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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...

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...

Nymphaio, The Fairy-Tale Village of Northern Greece

Nymphaio is a beautiful village located just outside Florina in West Macedonia, Greece.

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,...

Construction of Iconic TAP Gas Pipeline Now Complete in Greece

The construction of the Greek section of the iconic Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has been completed, it was made public on Saturday. The TAP will begin operating on a trial basis as early as this December. It is expected that it...

Fossils of Two Unknown Ancient Snake Species Discovered in Northern Greece

The fossilized remains of two new species of snakes which have never before been found in any part of the world, were discovered recently near the city of Serres in Central Macedonia, Northern Greece. The Greek researcher who discovered the...

Death Toll Rises to 7, as Greece Remains in Shock After Mega-Storm

The death toll has risen to seven from Wednesday's massive storm that relentlessly hit the popular tourist region of Halkidiki in Northern Greece's Central Macedonia. Among the seven people who lost their lives from the extreme weather are six foreign...