this Day in 1980: The Ship Wreck that Transformed Zakynthos (video)

It is perhaps the most photographed ship wreck in the world. Lying on a sandy beach in the north-western coast of Zakynthos since October 1980, the "Panagiotis" wreck is visited by millions of tourists and has become the symbol...

Greece's Most Beautiful Beaches According to Tripadvisor and Paris Match

The list with the ten most beautiful beaches in Greece according to Tripadvisor was published in Paris Match as proposals to its readers. On the top of the list is Elafonissi beach on Crete for its crystal clear and...

Death of Young Man While Taking Selfie on Zakynthos Might Be Suicide

Zakynthos Port Authority consider the possibility that the 23-year-old man who fell off the cliff over the Navagio (Shipwreck) site on Friday might have committed suicide. The incident took place at around 5:00 p.m. on Friday at the island's most famous...