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8 Reasons to Visit the Beautiful Volcanic Island of Nisyros

Nisyros is one of the most beautiful Aegean islands, still untouched by tourism growth. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, situated between Kos and Tilos. The island extends over a surface of 41 km and its coastline is 28 km long.

Nisyros Island — a Moonscaped Aegean Hideaway

Nisyros is a magical gem located in the the Dodecanese. The island is part of and has an active volcano which is also the youngest in Greece.

Covid-Free Greek Islands Prepare for Summer Season

Dozens of small Greek islands are becoming Covid-free, as the vast majority of residents have been vaccinated, and prepare to welcome tourists in the summer.

Coast Guard Seizes 700 kilos of Marijuana in Sailboat Drug Bust Near Nisyros

About 700 kilos of marijuana were located and seized by the Greek coast guard on a Turkish-flagged sailboat on Friday, after authorities responded to a distress call issued by the vessel stranded southwest of the island of Nisyros. The wooden...

5.3 Richter Quake Shakes Island of Nisyros

At approximately 8:03 a.m. a 5.3 Richter earthquake shook the island of Nisyros. According to figures from Athens' Institute of Geodynamics, the epicenter was located 23 kilometers west of the island and the focal depth was estimated at 105 kilometers. At this...

PM Tsipras Hints that Greece's Creditors are 'Foolish Technocrats'

"We will not listen to foolish technocrats... Who say that what is wrong is right," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, referring to recent statements made by the International Monetary Fund. The Greek prime minister criticized the IMF while addressing the...

Kos Bishop: Foreign Reporters Pay Refugees to Play Victims of Drowning

Foreign reporters pay refugees 20 euros to act as if they have drowned, said Bishop of Kos and Nisyros Nathanael. The unusual testimony was made during a radio interview on Alpha 98.9 on Wednesday. Bishop Nathanael said that, "I witnessed...

Light Quake Jolts Nisyros, Greece

A light quake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was recorded at 04:58 on Monday at the sea region south of the island of Nisyros. According to the Athens National Observatory Geodynamics Institute the quake's epicenter was located 25km south...

Europa Nostra Awards Ancient Wall of Nisyros Island

Europa Nostra announced their decision to award officials of Nisyros for their significant work on preserving the ancient walls of Nisyros, dating back to classical times. According to the European conservation movement, islanders managed to turn the ancient city...

Aegean Islands Treasures on Display in Athens

The Cycladic Art Museum of Athens, in collaboration with the Greek Ministry of Culture and Tourism, has opened a series of archaeological exhibitions dedicated to the small and remote islands of the Aegean. The exhibition, which has the suggestive...