northern Greece

Illegal Lead Shot from Hunters Poisons, Kills Flamingos in Greece

Illegal lead pellets used by hunters in Greece have poisoned and killed dozens of flamingos who migrate to the area each year to breed.

Cold Front Medea Brings Snow to Northern Greece

After a period of unseasonably warm weather across the country, the cold front "Medea" brought frigid temperatures and snowfall to northern Greece on Saturday. Currently, snowfall and ice-cold temperatures have been recorded across Northern Greece, particularly in Florina, Kozani, Kastoria,...

Grand Club of Kavala Reopens After Extensive Renovations

The Grand Club of Kavala, in the historic city located on the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, has reopened after extensive renovation and restoration which lasted for a total of nine years. Often called a jewel of neoclassical architecture,...

December Welcomed by Greece’s First Snowfall

The first snow of the holiday season fell in Northern Greece late Monday night, sprinkling towns outside of Thessaloniki and Komotini with a light layer of delicate flakes. While temperatures have begun to fall across the country, the air is...

Majestic Swans Make Greek Lake their Home for Winter

Dozens of migratory swans have arrived from northern Europe to the Kerkini Lake in northern Greece this week for the winter months.

The Fascinating History of Thessaloniki's Iconic White Tower

Residents of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, often use its White Tower as a point of reference when giving directions in the beautiful seaside city. That's because the tower is by far Thessaloniki's most iconic monument. The ancient city, located...

Rare Spring Snow Blankets Large Parts of Northern Greece

Millions of Greeks from the northern parts of the country woke up on Thursday, April 2, only to see a completely white and wintry scene outside of their houses, amid the strict coronavirus lockdown. Not only mountainous villages but also...

Greek Police Arrest Three Suspects in 4.2 Million-Euro Theft in Northern Greece

The Hellenic (Greek) Police announced on Saturday that they had arrested three men accused of being involved in the theft of €4.2 million (4.65 million dollars) from the premises of a security company in northern Greece, in January. The Kavala...

Thick Blanket of Snow Covers Mountains of Northern Greece

Most of the ski resorts and villages in northern Greece's mountainous regions woke up on Wednesday under a thick white blanket of fresh snow. Ski resorts and villages in the counties of Imathia, Florina, Kozani, and Grevena as well as...

Blanket of Snow Covers Northern Greece (video)

A cold front which is sweeping Greece is bringing heavy snow to many northern parts of the country. Snow, accompanied by freezing northerly winds, fell overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday morning in towns in the regions of Macedonia and Thrace,...